Public Works

Overhead Pendant Hoist Safety $17.99/view
  Overhead Pendant Hoist Safety - Many organizations make use of overhead or also known as pendant hoists. This versatile equipment is typically used to safely maneuver heavy loads around shops, treatment plants, pump stations, and other locations. For the purpose of this video, we will be focusing on overhead rail mounted hoists. Of these types of hoists, some of the most common operating systems are electric, pneumatic, and hand operated chain hoists.
Asbestos Cement Pipe Safety $17.99/view
  Asbestos containing materials hidden within existing products have been in use for thousands of years. Asbestos has been used for many products such as fire proofing, pipe insulation, theatre curtains, siding, roofing, gaskets and packing, water and sewer pipe, and more. In water and waste water applications, asbestos cement pipe may contain as much as 20% asbestos or more which is used as re-enforcement for the pipe. The types of asbestos used are both the serpentine (Chrysotile) and amphibole (Amosite and Crocidolite).
Chlorine Safety $17.99/view
  Chlorine Safety program covers swimming pool disinfection, and water treatment. Chlorine is the major chemical used for the sanitation of water, swimming pool disinfection, or in the treatment process of sewage. In the manufacturing world, it's used to treat industrial water and can be found in plastic pipe and hundreds of other uses. It's one of nature's chemicals. It is also one of the most hazardous materials known to man.
Sodium and Calcium Hypochlorite $17.99/view
  Sodium and Calcium Hypochlorite program will cover the use, storage and safe use of sodium and calcium hypochlorite Sodium and Calcium Hypochlorite are products widely used throughout industry as well as in water and waste water agencies. You may also see these products used most commonly as pool and spa disinfection products.
Bucket Truck Safety $17.99/view
  Bucket Truck Safety Bucket program focuses on safe operation of the bucket truck. The Bucket Truck is also known as aerial lift trucks have been used in just about every industry for many years. Not only are they effective, but they are also highly flexible in the numerous jobs they can safely perform. As useful as this equipment is, each type can contain its own inherent risks and hazards. The most common are falls and electrocution. Serious injuries and deaths have occurred in construction, mining, tree trimming, public works, and fire fighting to name a few.
Chainsaw Safety $17.99/view
  Chain Saw Safety program includes safety tips and hazards of this equipment. Of all the tools found in the home and industry, the chain saw ranks as the most dangerous. Chain saws can do a lot of damage if you don't follow the rules. Always follow the procedures and guidelines established by your organization in the safe operation of chain saws. The manufacturer also provides safety and operating instructions on all equipment. This program can't list all the required safety procedures or the hazards to which you're exposed when operating the equipment. We would like to make you more aware of some basic operating procedures and techniques to help you be an accident free chain saw operator.
Competent Person - Trenching and Shoring $17.99/view
  Competent Person - Trenching and Shoring program focuses on the safety training of the competent person. It occurs year after year, workers needlessly dying in trench cave-ins. The tragedy lies with the fact that these workers should have never have been in a situation in which their lives were on the line. Based on National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health statistics, an average of 60 workers die in cave-ins annually. According to NIOSH, these deaths are entirely preventable.
Construction Series - Backhoe/Loader Operations $17.99/view
  Backhoe/Loader Operations program covers the maintenance and operation of a backhoe with emphasis on safety. Backhoes are one of the most common types of construction equipment found today, as their versatility and maneuverability makes the backhoe the equipment of choice for most construction jobs. Backhoe operators are skilled professionals, responsible for an expensive piece of equipment, as well as the safety of those working on the project.
Field Operations Safety For Public Works and Construction $17.99/view
  Field Operations Safety for Public Works and Construction program will cover a number of areas of concern where extra caution to prevent accidents and injuries are important. As public employees and contractors working for public agencies, we perform many jobs that generally go unnoticed, but are a great benefit to the public by virtue of a safe and reliable water supply, well maintained roadways, and other portions of the public infrastructure.
Hydro-Vacuum Truck Safety $17.99/view
  Hydro-Vacuum Truck Safety program covers potential hazards, awareness and training, operator responsibility, utility excavation, personal protective equipment. The vacuum or hydro-vacuum truck - no other modern piece of equipment has developed. In addition, there are a number of other ways to be injured while working around this equipment.
Portable Generator Hazards and How To Avoid Them (Public Agency) $17.99/view
  Portable Generator Hazards and How to Avoid Them program focuses on working safely with these generators. Portable generators are useful when temporary or remote electric power is needed, but they also can be hazardous. The primary hazards to avoid when using a generator are carbon monoxide, CO poisoning, from the toxic engine exhaust, electric shock or electrocution, fire, and burns. Every year, people die in incidents related to portable generator use. Most of the incidents associated with portable generators reported to the Consumer Product Safety Commission involve CO poisoning from generators that are used indoors or in partially-enclosed spaces.
Safety Orientation For Public Agency Employees $17.99/view
  Safety Orientation for Public Agency Employees program covers employee training, risks and hazards of the job as well as working safely with equipment. As employees working to serve the public in many capacities we have commitments to the organization, ourselves, and families to work safely. Unlike some occupations you have the risk of exposure to numerous potential sources of injuries and health hazards. Some examples can include but not be limited to working in traffic, working with and around large construction equipment, trenching and excavation risks, confined space entry, exposure to many potential toxins and chemicals, hand and power tool hazards, electrical hazards, working at heights.
Skid Steer Safety $17.99/view
  Skid Steer Safety program topics include skid steer hazards, skid steer awareness, enter and exiting the equipment, inspection and maintenance, training, safe skid steer driving. This equipment has become the number one workhorse for public works and construction. With attachments such as trenchers, plows, grapples, buckets and hoes, hydraulic breakers and sweepers, and more, their versatility is limitless. The best part of a skid steer is that they are exciting to operate.
Storm Water Runoff Responsibilities $17.99/view
  Storm Water Runoff Responsibilities program will discuss wet weather discharges or storm water runoff. Water is peaceful, clean, and is the earth's lifeline. It's a wonderful sight, but is it really as clean as it looks? Most of us don't think about water because it's everywhere. It's what we drink and use in millions of different ways, from manufacturing to recreation. We'll discuss a range of information, all related to what each person and organization can do to help reduce the harmful effects of storm water runoff. Runoff is a major concern to our global environment, people, animals, and ECO systems.
The Competent Person and Soil Classification $17.99/view
  The Competent Person and Soil Classification program focuses on competent person and soil testing. If you have been around construction or public works for any length of time, you know that working around trenches can be dangerous. A person buried under only a couple of feet of soil can experience enough pressure to the chest to prevent the lungs from expanding causing suffocation. Heavier soil and boulders can crush us in an instant. Of course we must remember that the average cave-in can drop five yards or soil or more. That's 13,500 pounds of dirt! How quickly can your co-workers dig through five or more yards of dirt to find you? Survival is unlikely.
Trenching & Shoring Safety Basics For Field Personnel $17.99/view
  This training program has been developed specifically for those persons actually working in or around trenches, excavations. An excellent refresher course for anyone in this category. Basic information stresses trenching safety, equipment, different types of soils, The competent person job responsibilities. Discusses pre-planning, how heavy soil is, cave-ins and other day to day risks and hazards.
Work Zone Safety $17.99/view
  Work Zone Safety program covers traffic control – signage, barricades and cones. Work zone traffic control is an important part of any well-planned construction or maintenance project. Traffic control is essential to protect both the public from the hazards associated with the project and the employees on the work project from the traffic. Standards and worksite protection must be provided when needed.
Truck Mounted Articulating Knuckle Boom Cranes $17.99/view
  Truck Mounted Articulating Knuckle Boom Cranes program will focus on equipment inspection, crane safety check, and crane operation and use. The truck mounted articulating knuckle boom crane is the most versatile lifting equipment in any fleet. They are used to handle, deliver, and pick up a variety of loads including, steel road plate, shoring, trench boxes, boats, vehicles, logs, iron, K rail, and much more. Safety is of utmost priority when working with a crane. Poorly trained operators have been at the root of far too many crane accidents industry wide.
Treatment Plant Laboratory Safety $17.99/view
  Treatment Plant Laboratory Safety program focus is on all the risks of laboratory work. With this in mind, let's concentrate on some of the most important issues. A lot of people are mistakenly under the impression that working in a lab is just about the safest and cushiest job in the organization. Well, nothing could be further from the truth. As you know, you are busy and the lab contains numerous chemicals, processes, and equipment that can cause injury, make you ill or in some cases, result in death.
Backhoe Operations For Public Works $17.99/view
  Backhoe Operations for Public Works program focuses on the safe operation of backhoes. Backhoes are the workhorse of any construction and maintenance department. They perform a wide variety of tasks, they dig, scrape, compact soil, load material, break pavement, lift and with other specialized attachments, and do almost any required task. Since wheeled backhoes are pretty much the construction and maintenance standard, we will concentrate on the safety considerations for this equipment.
Front End Loader Safety (Public Agency) $17.99/view
  Front-End Loader Safety program will concentrate on the basic safe operations for the standard front-end loader. As an operator, you are a skilled professional who is responsible for an expensive piece of equipment, as well as the safety of those around you. You should not operate the front-end loader unless you have been fully trained and authorized by your organization.
How To Have A Chain Saw Accident and Suffer The Consequences (Public Agency) $17.99/view
  No one wants anyone to suffer an accident. All safety rules must be followed to avoid an accident. No one wants you to have an accident, especially with chain saws. This program will explain how to prevent a chain saw accident. It shows what can happen if you do not follow the safety rules.
Meter Reader Safety $17.99/view
  Meter Reader Safety program will focus on the basics of meter reader safety. Most people don't realize just how risky meter reading can be, as you are exposed to all kinds of hazards such as slip and trips, traffic, weather, aggressive dogs, venomous animals and insects and of course, the always interesting irate customer!
Tree Trimming Safety (Public Agency) $17.99/view
  Tree Trimming Safety program topics includes safe working conditions, risks, First Aid, and Hazards. Tree trimming is a job that requires a professional attitude and a high level of training in order to work safely and productively. The very nature of tree trimming lends itself to many hazards. Of course, we all are aware of the potential of a serious fall, but there are also risks of coming in contact with energized utilities, falling trees and limbs, contact with poison ivy, oak, or even snakes. A good tree trimming program must be designed to provide safe working conditions, the training needed to do the job safely and efficiently, selection of qualified personnel, and providing well-maintained tools to do the job. In addition, a good safety program will include First Aid training and an accident reporting and investigation program.
Utility Crew Truck Safety $17.99/view
  Utility Crew Truck Safety program focuses on the safe operation of this vehicle. Crew trucks are used in many types of organizations such as utilities, public agencies, and construction companies to name a few. In addition to transporting a crew to and from the job, this highly versatile vehicle can be outfitted with a wide array of attachments to make it a major asset to the organization such as lifts and hoists, welding units, compressors, aerial lift devices, and equipment for towing.
Valve Crew Safety $17.99/view
  Valve Crew Safety program covers valve maintenance and safety. According to A.W.W.A., every valve should be operated through a full cycle on a schedule designed to prevent a buildup of tuberculation or deposits that could cause the valve to be ineffective or inoperable or may result in a part of the water system that does not get flushed regularly. In order to keep the water system operating properly, we are charged with the task of making sure valves will open and close when required and are able to isolate portions of the water system in addition to ensuring water quality and adequate fire flows. Properly operating valves also are important as it relates to Homeland Security for if someone were to compromise the water system, the ability to quickly control and isolate the flow of water could be hampered.
Water and Sewer Treatment Plant Safety $17.99/view
  Water and Sewer Treatment Plant Safety program covers safe drinking water, and hazards in treatment plant. Working at treatment plants can be quite hazardous. Just think about it; high voltage, 3-phased energized equipment, deadly chemicals, heavy pumps and motors, repair shops, and a whole lot more. Everyday you're at risk and without training in the risks and hazards of your occupation, the risk increases. There are so many tasks in a treatment plant that depend upon safe operation.
Water System Operator Safety $17.99/view
  Water System Operator Safety program covers the specific duties and safe procedures of the water system operator. The specific duties of an operator depend on the type and size of the facility and/or system you are working in. In smaller systems one operator may control all of the machinery, perform tests, keep records, handle complaints and perform maintenance and repairs, and more. In larger systems, operators may be more specialized and monitor only a few processes. Some of the tasks that you may handle include, but are not limited to sample collection, adjusting disinfection dosages, read, interpret, and adjust meters, chemical feed systems, moving water from various systems, ensuring reservoir levels, and monitoring valves and gauges to make sure that equipment and processes are working properly.

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