Fire Extinguishers: Safe Use

Important points in this video:

  • extinguishers must be appropriate for the type of fire
  • Class A - wood, paper, cloth, trash, and other ordinary materials
  • Class B - gasoline, grease, paint, and other flammable liquids
  • Class C - for live electrical equipment
  • Class D - for combustible metals
  • Class K - for kitchen fires
  • Class ABC - for multiple types of fires

Understanding Electricity

Important points in this video:

  • electricity travels through conductors
  • under the right conditions, the electricity in a 7.5 watt bulb can be fatal
  • double insulated tools have an internal layer of protective insulation
  • high voltages are voltages over 600 volts

Basic First Aid (Part 1)

Important points in this video:

  • evaluate the scene of an accident
  • if a victim's condition is life threatening call 911
  • do not move a victim that potentially has a back or neck injury
  • check the victim for bleeding
  • know important first aid procedures such as CPR
  • learn the visible signs of shock

Basic First Aid (Part 2)

Important points in this video:

  • do a 10 second scene survey and assess the situation
  • understand legal issues regarding first aiders
  • the victim must give consent before you administer first aid
  • avoid actions that might cause a victim's condition to worsen
  • first aid can mean the difference between life and death

First Aid For Bleeding

Important points in this video:

  • check the victim's vital functions
  • calm and reassure the victim
  • take precautions to protect against disease and infection
  • apply direct pressure to the wound
  • elevate the wound
  • apply pressure to a pressure point
  • apply a pressure bandage

Heat Illnesses

Important points in this video:

  • over exposure to high temperatures and humididty can lead to heat illness
  • heat cramps in muscles is the first stage
  • heat exhaustion is caused by loss of body fluids and salts
  • heat stroke is a medical emergency

Personal Protective Equipment: Overview

Important points in this video:

  • 84% of workers sustaining head injuries were not wearing hard hats
  • choose equipment that protects you against known hazards
  • no glove provides protection against all hazards
  • high noise levels can cause physical psychological stress

5 Steps To Ladder Safety

Important points in this video:

  • choose the right ladder for the job
  • inspect the ladder thoroughly
  • set up the ladder with care
  • climb and descend ladders cautiously
  • use common sense

Driver Safety Begins With Attitude

Important points in this video:

  • approach driving with concern
  • know your limitations
  • follow the rules of the road
  • drive courteously
  • keep your cool on the road
  • don't take it personally
  • give angry or aggressive drivers space
  • avoid engaging an angry driver
  • don't let yourself be distracted
  • distracted driving contributes to 4,000 - 8,000 crashes daily