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Toolbox FAQs


Toolbox is a health and safety website. It provides information about learning from incidents. Toolbox has been built with technologies that enable you to save content and access it offline.

Toolbox is free to use for everyone. You'll find it really useful if you're a frontline worker, a supervisor or a HSE professional.

Toolbox is copyrighted to the Energy Institute. While the content on Toolbox has come from various sources, it has been licensed to the Energy Institute. The Energy Institute is licensed to make this content freely available. Users of Toolbox are granted permission to use the content from Toolbox for non-commercial purposes (i.e. content cannot be re-sold). Use of content during a (commercially run or otherwise) training course, consultancy activity, or as a case study for a publication is allowed, providing this is referenced as ‘Energy Institute, Toolbox (https://toolbox.energyinst.org)’.

Toolbox has been built as a progressive web app (PWA) using technologies that enable the user to save content offline. We have built and tested Toolbox on popular browsers. Unfortunately not all browsers used at access Toolbox support all of its features. Please see the table for more information.

Browser Read offline Notifications on My Toolbox? Push notifications? Save to my Tooolbox
Chrome  *  *
Edge
Firefox  *  *
Internet explorer
Opera mobile
Safari
Progressive Web Application (PWA) on iOS
Progressive Web Application (PWA) on Android

Note:
*On iOS, additional native app browsers (e.g. Chrome, Firefox) will not work offline or receive push notifications.
*Internet Explorer is a depreciated/discontinued browsers and does not support all of the technologies that modern websites are built with. We recommend using Chrome for the optimum user experience.
*This table is regularly updated

Select the icon "Save on My Toolbox" next to the content you would like to save. Go to My Toolbox to access to the content you saved

To save the content to read offline, click on the button "Read offline" below the current page. Go to My Toolbox to see the content online or offline mode

To change your preferences, go to My Toolbox, select the Preference tab, then tick or untick which categories you would like to receive notifications from.

Toolbox treats each device separately. If you want to receive notifications on more than one device, you need to set up your preferences on each device.