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Video Library: Accident Prevention and Attitude Awareness

Accidents Aren't Just One of those things
Accidents: It Can't Happen to Me
Battery Jump Starting and Charging
Behavior Based Safety: Managers Role
Cell Phones in the Workplace: A Dangerous Distraction
Close Calls Near Misses
Close Calls — the Wakeup Call
Employee Safety Orientation
The First Step
Hazard Recognition and Control
Hazards of Long Hair, Loose Clothing and Jewelry
Horseplay Is No Joke
How to Develop an Effective Safety Program
How to Develop a Safety Program
I Chose to Look the Other Way
I Could Have Saved a Life That Day
It Only Takes a Second
It's Up To Me
Job Safety Analysis
One Will Die: The John Martin Story
OSHA Inspection: Overcoming the Fear
Remember Charlie: The Charlie Morecraft Story
Safety Awareness Bernie Inman Story
Safety's Top 10 Causes of Workplace Injuries
Take Time for Safety
Unsafe Acts — Human Behavior
What Would You Say?
Work Zone Safety

  • Accidents Aren't Just One of those things
    #AC008 - DVD (22 min. added 2015)

    With 20 years of experience as a firefighter and paramedic, Martin Lesperance has treated thousands of injuries and medical emergencies that have resulted from the poor choices and decisions people make every day. As a best-selling author and popular safety speaker, Martin takes his experiences and molds them into entertaining and thought-provoking safety presentations. Some of his unique safety insights might just save your life.
  • Accidents: It Can't Happen to Me
    #AC003 - VHS (10 min. 1994)

    Are your employees aware that human life is fragile? Remind them bad luck plays no part in accidents — they can be controlled and prevented! Real-life examples will encourage personal responsibility for safety:
    • Behaviors that cause accidents
    • Purpose of accident investigation
    • Safety attitudes and practices, including safe lifting
  • Battery Jump Starting and Charging
    #BT001 - VHS (4:30 min. 1999)

    This is a refresher film touching on: battery inspection, safety procedures and appropriate personal protective equipment.
  • Behavior Based Safety: Managers Role
    #BE000 - DVD (14min., added 2013)

    Explains how managers can move from the ineffective "safety cop" role to successfully influencing their staff's safety behavior.
  • Cell Phones in the Workplace: A Dangerous Distraction
    #CE000 - DVD (15 min. added 2012)

    This program discusses how sending and receiving text messages can cause us to lose focus on doing our jobs safely and efficiently as well as the importance of always following your company's policy regarding cell phone use. Also featured are several workplace scenarios that illustrate the tragic consequences of ignoring these polices in order to text when it is unsafe or prohibited. Other topics include how cell phone use adversely affects our production level, following the company plan for emergency contact, appropriate use of company-owned cell phones and why we must have the courage to speak up and refuse to participate in unsafe and inappropriate texting.
  • Close Calls Near Misses
    #CL003 - DVD (19 min. 2000)

    This video stresses to employees the importance of reporting all close calls and near miss incidents so that proper action can be taken to improve work conditions and prevent injuries. Topics include employee complacency, escalation of unreported incidents, correcting hazards and unsafe conditions, control of emotions and recognizing and avoiding unsafe acts.
  • Close Calls — the Wakeup Call
    #CL001 - VHS, #CL002 - VHS (14 min. 1995)

    Every close call carries an important message: there is a potential for a serious accident. Take time to solve the problem before an injury occurs.
  • Employee Safety Orientation
    #EM005 English - VHS, #EM006 Spanish - VHS (14 min. 2002)

    • Basic description of potential hazards
    • Briefly explains PPE, fire protection, back injury and more
  • The First Step
    #FI010 - DVD (5 min., added 2015)

    This is the story about how one wrong step, one wrong action can change your life forever. Candace Carnahan, a young college student, worked summers at a paper mill in her home town. One day she stepped too short, catching her foot in the conveyor and eventually losing her left leg from the knee down. Candace dramatically describes this tragedy and the safety lessons she learned from it. Her story will help your employees realize that the first step to not being injured is knowing that you can be injured.
  • Hazard Recognition and Control
    #HA018 - DVD (20 min., 2011)

    Occupational; Language: English, Spanish
    To be safe, always take a second look. A situation may look harmless, and you have to go deeper to see the potential hazards. Show your workers the three root causes of accidents and the ways they can recognize, avoid and prevent them .
  • Hazards of Long Hair, Loose Clothing and Jewelry
    #HZ001 - DVD(13 min. added 2015)

    Industrial manufacturing, food processing, chemical plants, warehousing and even office areas have unique hazards. No matter what type of work you do, you must be aware of these hazards and dress appropriately for the job.
  • Horseplay Is No Joke
    #HS001 - VHS(12 min. 1990)

    This video combines vignettes with headshots of employees who speak out against horseplay and relate their experiences with it. Unsafe acts can affect everyone on the job.
  • How to Develop an Effective Safety Program
    #HO0015 - VHS (10 min. 1990 )

    This program reviews the key elements of an effective safety program. These key elements include training for management, supervisors and employees in safety; enforcement of safety rules; importance of supervisors and safety committees in implementation of the programs; and developing a written safety manual that outlines responsibilities and accountability and explains how the program works. This video provides good information for companies that are just developing a safety program and those companies with an existing safety program.
  • How to Develop a Safety Program
    #HO012 - VHS (5 min. 1995)

    • Problem-solving, a safety committee's goal
    • Allowing committees time to focus on safety
    • Emphasis on training and documentation
  • I Chose to Look the Other Way
    #IC003 - VHS #IC002 - DVD (12 min. 2002)

    When employees are willing to speak to co-workers about unsafe acts, injuries can be prevented. This video dramatically tells the story of an employee who failed to speak up when witnessing an unsafe act. By choosing to look the other way, he allowed the needless death of a co-worker to occur. Based on the popular safety poem by Don Merrell, this program shows how speaking up about unsafe acts can save lives and help develop a positive safety culture. Verses from the poem are meshed with the videos action to deliver a stimulating safety message. Viewers will be motivated to speak up when they see a co-worker putting himself in a unsafe situation, even if they feel that persons response may be negative.
  • I Could Have Saved a Life That Day
    #IC004 - DVD (15 min. added 2015)

    This dramatic video tells the story of an employee who failed to take action when witnessing the warning signs of impending workplace violence. His decision to "look the other way" not only ended in the senseless death of a co-worker, but also resulted in a fellow employee spending the rest of his life behind bars.
  • It Only Takes a Second
    #IT005 - VHS (3 min. 1996)

    Viewers won't forget the powerful accident reenactments and dramatic consequences illustrated in this video. It Only Takes a Second is a great meeting opener for any safety topic. This program makes you think safety!
  • It's Up To Me
    #IT009 - DVD (15 min. added 2012)

    This program makes clear that our standard excuses such as "I thought someone else would do it" or "That's not my job" are unacceptable when it comes to preventing injuries. Through several accident scenarios, meshed with stanzas from the powerful safety poem "It's Up To Me" viewers will see both the right way and wrong way to respond to unsafe situations. After watching this video your employees will be compelled to report or correct unsafe situations and understand that an injury free work place is "up to me."
  • Job Safety Analysis
    #JO001 - VHS (10 min. 1994)

    Thorough presentation for supervisors explaining how to minimize/ eliminate hazards by uncovering them with job safety analysis:
    • Breaking a job into steps, detailing proper methods
    • Identifying key points, important safety issues, recommended procedures
    • Brief discussion of job instruction training and on-the-job training
  • One Will Die: The John Martin Story
    #ON007 - DVD (22 min. 2005)

    A true story about attitudes, behaviors and consequences! John Martin was a risk-taker and everyone knew it. John Martin was asked to service a large pump that was underneath a 250,000-gallon cooking vessel containing black liquor, a hot, caustic liquid used to cook wood chips in the paper industry. An inexperienced operator opened the valve, blasting John with thousands of gallons of the hot, caustic liquid. John was burned over 70% of his body and his eyes were badly damaged. John was not expected to survive his injuries. He did survive and has overcome his burn injuries and over 60 eye surgeries. By examining the various actions, attitudes and behaviors that contributed to his incident, John helps others find ways to improve their own safety. This program will benefit all employees, managers and supervisors.
  • OSHA Inspection: Overcoming the Fear
    #OS001 - VHS (24 min. 1994)

    Learn what you can expect when an OSHA inspector visits your facility. This video program discusses how you can best prepare for an inspection.
    • What to look for
    • Your rights as the employer
    • Frequently cited violations
  • Remember Charlie: The Charlie Morecraft Story
    #RE010 - VHS (56 min.)

    Charlie's journey from death's door following a refinery explosion, to his position as the world's leading presenter on why we all should follow safety procedures precisely.
  • Safety Awareness Bernie Inman Story
    #SA001 - DVD (20 min. added 2015)

    Bernie and Sheila Inman's world was turned upside down when Bernie suffered horrific injuries at work, leaving him in a coma with a grim prognosis: no chance of meaningful recovery. After listening to Bernie and Sheila's message, viewers of this unique presentation will understand the importance of seemingly simple safety choices and decisions. Topics include complacency and shortcuts, how your choices affect others, PPE, ripple effect s of an injury and reasons to work safely.
  • Safety's Top 10 Causes of Workplace Injuries
    #TP001 - DVD (21 min. purchased 2011)

    Topics include the prevention of the following causes of workplace injuries: workplace violence, repetitive motion injuries, body parts being caught in or crushed by equipment, motor vehicle collisions, the body being struck by objects, the body striking against objects, falls to lower levels, same-level slips and falls, overexertion and unsafe acts.
  • Take Time for Safety
    #TK000 - DVD (16 min. purchased 2011)

    In this program, workers learn the very real hazards associated with rushing and being in a hurry. Through various examples, viewers will learn to recognize the symptoms of becoming rushed, why "hurried working" is so dangerous and what steps they can take to stay safe. The program also makes the point that being in a hurry is not the real cause of incidents and injuries, but rather a symptom of poor planning, poor choices and poor timemanagement — all of which can be prevented by proper preparation and organization.
  • Unsafe Acts — Human Behavior
    #UN003 - VHS, English, #UN004 - VHS, Spanish (11 min. 2001)

    • Basic safety education
    • Explains how employees contribute to accidents
  • What Would You Say?
    #WH100 - DVD (15 min. 2009)

    Features three potentially hazardous workplace incidents in which workers confront each other about the hazards. In each incident, examples of poor communication are demonstrated. Then examples of effective and positive communication techniques are demonstrated. Techniques that we can all use, on the job and off.
  • Work Zone Safety
    #WO002 - VHS (12 min. 1990)

    This program tells how to define your work zone, recognize potential hazards and take the necessary steps to prevent accidents on the job.
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