Video Toolbox Talks

Video Toolbox Talks are short videos that present relevant and timely information on the recognition and prevention of safety hazards in the residential construction industry. Each safety Video Toolbox Talk explains and demonstrates how to recognize, avoid, abate, and prevent construction specific safety hazards through the use of techniques including best industry practices and OSHA regulatory requirements. These videos were developed in conjunction with the Job-Site Safety Institute and National Housing Endowment.

Featured Toolbox Talk



Approximately 20% of work-related fall injuries involve ladders, and among construction workers, an estimated 81% of fall injuries treated in hospital emergency rooms involve a ladder. In this video, we will discuss best practices for ladder use and give you tips to keep you safe on every job.

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Aproximadamente el 20% de las lesiones por caídas relacionadas con el trabajo involucran escaleras, y entre los trabajadores de la construcción, se estima que un 81% de las lesiones por caídas tratadas en las salas de emergencia de los hospitales involucran una escalera.

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About Job-site Safety Institute (JSI)

Founded by Builders Mutual, the Job-site Safety Institute (JSI) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization. This research and educational organization is dedicated to eliminating all job-site related injuries and deaths in the construction industry. Research by JSI will play a critical role in improving on-the-job safety and saving lives. 

About National Housing Endowment

The National Housing Endowment, the philanthropic arm of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to helping the housing industry develop more effective approaches to home building, enhancing education and training for future generations of leaders in residential construction and increasing the body of knowledge on housing issues.