Category: Office Safety

(see also ADA, Back Safety, Ergonomics, Emergency Planning, Driving, First Aid and Emergency Response, General Safety and Motivation, Home and Recreation, Wellness, Health and Physical Fitness, Violence/Security)

 


T062 - Repetitive Strain Injuries

Repetitive strain injuries are an ever-increasing occupational hazard. Learn how to prevent these injuries for all occupations.

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

Key Training Points: definition - symptoms - prevention

 


T087 - Indoor Air Pollution

Usually thought of as an outdoor problem, air pollution is also a common indoor hazard. The sources of indoor pollutants and steps to alleviate the problem are explained.

Tone: Actuality / Language: English, Spanish

Key Training Points: symptoms - causes - remedies

 


T160 - Egress/Exit Safety

What a way to die. What if your building has emergency exits, but you canít escape disaster because you canít exit safely? Obstructions, exit doors, and how to exit safely are covered.

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

Key Training Points: clear paths - locations - blocked exits - awareness

 

T167 - Fire Prevention

There is a mass murderer on the loose. Its name is fire. By means of the format of a horror film, you learn that by taking a few simple precautions, and keeping your eyes open for ìfires waiting to happen,î you can help insure that you never have to face the terror of a fire at work.

Tone: Drama / Language: English

Key Training Points: smoke detectors - flammable storage - sources of heat - smoke inhalation

 


T168 - Computeritis - Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Computeritis is a cumulative trauma disorder that stems from repeated striking of computer keys. The disability is potentially crippling, and may affect hundreds of thousands of workers.

Tone: Actuality / Language: English, Japanese

Key Training Points: carpal tunnel syndrome - causes - symptoms - prevention

 

T218 - Gases In The Home And Office

The dangers of natural gas, carbon monoxide and radon are discussed. Tips are offered for avoiding exposure.

Tone: Actuality / Language: English

Key Training Points: prevention - recognition - what to do - ventilation

 

T219 - Knives And Boxcutters

Knives disable more people than any other hand tool. Learn how to sharpen your skills safely - when using knives and boxcutters.

Tone: Actuality / Language: English

Key Training Points: use the right cutting tool - be cautious - keep it sharp - use protective equipment

 

T233 - Dress Safe

Dress safe and sensibly and be aware that jewelry, loose clothing and long hair can put you at risk when operating or working near equipment in the office and in a plant.

Tone: Graphic / Language: English / Caption: Open

Key Training Points: potential dangers - protective clothing

 

T247 - Office Safety - Personal Workspace

Clutter in the workplace often creates more than an eyesore-it can get in the way of safety. Stacks of paper, boxes, trash, and other items that collect throughout the work area can be fire hazards and can even block safe exits. The importance of an orderly workplace and its role in keeping hazards to a minimum are explained.

Tone: Humorous / Language: English

Key Training Points: hazards - organization

 

T248 - Office Safety - Preventing Office Fires

The basis of a good fire prevention program is to control the amount of flammables and combustibles and eliminate possible sources of ignition. To help reduce the risk of fires, look around your office to see what fire hazards are present, and take steps to eliminate or control those hazards.

Tone: Actuality / Language: English

Key Training Points: sources of ignition - electrical hazards - and much more

 

T249 - Office Safety - Fire Plan

What happens, or doesnít happen, in the first few minutes of a fire may determine whether the fire can be controlled and whether you can escape without injury.

Tone: Drama / Language: English

Key Training Points: planning essentials - preventing fire deaths - fire losses - insufficient motivation - improper action - reporting emergencies - escape routes