Safety Moments

Every safety professional knows the impact of a powerful safety moment. This page includes all our articles involving safety moments as well as articles that might inspire great meeting starters.



Noise hazards require proper hearing protection PPE Noise hazards require proper hearing protection PPE Noise hazards require proper hearing protection PPE Noise hazards require proper hearing protection PPE


Noise is a part of any workplace and it's easy to tolerate, but it can have a serious impact on wellbeing. Find out how to keep workers...

A Christmas Story: Why a Tool Box Talk Should Precede Even the Simplest Tasks A Christmas Story: Why a Tool Box Talk Should Precede Even the Simplest Tasks A Christmas Story: Why a Tool Box Talk Should Precede Even the Simplest Tasks A Christmas Story: Why a Tool Box Talk Should Precede Even the Simplest Tasks


Tool box talks provide timely opportunities for team training, to promote team safety responsibilities and to emphasize key safety messages.

Ladders: Extend Your Reach Without Shortening Your Life Ladders: Extend Your Reach Without Shortening Your Life Ladders: Extend Your Reach Without Shortening Your Life Ladders: Extend Your Reach Without Shortening Your Life


Mose people don't think twice before climbing a ladder, but it can have serious risks. Learn about safe ladder use and what to look for in...

How to Improve Air Quality in Your Workspace (Even if You Don't Have a Dedicated Safety Crew) How to Improve Air Quality in Your Workspace (Even if You Don't Have a Dedicated Safety Crew) How to Improve Air Quality in Your Workspace (Even if You Don't Have a Dedicated Safety Crew) How to Improve Air Quality in Your Workspace (Even if You Don't Have a Dedicated Safety Crew)


Air quality tips and tricks for workspaces that don't have a dedicated safety crew monitoring the air.

Not Worth the Money: Putting Safety (and Your Life) in Perspective Not Worth the Money: Putting Safety (and Your Life) in Perspective Not Worth the Money: Putting Safety (and Your Life) in Perspective Not Worth the Money: Putting Safety (and Your Life) in Perspective


Safeopedia co-founder, Scott Cuthbert, shares the story of when and why worksite safety became a priority for him.

Preventing Falls From Roofs Preventing Falls From Roofs Preventing Falls From Roofs Preventing Falls From Roofs


Falls are the number one cause of death in the construction industry. Learn how to protect your employees from falls from roofs.

6 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Guidelines Every Employee Should Know 6 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Guidelines Every Employee Should Know 6 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Guidelines Every Employee Should Know 6 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Guidelines Every Employee Should Know


PPE is an important part of the health and safety puzzle - but only if it's used properly. Here are some key guidelines for getting the...

Chainsaw Safety 101 Chainsaw Safety 101 Chainsaw Safety 101 Chainsaw Safety 101


There's a reason chainsaws figure so prominently in horror movies. Here are some tips on how to stay safe while using one.

Drink Up: How to Prevent Dehydration on the Job Drink Up: How to Prevent Dehydration on the Job Drink Up: How to Prevent Dehydration on the Job Drink Up: How to Prevent Dehydration on the Job


Staying hydrated is an important part of workplace safety. Learn about the effects of dehydration and how to prevent them.

Awareness vs. Complacency: The Value of Reviewing Safety Moments Awareness vs. Complacency: The Value of Reviewing Safety Moments Awareness vs. Complacency: The Value of Reviewing Safety Moments Awareness vs. Complacency: The Value of Reviewing Safety Moments


Complacency can be just as dangerous as ignorance. Learn how reviewing safety moments can improve safety awareness among your workers.

Work-Related Asthma: Breathe Easier Work-Related Asthma: Breathe Easier Work-Related Asthma: Breathe Easier Work-Related Asthma: Breathe Easier


Learn about work-related asthma and what you can do to control contaminant exposure and prevent subsequent attacks.

Landscaping and Horticultural Services Safety Landscaping and Horticultural Services Safety Landscaping and Horticultural Services Safety Landscaping and Horticultural Services Safety


Landscaping and horticultural services have their own job-specific hazards. Find out how workers in this industry can stay safe.

The Effects of Noise on the Body: Why Everyone Needs Hearing Protection The Effects of Noise on the Body: Why Everyone Needs Hearing Protection The Effects of Noise on the Body: Why Everyone Needs Hearing Protection The Effects of Noise on the Body: Why Everyone Needs Hearing Protection


Noise is one of the most prevalent workplace hazards. What is worse, many workers don't even know that they are exposed to hazardous levels...

The Moral Safety Compass The Moral Safety Compass The Moral Safety Compass The Moral Safety Compass


Being safe is easier said than done. Next time you make a decision regarding safety, ask yourself whether you would let your children...

Stay Safe and Celebrate Electrical Safety Month Stay Safe and Celebrate Electrical Safety Month Stay Safe and Celebrate Electrical Safety Month Stay Safe and Celebrate Electrical Safety Month


Electrical safety is important both at home and at work. Learn what hazards lurk in unsuspecting places and how you can protect against...

What Makes Safety Moments Successful What Makes Safety Moments Successful What Makes Safety Moments Successful What Makes Safety Moments Successful


Safety moments are important, but what makes them successful? Learn what elements make a more meaningful safety moment and how you can use...

Why Safety Moments Matter Why Safety Moments Matter Why Safety Moments Matter Why Safety Moments Matter


Safety is an underestimated part of our day. Given a choice between hurrying and doing something safely, we frequently make the wrong...

Winter Ice Safety Winter Ice Safety Winter Ice Safety Winter Ice Safety


Learn what you can do to ensure your safety on and around ice.

Safety Meetings and Why You Need Them Safety Meetings and Why You Need Them Safety Meetings and Why You Need Them Safety Meetings and Why You Need Them


Bryan McWhorter explains why safety meetings are essential for both employees and employers. Check out his tips for effective safety...