The following videotapes are available for temporary loan to the campus community from the Department of University Safety & Assurances.
Training seminars on specific environmental health and safety issues may also be arranged for both staff and students. For additional information on training available through the Department of University Safety & Assurances. To request a videotape from our training library, please email University Safety and Assurances.
The following topics are available:
|Topic||Title||Producer||Overview / Comments|
|General Safety||Accident Analysis for Supervisors||State of Wisconsin||Date: 1995; Run Time: Approximately 20 minutes|
|Elevator Training for Milwauke Fire Department||University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee||Date: October, 2003; Run Time: 60 minutes.
Training on safe extraction of passengers from stalled elevators. Demonstrates how to operate an elevator in "Fireman's Service"
DISCLAIMER: All information contained in this video is the property of the Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System on behalf of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee ("UWM"). Duplication or further transmission of this video requires the express prior written permission of UWM. The equipment referenced in this video may differ from the equipment used at your site. Please refer to the specific information provided to you by your equipment's manufacturer or installer before following any instructions, which are based on the equipment installed at UWM and which may differ from your equipment, provided in this video. The information made available through this video is provided as a public service to those viewing this video, and UWM does not assume any responsibility or liability for any action taken as a result of viewing this video. Information obtained through this video should not be relied upon as a substitute for receiving training and/or assistance from emergency response providers and other trained personnel.
|Health and Safety in the Office Environment||Wisconsin Department of Administration Bureau of State Risk Management||Date: 1996 Run Time: 20 minutes
Health and safety issues in the office setting
|Indoor Air Quality Tools for Schools||U.S. EPA||Date: 1998 Run Time: 14 minutes
|Introduction to Air Sampling Methodologies||SKC, Inc.||Date: 1995 Run Time: 14 minutes
Training film demonstrating air sampling methodologies, calibration and operation of the SKC Universal Sampler.
|NOVA-Sick Building Syndrome||NOVA (PBS)|
|Partnership for Safety: When Your Work Site Becomes a Temporary Construction Site||State of Wisconsin, Department of Administration||Date: 1999 Run Time: 20 minutes
Dangers and hazards resulting from construction activities at the worksite
|Preventing and Managing Stress||Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention||Date: 2000 Run Time: 22 minutes
Program highlights include unexpected symptoms of chronic stress, good versus bad stress and techniques to manage stress and when to use these techniques.
|Principals of Accident Investigation and Analysis||Wisconsin Department of Administration||Date: 1998 Run Time: 16 minutes
How the supervisor should investigate and analyze workplace injuries, illnesses, incidents & near misses.
|Slips, Trips and Falls||Coastal Video Communications Corporation||Date: 1999 Run Time: 5 minutes|
|Art Safety||First Steps (Art Safety)||University of Melbourne||Date: 1990 Run Time: 17 minutes|
|Asbestos||Asbestos Awareness||Industrial Training, Inc.||Date: 1988 Run Time: 21 minutes
Forms and uses of asbestos; description of asbestos-related diseases, characteristics of asbestos, procedures for avoiding release of fibers, explanation of abatement requirements.
|Asbestos Awareness-Are You At Risk?||Coastal Video||Date: October, 2003; Run Time: 23 minutes|
|Asbestos Awareness-Controlling Exposure||Coastal Video||Run Time:23 minutes|
|Asbestos Repair and Cleaning Techniques||Hall Kimbrell Environmental Services||Date: 1986|
|Recommended Work Practices for Removal of Resilient Floor Coverings||Armstrong Industries||Run Time: 40 minutes|
|Sabin Hall Asbestos Abatement Project||UWM||Date: 1990 Run Time: 20 minutes
Visual Inspection of Abatement Project
|As It Should Be Done-Workplace Precautions Against Bloodborne Pathogens||National Audiovisual Center||Run Time: 24 minutes|
|Controlling Your Risks: Hiv In The Research Laboratory||Howard Hughes Medical Institute||Date: 1994 Run Time: 28 minutes
Available in VHS and DVD format
|Hepatitis B-The Hidden Danger (Public Safety)||SmithKline Beecham Pharmaceuticals||Run Time: 14 minutes|
|Hepatitis B-Why Take the Risk?||SmithKline Beecham Pharmaceuticals||Date: 1998 Run Time: 3 minutes|
|Hidden Dangers-HBV and the Healthcare Worker||Media Tech/SmithKline Beecham||Date: 1992
How HBV is transmitted, who can be affected and how simply it can be prevented.
|Protecting Yourself Against Bloodborne Pathogens||The Idea Bank||Date: 1992 Run Time: 15 minutes|
|Tuberculosis Protection for Healthcare Workers||APIC||Date: 1996 Run Time: 18 minutes
Information on incidence, disease process, symptoms, risk factors, transmission, prevention, treatment and personal protective equipment.
|TB Respiratory Protection: Administrator'S Review||National Institute for Occupational Health and Safety|
|Respirators: Your TB Defense||National Institute for Occupational Health and Safety||Run Time: 17 minutes|
|Chemical Safety I, II, III||Tel-A-Train||Date: 1985 Run Time: 20 minutes each
Proper handling, health hazards, fire and explosion. (In Golda Meir Library media services collection)
|Chemistry Building Explosion Incident (7/91)||WTMJ Channel 4||Date: July 5, 1991|
|An Introduction to Reactive & Explosive Materials||Hazards Productions, Inc.||Date: 1988 Run Time: 23 minutes
Reactions, explanation of warning signs, description of types and classes of explosives, flammable liquids, solids and gases.
|Laboratory Hazards and Safety Procedures||United States Geological Service||Run Time: 56 minutes
13 modules. Includes information on fume hoods, eyewash stations, emergency showers, acid spills, reactives, solvent fires, spills, centrifuges, crushers and pulverizers, rock saws, x-ray diffractometer, job hazard analysis, heavy liquid separation.
|Laboratory Fume Hood Safety||Wynn O. Jones and Associates||Date: 1992 Run Time: 17 minutes
|Safety in the Research Laboratory||Howard Hughes Medical Institute||-- Assessing Risks, 11 minutes, 1998
-- Centrifugation Hazards, 9 minutes, 1995
-- Chemical Hazards, 10 minutes, 1995
-- Chemical Storage Hazards, 11 minutes
-- Emergency Response, 12 minutes
-- Glassware Washing Hazards, 10 minutes, 1995
-- Practicing Safe Science, 20 minutes (3 copies)
|Safety in the Research Laboratory (Set 3)||Howard Hughes Medical Institute||Date: 1990
-- Mammalian Cell Culture Hazards, 8 minutes
-- X-ray Diffraction Hazards, 9 minutes
-- Assessing Risks of Toxic Chemicals, 11 minutes
Available in VHS and DVD format
|Mammalian Cell Culture Hazards||Howard Hughes Medical Institute||Date: 1997 Run Time: 8 minutes
Covers safety of researcher, cell line infectious agents and procedures for maintaining integrity of cell cultures.
|Practicing Safe Science||Howard Hughes Medical Institute||Date: 1992 Run Time: 29 minutes
Demonstration of good safety techniques; Reenactments of actual laboratory accidents; Questions that challenge you to recognize risks in the laboratory.(2 VHS copies, 1 DVD)
|Working Safely With Beryllium||Brush Wellman Inc.||Date: 1989 Run Time: 33 minutes
What is beryllium? Potential hazards, protective measures, procedures to follow in an emergency.
|Working Safely With Compressed Gas Cylinders||CoreMedia Training Solutions||Date: 1995
Understanding the dangers of compressed gas cylinders. Selecting appropriate PPE, how to move, handle and store cylinders and what to do in the event of a leak.
|Radionuclide Hazards||Howard Hughes Medical Institute||Run Time: 12 minutes
Radiation safety principles: "Know your Isotopes," "Practice ALRA," "Time-Distance-Shielding to Reduce Dose," "Use Protective Equipment," "Perform Correct Monitoring," and "Know Your Protocol"
|Electrical Safety: Avoid The Risk||Coastal Training Technologies Corporation||Date: 2000 Run Time: 12 minutes
Basic principles of electricity; Safe work conditions and procedures and correct response to emergencies.
|Lockout/Tagout-Controlling Hazardous Energy||Industrial Training, Inc.||Run Time: 20 minutes
Methods to control potentially hazardous energy sources. Procedures for servicing, maintaining or repairing equipment. Explanations of sources and types of potentially hazardous energy.
|Lockout/Tagout-Controlling Hazardous Energy|
|Electricity In The Workplace: The Basics||Lab Safety Supply||Run Time: 12 minutes|
|Electricity Safety: Avoiding Hazards on the Job||Lab Safety Supply||Run Time: 17 minutes
Identifying electrical hazards in the workplace. Discusses Lockout/Tagout. (Also see Coastal video: Avoid the Risk)
|Electrical Accidents: Your Key to Emergency Response||Lab Safety Supply||Run Time: 15 minutes
Responding to electrical emergencies, electrocution, shock, secondary acids, paths of current, response, basics; good for refresher or initial training.
|Biological Threat: Protecting Your Mailroom||U.S. Postal Service||Date: 2001 Run Time: 6 minutes
Video answers questions regarding handling and sorting mail in your mailroom. The video, produced October 16 at the onset of anthrax exposure. Provides guidelines for you to follow. Some of the facts involving people affected may have changed, but the information regarding mailroom security is accurate and thorough
|Biological Warfare & Terrorism: Medical Issues and Response||Date: September 26, 27 and 28, 2003 Run Time: Series of 3 tapes (Each tape is 4 hours|
|Disaster Preparedness||Coastal Training Technologies Corporation||Date: 2001 Run Time: 20 minutes
Vital tips for preparing and responding to an emergency. Includes information of emergency action plans, fire drills and package bombs
|Managing Terrorism Incidents: Using Unified Command in WMD Incidents||U.S. Department of Justice Programs, Office for Domestic Preparedness||Date:September, 2002 Run Time: -- minutes
Designed for personnel who may become involved in a multi-agency or multi-jurisdictional response to an act of terrorism
|When Disaster Strikes||Federal Emergency Management Agency||Date: 1995 Run Time: 20 minutes|
|Surviving the Secondary Device: The Rules Have Changed||U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Office for Domestic Preparedness||Date: January, 2004 Run Time: -- minutes
Designed to assist public safety officials in making informed decisions concerning the real potential of secondary explosive devices
|Weapons of Mass Destruction and the First Responder||U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Office for Domestic Preparedness||Date: January, 2004 Run Time: -- minutes
Video to familiarize emergency responders with steps they can take to mitigate the effects of incidents involving weapons of mass destruction
|Backfire||Parker Productions||Date: 1983 Run Time: 15 minutes
General back safety and safe lifting techniques
|Computer Ergonomics: The Joyce Institute Approach||BNA Communications||Date: 1995 Run Time: 31 minutes|
|Preventing And Managing Back Pain||Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention||Date: 2000 Run Time: 37 minutes
Review of back anatomy. Teaches proper position when standing, sitting, keyboarding, driving and lifting. Includes exercises to relieve back pain and maintain back fitness.
|Preventing and Managing Computer-Related Injuries||Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention||Date: 2000 Run Time: 27 minutes
Explains what a "cumulative trauma disorder" (CDT) is, and risk factors that can be controlled. Includes hints to make your chair more comfortable, suggestions for maintaining keyboard comfort and recommendations for computer monitor placement. Also includes exercises for the hands, wrists, forearms, neck, shoulders and eyes.
|Safe Lifting and Carrying Techniques||The Idea Bank||Date: 1991 Run Time: 5 minutes|
|Fire Extinguishers: Fight or Flight||National Fire Protection Association||Date: 1988 Run Time: 17 minutes
Depicts untrained people attempting to put out small fires with portable fire extinguishers. Characteristics and operation of various types of extinguishers and information on how to make the "fight or flight" decision.
|Fire Safety In Residence Halls||University of Maine System||Date: 1998 Run Time: 9 minutes
Provides fire safety information for dormitory residents
|Get Out And Stay Alive: Student Housing Fire Survival||United States Fire Administration||Date: 1998 Run Time: 16 minutes
Kit contains training pamphlets and facilitator's guide. Designed to save lives in a fire situation. Focuses on: getting out safely and fire prevention and protection for dormitory residents.
|Graduation; Fatally Denied||Ed Comeau||Run Time: 15 minutes
Video depicts dormitory room with numerous fire/life safety violations. (2 copies)
|When Every Minute Counts...Dorm Fire Safety||Middlebury College||Date: 1998-99 Run Time: 11 minutes
Video depicts the quick development of fire and smoke in a reconstructed dorm room.
|Trial by Fire||University of Southern California and VDI Multimedia||Date: 1999 Run Time: 20 minutes
Fire safety information for dormitory residents
|A Custodian'S Guide To On-the-job Safety||The Idea Bank||Date: 1991 Run Time: 25 minutes|
|Are We Scaring Ourselves To Death?||ABC News||Date: 1994 Run Time: 50 minutes
John Stossel discusses our fears of crime, pollution, toxic waste, cancer, food and new products. Asks "do these dangers reflect what is really most likely to harm us?"
|Hazard Communication-a Guide To Compliance||Aurora Pictures||Run Time: 16 minutes|
|Lead Exposure At Indoor Firing Ranges||LIA Inc.||Date: 1993 Run Time: 20 minutes
On permanent loan to UWM Police Department
|Uw-Green Bay Right-to-Know Training Video||Jane Rank, Univ. of Wisconsin-Green Bay||Run Time: 29 minutes
Reenactment of chemistry experiments
|What'S Wrong With This Picture? Hazard Communication Training||Aurora Pictures||Run Time: 17 minutes
Review of physical hazards, health hazards, explanation of material safety data sheets (MSDS). Explains Hazard Communication Standard.
|Your Right-to-Know||Butchers Polish Co.||Date: 1986 Run Time: 20 minutes
Custodian's right-to-know program information. (On loan from PPS-Buildings and Grounds)
|Frontline-Toxic Waste (Military Waste)||Frontline (PBS)|
|Hazardous Waste-beyond Business As Usual|
|Overview of 49 CFR 382||AMS Distribution, Inc.||Run Time: 15 minutes|
|PCBs Making an Informed Decision||Unison Transformer Services||Date: 1990 Run Time: 7 minutes
Identification, storage, clean-up and transportation of PCBs.
|Sampling Ground Water And Hydrocarbons Without Wells||QED Groundwater Specialists||Date: 1990 Run Time: 15 minutes|
|Sesame Street Lead Away||Children's Television Workshop and National Safety Council's Environmental Health Center||Run Time: 15 minutes
Awareness video to help young children practice healthy habits that will keep them safe from lead poisoning.
|Well Wizard-ground Water Sampling Made Easier||QED Groundwater Specialists||Date: 1990 Run Time: 16 minutes|
|Anatomy of a Fall||Parker Productions||Run Time: 15 minutes
Fall hazards and protection
|Blueprints For Safety: Powered Industrial Truck Safety Series (Forklift Safety)||Comprehensive Loss Management, Inc.||Date: 1998 Run Time: 12 minutes|
|Blueprints for Safety: Powered Industrial Truck Safety Series (Powered Pallet Jack Safety)||Comprehensive Loss Management, Inc.||Date: 1998 Run Time: 8 minutes|
|Coaching The Lift Truck Operator (Operator Video)||National Safety Council||Date: 1994|
|Coaching The Lift Truck Operator (Pedestrian Video)||National Safety Council||Date: 1994|
|Confined Space Entry-a Survival Guide: Part I||Industrial Training, Inc.||Run Time: 20 minutes|
|Confined Space Entry-A Survival Guide: Part II||Industrial Training, Inc.||Run Time: 10 minutes|
|Confined Space Entry/Rescue Device||Rollglis, Inc.|
|Forklift Safety: An Operator Training Program||J.J. Keller & Associates, Inc.|
|Occupational Hazards Slide Series||Earl Dotter||Date: 1996
160 black and white and color 35 mm slides. (private collection)
|MAXMAN: Hearing Protection||Howard Leight||Run Time: 8 minutes
Entertaining cartoon video; good, short review.
|Personal Fall Protection: Hook Up!||Coastal Video Communications Corporation||Date: 1991 Run Time: 18 minutes|
|Personal Protective Equipment||DILHR and Connely Safety||Date: 1996 Run Time: 15 minutes
Explanation of standards, information on hazard assessment, help with selecting appropriate personal protective equipment
|Protective Equipment-the New Safety Profit||Safety Shorts||Date: 1993 Run Time: 28 minutes
Basic safety program designed to prevent disabling accidents. Promotes safety awareness and ensures compliance with OSHA regulations
|Respirator Fit Tests--6100 Series Respirators||Wilson Safety Products|
|Standard Span and VX Span Scaffolds||Up-Right Aerial Platforms, Inc.||Run Time: 14 minutes
Proper erection and disassembly of aerial platforms
|Rolling Tower Erection Instructions||Safway||Run Time: 14 minutes
Proper erection and disassembly of rolling towers. (2 copies)
|Safway Sectional Scaffolding Erection||Safway||Run Time: 14 minutes
Proper erection and disassembly of aerial platforms. (NOTE: On loan to PPS)
|Safway Tube And Clamp Scaffolding||Safway||Run Time: 14 minutes
Proper erection and disassembly of tube and clamp scaffolds. (NOTE: On loan to PPS)
|Workplace Violence||Violence On The Job||DHHS, Centers for Disease Control and NIOSH||Date: 2004 Run Time: 27 minutes
Practical measures for identifying risk factors for violence at work, and taking strategic action to keep employees safe. It is based on extensive NIOSH research, supplemented with information from other authoritative sources. Available in VHS and DVD format.
|Workplace Violence||Department of Administration||Date: 1999 Run Time: 20 minutes
Strategies for recognizing and resolving conflicts encountered in the workplace. (COMMENTS: On Loan to Kim Silbersack, Golda Meir Library)
|Miscellaneous Topics||An Introduction To The Research Equipment Assistance Program||Iowa State University|
|The Fred Pryor Grammar & Usage Seminar||Nightengale Conant||Date: 1993
6 audio tapes and a workbook
|Lifepak 500 AED||Physio Control||Date: 1996 Run Time: 10 minutes
Information on use of Lifepak 500 Automated external defibrillator (2 copies available)
|Wake Up And Get Some Sleep||National Highway Traffic Safety Administration||Date: June, 2000 Run Time: 7 minutes
Sleep strategies for shift workers
|Let It Ride||WisDOT Bureau of Transportation Safety||Date: 1999 Run Time: 7 minutes
Basic courtesy and rules of the road to help prevent aggressive driving and operating a vehicle in a way that endangers people or property.
|Student Organizations: Their Role and Responsibility in the University Community||Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System||Date: 2000 Run Time: 26 minutes
Student organizations are a vital component of the campus community. These clubs, teams and organizations sponsor activities and teach skills that improve your experience as a student and enrich the university environment.
|When Your Job Site Becomes A Construction Site||State of Wisconsin, Department of Administration||Date: 1999 Run Time: 19 minutes
Video focuses on a situation where your normal work area is affected either directly, or indirectly by a renovation or construction project.
|Working With Stress (DVD & VHS)||NIOSH-TV||Date: 2002 Run Time: 17 minutes
Describes workplace factors that can create or exacerbate worker stress, and suggests practical measures for reducing job-related stress through changes in work organization.