Customizable Safety Talks

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The following is a partial list of the customizable safety talks available to policyholders of Midwestern Insurance Alliance. It’s  just one of the many innovative ways Midwestern Insurance Alliance supports your business. These and many additional safety and HR resources can be accessed through our Risk Management Center.

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The following customizable safety talks are available in the Risk Management Center

A Safe Worker’s Promise – English/Spanish

A reminder to employees about what it means to be a safe worker.

Abusive Conduct Prevention – English/Spanish

This training short describes the legal definition of abusive conduct as it is described in the workplace including ways to identify, report, and establish an effective prevention program.

Accept It – It’s Yours – English/Spanish

Discusses the basics of taking responsibility for safety on the job.

Accident Prevention Pyramid – English/Spanish

Creates awareness of the accident prevention pyramid and steps which can be taken to address unsafe acts and conditions before they lead to incidents, severe injuries, and even fatalities

Acids and Bases – English/Spanish

Describes health risks associated with acids and bases.

Active Shooter Preparedness – Organizational Preparedness – English/Spanish

A training short outlining proactive steps, trainings exercises, and safety preparations to take in your organization to be prepared in the event of an active shooter situation.

Aerial Lifts and Elevated Platform Safety – Hazards and Controls – English/Spanish

A training short discussing hazard assessments and inspections required in relation to working with aerial lifts and elevated platforms.

Aerial Lifts and Elevated Platform Safety – Personal Responsibilities – English/Spanish

A training short discussing the roles and responsibilities that are necessary for safe use when using aerial lifts and elevated platforms.

Aerial Lifts and Elevated Platform Safety – Types of Aerial Lifts – English/Spanish

A training short discussing the most common types of aerial lifts and elevated platforms along with their characteristics and minimum safety requirements.

Barricades and Warning Devices – English

Addresses use of barricades, flaggers, and warning devices in preventing accidents while working on or near roadways.

Basic Stretches – English

Explains why stretching is useful for injury prevention, and provides several example stretches.

Basics of Incident Investigation – English/Spanish

Basic guidelines and phases of a comprehensive incident investigation.

Bee and Yellow Jacket Stings – English/Spanish

Lists common reactions and ways to prevent stings.

Behavior-Based Safety and Job Hazard Analyses – English/Spanish

Describes the process of performing job hazard analyses and their importance to Behavior-Based Safety.

Being a Safety Committee Member – English/Spanish

Outlines the roles, requirements, and responsibilities of a safety committee member

Bench Grinder Safety – English/Spanish

Discusses guidelines pertaining to bench grinder safety.

Bloodborne Pathogens – Hepatitis A – English/Spanish

Learn about the health risks and prevention methods associated with Hepatitis A.

Bloodborne Pathogens – Sharps Safety – English/Spanish

A bloodborne pathogens training short outlining sharps hazards and safe handling practices.

Bloodborne Pathogens – Staph and MRSA Infections – English/Spanish

A bloodborne pathogen training short outlining the health risks and controls associated with staph infections.

Bloodborne Pathogens – West Nile Virus – English/Spanish

Reinforces awareness of the health risks and preventive techniques associated with West Nile Virus.

Bloodborne Pathogens – Zika Virus – Mosquito Populations in the U.S. – English/Spanish

Shows the estimated range of mosquito populations in the United States that can transmit the Zika virus

Bloodborne Pathogens – Zika Virus – Overview – English/Spanish

A training short outlining information about the Zika virus disease including health risks and prevention methods.

Bloodborne Pathogens – Zika Virus – Pregnancy – English/Spanish

An overview of the pregnancy risks associated with Zika virus.

Carbon Monoxide from Heaters and Generators – English/Spanish

Safe work procedures to identify carbon monoxide (CO) that emits from heaters and generators.

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Response – English/Spanish

An outline of carbon monoxide warning signs and needed response.

Carbon Monoxide Prevention in the Workplace – English/Spanish

An outline of how to identify carbon monoxide and preventive measures to follow in the workplace.

Cardboard Baler Safety – English

Describes general precautions to use when operating a cardboard baler.

Chainsaw Tips – English/Spanish

Provides safety tips on the hazards, use, personal protective equipment, and maintenance of chain saws.

Chairlifts – Employee Safety – English/Spanish

Lists the hazards employees can face when working at a skiing chairlift.

Chairlifts – Passenger Safety – English/Spanish

This training short lists the things you can do to ensure passenger safety while using chairlifts.

Chemical Safety – Common Metals – English/Spanish

Identifies some of the health risks associated with metals in the workplace.

Cold Stress – English/Spanish

A training short outlining cold stress factors, preventive measures, symptoms, and first aid

Commercial or Industrial Water Hazards – English/Spanish

Lists ways to reduce the hazards associated with bodies of water in commercial or industrial settings.

Compressed Gas Cylinder Safety – Gas Cylinder Hazards – English/Spanish

This training short describes the common hazards associated with compressed gas cylinders.

Compressed Gas Cylinder Safety – Handling and Storage – English/Spanish

This training short describes the proper methods for handling and storing compressed gas cylinders for employees.

Compressed Gas Cylinder Safety – Valve Safety – English/Spanish

This training short describes the common hazards and safe practices associated with valves of compressed gas cylinders.

Conducting an Effective Investigation – English/Spanish

This training short describes how to respond to incidents in the workplace, gather information, analyze it, and determine corrective actions.

Confined Space Entry – English/Spanish

Helps to identify potential hazards and needed controls, including an assessment of hazards that could be created by the work to be done in the space.

Confined Spaces on Construction Sites – English/Spanish

This training short describes employee requirements for confined space entry on construction sites in compliance with OSHA 29 CFR 1926 regulations.

Construction Safety – Be Kind to Your Neighbors – English/Spanish

Identifies ways in which a construction worker can build better relationships with neighbors.

Construction Safety – Cement and Dermatitis – English/Spanish

Describes how cement workers can be vulnerable to skin irritation.

Construction Safety – Floor and Roof Openings – English/Spanish

Outlines the importance of covering openings in floors and roofs during construction.

Construction Safety – Safe Practices 1 – English

Introduces safe practices for construction sites.

Construction Safety – Safe Practices 2 – English

A series of tips for a safe construction site.

Construction Standards – Most Violated – English/Spanish

Lists most frequently violated OSHA construction standards.

Cordless Power Tools – English

Provides safety pointers on using cordless and corded hand drills.

Crane Rigging – Basic Safety – General Safe Practices – English/Spanish

A training short describing the basic principles of crane rigging safety.

Crane Rigging – Basic Safety – Steel Erection Rigging – English/Spanish

A training short describing the basic principles of steel erection rigging.

Cranes and Slings – English/Spanish

Describes ways to move large or heavy items safely with a crane or sling.

Critical Safety Behaviors – English/Spanish

Lists dangerous behaviors that employees should avoid while on the job

Cybersecurity for Small Businesses – English/Spanish

A guide to inform organizations of the measures they can take to increase the security of their data, computer, and network systems in the workplace.

Cycle Safety – English/Spanish

A training short that discusses bicycle safety.

Dealing with Workplace Drug Abuse – English

Provides steps for workers to take to deal with workplace drug abuse.

Department of Transportation Markings, Placards and Labels – English/Spanish

Lists the different classes of hazardous materials as described by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT).

Driver Safety – 15-Passenger Van Safety – English/Spanish

A training short outlining the safety precautions and potential dangers involved with driving a 15-passenger van.

Driver Safety – Accident Prevention – English/Spanish

A training short on driver safety describing the most common causes of driving related accidents and best practices for prevention.

Driver Safety – Accident Response – English/Spanish

A training short on driver safety describing the proper steps to take in the event of a vehicular accident.

Driver Safety – Basics of Defensive Driving – English/Spanish

A training short on driver safety describing the principles of defensive driving along with safe driving habits to follow.

Driver Safety – Car Batteries – English

Describes steps to prevent battery explosions.

Driver Safety – Changing Automobile Tires – English/Spanish

Provides instructions on how to change an automobile tire safely.

Driver Safety – Driver Fatigue – English/Spanish

A training short describing the common symptoms and risks of driver fatigue and tips for prevention.

Driver Safety – Driving at Night – English/Spanish

A training short describing the precautions to take when driving at night.

Driver Safety – Driving in Adverse Conditions – English/Spanish

A training short on driver safety describing techniques and precautions to take when faced with threatening inclement weather conditions on the road.

Driver Safety – Electronic Devices – English/Spanish

A training short on driver safety describing the common laws and guidelines regarding electronic device use while driving.

Driver Safety – Following Distance – English/Spanish

A training short on driver safety describing how to determine a safe following distance.

Driver Safety – Laws of Physics – English/Spanish

Describes the effects of physics on vehicles.

Driver Safety – Local Road Hazards – English/Spanish

Provides pointers on how to prevent hazards while driving on local roads.

Driver Safety – Medications – English/Spanish

A training short describing the risks associated with taking over-the-counter medication and prescription medication that could impair a driver’s ability to drive safely.

Driver Safety – Seat Belt Use – English/Spanish

A training short describing the importance of using seat belts at all times when operating or riding in a moving vehicle.

Driver Safety – Shoulder Stops – English/Spanish

A training short on driver safety describing how to safely stop on the side of the road as well as how to re-enter traffic.

Driver Safety – Skidding – English/Spanish

A training short on driver safety describing ways to prevent losing control of a vehicle and recognize skidding hazards.

Driver Safety – Vehicle Maintenance – English/Spanish

A training short describing how to conduct a once-over inspection of a vehicle as well as how to identify potential maintenance issues.

Driver Safety – Winter Driving – English/Spanish

A training short on winter driving safety describing precautions to take and hazards associated with driving in poor conditions.

Driving and Sleep Disorders – English

Describes common sleep disorders such as sleep apnea, insomnia, and narcolepsy, and their effects on driving ability, with a focus on drivers of commercial motor vehicles.

Earthquake Preparedness – English/Spanish

This training short explains how to establish an Emergency Action Plan for the workplace and how to follow precautions for when an earthquake does occur.

Electrical Safety – Assured Equipment Grounding – English

Explains assured equipment grounding safety measures.

Electrical Safety – Continuity and Terminal Connection Testing – English

Explores methods and devices which can be used to ensure proper continuity of the grounding conductor in extension cords.

Electrical Safety – Energized Electrical Work – English/Spanish

A training short outlining the proper procedures when working with energized work is necessary.

Electrical Safety – Extension Cords – English/Spanish

Recommendations on how to avoid hazards when working with flexible extension cords.

Electrical Safety – General Guidelines – English/Spanish

Covers basic electrical safety on the job.

Electrical Safety – Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters – English

Describes why GFCI protection is an important safety consideration.

Electrical Safety – Outlets – English

Safety precautions for electrical outlets.

Electrical Safety – Power Strips – English/Spanish

Explains how to determine power strip capacity, so that they can be used safely without risking a fire hazard.

Electrical Safety – Voltage Testing – English/Spanish

Provides pointers on testing the voltage of energized equipment safely.

Electrical Safety – Wiring – English

Describes how improper wiring can lead to electric shock injuries.

Emergency Action Plan – Fire – English

What to consider when creating your Emergency Action Plan.

Emergency Exits – English/Spanish

Guidelines for establishing safe exiting procedures during emergencies.

Emergency Preparedness – Lightning – English/Spanish

Lists the ways to keep yourself safe when a thunderstorm approaches.

Emergency Preparedness for Businesses – English/Spanish

A training short that helps businesses prepare for any emergency that may affect the business or disrupt normal operations.

Evacuation Drills – English/Spanish

Discusses the reasons why emergency drill procedures are important to every workplace.

Excavation and Shoring – English/Spanish

Describes precautions for those who work in trenches and in excavated sites.

Fall Protection – Eliminating Falls – English/Spanish

Lists common fall risks on construction sites.

Fall Protection – Maintenance – English/Spanish

Describes proper maintenance for fall protection devices, including inspections, cleaning, and storage.

Fall Protection – More Precautions – English/Spanish

Additional precautions to avoid falls.

Falling or Moving Objects – English/Spanish

Describes safety measures to help avoid injury from falling and moving objects.

Fire Extinguisher Use – Extinguisher Types – English/Spanish

A training short describing the proper ways to identify the appropriate extinguisher type to use for different types of fires.

Fire Extinguisher Use – Risk Assessment – English/Spanish

A training short describing various fire scenarios to decide whether it is appropriate to try and fight the fire.

Fire Extinguisher Use – Safe Use and Inspection – English/Spanish

A training short describing the proper techniques for using, inspecting, and maintaining fire extinguishers.

Firework Safety – English

Safety tips and associated hazards when operating fireworks.

First Aid – Basics – English/Spanish

An introduction to first aid.

First Aid – Emergency Eye Wash and Shower – English/Spanish

Important considerations for emergency eyewash and shower facilities.

Fit Testing for Respirators – English

How to perform fit testing for respirators.

Flammables – Class I Locations – English/Spanish

Lists basic Class I Zone classifications and requirements.

Flammables – Combustible Dust – English/Spanish

Describes characteristics of dust explosions, and provides pointers on how to reduce the potential for dust explosions.

Flammables – Fuel Gases – English/Spanish

Describes the risks associated with explosive gases.

Flammables – Natural Gas – English/Spanish

A training short describing how to detect natural gas and the appropriate response.

Flammables – Propane Dispensing – English/Spanish

Gives pointers on how to dispense propane safely.

Flammables – Propane Tanks – English/Spanish

Describes how propane tanks can be properly placed for maximum protection.

Fleet Safety – English/Spanish

Describes ways to keep your employees safe on the road.

Floods – Environmental Hazards – English/Spanish

A training short describing common health hazards present in flooded areas.

Floods – Health Hazards – English/Spanish

A training short describing common health hazards present in flooded areas.

Fluorescent Light Bulbs – Mercury – English/Spanish

Describes ways to prevent mercury exposure from fluorescent light bulbs.

Foodborne Illness – Buffets and Potlucks – English/Spanish

Discusses types of foodborne illnesses, and describes basic steps to take to avoid foodborne illnesses at buffets and potlucks.

Foodborne Illness – Eating Outdoors – English/Spanish

Offers guidelines to protect yourself and others from foodborne illness. Keep these tips in mind when preparing, storing, and cooking food for picnics and barbecues.

Forklift Safety – Operation – English/Spanish

A training short that explains and reinforces forklift safety rules during operation.

Forklift Safety – Preparation – English/Spanish

A training short explaining basic safety principles for the preparation of forklifts.

Forklift Safety – Safety Review – English/Spanish

A training short that explains important safety principles to follow for safe forklift operation.

Hand and Power Tools – Avoiding Hand Tool Injuries – English/Spanish

A training short describing safe practices for avoiding injuries when working with hand tools.

Hand and Power Tools – Care of Hand Tools – English

Describes additional strategies for basic tool care.

Hand and Power Tools – Chisels – English/Spanish

A training short describing safe practices when using chisels.

Hand and Power Tools – Portable Abrasive Wheels – English/Spanish

Describes safe use of portable abrasive wheels.

Hand and Power Tools – Power Tool Safety – English/Spanish

A training short describing safe practices for avoiding injuries when using power tools.

Hand and Power Tools – Screwdrivers – English/Spanish

Provides general safety guidance for the use of screwdrivers.

Hand and Power Tools – Striking Tools – English/Spanish

Describes safe use of tools that are hit.

Hand and Power Tools – Utility Knives and Box Cutters – English/Spanish

A training short describing the proper way to use utility knives and box cutters in the workplace.

Hazard Communication – Asbestos – English/Spanish

Provides an overview of the hazards of asbestos and the precautions to protect employees from excessive exposures

Hazard Communication – Benzene – English/Spanish

An overview of the hazards of benzene and the precautions to protect employees from exposure.

Hazard Communication – Cadmium – English/Spanish

An overview of the hazards of cadmium and precautions to protect employees from exposure.

Hazard Communication – Chemical Labels – English/Spanish

A training short on the requirements for labels of hazardous chemicals.

Hazard Communication – Cotton Dust – English/Spanish

Provides an overview of the hazards of cotton dust and the precautions to protect employees from excessive exposures

Hazard Communication – Ethylene Oxide – English/Spanish

Provides an overview of the hazards of ethylene oxide and the precautions to minimize employee exposures.

Hazard Communication – Formaldehyde – English/Spanish

Provides an overview of the hazards of formaldehyde and the precautions to protect employees from excessive exposures

Hazard Communication – Inorganic Arsenic – English/Spanish

An overview of the hazards of inorganic arsenic and the precautions to protect employees from exposure.

Hazard Communication – Lead – English/Spanish

An overview of the hazards of lead and the precautions to protect employees from exposure.

Hazard Communication – Methylene Chloride – English/Spanish

Provides an overview of the hazards of methylene chloride and the precautions to minimize employee exposures

Hazard Communication – Pictograms – English/Spanish

A description of the nine pictograms used on the labels and safety data sheets of hazardous chemicals.

Hazard Communication – Routes of Entry – English/Spanish

Describes the ways that hazardous chemicals could enter the body and how to minimize exposure.

Hazard Communication – Safety Data Sheets – English/Spanish

Describes the use and importance of Safety Data Sheets (SDS).

Hazard Communication – Solvents – English/Spanish

Describes the ways solvents can enter the body and what employees can do to prevent injury and illness.

Hazard Communication – Trichloroethylene – English/Spanish

Describes particular hazards of trichloroethylene and emergency procedures.

Hazard Communication – Written Program – English/Spanish

Identifies basic components of chemical safety practices.

Hazards of Tree Felling – English/Spanish

Potential hazards and possible solutions when tree felling.

Hearing Protection – English/Spanish

The importance of hearing protection.

Heat Stress Prevention – Basics of Heat Stress – English/Spanish

A training short describing awareness of the symptoms of heat stress and steps for prevention of heat-related illnesses.

Heat Stress Prevention – Heat Illness – English/Spanish

A training short describing the dangers of heat related illnesses including symptoms, treatment, procedures, and safety precautions.

Heating Devices – Portable Heaters – English/Spanish

Describes ways to use portable heaters safely.

Heating Devices – Space Heaters – English/Spanish

Guidelines for safe operation of space heaters.

Hedge Trimmer Safety – English

Lists the hazards and proper ways to use hedge trimmers.

High-Rise Building Evacuation – English/Spanish

Details employer and employee responsibilities for safe evacuations during emergency situations.

HIPAA Breaches and Noncompliance – Civil Penalties – English/Spanish

A table outlining the HIPAA violation tiers and corresponding penalties established by the HITECH Act.

Hoisting Safety – English

Catalogs precautions for safe hoisting.

Home Office Fire Safety – English/Spanish

Describes potential fire hazards that may be found in the home office as applied to small business and telecommuting employees.

Hotel Housekeeping Safety – English/Spanish

Describes appropriate precautions to take to reduce basic hazards in hotel housekeeping duties.

Housekeeping in Construction Environments – English/Spanish

General housekeeping practices to assure a safe construction environment.

Hurricanes – Response and Recovery – English/Spanish

A training short outlining the common hazards and safe practices to be aware of for personnel involved in hurricane response and recovery operations.

Incident Prevention – English/Spanish

This training short relates to the Incident and Investigation and Analysis training to familiarize employees with the common safe practices for preventing workplace incidents.

Influencing Attitudes for Safety – English

Describes the role of employees’ attitudes in workplace safety.

Job Hazard Analyses – An Important Part of Behavior Based Safety – English/Spanish

Describes how Job Hazard Analyses are important to achieving a safe workplace.

Job Safety Analysis – English/Spanish

How JSAs help organizations achieve zero incidents.

Kitchen Safety – Avoiding Burns – English/Spanish

A training short discussing the hazards of burns in the kitchen. It outlines steps to prevent burns including procedures and personal protective equipment.

Kitchen Safety – Clean Up – English/Spanish

Discusses the importance of a clean work-space.

Kitchen Safety – General – English/Spanish

Discusses issues associated with restaurant safety.

Kitchen Safety – Knives – English/Spanish

Discusses precautions that should be taken when handling knives, box cutters, and other blades.

Ladder Safety – Ladder Set-Up – English/Spanish

An overview of ladder set-up procedures including planning, preparing, and positioning that is required before ladder use.

Ladder Safety – Safe Use of Ladders – English/Spanish

An overview of proper ladder use and safety.

Ladder Safety – Selection and Maintenance – English/Spanish

Guidelines for the selection and maintenance of ladders.

Landscape Equipment – Blowers – English/Spanish

Describes the hazards of blowers and provides guidelines for their proper use, including PPE, maintenance, and other protective measures.

Landscape Equipment – Lawn Mowers – English/Spanish

Describes helpful tips on how to use lawn mowers safely.

Landscape Equipment – Trimmers – English/Spanish

Lists the hazards and the correct ways to use grass trimmers.

Laundry Services – English/Spanish

Identifies common hazards for those working in laundry departments.

Lead Awareness – Administrative Controls – English/Spanish

Introduces common administrative controls, including policies and procedures for employee training, housekeeping, employee rotation, and personal hygiene as well as other methods of reducing employee exposures

Lead Awareness – Engineering Controls – English/Spanish

Introduces common engineering controls for lead exposure, including methods of substitution, isolation, and ventilation

Lead Awareness – Lead Poisoning – English/Spanish

A guide to educate employees about lead poisoning, including common routes of entry into the body, symptoms of lead exposure, and medical treatment.

Liquor Sales – English/Spanish

Steps to be taken when selling or serving alcohol.

Lockout and Tagout – Electrical Disconnects – English/Spanish

Describes the importance of knowing the locations of circuit breakers and disconnects, required markings, and how to access them for lockout/tagout activities.

Lockout and Tagout – Electrical Installations – English/Spanish

Precautions to take while performing electrical installations.

Lockout and Tagout – Group Lockout – English/Spanish

Provides an overview of group lockout procedures, including group and individual responsibilities.

Lockout and Tagout – Overview – English/Spanish

Provides an overview of lockout/tagout, including why it’s important, the basic roles, and the energy sources needing to be controlled.

Lockout and Tagout – Start-up Procedures – English/Spanish

An overview of safe start-up procedures after performing work on equipment.

Lockout and Tagout – The Steps of Lockout and Tagout – English/Spanish

Provides an overview of lockout and tagout steps that must be performed in order prior to beginning service or maintenance.

Machine Safeguarding – Conveyor Systems – English/Spanish

An overview of safety considerations when working around conveyor systems.

Machine Safeguarding – Emergency Stops – English/Spanish

Describes the requirements and use of emergency stops when needed to quickly stop machinery in the event of an emergency.

Machine Safeguarding – Fixed Guards and Safeguarding Devices – English/Spanish

Provides an overview of fixed guards and safeguarding devices.

Machine Safeguarding – Hazards and Safe Practices – English/Spanish

Describes common machine motion hazards and basic safe practices employees should follow when working on or around machinery.

Machine Safeguarding – Interlocking Guards – English/Spanish

Describes the types and safe use of interlocking guards.

Machine Safeguarding – Light Curtains – English/Spanish

Describes the use, limitations, and requirements of light curtains.

Machine Safeguarding – Maintenance Guidelines – English/Spanish

Describes guidelines for employees for conducting safe maintenance of machinery.

Machine Safeguarding – Program Overview – English/Spanish

Describes the goals and elements to implement a machine safeguarding program.

Make Healthy Choices – English/Spanish

Lists different ways to make healthier choices regarding the foods you eat.

Material Handling – Hand Truck Safety – English/Spanish

Lists ways to prevent strains, trips, and falls when using hand trucks.

Material Handling – Material Hoists and Elevators – English/Spanish

Rules for safe operation of material elevators.

Methyl Iodide – English/Spanish

Describes health risks associated with the pesticide methyl iodide.

Mold Awareness – English/Spanish

Information on mold – its dangers and how to eliminate it.

Mounting Heavy Duty Tires and Rims – English/Spanish

Safety precautions for those who mount heavy duty tires and rims.

Musculoskeletal Disorders – Safe Lifting – English/Spanish

Guidelines on thinking ahead when preparing to lift objects in the workplace.

NFPA Diamond Labeling System – English/Spanish

Explains the NFPA (National Fire Protection Association) labeling system.

Office Workstation Ergonomics – Carpal Tunnel Syndrome – English/Spanish

A training short about Carpal Tunnel Syndrome describing why it might affect employees at work and at home, common prevention techniques, and treatment.

Office Workstation Ergonomics – Digital Eye Strain – English/Spanish

A training short describing causes of digital eye strain from working in front of computer monitors and solutions to achieve proper computer monitor setup to reduce the risk of experiencing eye strain.

Office Workstation Ergonomics – Neutral Posture – English/Spanish

A training short for employees describing how to achieve neutral body posture at their workstation in order to avoid long term MSDs and to encourage healthy ergonomics.

OSHA Compliance for Employees – English/Spanish

A training short to create awareness on the rights and responsibilities that employees have under the Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Act and other state and federal regulations.

Parking Lot Safety – English/Spanish

Describes ways to keep parking lots safe.

Patient and Resident Handling – Equipment Operation – English/Spanish

A group training exercise to demonstrate the basic operation of common patient and resident handling equipment with your employees.

Patient and Resident Handling – Injury Risks – English/Spanish

A training short describing the most common types of injuries, risk factors, and injury prevention techniques deriving from patient and resident handling.

Permit Required Confined Spaces – English/Spanish

Protect yourself when working in and around confined spaces.

Poison Prevention – English/Spanish

Describes precautions to prevent accidental poisoning.

Pool Safety – English/Spanish

Rules for operating a safe pool.

PPE – Body Protection – English/Spanish

A training short made to familiarize employees with the common types of body protection and use.

PPE – Eye Protection – English/Spanish

A training short describing potential eye hazards and safe practices for using eye protection.

PPE – Foot Protection – English/Spanish

A training short to familiarize employees with common types of foot protection.

PPE – Hand Protection – English/Spanish

A training short to familiarize employees with common types of hand protection and use.

PPE – Hard Hat Selection – English/Spanish

Gives pointers on selecting the safest hard hat for the task at hand.

PPE – Machines and Clothing – English/Spanish

A training short about the proper work attire to protect employees from common workplace hazards.

PPE – Safety Harnesses – English/Spanish

A training short describing safety harness requirements for use, inspection, maintenance, and storage.

PPE – Tinted Safety Glasses – English/Spanish

A training short to familiarize employees with the different types of lens tints of safety glasses and their uses.

Pressure Washers – English/Spanish

Provides safety tips and pointers on the correct use of pressure washers.

Preventing Common Hand Injuries – English

Tips for avoiding the most common hand injuries.

Preventing Fatigue – English/Spanish

Tips for preventing injuries and accidents due to fatigue.

Promoting Safe Behavior – English/Spanish

Provides employers with ways to promote safe behaviors in their employees

Proper Pipe Handling – English/Spanish

Guidelines for the proper handling of pipe.

Rebar Caps – Not Just a Construction Issue – English/Spanish

Lists the ways to avoid hazards related to exposed rebar.

Respiratory Protection – English/Spanish

What’s on your face can save your lungs and life. This training short outlines the different types and uses of respirators.

Safe Use of Bench and Stand Grinders – English/Spanish

Describes common injuries associated with grinding wheel use.

Safety Coaching – Creating a Program – English

Instructs management on the steps of creating a safety coaching program.

Safety Coaching – Observations – English

Provide guidelines for safety coaches and management on implementing safety observations.

Safety Coaching – Strategies for Coaches – English

Provide strategies and tips to safety coaches to help them coach effectively.

Safety Coaching – The Importance of Coaching – English

Educates safety coaches and management on the importance of coaching and its connection with behavior-based safety.

Safety Program – Visitor Safety – English/Spanish

Describes safe practices to protect visitors from worksite hazards.

Safety Recognition Program – English/Spanish

Outlines a program to encourage safety in the workplace by recognizing positive behaviors and actions.

Scaffolds – Information – English/Spanish

Basic guidelines for scaffold safety.

School Safety – Bleachers – English/Spanish

This training short provides pointers on how to inspect bleachers for safety.

School Safety – Bus Field Trips – English/Spanish

When preparing for a field trip, review these guidelines to ensure a safe and enjoyable trip for all.

School Safety – Bus Loading, Unloading and Riding – English/Spanish

Here is a list of minimum safety guidelines for loading, unloading, and riding school buses.

School Safety – Buses Crossing Railroad Tracks – English/Spanish

This training reviews procedures that are recommended when stopping at railroad crossings.

School Safety – Care and Maintenance of Playgrounds – English/Spanish

Provides guidelines for proper care and maintenance of playgrounds.

School Safety – Entry Control Techniques – English/Spanish

Control techniques for access to school grounds.

School Safety – Preventing Fires – English/Spanish

Here are some key areas to review in order to prevent fires in your school.

School Safety – Security Risks – English/Spanish

Understanding and controlling security risks.

School Safety – Tornadoes – English/Spanish

Here are a few rules that can make a real difference in surviving a tornado at your school.

Shoveling Snow – English/Spanish

Lists safety considerations you should take when shoveling snow in the winter months.

Silica Exposure Prevention – English/Spanish

Describes silica, its health hazards, and the personal protective equipment that is needed when a worker is around airborne silica.

Ski Safety – English/Spanish

Lists ways to prevent injuries when skiing.

Skiing Helmets – Use Your Head – English/Spanish

This training short explains why it is important to wear a helmet when on the slopes.

Slip Trip and Fall Prevention – Housekeeping and Spill Response – English/Spanish

Describes the importance of housekeeping in preventing slips, trips and falls. Includes an overview of housekeeping principles and proper spill response.

Slip Trip and Fall Prevention – Safe Behaviors – English/Spanish

Safe behaviors that can help prevent slips, trips, and falls.

Slip Trip and Fall Prevention – Stair Safety – English/Spanish

Describes ways to prevent and minimize fall risks that occur on stairs.

Slips, Trips, and Falls – English

Lists the controls needed to prevent these hazards.

Slips, Trips, and Falls – Entry Hazards – English/Spanish

A training short on slips, trips, and falls describing entry point hazards in commercial, retail, and residential buildings, and improving employee safety.

Slips, Trips, and Falls – Inspection – English/Spanish

A training short that provides an example slips, trips and falls checklist.

Slips, Trips, and Falls – English/Spanish

Lists the controls needed to prevent these hazards.

Spider Bites – English/Spanish

A training short on spiders, which ones to avoid and what to do if bitten.

Swimming Pool Safety – English/Spanish

Describes ways to maintain a safe pool area. Applies to hotels and similar establishments.

Table Saws – Safe Operation – English/Spanish

Discusses basic operating steps and hazards to be aware of when using table saws.

The Importance of Hand Washing – English/Spanish

This training short explains the importance of hand washing in protecting health and preventing the spread of contaminated materials. The correct procedure for hand washing is also included.

Tornado Response and Recovery – English/Spanish

This training short explains the common hazards recovery personnel may experience in the response of the aftermath of a tornado.

Tractor Safety – English

Familiarizes employees with general tractor safety.

Tractor Safety – Traveling on Roads – English

Prepares operators on how to safely drive a tractor on public roadways.

Trenching and Shoring – Access, Egress, and Crossings – English/Spanish

A training short describing the technical requirements of trench access points and surface crossings.

Trenching and Shoring – Protective Systems Design – Critical Roles – English/Spanish

A training short describing the role of a competent person and a registered engineer in designing and installing protective systems and the qualifications necessary in doing so.

Trenching and Shoring – Shielding Systems – English/Spanish

A training short describing safety guidelines when installing and using a trench shielding system.

Trenching and Shoring – Soils – English/Spanish

A training short explaining soil conditions and how to detect warning signs that could lead to a potential cave-in.

Valley Fever – English

Describes the symptoms and risk factors associated with valley fever (coccidioidomycosis), an infection caused by inhaling fungal spores that live in soil in arid parts of the southwestern United States.

Venomous Snakes – English

Describes precautions to take when working in environments where venomous snakes may be present, including how to prevent bites, and first aid treatment.

Volcanic Eruptions – Preparation – English

Discusses the preparation needed in case of volcanic eruptions.

Warehousing – Think Safety – English/Spanish

Short training document that reviews hazards and solutions present in a warehouse environment.

Weight Room Safety – English/Spanish

Information on keeping weight rooms safe.

Welding and Hot Work – Compressed Gas Cylinders – English/Spanish

A training short that describes the proper ways to identify, handle and store compressed gas cylinders.

Welding and Hot Work – Fire Prevention – English/Spanish

A training short that describes proper fire protection practices when working with welding and hot work.

Welding and Hot Work – Hexavalent Chromium – English/Spanish

A training short that describes the toxic metal, hexavalent chromium, that is present on certain types of metals used in welding.

Welding and Hot Work – Respiratory Hazards – English/Spanish

A training short that describes the hazardous fumes and controls on the respiratory system when operating welding and hot work.

Welding and Hot Work – Working with Flammable Gases – English/Spanish

A training short that describes the proper fire and safety prevention practices when using acetylene and other flammable gases used in welding and hot work.

Why Wear Hard Hats? – English/Spanish

Responds to common complaints about wearing hard hats.

Wine Production and SO2 – English/Spanish

Safety tips on using sulfur dioxide in the production of wine.

Winter Preparation – English/Spanish

This training short reviews safety tips for walking and driving in winter weather.

Workplace Conservation – English/Spanish

A training short that describes the importance of recycling in the workplace.