HSMA - 2 Hour Toolbox Talks (Online)

2 Hour Online Tool Box Talks Training Course

Toolbox talks online are safety meetings that are held in order to review workplace hazards and safe work practices related to the specific job. These meetings are usually short and are held at the jobsite before the commencement of a job or shift. Toolbox talks are very effective in refreshing workers safety knowledge, going over safety checks, and exchanging information on possible hazards. Tool box talks are known to encourage health and safety discussions on work sites and promote safety in your organization. Online toolbox talks are often referred to as toolbox meetings or safety briefings.


NYC DOB SST Requirement (Local law 196)

TThe 2 hour safety toolbox talks online class falls under “Site Safety Training (SST) Prescribed Courses” and will be accepted for use towards acquiring certain SST cards


For a list of all SST courses please visit the DOB’s website here.

CEUs (Continuing Education Units)



CEU Requirements

  1. 100% attendance for the construction toolbox talks online course
  2. Completion of Continuing Education and Training Registration Form
  3. Active participation in all class exercises (determined by the course instructor)
  4. Completion of required pre-and post-quiz assessment
  5. As applicable, achievement of minimum passing score on required end-of-course examination
  6. Participation and submittal of end-of-course evaluation form (must provide name on form to receive credit)


Learning Outcomes

  1. Explain who should provide toolbox talks and the role and responsibilities
  2. Explain the Components of a Toolbox Talk
  3. Understand adult learning and how to hold attention
  4. Understand where to perform Tool Box Talks
  5. Identify potential human error traps

What You Need:

  • Webcam and microphone for face and voice recognition

What You Get:

  • Course Certificate
  • .2 IACET CEU's 

Course Content

Learning Objectives
What is a Toolbox Talk?
Who leads the Toolbox Talks?
Recording Toolbox Talks
Toolbox Talks Salient Features
Benefits of Toolbox Talks
Toolbox Talks Video 1
Components of Toolbox Talks
Component # 1 : Agenda
Component # 2 : Topic
Component # 3 : Format
Types of Approach
Component # 4: Delivery
Keep it informal
Hazard-Control Relationship
Component # 5 : Regulatory Requirements
Component # 6 : Place & Time
Component # 7 : Feedback & Follow-up
Component # 8 : Verification & Acknowledgement
Child Learners vs Adult Learners
What motivates adult learners?
Delivery of Training
Setting Expectations
Review of Materials
Sample Form : Job Hazard Analysis
Eye Contact
Enunciation & Use of Words
Recall and Recite
Build on Previous Trainings
Repeat Critical Points
Body Language
Participant's Opinion
Near the Anticipated Work
Minimal Distractions
Minimal Noise/ Environmental Concerns
Conducive Learning Area
Glossing over Steps
Rushing Through
Superficial Plans
Assumptions on Participants
Toolbox Talks Video 2
Toolbox Talks Video
Written Assessment

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