Orientation to Safety for New Employees
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This video recounts the story of Calvin, a mill worker who suffered a traumatic hand injury while operating a papermaking machine. The viewer will see not only the cause of the injury, but also the resulting consequences and how they affect Calvin and his family. The program also shows what safety rules should have been followed to prevent this incident and other industrial hand injuries.
Our hands, wrists and fingers are valuable tools, the most valuable we'll ever own. Whether we're completing a project at work or playing catch with the kids, our hands are involved in just about everything we do. In fact, we use our hands and wrists so much that they are exposed to a multitude of hazards. If these types of hazards go unchecked, they can cause real problems. Fortunately, there are a number of ways that we can protect and care for our hands and wrists. To help remind employees
This program features testimony from workers who have suffered traumatic, disabling hand injuries. Through their testimony, the viewer will learn the importance of taking the time to do a job correctly. Nip points, loose clothing and jewelry, lockout/tagout and using proper tools are all covered in the video.
Though hand injuries usually do not grab headlines and are not typically fatal in nature, they are one of the most frequently-occurring types of injuries in the workplace. This program discusses the different types of hand injuries that can occur, how to recognize common hazards found in the workplace and preventive measures you can take to protect your hands.
This video vividly re-creates 15 hand and finger injuries to show the viewer the effects of unsafe work practices. While the program graphically illustrates each accident, it also presents the causes and prevention measures for each one. The program will force the viewer to think about the value of his hands and how fragile they can be if neglected or left unprotected.
This program features reenactments of workplace hand injury scenarios to teach valuable safety lessons about protecting our hands in every situation where hazards exist. Viewers will see the traumatic consequences of becoming distracted, using improper gloves, wearing jewelry around moving machinery, failing to pay attention to our work and attempting job tasks we aren't qualified to perform.
Most of us already know that personal protective equipment, or PPE, is required for the various jobs we perform and the many areas in the plant into which we enter. Yet, thousands of injuries occur each year to employees who are either not wearing any protective equipment at all, or are not wearing the appropriate protection for their job task or work environment. This program discusses the proper selection and use of common types of personal protective equipment and features worker testimonia