University Safety and Assurances

Video Resources

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"

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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
IAQ fundamentals
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
Biosafety &
Bloodborne
Pathogens:
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/
Laboratory Safety
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
(2 copies)
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
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.
Emergency
Preparedness
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

Ergonomics

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 Safety

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
Hazard
Communication/
Right-to-Know
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)
Environmental/
Hazardous Waste
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

Occupational Safety

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.