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Video Library: Chemicals

Chemical Handling
Chemical Hazards
Chemical Hazards in the Workplace
Chlorine Safety
Employee's Guide to Working With Hazardous Materials
Hydrogen Sulfide
Industrial Hygiene
Lead-Safe Home Improvement: Practical Methods for Reducing Lead
OSHA Lead Standard
RCRA Training for Hazardous Waste Generators

  • Chemical Handling
    #CH014 - VHS (16 min. 1992)

    This video includes a general overview and safety procedures for flammables, corrosives and solvents. This video also can be used to help satisfy training requirements of the Hazard Communication Standard.
  • Chemical Hazards
    #CH011 - VHS (10 min. 1995)

    This video promotes chemical safety. Phenol-chloroform extraction and ethanol precipitation are used to demonstrate the safety principles that apply to working with many of the hazardous chemicals found in the modern biology laboratory.
  • Chemical Hazards in the Workplace
    #CH000 - DVD (15 min. purchased 2011)

    The focus of this program is understanding chemical hazards in the workplace. Employees must know which chemicals they work with are hazardous and what safety precautions must be taken to protect themselves from chemical hazards. This video provides detailed instruction on the hazard communication written plan, chemical container labels and Material Safety Data Sheets. Other topics include routes of entry, chronic and acute chemical exposures, the importance of personal protection and handling and storage procedures.
  • Chlorine Safety
    #CH019 - VHS (5 min. 1995)

    This short program explains the benefits and hazards of chlorine. It covers safe procedures for handling, storing and working with chlorine.
  • Employee's Guide to Working With Hazardous Materials
    #HA008 - VHS, English, #HA017 - VHS, Spanish, #HA019 - VHS, Vietnamese (16 min. 1991)

    In compliance with OSHA, includes written hazard communication plan, hazardous chemical inventory list, labeling, MSDS and employee training.
  • Hydrogen Sulfide
    #HS002 - VHS (17 min. 1999)

    Invisible, explosive, flammable, deadly – these are all words that describe hydrogen sulfide, a leading cause of death in the workplace. Also known as H2S, this gas is a byproduct formed by decaying organic matter. It can be found in oil or gas operations, mining facilities, sewage, wastewater treatment plants and other places. This video will provide employees a basic understanding of hydrogen sulfide and the methods they can take to avoid exposures to the deadly gas. Topics include respiratory protection, symptoms of exposure, monitors and detectors, wind direction indicators, briefing areas and escape routes, condition signs and contingency plans.
  • Industrial Hygiene
    #IN000 - VHS (15 min. 1991)

    The industrial hygiene module develops your ability to recognize potential health and physical hazards. You will learn key terms and concepts related to industrial hygiene as well as ways to control or eliminate potential hazards. Objectives when you complete this module:
    • Describe the concerns of industrial hygienists
    • List four ways that chemical compounds enter the body and how to prevent this from happening
    • Identify and describe different types of solid particulate chemicals
    • Identify hazards related to solvents
    • Identify and describe physical and biological hazards
    • Describe the concept and purpose of exposure limits
    • Identify reasons for establishing standard operating procedures
  • Lead-Safe Home Improvement: Practical Methods for Reducing Lead
    #LE013 - VHS (43 min. 1998)

    Occupational, Off-the-Job
    This video shows safe, practical ways of keeping you and your family safe from lead poisoning. Whether you're a home owner remodeling an older house, a contractor who comes into contact with lead on the job, or someone who's renting a house or apartment that may contain lead-based paint, it's important to be aware of common lead hazards. Covers:
    • Removing carpeting
    • Replacing old windows
    • Patching and removing walls covered with lead-based paint
    • Removing exterior paint and working with contaminated soil
  • OSHA Lead Standard
    #LE018 - VHS (15 min. 1992)

    Meets the General Industrial Standard 7 Interim Final Rule for Construction. Includes measurement concepts (PEL, TWA, Action levels); exposure assessment and monitoring; methods of compliance: hygiene/housekeeping; medical surveillance; and more.
  • RCRA Training for Hazardous Waste Generators
    #RC000 - DVD (21 min. added 2011)

    Overview of the responsibilities of hazardous waste generators and their employees as required by the Resource Conservation Recovery Act (RCRA). RCRA is a federal law enacted in 1976 to address the treatment, storage and disposal of hazardous waste and your company helps protect the environment by following its rules and guidelines. Topics include characteristic hazardous wastes, small and large quantity generators, satellite accumulation areas, safe handling of storage containers, container storage area requirements, the Uniform Hazardous Waste Manifest and waste minimization procedures.
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