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.

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Featured Toolbox Talk


Scaffolding Safety (English)


Scaffolds, or temporary work platforms, can provide a safe and more efficient way to work in construction, but the use of scaffolds is also one of the leasing causes of injuries on construction sites. It is important to recognize scaffolding hazards and make sure every scaffold is set-up and used properly.

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Seguridad de andamios (Scaffolding Safety in Spanish)


Los accidentes de tráfico son la causa principal de muertes laborales en los Estados Unidos. Aproximadamente 40.000 personas mueren en colisiones vehiculares cada año. Con el aumento de las tendencias de las muertes de tránsito, es importante comprender los peligros al conducir y cómo desplazarse con seguridad hasta y desde el trabajo diariamente .

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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.