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Video Library: Construction Safety

Contractor Safety
Dig Safely
Digging Dangers VIII
Digging Dangers IX: Fire, Water and Fiber
Flagging Traffic Safety
Heat Stress in Construction Environments
Loader — Backhoe Safe Operating Techniques
Loader — Backhoe Safety (Operator Safety)
Loader — Backhoe Safety (Worker Safety)
Rigging Safety In Construction Environments
Right to Know For Building and Construction Companies
Supported Scaffolding Safety in Construction Environments
Telehandlers: Safe Operation
Tractor Safety
Working Around Earth Moving Equipment

  • Contractor Safety
    #CO005 - VHS (20 min. 1992)

    Occupational This video will help train all workers on specific safety regulations and could help your organization avoid catastrophic accidents. Includes:
    • Slips, trips and falls
    • Fire
    • Confined space entry
    • Hotwork
    • Trenching and shoring
    • Lockout/tagout
    • Chemical process safety
    • Handling hazardous materials safety
  • Dig Safely
    #DI011 - VHS (8 min. 2000)

    Construction Safety
    This video discusses the steps to prevent damage to underground utilities when digging whether an excavation or home improvement. The one call notification system and uniform color code markings are explained.
  • Digging Dangers VIII
    #DI018 - VHS (12 min. 1997)

    Occupational
    Digging Dangers VIII shows a gripping picture of indisputable reality, and is a great video to use at your safety presentations. Viewers see the worst underground utility accidents from 1996 and learn what happened to cause the accidents. This fast-paced 12-minute video keeps the viewers' attention and sets the stage for audience interaction.
  • Digging Dangers IX: Fire, Water and Fiber
    #DI019 - VHS (8 min. 1998)

    Occupational
    From the files of Underground Focus magazine, this program informs the viewer of the consequences of breaking underground gas lines, water mains and fiber optic cables.
  • Flagging Traffic Safety
    #FL001 (5 min. 1995)

    Occupational
    This short video introduces the viewer to how flaggers can safely direct traffic around road construction.
  • Heat Stress in Construction Environments
    #HE013 - DVD (12 min., added 2013)

    Occupational
    This training program reminds employees that heat-related illnesses can occur in many situations, reviews what can be done to address these situations and discusses fundamental information on heat stress and other heat-related illnesses. Topics covered in include:
    • Situations that can cause heat-related illnesses.
    • Heat stress and the body's cooling system.
    • Other heat-related illnesses.
    • Preparing to work in hot environments.
    • Engineering controls.
    • Treating heat-related illnesses.
  • Loader — Backhoe Safe Operating Techniques
    #LO006 - DVD (10 min. added 2015)

    Occupational
    A wide variety of working applications provide a broad appeal to this video. Topics include: accident causes; trenching considerations in various types of soil; underground and overhead utility dangers; effects of ground loading and machine positioning; and machine stability in various terrain conditions.
  • Loader—Backhoe Safety (Operator Safety)
    #LO005 - VHS (20 min. 1991)

    Occupational
    This program deals with loader-backhoe safety and is designed specifically for operators. The tape covers the most common mistakes and accidents involving these machines, as well as loading, transporting, utility dangers and rollover accidents.
  • Loader—Backhoe Safety (Worker Safety)
    #LO007 - VHS (20 min. 1991)

    Occupational
    This program addresses the desperate need for a set of practical guidelines for the many trades that work with the loader-backhoe on a daily basis. The tape explains how plumbers, electricians, laborers and all other tradespeople can work safely with and around the loader-backhoe.
  • Rigging Safety In Construction Environments
    #RI004 - DVD (18 min. added 2012)

    Occupational
    This video training program reminds employees that over 90% of rigging-related accidents are caused by human error... and that they are the key to preventing these incidents. Topics covered in these products include:
    • Physical and mental preparation
    • Personal protective equipment
    • Equipment inspection
    • Hazard assessment
    • Slings
    • Hitches
    • Hand signals
    • Load angles
    • and more
  • Right to Know For Building & Construction Companies
    #RI100 - DVD (12 min. 2004)

    Occupational
    This video training program gives employees the information they need to refresh their knowledge of OSHA's Hazard Communication Standard . . . as cost effectively as possible. Topics covered in these products include:
    • what is a 'hazardous' chemical?
    • health hazards
    • physical hazards
    • common types of hazardous chemicals
    • container labels
    • material safety data sheets
    • personal protective equipment
    • safe work practices
    • storage considerations
    • clean-up and disposal
    • and more
  • Supported Scaffolding Safety in Construction Environments
    #SC011 – DVD (17 min, added 2015)

    Occupational
    For many people, getting to their jobs means driving a car or hopping on a bus or train. But for construction workers, getting to their jobs involves climbing onto a scaffold to work on a building or other structure. This video training program gives employees the information they need to refresh their understanding of the dangers of working with scaffolds, and how these risks can be minimized by knowing the ways to correctly erect, maintain and use scaffolding equipment.
    Topics covered in these products include: Responsibilities of a "scaffold expert", Creating a level and firm foundation, OSHAs maximum intended load, Scaffolding assembly, Platform hazards, The danger of power lines, and more!
  • Telehandlers: Safe Operation
    #TE001 - DVD (12 min. added 2015)

    Occupational
    The Telehandler is a versatile piece of equipment found on most every job site. These unique machines can lift up to 10,000 loads and extend outwards 30 to 40 feet. Because of the size and power of this machine the safety and training of for this equipment is very important.
  • Tractor Safety
    #TR001 - DVD (15 min, added 2015)

    Occupational
    This program provides tractor operators with "safety basics", including vehicle operation, pedestrian safety, safe tractor operation, machine guarding, and pre-inspection checklists.
  • Working Around Earth Moving Equipment
    #WO000 - VHS (17 min. 1999)

    Occupational
    This video produced by MNDOT provides an overview of the MN OSHA standard on mobile earth moving equipment. Discusses safety issues pertinent to operators, crews and persons working around the equipment. Includes: PPE, pre-meetings, underground utilities, etc.
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