Brief, informal talks or meetings about specific topics relevant to agriculture to set the tone for safer work practices and how to undertake these various tasks safely and properly.

These talks typically involve a two to five minute, interactive discussion on something safety-related and can be conducted at the beginning of each day or prior to a specific farm task in order to remind workers about the importance of safe work methods or procedures.

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Agricultural Safety Tailgate Talks (English & Spanish)
Organization: Workplace Safety & Prevention Services

These tailgate talks consist of short 10-15 minute hands-on conversation pieces which supervisors and other appropriate personnel can use with seasonal agricultural workers. Included are 16 topics which address specific hazards along with an introduction providing guidance for use. Topics can be grouped or delivered separately as appropriate.

Developed as part of the Seguridad Agrícola – Agricultural Safety Tools available in Spanish and English.