Toolbox talks (GT700/17)

Toolbox talks (GT700/17)

Toolbox talks (GT 700) has been designed to assist supervisors at all levels to prepare and deliver effective toolbox talks on building and construction sites. It is the official supporting publication for the CITB Site Safety Plus Site supervisors' safety training scheme (SSSTS), a two-day course for first line managers and supervisors, and the one-day SSSTS refresher course.

Toolbox talks are an important method of both delivering advice on matters of health, safety and the environment, and to stimulate discussions, to obtain feedback, thus helping to maintain and improve standards.

New for 2017
•The content has been reviewed to ensure it reflects current legislation and good practice.
• New talks have been added on mental health and work-related stress.
• Talks have been reordered to align with the topic order in other core publications.
• New images have been included throughout to enhance the audience-facing pages.
• A new download format replaces the CD-ROM, allowing instant access to content.
• The online format is now mobile device compatible.
• The digital book design has been revised and includes animated, turnable pages.

More information about this product

Who is this suitable for?

• Site supervisors and front line managers.
• Owners of small construction firms.
• Site supervisors' safety training scheme (SSSTS) delegates.

What information does it offer?

GT 700 follows the standard approach used across all CITB core publications.
• Section A: Legal and management
• Section B: Health and welfare
• Section C: General safety
• Section D: High risk activities
• Section E: Environment
• Section F: Specialist activities

A guide to help supervisors prepare and deliver a toolbox talk is contained within the publication, along with some useful hints and tips. Also included is a briefing record, a log to record talks that have been delivered and a feedback form.

What are the benefits?

To help you share information, keeping everyone safe and productive.

Download product now available

All of the content of Toolbox talks GT 700/17 in a download format.

  • Includes additional content.
  • Short films of experienced supervisors delivering toolbox talks on a live site.
  • Presentations for the trainer, containing clear information and detailed presenters’ prompt notes that can be used as required.
  • A guide on the effective delivery of talks.
  • Handy for use on and off site.
  • Easy to understand menu and navigation controls.
  • Keyword/phrase search facility.
  • The download and the online subscription offer the same functionality but in a different format.
  • Function to be able to download the product onto three devices.

What are the system requirements?

PC download requirements:
Operating system: Windows® Vista (SP2), 7, 8, 8.1 or 10 (not Windows® RT)
Processor: Pentium® IV 1.5 GHz or equivalent
Memory: 2 GB
Hard drive: At least 4 GB free
Graphics: Any Direct3D 9 compatible graphics card (with at least 32MB of memory)
Screen resolution: Minimum of 1024 x 768
Internet: Required for software activation
NOTE: This application will not run on a Mac unless it is dual booting to a compatible Windows operating system using BootCamp (or similar).


Android: The Android viewer will work on any Android phone or tablet with Android version 4.1 or higher
OSX: The OSX viewer will work on OSX version 10.12.6 or higher

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