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The following safety videos may be borrowed simply by calling Media Services at one of these numbers: (619) 718-4986 or (619) 718-4987. You may browse the list by scrolling or click on the beginning letter below if you are searching for a particular to jump to that letter of the alphabet in the list.

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  •  ADMINISTRATIVE EMPLOYEE SAFETY ORIENTATION - 14 MIN (#120812) Topics covered include lifting, ladders, accident reporting and prevention.
  •  ASBESTOS - 14 MIN (#120757)
    Charles Kuralt describes where asbestos can be found, health effects from long-term exposure and the lawsuits that have resulted from asbestos exposure.
  •  ASBESTOS AWARENESS TRAINING - 88 MIN (#120758)
    Presents the history of asbestos use in educational facilities, AHERA regulations, different types of asbestos, and health effects from asbestos exposure.
  •  AVOIDING EXPOSURE TO BLOODBORNE PATHOGENS - 25 MIN (#120883)
    Presents accepted safety procedures for those possibly exposed to blood or body fluid contamination, directly or indirectly. Includes: proper safety techniques; protective clothing; resuscitation techniques; decontamination procedures; labeling; color-coding and handling of blood-soaked materials; and disposal of syringes and needles.
  •  BACK IN SHAPE - 17 MIN (#120172)
    Presents four steps to keeping your back in shape: understand the anatomy of your back; maintain good posture and avoid overreaching and twisting; practice safe lifting techniques every time you lift; and develop healthful eating habits along with a regular exercise program.
  •  BARKS TO BITES: THE PARENT'S GUIDE TO KEEPING CHILDREN SAFE - 20 MIN (#120002)
    Demonstrates in simple and easy to understand language what children should do when confronted by an aggressive dog.
  •  BIOLOGICAL MATERIALS MANAGEMENT - 120 MIN (#120872)
    Discusses an update on biological waste management regulations, control of occupational exposure to biohazards, and implementation of a biological waste management program.
  •  BLOODBORNE PATHOGENS IN SCHOOLS - THE HUMAN SIDE - 22 MIN (#120009)
    Gripping real-life stories highlight the potential dangers of blood borne diseases in the educational environment. This compelling program helps educate all school personnel on the Standard Precautions that could save their lives.
  •  BLOODBORNE PATHOGENS INSTRUCTIONS FOR SCHOOL STAFF - 24 MIN (#120932)
    Covers the symptoms and effects of blood borne disease; job categories included; employer's exposure control plan and the employee's right to see it; personal protective equipment; work practice controls; and the use of disinfectants.
  •  BLOODBORNE PATHOGENS: UNIVERSAL PRECAUTIONS FOR SCHOOL STAFF - 16 MIN (#120933)
    Provides in-depth information for teachers, custodians, and bus drivers on common methods of transference, proper hand washing, use of disinfectants, and proper methods of waste disposal.
  •  BODY MECHANICS: PREVENTING PAIN & STRAIN - 12 MIN (#121051)
    Provides employees with the information they need to reduce the risk of sprains and strains by avoiding improper body movement and strengthening their muscles.
  •  BOMB THREATS IN COUNTY BUILDINGS - 30 MIN (#120173)
    Describes how to handle bomb threats received by telephone, three types of bomb threats, search and evacuation procedures, some typical bombs, and where to get additional information.
  •  COMMITMENT TO SAFETY: SAFETY ORIENTATION - 17 MIN (#121063)
    There are certain basic safety precautions that all employees, no matter what their job, where they work, or how experienced they are, must take to protect themselves and their co-workers. It reviews those basic precautions and procedures for both new and experienced employees.
  •  COMMUNICABLE DISEASES: AIDS & INFECTIOUS WASTE - 65 MIN (#120655) Presents a summary of infectious waste regulations of San Diego County. Also presents the implications of communicable diseases, AIDS, and infectious waste in classrooms.
  •  DISASTER PREPAREDNESS: WHAT TO DO IF IT HAPPENS - 19 MIN (#121161) Shows employees why it's important to take the disaster plan seriously, outlines basic principles of disaster preparedness, and tells what to do if disaster strikes while at work.
  •  DON'T BLOW IT -17 MIN (#120759)
    Discusses how to safely do brake jobs, and avoid the use of compressed air. Also shows the use of the Enclosure Vacuum method for removal of brake linings, and the physiology of asbestos, along with collection methods that don't work.
  •  DUMP TRUCK SAFETY - 12 MIN (#120760)
    Covers pre-start-up procedures, air brake systems, dumping procedures and general operating safety.
  •  EFFECTIVE SAFETY COMMITTEES - 12 MIN (#120813)
    Safety committees can be a great asset or a disappointment. This program details what it takes to develop and nurture an effective safety committee.
  •  ELECTRICAL SAFETY: DOWN TO THE WIRE - 16 MIN (#121054)
    Heightens awareness of electrical hazards and shows how to follow simple electrical safety rules.
  •  ERGONOMICS, TAKING MATTERS INTO YOUR OWN HANDS - 14 MIN (#120001)
    Describes the anatomy associated with repetitive motion disorders, emphasizes working in neutral, reducing repetition, job rotation, minimizing force, eliminating direct pressure, exercise breaks, and employee involvement.
  •  EYE CARE: ABOUT EYE SAFETY - 17 MIN (#121055)
    Outlines steps to take to prevent eye injury - both on and off the job - and how to avoid becoming a needless statistic.
  •  FIRE EXTINGUISHERS - 25 MIN (#120835)
    Uses real work situations to describe the basics of fire; the different types of extinguishers; their proper use and the classes of fires each should/should not be used on.
  •  FIRE EXTINGUISHERS: THE A-B-C'S - 12 MIN (#120839)
    Puts emphasis on the need for users of fire extinguishers to understand and know the three elements for fire to occur. It demonstrates the basic classes of fires and the types of extinguishers that should be used and how to remember them: A for ashes, B for barrel, C for current.
  •  FIRE PROTECTION & ELECTRICAL SAFETY IN SCHOOL - 13 MIN (#120814) Provides basic safety training needed in this special environment.
  •  FLEET SHOP SAFETY - 22 MIN (#120815)
    Discusses many of the hazardous materials used in fleet shops, including paint, petroleum products, and asbestos. Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) are explained with an emphasis on fire safety.
  •  FORKLIFT OPERATOR SAFETY - 12 MIN (#120816)
    OSHA requires forklift operators to be trained. Stresses employee responsibility for safety, operational and engineering principles.
  •  HANDLING THE PARENT CONTACT - 20 MIN (#120 )
    Unfortunately, there are times when bus drivers find themselves in direct conflict with parents. This video offers practical suggestions for dealing with angry parents and resolving disputes with courtesy and professionalism.
  •  HAZARD COMMUNICATION - A TIME FOR SAFETY - 11 MIN (#120857)
    Provides a step-by-step explanation of the Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) using a bathroom cleaner as an example. Each section of the MSDS is described and the actual data pertaining to the bathroom cleaner is shown.
  •  HAZARD COMMUNICATIONS FOR ADMINISTRATIVE EMPLOYEES AND TEACHERS - 10 MIN (#120817)
    Topics include material safety data sheets (MSDS) and labeling, as well as in-depth hazard communication information.
  •  HAZARDOUS CHEMICALS AND MATERIALS IN THE SCHOOL ENVIRONMENT - 14 MIN (#120819)
    Explains OSHA and EPA requirements for labeling, storing, handling, and disposing of hazardous chemicals and materials.
  •  HAZARDOUS MATERIALS, LIABILITY ISSUES, AND PROTECTIVE APPROACHES - 90 MIN (#120866)
    Discusses liability issues relating to the use of hazardous materials in academia, exposure evaluation and documentation, personal protective equipment and its appropriate use, and laboratory facilities needed to protect campus personnel and students.
  •  HOUSEKEEPING: IT'S EVERYONE'S JOB - 12 MIN (#121057)
    Addresses seven very basic housekeeping rules that stress the role of personal responsibility in safety.
  •  HUMAN BEHAVIOR - REDUCING UNSAFE ACTS - 13 MIN (#120821)
    Most accidents are caused by unsafe acts by the employee. This program addresses real solutions to unsafe acts through counseling and accountability for unsafe acts. Puts into practice, the techniques outlined in this video can easily save thousands of dollars in injury costs and increased productivity.
  •  INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH & SAFETY FOR ACADEMIC INSTITUTIONS - 120 MIN (#120871)
    Discusses safety in the academic institutions, campus training requirements and documentation, hazard communication in academia, and fundamentals of industrial hygiene and toxicology.
    Increases awareness of the need for safety in school lab classes covering safety rules, handling, use and storage procedures, and personal protective equipment.
     LAB SAFETY FOR JUNIOR/SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS - 14 MIN (#120822)
    Intended to augment the science teacher's safety instructions to students; emphasizing protective clothing and equipment, fire protection, chemical and basic lab safety.
  •  LADDER SAFETY, SEVEN STEPS TO - 13 MIN (#121058)
    Presents seven steps employees can take to ensure that they're using ladders safely.
  •  LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE SAFETY - 12 MIN (#120823)
    Addresses safety and maintenance procedures for mowers, string trimmers, and equipment commonly used in landscape maintenance.
  •  LAWN MOWER SAFETY, THE PROFESSIONAL'S GUIDE TO - 25 MIN (#120854) This three part video explains general safety information and shows walk-behind and ride-on mowers being serviced, readied for work, and in operation. Experienced grounds maintenance workers provide personal safety pointers.
  •  LICE, SOME THINGS SHOULDN'T BE SHARED - 12 MIN (#120010)
    This important program will assist you in educating your community about head lice. It answers frequently asked questions, helps to reduce anxiety, promotes awareness and helps to encourage prevention and early detection.
  •  LOCK OUT/TAG OUT - 17 MIN (#120165)
    Covers the required aspects of a lock out/tag out training program for employees. Information about energy hazards and general procedures is introduced. Specific procedures for electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic equipment/systems are discussed in greater detail.
  •  MSDS: CORNERSTONE OF CHEMICAL SAFETY - 13 MIN (#120849)
    Provides a step-by-step explanation of the Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS). Employer's requirements, labeling requirements, and the technical terms used on the MSDS are explained in detail.
  •  OFF-THE-JOB SAFETY - 12 MIN (#121059)
    Safety is a 24-hour-a-day job. To increase employee's awareness of how to prevent accidents and avoid injuries off the job, they can follow the seven simple steps provided in this video.
  •  OFFICE SAFETY - 14 MIN (#120824)
    A great program to introduce office staff to hazards. This video uses humor to sell an important safety message.
  •  PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT - 13 MIN (#121159)
    Explains the importance of wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) and five simple rules employees can follow to help minimize dangers encountered on the job.
  •  PESTICIDE SAFETY IN THE LANDSCAPE - 28 MIN (#120858)
    Identifies three common categories of pests: weeds, diseases, and insects. The respective herbicides, fungicides, and insecticides to combat them are described. A sample insecticide is selected, used, and disposed of. This example is explained step-by-step to describe proper safety procedures.
  •  PESTICIDE SAFETY TRAINING FOR AGRICULTURE - 30 MIN (#120855)
    Describes pesticides and their uses. Label information, examples of pests, signal words, protective clothing, and safety procedures are presented. The importance of reading labels, observing the re-entry interval and having an emergency medical plan are stressed.
  •  PHYSICAL EDUCATION RISK MANAGEMENT - 34 MIN (#120870)
    Focuses on the legal aspects of student injuries for physical education teachers. A comparison is made between legal standards and safety standards. Tort negligence elements and techniques for protection of teachers and school districts are presented.
  •  PLAY SUPERVISION - 10 MIN (#120852)
    Presents effective techniques for playground supervisors and guidelines for students using playground equipment.
  •  PLAYGROUND SAFETY FOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL STUDENTS - 7 MIN (#120825)
    Discusses accident avoidance, how to report accidents when they happen, and the importance of obeying rules to avoid accidents.
  •  PLAYGROUND SAFETY INSPECTION & MAINTENANCE - 21 MIN (#121092)
    As a supplement to "Play Supervision" video (MLH852), uses guidelines of the Consumer Product Safety Commission for inspection and maintenance of grounds, landing areas/fall surfaces and play equipment.
  •  POLLUTION PREVENTION - 120 MIN (#120867)
    Discusses what pollution is, campus-wide integrated waste management strategies for the 90's, less chemical use for pollution prevention, integrated pesticide management and hazardous waste minimization, and environmentally safe solvents and cleaners.
  •  POWER TOOL PRINCIPLES: SAFETY & TECHNIQUE, VOLUME I , STATIONARY POWER SAWS - 27 MIN (#120779)
    An instructional program on the safe and correct use of table, radial and band saws.
  •  POWER TOOL PRINCIPLES: SAFETY AND TECHNIQUE, VOLUME II , THE DRILL PRESS, BENCH SANDER AND OTHERS - 27 MIN (#120780)
    An instructional program on the safe and correct use of the drill press, bench sander, grinder, miter saw, and the jointer.
  •  PREVENTING BACK INJURIES IN THE SCHOOL ENVIRONMENT - 12 MIN (#120836)
    Explains safe lifting techniques in a variety of situations. Provides basic knowledge of how the back works and discusses injury prevention.
  •  PREVENTING SLIPS, TRIPS, AND FALLS - 11 MIN (#121060)
    Teaches employees to be on the lookout for those unsafe acts and unsafe conditions that may cause slips, trips, and falls.
  •  REDUCE YOUR RISK - 15 MIN (#120934)
    Demonstrates personal safety techniques to guard against: mugging; car theft; carjacking; and other vehicle related crimes.
  •  REPETITIVE MOTION INJURY: PREVENTION IS IN YOUR HANDS - 15 MIN (#121160)
    Explains what repetitive motion injury is, what causes it, the symptoms that may signal its existence, and simple steps employees can take to prevent repetitive motion injury.
  •  RULES FOR TOOL SAFETY - 12 MIN (#121062)
    Reminds employees that tool safety rules apply from the moment they choose a tool until the time they put it away, both at work and at home.
  •  SAFE STACKING AND STORAGE - 12 MIN (#121061)
    Covers the four basic rules for safe stacking and storage.
  •  SAFETY FOR SCHOOL EMPLOYEES - SB198 AWARENESS TRAINING - 33 MIN (#121158)
    Provides an orientation to school district employees covering the areas of: Workers' Compensation costs; general safety issues; injury prevention programs; asbestos; blood and bodily fluids; ergonomics and the use of video display terminals (VDT's); hazard communication information including material safety data sheets (MSDS); and electrical and fire safety.
  •  SAFETY IN LIFTING HANDICAPPED STUDENTS - 10 MIN (#120840)
    Presents basic wheel chair positioning of the handicapped child and appropriate body mechanics that are to be used when moving, lifting, and positioning for the safety of the child and the employee.
  •  SAFETY IN NUMBERS - 12 MIN (#120781)
    This video is aimed at play area safety in schools and stresses accident prevention. It illustrates cost savings that come with effective safety programs.
  •  SAFETY ORIENTATION FOR CUSTODIANS & MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL - 18 MIN (#120826)
    Discusses general job hazards; including hand/power tools.
  •  SAFETY ORIENTATION FOR HIGH SCHOOLS - 12 MIN (#120850)
    An orientation providing safety information and awareness on accidents, safe lifting, personal protective equipment, fire prevention, extinguisher use, machine guarding, and ladders.
  •  SAFETY PAYS I - 42 MIN (#121064)
    The three titles on this video are: "Commitment to Safety; Safety Orientation;" "Accident Reporting and Investigation" and "Safety and Substance Abuse."
  •  SAFETY PAYS II - 46 MIN (#121065)
    The three titles on this video are: "Heat Stress; Respiratory Safety;" "The Breath of Life;" and "Working in Confined Spaces."
  •  SAFETY PAYS IV - 39 MIN (#121067)
    The three titles on this video are: "Work Zone Safety; Preventing Hand Injury;" "Three Lines of Defense;" and "Machine and Equipment Safety."
  •  SANITATION FOR FOOD SERVICE WORKERS IN CAFETERIAS - 12 MIN (#120827)
    Covers bacteria growth, vector growth, temperature control, serving and storing foods, and personal hygiene requirements.
  •  SCHOOL ARSON FIRES - 83 MIN (#120782)
    This video was produced by Industrial Indemnity and discusses the increasing costs to schools due to arson. It profiles the juvenile arsonist, preferred fire protection equipment, hidden uninsurable costs, and finally, one school superintendent's devastating experience with an arson school fire.
  •  SCHOOL BUS INSPECTION - 12 MIN (#120828)
    Designed as an awareness program to supplement mandated operator training programs. Explains bus inspection at the beginning of each day to ensure safety.
  •  SCHOOL BUS SAFETY FOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL STUDENTS - 8 MIN (#120829)
    A basic review stressing the importance of safety on the school bus.
  •  SCHOOL CROSSING GUARDS AND TRAFFIC CONTROL - 10 MIN (#120830)
    Reinforces the safety training of crossing guard personnel or other traffic control persons including students.
  •  SHOP SAFETY JUNIOR/SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS - 16 MIN (#120831)
    Covers safety in the shop environment; welding, electrical, mechanical, personal protective equipment, hand and power tools, and fundamentals of industrial safety.
  •  SILENT QUAKE - 40 MIN (#120810)
    A presentation on earthquakes that assists the hearing impaired. This film is done in sign language.
  •  SPECIAL NEEDS TRANSPORTATION SERIES:
    •  TRANSPORTING SPECIAL NEEDS CHILDREN W/COMMITMENT & CARE - 20 MIN (#120 )
      In this program drivers are introduced to three fundamental concepts needed to manage student behavior on a bus; safety, order, rights. By understanding these concepts drivers will be able to make better decisions about student behavior and learn to choose an appropriate intervention technique when they behave negatively, and learn how to show approval when they behave positively.
    •  KIDS ARE PEOPLE, TOO! - 20 MIN (#120 )
      This video teaches drivers to identify the basic needs that encourage difficult behavior in students and provides strategies to help the child meet those needs without compromising safety, order, or rights.
    •  DON'T LOSE YOUR TOUCH - 20 MIN (#120 )
      Special needs bus drivers cannot be expected to perform their jobs without occasionally touching the students. This tape teaches appropriate and effective use of touch to convey respect, get attention, calm, and restrain, and includes a technique for breaking up fights. It also discusses what forms of touching are inappropriate and must be avoided.
  •  SUPERVISOR'S GUIDE TO ACCIDENT INVESTIGATIONS - 12 MIN (#120832)
    Demonstrates the need for accurate accident investigations and explains the basic accident investigation form, including why the information is necessary.
  •  TAKE 5 - TAILGATE TRAINING: SETTING THE EXAMPLE FOR SAFETY - 5 MIN (#120833)
    Safety attitudes are best developed by example. This program reviews ways to develop and improve safety attitudes by setting an example.
  •  TEACHER SAFETY ORIENTATION - 16 MIN (#120837)
    Suitable for both inexperienced and experienced teachers. Covers general safety; lifting, ladders, accident prevention and reporting, chemicals, and more.
  •  TIPS FOR NEW SAFETY SUPERVISORS - 12 MIN (#120834)
    Addresses ways to implement safety programs and reduce accidents and injuries.
  •  WELDING OPERATIONS - HEALTH & SAFETY FACTORS - 22 MIN (#120820)
    Orients the student or staff to the risks and hazards of welding. Addresses precautionary measures and safety techniques.
  •  WHY PREPARE? - 40 MIN (#120811)
    A historical presentation of San Diego County's floods, fire disasters, and transportation accidents. It points out the need to prepare for earthquakes, natural and man-made disasters and how to prepare for them.
  •  WORKING SAFELY WITH PESTICIDES - 12 MIN (#120853)
    Presents general information on label requirements, signal words, personal protective equipment, first aid procedures, routes of entry, symptoms of overexposure, disposal, and storage of pesticides.
  •  WORKING WITH HAZARDOUS MATERIALS - 10 MIN (#121056)
    Covers the 10 steps employees can take to protect themselves and others from the dangers of improper handling of hazardous materials in the workplace.
  •  YOUR PART IN SAFE CHEMICAL DISPOSAL - 16 MIN (#121052)
    Provides a number of guidelines to follow to help ensure safe disposal of hazardous chemicals.
  •  YOUR PART IN SAFE CHEMICAL STORAGE - 12 MIN (#121053)
    Explains certain steps to take to prevent the most common types of chemical storage hazards.