Videos

Refinery Safety: It's Everybody's Business
This video gives an overview of the hazards of refinery work and discusses ways workers can protect themselves at work, employer responsibilities, and workers' rights regarding safety and health. Topics covered include: confined spaces, chemical hazards, noise, respiratory protective equipment, fire safety and emergency response. This video is designed to be used as part of a comprehensive health and safety training program for refinery personnel and contract workers who are employed at refineries.
Available in VHS (English)
Running time: 18:00 minutes
$25.00

 

It's Your Right To Be Safe
Workers' rights to a safe and healthful workplace are explained. In the context of hazardous waste work, rights to thorough health and safety training, medical exams, OSHA utilization, and refusal to do hazardous work are discussed in a documentary style. The video closes with a list of resources for more information on this topic.
Available in VHS (English or Spanish)
Running time: 18:00 minutes
$25.00

 

Standing Your Ground on Safety
After successfully responding to a dangerous situation at work, workers outline the key elements of an injury/illness prevention program in the context of a workplace labor/management health and safety committee meeting. Job Safety Analyses and monthly plant inspections are two approaches discussed to help ensure safety on the job. This video is to be used as part of a comprehensive health and safety training program.
Available in VHS (English)
Running time: 15:50 minutes
$25.00

 

Personal Protective Equipment and Personal Decontamination: Field Procedures for Hazardous Waste Workers
Two workers and their safety officer go through the steps for selecting and "suiting up" in protective gear prior to entering a hazardous waste area. Both air purifying and supplied air respirators are inspected. Workers exiting the contaminated work zone use a step-by-step decontamination procedure. This video answers commonly asked questions about respirators and decontamination and is to be used as part of a comprehensive health and safety training program.
Available in VHS (English or Spanish)
Running time: 24:40 minutes
$25.00

 

Training: Key To a Safer Workplace
The importance of training workers so they can make health and safety improvements in the workplace is emphasized. The viewer observes a health and safety training class where participants practice putting on personal protective equipment and responding to a toxic spill. After the training, many of the trainees explain that they have developed a greater awareness of chemicals, the importance of testing and monitoring devices, the importance of working as a team, and emergency response techniques. Trainers and instructors emphasize the need for participatory training techniques to help motivate workers to make changes in the workplace.
Available in VHS (English or Spanish)
Running time: 8:30 minutes
$25.00

 

Your Work: Keepin' It Safe
A video developed by teens, parents and teachers. It is designed to help youth learn about safety and health issues they may face in the workplace. It includes the stories of real teenagers and highlights a peer education program that teaches students about their rights on the job. This video is included in the Safe Jobs for Youth curriculum unit, but can serve as a stand-alone lesson.
Available in VHS (English)
Running time: 12:00 minutes
$10.00 (includes discussion guide)

 

Healthy Communities, Healthy Jobs: A Curriculum for Youth Empowerment
A promotional video developed for teachers, community based organizations and youth job training programs which explains how LOSH's “Healthy Communities, Healthy Jobs” curriculum can be implemented. It is accompanied by a written “How to Guide for Implementing Health and Safety Classes for Youth.”
Available in VHS (English)
Running time: 8:00 minutes
$10.00 (includes discussion guide)