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Every year over 10,000 people are killed and over 200,000 are disabled as a result of falls. Falls are the third leading cause of work-related fatalities. And 85% of all falls that occur on the job result in lost time. With these kind of dangers, it is easy to see why using fall prevention measures on a work site can save lives and money. In fact, as of February 1995, OSHA has mandated training for fall prevention in many work environments. With so much danger present when working above the gr
This program will help prevent fall-related incidents by providing viewers with an understanding of the factors involved in every fall as well as the common hazards and unsafe actions that make a fall much more likely. Also reviewed are the techniques and safe work practices that we can use to control the factors that contribute to slip, trips and falls.
Every year more than 11,000 people are killed by injuries sustained in falls. Because of the danger associated with working above the ground, OSHA has mandated training for fall prevention in many work environments. This program explains in detail the importance of safe work practices to employees who must work above the ground. Also ladder safety and the use of fall protection are demonstrated in the video.
The 10 accidents re-created in this video will show employees that short cuts and other common safety mistakes can lead to painful and sometimes fatal falls. Ladder safety, housekeeping, aerial lifts, fall arrest systems, proper footwear, recognizing hazards and other topics related to fall prevention are also featured in the program.
This four-minute, upbeat music video spotlights common slip, trip and fall hazards in unique and entertaining fashion. Inspired by the Rolling Stones tune, "Satisfaction," the custom lyrics to this music video provide a warning to those workers who move about the workplace in an unsafe manner. The program features a variety of realistic slip, trip and fall stunts that teach memorable lessons on distracted walking, running, poor housekeeping, improper ladder use, spills, moving equipment...
Slips, trips and falls constitute the majority of injuries in general industry. Employees should realize that it doesn't take falling from a high place to be injured; it could be a simple slip on a wet floor or trip over a small object. This video presents the fundamentals preventing slips, trips and falls. Topics include factors that affect the body's stability, the common causes of slips, trips and falls, types of walking surfaces, importance of wearing proper footwear and how to respond to
In this video, Martin Lesperance recalls stories of fall injuries he has attended as a firefighter and EMT to make the point that small falls can be a big deal. Martin stresses that we can prevent most fall injuries by recognizing and controlling all fall hazards we encounter. Topics include wearing proper footwear, recognizing and controlling slip and trip hazards, transitional areas and changing walking surface conditions, correcting fall hazards, situational awareness and moving from one level to another.
In this program, viewers will see fall protection equipment deployed in actual fall events and learn the proper selection and use of these devices. In addition to safe work practices, such as 100 percent tie-off techniques, emphasis is placed on having a rescue plan in place should a fall occur. Topics include selecting an anchor point, inspecting the harness and lanyard, proper calculation of fall distance, specialized connection devices and the pros and cons of lanyards vs. retractable lifelines.
This video shows viewers how to properly select and use personal fall arrest systems so they can work safely above ground. Topics include forces involved in falls, components of a fall arrest system, inspection of the equipment, calculating fall distance, selecting an appropriat connecting device and choosing a legal tie-off point.
We fall more often in the winter because we simply don't adjust for the change in conditions. Wintertime slips and falls aren't inevitable if we use common sense, but it's important to remind ourselves of the basics once in a while to help increase our awareness to prevent injuries--and that's the purpose of this program.