Category: Outdoor Safety

 


T067 - Lyme Disease

Lyme disease is a serious illness transmitted through the bite of a tick. Learn how to recognize Lymeís symptoms and how to prevent it.

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

Key Training Points: symptoms - prevention - treatment

 

T113 - When Lightning Strikes

Lightning is a powerful and deadly force. In this video, Ben Franklin visits the 20th century to learn about lightning and lightning safety.

Tone: Drama / Language: English

Key Training Points: risks - protection

 

T127 - Outdoor Safety - Critters And Plants

The beauty and tranquility of the outdoor world may be dangerously deceptive to the unwary and uninformed. Two surveyors learn valuable lessons in outdoor safety.

Tone: Humorous / Language: English

Key Training Points: rabies - snake bite protection - bee stings - mosquitoes and ticks - poison ivy/oak

 

T137 - Slip, Slop And Slap: Skin Cancer

Construction workers and others who spend their time working outdoors are exposed to a variety of health risks, including skin cancer. Workers learn how to recognize the disease and simple preventive precautions.

Tone: Drama / Language: English / Caption: Open

Key Training Points: causes - types - identification - prevention

 

T166 - The Big Chill - Hypothermia

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

Tone: Drama / Language: English / Caption: Open

Key Training Points: causes - symptoms - prevention - treatment

 


T172 - Dealing With Doggie Dangers

Many jobs require you to be on a home-ownerís property. Any time you walk onto someoneís property, there may be an animal there ready to defend its territory by attacking any intruders. Go on an ìurban safariî and learn what you can do to reduce the chance of attack.

Tone: Humorous / Language: English / Caption: Open

Key Training Points: signs of presence - aggressive dog breeds - problem properties - confrontation

 

T320 Heat Illnesses

Overexposure to high temperatures and humidity can lead to heat-related illness. If not treated, heat illness may cause permanent injury and even death. Early recognition and proper treatment of heat illness can help prevent a medical emergency.

Tone: Drama / Language: English

Key Training Points: signs of strokes - signs of exhaustion - physical fitness - first aid