Welcome to “All About Non-Permit Confined Spaces,” a video lesson devoted to helping learners work safely and productively in any confined space. Throughout this lesson, viewers will learn what constitutes a confined space and examine when such environments require a permit. Learners will also explore common hazards associated with working in confined spaces. Finally, viewers will discover safety best practices they should follow to protect themselves as they work. (Keywords: health, risk, injury, accident, testing, monitoring, authorized attendant, personal protective equipment, PPE, ventilation, respirator, Occupational Safety and Health Administration)
Welcome to the "Safety for Heat-Related Illnesses – Employers" video lesson meant to help employers and supervisors identify and reduce the risks of heat stress in the workplace to protect the health and safety of their workers. This lesson covers what employers need to do to improve the safety of workers at risk of heat-related illnesses, such as making sure employees stay hydrated, use the buddy system, and speak up when they’re not feeling well. Ultimately, after watching this lesson, employers should know their responsibility in maintaining workplace safety when it comes to preventing heat-related illnesses. (Keywords: outdoor work, working outside, hot weather)
Welcome to the "Safety for Heat-Related Illnesses – Employees" video lesson meant to help viewers recognize, treat, and prevent heat-related illnesses so they can stay safe when working in hot conditions. This lesson also covers the factors that increase the risks of heat stress and the actions workers can take to prevent potentially life-threatening conditions such as heat stroke and heat exhaustion. Ultimately, after watching this lesson, viewers will understand how to protect themselves from heat stress and how to respond appropriately if they think a coworker is suffering from heat-related illness. (Keywords: first aid, outdoor work, outdoor worker, working outside, hot weather)
Welcome to “Flammable and Combustible Liquids,” a video lesson intended to explain how to handle and store these hazardous liquids and what to do when an accident happens with them. From alcohols to motor oil, there are many flammable and combustible liquids to be aware of. In this lesson, you’ll first learn about the difference between these two types of chemicals and what makes them so dangerous. Then, you’ll learn how to properly store and work with them. Finally, you’ll get an overview of how to respond in the event of a spill or other type of accident. By adhering to this information, you’ll be able to keep you and coworkers safe from fires and explosions due to flammable and combustible liquids.