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Because simple hand and power tools are commonly used for many basic tasks, we often fail to consider the dangers associated with using them improperly or in an unsafe manner. For example, the improper use of a simple screwdriver results in over 100 deaths a year. Fortunately, most injuries involving tools can be avoided when we keep them in good working condition and use them properly.
Publisher: American Training Resources
The nature of work is changing rapidly. Now more than ever, job stress poses a threat to the well-being of workers and organizations. Through its research and educational materials such as this program, NIOSH is committed to providing the public with knowledge to overcome this threat.
In the fast-paced world that we live in, we are always encountering situations that can be stressful. Many of these occur at work. Yet stress and its effects on our ability to do our jobs, is a subject that is often overlooked. This video on Workplace Stress helps employees identify potentially stressful situations and learn how to cope with them.
DVD 14:00 Minutes – Aurora Pictures
One out of every six violent crimes occurs in the workplace. And while workplace homicides grab the headlines, homicide is the second leading cause of death on the job and the number one killer of women in the workplace. Other forms of workplace violence happen much more frequently. No organization, regardless of size or type of business is immune to workplace violence. This training program shows employees how to recognize the warning signs of possible violent behavior, as well as how to avoid or defuse potentially dangerous situations.
DVD 10:00 Minutes Aurora Pictures
This video covers such topics as the nature of violence, underlying causes of violence, warning signs, aggressive behavior, threats and verbal abuse, sexual harassment, physical assault, and armed assailants.
Publisher: DVD – Aurora Pictures
While mass shootings and national tragedies present workplace violence at its extreme, the truth is that most violence takes less severe forms. This DVD alerts employees to the less newsworthy but damaging kinds of workplace violence such as threats, intimidation, harassment, bullying, cyber-bullying, and domestic abuse that can lead to more serious incidents: 1) Offering a broader understanding of violence, this training program educates employees and helps them 2) Prevent violence by “looking out for each other” 3) Identify the sources and causes of workplace violence 4) Understand the impact of violence on morale and productivity 5) Spot warning signs, including the types of threats 6) Defuse potentially violent situations through “compromise, collaboration and avoidance” 7) Report potentially violent incidents before they escalate.
DVD – 15:00 Minutes – DuPont Productions
Experience shows that early attention to the warning signs that foretell violence not only can make workplaces safer, but also can improve morale and productivity by minimizing fear and disruption. This video details ten warning signs, provides examples and educates employees about the importance of reporting any concerns.
DVD – Kantola Productions – 17 minutes
This video details the 10 warning signs that can foretell violence, provides examples and explains steps that managers can take if employees report any concerns. IT describes how an information gathering meeting can be helpful in determining the severity of the problem. And it discusses safety precautions for holding a difficult meeting where a volatile reaction is possible. Most importantly, it emphasizes the need to get support and not try to “go it along” when dealing with a potential risk situation.
DVD – Kantola Productions – 24 minutes