Category: First Aid & Emergency Response

(see also Emergency Planning & Fire Safety)



T015 - Electrical Burns

Electrical burns can result from unsafe equipment or carelessness. Using actual situations, safety procedures and first aid treatment are shown.
Revised 05.04

Tone: Graphic / Language: English, Spanish / Caption: Open

Key Training Points: cutting off power source - check vital signs - victim movement - first aid

 


T022 - The Heimlich Maneuver

Properly performed, the Heimlich Maneuver can save a choking victim's life. Outlined is the proper use of the Heimlich Maneuver.

Tone: Drama / Language: English, Spanish / Caption: Closed, Open

Key Training Points: pre-maneuver and maneuver steps - precautions

Category: First Aid

 


T030 - Chemical Burns

Victims of chemical burns require immediate special attention. Chemical burn basics and first aid treatment are shown.
Revised 05.04

Tone: Graphic / Language: English, Spanish, Russian / Caption: Open

Key Training Points: alkalis and acids - flushing - clothing removal

 


T044 - Thermal Burns

When a worker sustains a thermal burn, proper treatment is essential. Graphic illustrations of such burns and proper first aid are shown.
Revised 05.04

Tone: Graphic / Language: English, Spanish

Key Training Points: first aid - degree of burns - vital signs - breathing passages - shock

 


T054 - Protecting Against AIDS In The Workplace

The deadly HIV virus can be passed from a bleeding worker. The ways to safely administer first aid to such victims and the importance of proper accident cleanup are suggested.
Revised 05.04

Tone: Graphic / Language: English, Spanish / Caption: Closed, Open

Key Training Points: protective equipment - methods of infection - accident cleanup

 


T072 - A Shock To The System: Post-Injury Shock

The shock that often accompanies a serious injury can be as deadly as the injury itself. The symptoms of shock and proper treatment are demonstrated.

Tone: Drama / Language: English, Spanish

Key Training Points: symptoms - treatment

 


T084 - Do It Yourself: Self-Help Heimlich

Using the Heimlich Maneuver, the life of a choking victim can be saved: yours. Learn how to self-administer the Heimlich Maneuver.

Tone: Drama / Language: English, Spanish

Key Training Points: first aid techniques - using a chair or rail

 

T115 - First Aid Kits

Since injuries can occur anywhere, it is important that each workplace have a first aid kit. Information on different types of kits, proper placement and upkeep is provided.

Tone: Actuality / Language: English

Key Training Points: location - supplies - maintenance

 

T123 - Strike One For Safety - Broken Bones

Bone and joint injuries can occur at work or at play. Learn the proper steps and techniques to deal with these injuries.

Tone: Drama / Language: English

Key Training Points: procedures - splinting - ice

 


T125 - All Washed Up - Eyewash Kits

A secondary line of defense in the workplace is emergency showers and eyewash units. Learn how and when to use them.

Tone: Drama / Language: English, Spanish

Key Training Points: placement - use - types

 

T142 - The Breath Of Life - Oxygen Units

Without a constant supply of oxygen, brain cells can be irreparably damaged. Supplemental oxygen supplies offer an additional first aid tool to those involved in emergency situations.

Tone: Drama / Language: English

Key Training Points: needs - uses - placement

 

T143 - Calling For Help - 911

The 911 telephone system was designed to be a single number to call for help in virtually any emergency situation. See how the 911 system works and how callers can use it most effectively.

Tone: Drama / Language: English

Key Training Points: when and how to use - dispatch - response

 

T154 - A Heartbeat Away - Strokes

The only difference between a transient ischemic attack commonly called a mini-stroke and a full blown stroke is the severity. Ignoring the symptoms won't make a TIA go away.

Tone: Drama / Language: English

Key Training Points: stroke types - high blood pressure - symptoms - precautions

 

T166 - The Big Chill - Hypothermia

Hypothermia occurs when the temperature of the bodyís inner core has been lowered causing illness. Hypothermia can strike quickly and silently. Untreated, it can lead to death.

Tone: Drama / Language: English / Caption: Open

Key Training Points: causes - symptoms - prevention - treatment

 

T174 - First Aid For Seizures

When you see someone having a seizure or convulsion, do you administer first aid or call an ambulance? Learn to administer basic first aid and to determine when an ambulance should be called.

Tone: Drama / Language: English / Caption: Open

Key Training Points: grand mal seizures - symptoms - treatment

 


T178 - Amputation Injuries

Prompt and effective first aid can save the life or limb of amputation victims. The prevention, treatment and long-term care of amputation injuries are covered.

Tone: Graphic / Language: English / Caption: Open

Key Training Points: control bleeding - deglovings - care for severed body part

 


T182 - Protecting Against Hepatitis B In The Workplace

Hepatitis B is a potentially life-threatening blood-borne pathogen that infects a quarter million people every year. Precautions, vaccination, training and counseling for protecting against Hepatitis B in the workplace are discussed.

Tone: Actuality / Language: English, Spanish / Caption: Open

Key Training Points: description - vaccination - contamination - protection

 

T193 - Injection Injuries

An injection injury as small as a pinhole can require amputation. How to avoid and treat these devastating injuries is covered.

Tone: Actuality / Language: English

Key Training Points: hydraulic hoses - high-pressure paint/grease

 

T201 - Minor Cuts And Scratches

The biggest problem with cuts, scratches and scrapes is the risk of infection. Bacteria invades even the smallest break in the skin. Learn first-aid procedures for treating minor, open wounds.

Tone: Humorous / Language: English / Caption: Open

Key Training Points: prevention - infection and germs - cleansing and dressing - medical attention

 

T250 - Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation, or CPR, combines rescue breathing and external chest compressions. When administered quickly and properly, CPR can help save lives in cases of heart attack, drowning, suffocation, electrocution, and drug overdose. Use CPR any time a victim's breathing and heart have stopped.

Tone: Actuality / Language: English

Key Training Points: 911 - technique - statistics

 

T272 - Head Injuries

Head injuries include minor bumps, bleeding of the scalp, a fractured skull, or a bruise to the brain. Take all head wounds seriously. Know first aid procedures, and know when to seek medical care.

Tone: Graphic / Language: English

Key Training Points: protection - medical attention

 

T310 - Basic First Aid 1

You never know when you're going to have the need to provide first aid. The actions you take immediately following an injury can literally be the difference between life and death. Be prepared for emergencies. Learn to administer basic first aid for bleeding, choking, burns, shock, and fractures.

Tone: Graphic / Language: English

Key Training Points: basic first aid - Heimlich maneuver - mouth-to-mouth resuscitation - signs and symptoms of medical emergencies

 

T316 - Basic First Aid II

Your actions during the early moments of a medical emergency are critical. If you don't know how to respond properly, you could lose valuable seconds. Learn basic principles and procedures for emergency response and first aid before you're confronted with a crisis. If you're prepared, you'll have a much better chance of acting quickly and appropriately.

Tone: Graphic / Language: English

Key Training Points: - steps for emergency response - good Samaritan laws - health precautions - rules of emergency care

 

T355 Bloodborne Pathogens Overview

Anytime you come into contact with blood or other body fluids, you risk
exposure to microorganisms that cause bloodborne diseases. These infectious
materials are known as bloodborne pathogens. Workers exposed to bloodborne
pathogens risk serious illness or death.

Tone / Graphic Language - English

Key Training Points - OSHA bloodborne pathogen standard - Exposure control plans - Engineering and work practice controls - PPE - Emergencies



T362 FIRST AID FOR BLEEDING


Severe bleeding can be life threatening. Learn how to control bleeding by following basic first aid procedures.

Tone: Graphic / Language: English

Key Training Points: Shock - Elevation - Pressure points