May 5, 2022
Today, Libby is joined by Madalynn Habron, NSSGA’s Digital Communications Manager. Madalynn is the tech guru behind the scenes of these safety shorts, and without her none of these episodes would happen. In this episode, she shares a story about safety that she learned from her husband and father-in-law regarding the importance of taking the time to work safely.
Toolbox Talk Discussion Questions:
that we’ll have for the rest of our lives?
might this work on a day-to-day basis?
“These two men have learned the lesson the hard way, and I'm grateful to be able to implement this in my own life.”
“He was a legend in his heyday, throwing 260 pound kegs over both shoulders, and carrying them several blocks to a restaurant or bar.”
“He can still do all the things that he wants to do, but he knows that he could be healthier today, if he'd worked a little smarter when he was younger.”
“My father-in-law started to notice my husband, a young man himself, doing those same sort of risky lifts that he had done when he was younger.”
“It's worth taking a few more minutes if it keeps everyone involved, safe and healthy.”
“You're making sure that you take the time to do things safely and make sure you're thinking ahead to what life is going to be like living in your same body 30, 40 years from now.”
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