Respiratory hazards can be many forms like mists, smoke, gases, dust and more. In this quick video training, we cover common respiratory hazards, demonstrate how particle size impacts how deep respirators can get into the lungs, why that matters when it comes to wearing respirators, and discuss the OSHA permissible exposure limits (PELs).
In many OSHA fatality cases involving chainsaws, the use of chainsaw chaps could have prevented fatal injuries. In this PPE testing video, we test out chainsaw chaps to show what the are made of, cutting into them using scissors. Then, we test them against a chainsaw in super slow motion, demonstrating how the saw binds and the blade stops within milliseconds.
PPE is the last line of defense between employees and the hazards they work with, but often it can provide a false sense of security. In this quick, fun, video lesson, we talk about why PPE is the last line of defense and test various types to show both the strength and limitations of PPE. The lesson is to use the right PPE for the job and make sure it's worn and maintained correctly to maximize effectiveness.
Hard hats are simple and easy to care for if you know the basics. In this quick video lesson we cover the basics of hard hat care including inspections, maintenance and replacement.
Every day in the US, about 2,000 people suffer from job-related eye injuries that are serious enough to require medical attention. What's more, 90% of those injuries could be prevented if people wore their safety eyewear. In this video we put safety glasses vs. non-safety glasses to the test to show what a different PPE can make.
Did you know that 84% of workers who suffer head injuries aren't wearing their hard hats? In this fun video lesson, we demonstrate how a hard hat can protect your head by dropping objects on a watermelon first wearing a hard hat and then without a hard hat. Is it incredibly scientific? No. Is it fun and illustrative? Yes!
In safety, we often see employees trying to pass off non-safety toe shoes as safety footwear. The thing is, the vast majority of foot injuries can be prevented simply by wearing proper PPE. In this fun, demonstration video, we test safety toe shoes and non-safety toe shoes by dropping objects on them in an impact test and running over them with a compactor in a compaction to test to prove that safety toes do make a huge difference when it comes to workplace hazards.
Using the right tool for the job is a fundamental part of working safe, and so is using the right PPE for the hazards that are present. In this quick video lesson, we look at how different types of PPE has different capabilities. We demonstrate this using gloves that look similar but have very different cut resistance ratings. The lesson? Match the PPE to the hazards that are present to protect yourself.
Did you know that according to OSHA, 70% of hand injuries could have been prevented just by wearing PPE? In this quick video lesson, we use safety's hierarchy of controls to describe why PPE is the last line of defense and why choosing it and using it correctly can keep you safe from hazards.
More than 30 million Americans have suffered hearing loss in both ears. The thing is, hearing loss is highly preventable! In this video toolbox talk, we tell you what you can do to protect your hearing.
How do employees know when the noise level is high enough to protect their hearing? In this video lesson, we talk about how to identify hazardous noise levels, the OSHA permissible exposure limit for noise, why 90 decibels is double 85 decibels and what employees need to know to understand how noise works and how they can protect their hearing.
Working safely around machines involves a knowledge of machine guarding as well as how to safely remove guards. In this quick video lesson, we cover the OSHA requirements of machine guards as well as other pointers to keep empoyees safe when interacting with machines like utilizing lockout tagout or alternative methods.
There are 4 main types of machine guards that employees need to be able to identify; fixed guards, adjustible guards, self-adjusting guards, and interlocked guards. Being able to identify each of these and understand the use and limitation of each will help employees to safely interact with machines in the workplace
When we look at machine guarding, there are three major areas of focus; the operating controls, the point of operation, and the power transmission device. Along with these three areas, there are a variety of hazards that can be presented at each like hazardous motion, pinch points, and non-mechanical hazards. In this quick video lesson, we cover the major hazards of machines that machine guarding protect against to help learners understand why proper machine guarding is important.
Group lockout is different than individual lockout and can get even more complicated when contractors or other site visitors are involved. In this quick video lesson, we go over the basics of what you need to know about performing group lockout and coordinating with others.
Emergency lock removal during lockout tagout is a serious procedure that must be understood by employees to be conducted safely. In this quick video lesson, we cover what emergency lock removal is, when it can be conducted, who can conduct it, and how to ensure this process is completed safely.
What's the purpose of the lock? How about the tag? What do we need to know about these objects before starting lockout tagout procedures? In this video demonstration, we break it down to simple, easy-to-understand steps of what locks and tags are and how they're used. Then, we focus in on test start and how verifying a zero-energy state is the most important component any lockout tagout procedure.
Lockout tagout isn't always easy for workers who are new to the idea to grasp. In this real-life demonstration, we use the example of a breaker box, wiring, outlet, and lightbulb to illustrate lockout, tagout, and test-start. This simple scenario quickly and easily shows all three steps to make it easy for learners to understand.
Missing hazardous energy sources during a lockout tagout procedure can be fatal. In this quick video lesson, we go over the major energy sources that anyone who practices lockout tagout should know. We also talk about some common misconceptions to help ensure that all energy sources are properly isolated.
Lockout tagout procedures must be done correctly or the results can be disastrous. As you might imagine, that means not everyone is authorized to conduct lockout tagout. In this quick video lesson, we cover the 3 roles in lockout tagout procedures as described by OSHA; Authorized, Affected, and Other Employees. Once you know your role and responsibilities, you can be more effective in coordinating a safe lockout tagout process.
Lockout tagout can be a confusing process the first time someone is introduced to it. We wanted to make the control of hazardous energy as simple as possible with this simple animation. We explain what lockout tagout is and our animation demonstrates how it works using the example of a factory production line with multiple hazardous energy sources.
If you're looking for a quick refresher or toolbox talk on ladder safety, this is a great, fast, video training on the basics of safe ladder use. In it we cover important points about portable ladders, fixed ladders, and mobile ladder stands to help ensure that employees are up-to-date on ladder safety.
Ladders are relatively easy to care for and store properly and doing so can make them safer and prolong their useful life. In this quick video lesson, we give you simple tips to make sure that ladders on the job stay in optimal shape so they're ready to use when you need them. If you take care of your ladder, it will take care of you.
Ladders have some simple rules for use that can really make a difference in our safety. In this quick video lesson, we'll cover the rules that ladder users need to know in simple do and don't terms, keeping the lesson fun, light, and easy-to-remember.
Making sure your ladder is set up properly will set the foundation for safe work. In this quick video lesson, we cover everything learners need to know about setting up both extension ladders and step ladders from the 4-to-1 rule to spur plates and fly sections.
Portable ladder inspections are a critical component to ladder safety and OSHA ladder requirements. In this quick video lesson, we demonstrate how to inspect both step ladders and extension ladders and what to do when you find issues or defects.
Choosing the wrong ladder for the job can have dangerous consequences. In this quick video lesson, we cover how to choose the right ladder by size, type, material, and duty rating so employee can safely conduct their work.
Did you know the majority of ladder fatalities are from falls of 10 feet or less? Ladders may initially seem harmless, but they are a big contributor to fall injuries and fatalities. In this quick video lesson, we go over 5 ladder facts to help learners understand the hazardous nature of ladders and what they can do to reduce their risk.
Looking to spread some holiday cheer while keeping a focus on safety on and off-the-clock? This fun holiday safety video goes through the 12 Hazards of the Holidays followed by ways to keep yourself, your family, and your friends all safe and healthy throughout the holiday season.
This Thanksgiving, give your workforce some holiday cheer and prevent injuries, illnesses, and many of the unpleasant after-effects of Thanksgiving dinner with this fun, fast safety video!
Accurately assessing risk can help us to focus on reducing the most significant hazards. Often when conducting risk asessments, over and underestimating the risk can lead us to focusing on the wrong problems. In this quick video lesson, we use the example of using a box cutter to open boxes to accurately asses the risk and put protections in place.
A common problem with hazard assessments, is that some hazards are never identified and therefore the risk is never reduced. In this quick video training, we cover the common hazard categories to give learners a better idea of what types of issues they need to be on the lookout for and to better ensure that all significant hazards are identified.
The good news about learning to conduct a hazard assessment, is most of us do them frequently in our minds without ever realizing it. In this quick video lesson, we use the example of driving on a snowy day to show learners how hazard assessments are often done in our heads and to introduce them to the process in a relatable, practical way. This makes the process easier to adapt to a more formalized version and let's us all begin, knowing we already have experience.
It can be confusing to know what to do in the event of a hazardous substance spill. In this quick video lesson, we demonstrate how to respond properly using the example of a spilled barrel.
Safety data sheets are an integral part of any Hazard Communication Program. In this quick video lesson, we cover everything you need to know about what a Safety Data Sheet (SDS) is, how to use them, and what each of the 16 sections cover.
Putting a secondary label on a hazardous substance helps to ensure the next user understands what the substance is and knows the hazards. In this quick video lesson, we talk about why secondary labels are important, how secondary labels could have prevented many incidents and how you can properly ensure that substances in your workplace are properly labeled.
There are six simple parts to a hazardous substance label that are important to know. In this quick video lesson, we go through all six to help break down the information into easy, usable, bits.
The Hazard Communication Standard can easily be seen as boring or unrelatable, but in this fun video training, we make it relatable and usable! Learn about what the Hazard Communication Standard is, how it impacts you, how it was improved by the Globally Harmonized System (GHS) and how you can use this knowledge to better protect yourself from hazardous substance exposures.
The GHS Pictograms provide an easy way to identify the hazards a substance may pose. In this quick video lesson, we cover all 9 pictograms with explanations to help you identify each at a glance.
Did you know that 36% of fatalities involving forklifts are pedestrians? In the microlearning, we give 3 real-stories of forklift pedestrian fatalities to help illustrate how these accidents actually occur. Then we give practical lessons for both operators and pedestrians to better understand one-another's roles and take action to prevent forklift pedestrian fatalities.
We all need a refresher on how to safely operate from time-to-time. In this video micro course, we demonstrate the basics like cornering, transporting the load, operator blind spots, stacking, and more.
Forklift inspections are a critical component of forklift safety. In this microlearning, we demonstrate how to conduct a forklift key-on inspection.
Forklift inspections are a critical component of forklift safety. In this microlearning, we demonstrate how to conduct a forklift key-off inspection.
Forklift tip-overs are a huge source of accidents and fatalities. In this video lesson, we use 3d animations to illustrate both the forklift stability triangle and pyramid, making it easy for learners to visualize how a forklift is balance and what can cause them to become unstable or tip.
When most people think of forklifts, they have one, specific image in their mind, but there are actually quite a few different types of lifts that fit into OSHA's powered industrial truck category. In this quick video lesson, we cover the basic types of forklifts that employees need to be able to recognize along with the major components you'll find on each.
Forklifts are hazardous vehicles and are very different from the personal vehicles we are used to driving. In this short microlearning, we go over the major hazards of forklifts and why they operate so different from our personal vehicles. This makes it easy for learner to relate what they already to know to forklifts and helps them to identify hazards.
Did you know 70% of forklift incidents could be avoided just by using safe operating procedures? Understanding the most common causes of forklift accidents, injuries, and fatalities can help prevent employees from becoming another statistic. In this quick video lesson, we cover the most common causes of forklift incidents.
Back by popular demand! This is an oldie but now a classic. In this quick video lesson we cover the basics of fire extinguishers in this all-in-one video that includes the fire triangle, fire extinguisher types, and how to use a fire extinguisher with the P-A-S-S method.
In this video demonstration, we cover how to properly use a fire extinguisher using the P-A-S-S method, when to fight and when to evacuate, and how long to monitor the fire after it's extinguished.
Fire extinguishers are only used in the event of an emergency so it's critical that they're kept in top working condition. In this short video lesson, we demonstrate how to inspect a fire extinguisher in 4 easy steps.
Matching the right type of fire extinguisher to the fuel is a critical part of fire safety. In this short video course, we use 3d animations to demonstrate matching the fire extinguisher to the fuel.