Heat Stress Awareness And Prevention - Summertime means longer days, warm nights, fishing, baseball, and picnics. The risk of becoming ill or even dying of over-exposure from the effects of heat becomes greater. Every year, too many workers are hospitalized or die from heat-related illness. There have been reports of amateur and professional athletes who have died by the effects of heat illness. Employees working in hot environments can also suffer from heat illness.
Personal Protective Equipment - Hazards in the workplace are a fact of life. No matter what you do, there is the need for personal protective equipment on many of the jobs you perform. Health hazards, eye hazards, noise and chemicals, whether or not you use personal protective equipment is really up to you. If you choose not to, your attitude may be the biggest hazard of all. Personal protective equipment is one of the best ways to protect your own health and safety.
Topics covered in this safety video include: earplugs or earmuffs, disposable earplugs, safety glasses, goggles, face shields, safety glasses, straps, gloves, respirators, dust masks, hard hats, bump caps, leather topped shoes, chemical clothing and encapsulating suits, machine guarding, electrical safety devices, lock and tag out procedures, barriers, warning signs, labels, assessment of hazards in the workplace.
Runtime: 9 Min.
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