EHS Safety Video Lending Library

The Department of Environmental Health & Safety offers a large safety video library for training purposes. This program is provided for the University of Delaware Community. To reserve a video or for questions concerning videos, contact DEHS or call 831-8475.

Biosafety/Bloodborne Safety Videos Available

TITLE:Animal Facility Safety Training- Krista Murray (2 copies) DURATION: 30 min. TARGET AUDIENCE: personnel working within the animal facility at the university DESCRIPTION: Mandatory training for personnel working in the animal facility
TITLE:As it Should Be Done: Workplace Precautions Against Bloodborne Pathogens DURATION: 24 min. TARGET AUDIENCE: Healthcare workers DESCRIPTION: Interviews with workers at occupational exposure; precautions
TITLE: Biosafety Awareness Training- Krista Murray (3 copies) DURATION: 45 min. TARGET AUDIENCE: personnel working in a Biosafety Level 1 lab at the university DESCRIPTION: Required safety training for work with basic biological materials
TITLE: Biosafety Training- Krista Murray (3 copies) DURATION: 45 min. TARGET AUDIENCE: personnel working in a Biosafety Level 2 lab at the university DESCRIPTION: Required safety training for work with BSL 2 organisms in the lab
TITLE: Bloodborne Pathogens in the Laboratory: A New Way of Looking at Things DURATION: 23 min. TARGET AUDIENCE: laboratory personnel exposed to blood DESCRIPTION: safety; procedures for labs; protective equipment, decontamination
TITLE: Bloodborne Pathogens and Phlebotomy: How to Protect Yourself DURATION: 12 min. TARGET AUDIENCE: Phlebotomists DESCRIPTION: Hazard awareness and procedures in phlebotomy
TITLE: Bloodborne Pathogens- SmithKline Beecham (3 copies) DURATION: 10 min. TARGET AUDIENCE: non-lab, non-emergency personnel DESCRIPTION: diseases, modes of transmission, safety measures
TITLE: Bloodborne Pathogens Standard- What it Means to You DURATION: 22 min. TARGET AUDIENCE: personnel exposed to blood/ infectious materials DESCRIPTION: overview of Exposure Control Plan; precautions
TITLE: Bloodborne Pathogens- Summit Training Source (2 copies) DURATION: 12 min. TARGET AUDIENCE: non-lab, non-emergency personnel DESCRIPTION: diseases, modes of transmission, safety measures
TITLE: Bloodborne Pathogens Training- Krista Murray (3 copies) DURATION: 45 min. TARGET AUDIENCE: personnel exposed to blood at the University DESCRIPTION: video of the mandatory bbp training taught by Krista Murray
TITLE: CHIT: Biological Hazards DURATION: 13 min. TARGET AUDIENCE: farm and life science employees DESCRIPTION: biological hazards (tetanus, farmer's lung, etc) and precautions
TITLE: Controlling your Risks: HIV in the Research Laboratory (4 copies) DURATION: 28 min. TARGET AUDIENCE: Research lab staff DESCRIPTION: Considering the risks of working with HIV in the lab
TITLE: Hepatitis B: The Hidden Danger (Healthcare version) DURATION: 15 min. TARGET AUDIENCE: Healthcare professionals DESCRIPTION: Hepatitis B virus and vaccination information
TITLE: Hepatitis B: The Hidden Danger (Public Safety) DURATION: 15 min. TARGET AUDIENCE: Law enforcement, fire, emergency personnel DESCRIPTION: Hepatitis B virus and vaccination information
TITLE: Infectious Waste/ Autoclave Training for College of Agriculture- Krista Murray (2 copies) DURATION: 30 min. TARGET AUDIENCE: lab staff generating infectious waste DESCRIPTION: proper handling of infectious waste
TITLE: Lyme Disease: Facts for Kids DURATION: varying lengths TARGET AUDIENCE: kindergarten through high school DESCRIPTION: 2 different training sessions based on age group, each presented in English and Spanish on Lyme disease prevention
TITLE: Lyme Disease: What You Should Know! DURATION: 28 min. TARGET AUDIENCE: anyone DESCRIPTION: what is Lyme disease, prevention, treatment
TITLE: Lyme Disease: Workplace Awareness & Prevention DURATION: 18 min. TARGET AUDIENCE: employees working around tick environments DESCRIPTION: what is Lyme disease, prevention, treatment
TITLE: Mammalian Cell Culture Hazards DURATION: 9 min. TARGET AUDIENCE: lab workers using mammalian cell cultures DESCRIPTION: safe use of mammalian cell cultures, good lab practices
TITLE: Preparing for the Return of SARS: Are We Ready? Part I DURATION: 2 hours TARGET AUDIENCE: Healthcare personnel, emergency planners DESCRIPTION: Infection control for healthcare facilities, quarantine and containment during a SARS outbreak. This was a CDC broadcast on 9/23/03.
TITLE: Preventing Employee Exposure to Bloodborne and other Pathogens DURATION: 30 min. TARGET AUDIENCE: Employees at risk for exposure to blood in healthcare setting DESCRIPTION: infectious disease process, exposure risks and ways to minimize risk, focusing on bloodborne diseases (University of Minnesota)
TITLE: Respirators: Your TB Defense DURATION: 15 min. TARGET AUDIENCE: TB respirator users DESCRIPTION: safe use of respirators to prevent TB exposure
TITLE: Serious Infections Don't Have to Come with Your Job DURATION: 14 min. TARGET AUDIENCE: Law enforcement, fire, emergency personnel DESCRIPTION: hazards and safe work practices
TITLE: Sharps Safety in the Research Laboratory DURATION: 13 min. TARGET AUDIENCE: Anyone using sharps DESCRIPTION: safe use and disposal of sharps
TITLE: TB Respiratory Protection: Administrator's Review DURATION: 30 min. TARGET AUDIENCE: Supervisors of TB control programs DESCRIPTION: risk assessment; respirator selection and use; program evaluation
TITLE: Universal Precautions in the Laboratory (2 copies) DURATION: 15 min. TARGET AUDIENCE: Lab personnel DESCRIPTION: HIV precautions in laboratory work
TITLE: Working Safely with HIV in the Laboratory DURATION: 20 min. TARGET AUDIENCE: Research lab staff DESCRIPTION: HIV research/ production lab safety

Fire Safety Videos

TITLE: Ametex Type K Extinguishers DURATION: 12 minutes AUDIENCE: Kitchen employees DESCRIPTION: Speaks about hazards involving deep fat cooking fires and shows use of Type K fire extinguishers.
TITLE: Burn Scene: The Professionals Response DURATION: 30 Minutes AUDIENCE: Health Care Providers DESCRIPTION: Shows basic emergency/burn procedures and how EMT's and paramedics handle burn victims.
TITLE: Cutting and Welding Factory Mutual DURATION: 15 minutes TARGET AUDIENCE: Any person performing cutting or welding operation. DESCRIPTION: Video displays safe precautions and use of permit systems.
TITLE: Fire Safety in Residence Halls DURATION: 8.59 minutes TARGET AUDIENCE: Housing students and supervisors DESCRIPTION: Film speaks about damage from fire. Describes methods to prevent fires.
TITLE: Dominic's Story DURATION: 17 minutes TARGET AUDIENCE: Fraternity & Sorority DESCRIPTION: A fire that took place at Missouri University in a Fraternity House that killed one person. It was caused by a candle that wasn’t blown out Columbia Fire Department
TITLE: Fireworks DURATION: 50 Minutes TARGET AUDIENCE: Persons interested in explosive safety. DESCRIPTION: Film describes how fireworks are manufactured, safety, and how shows are put on.
TITLE: Fireworks Displays Safety - NOVA - PBS Segment 1 and Segment 2 DURATION: Segment 1 - 20 Minutes Segment 2 - 1 Hour TARGET AUDIENCE: People involved with firing fireworks or issuing permits. DESCRIPTION: Segment 1 - general information about manufacture of fireworks and general safety. Segment 2 - is geared more toward people who shoot fireworks. Details the safe guards and also code requirements.
TITLE: Get Out and Stay Alive DURATION: 16.08 minutes TARGET AUDIENCE: Supervisors DESCRIPTION: Film speaks about several recent fatal fires. Evacuation procedures.
TITLE: Graduation: Fatally Denied DURATION: 15 Minutes TARGET AUDIENCE: Dorm Students DESCRIPTION: A video on fire safety in dorms.
TITLE: Great Lakes Chemical DURATION: 5 minutes TARGET AUDIENCE: Fire extinguishing system people DESCRIPTION: Film speaks about FM200 extinguishing system agent.
TITLE: Health Craft DURATION: 40 minutes TARGET AUDIENCE: Fire/ Safety Professional DESCRIPTION: Film describes greaseless cooking system manufactured by Health Craft.
TITLE: Library Book Fire Tests DURATION: 12 minutes TARGET AUDIENCE: Fire Protection Designers for Libraries and library administrators DESCRIPTION: Film shows various fire rests run by Factory Mutual Global on library stacks.
TITLE: Meeting Special Needs of the Disabled in Evacuation DURATION: 3 Films 3 hour Video Conference TARGET AUDIENCE: Supervisors DESCRIPTION: Film describes procedures for evacuating disabled person in an emergency.
TITLE: Nemschoff Option DURATION: 7.09 minutes TARGET AUDIENCE: Fire Safety Professionals Furniture purchasing agents DESCRIPTION: Film describes fire resistance tests for furniture in California.
TITLE: Portable Fire Extinguishers DURATION: 14 minutes TARGET AUDIENCE: All DESCRIPTION: Video describes classes of fire, use of portable fire extinguishers and emergency reporting.
TITLE: Public Safety Training May 1996 DURATION: 30 minute TARGET AUDIENCE: Public Safety DESCRIPTION: Trabant University Center Alarm systems. Allen Biotechnology Lab
TITLE: Ready to Respond DURATION: 12.25 minute TARGET AUDIENCE: Housing supervisor/students DESCRIPTION: Film speaks about fire protection system in dorms, Greek housing.
TITLE: Stop it Burning DURATION: 17 minutes TARGET AUDIENCE: Anyone who wants to learn about the basic of fire and fire fighting. DESCRIPTION: The film goes over the basics of how fire starts and how to suppress it with the different agents available.
TITLE: University of Delaware Dorm Room Fire 3/15/95 DURATION: 17 minute TARGET AUDIENCE: Dorm residents and RA DESCRIPTION: Film complete at UD speaks about fire in UD dorm 3/15/95. Precautions to talk about. Damage to room and contents
TITLE: University Housing Fire Solutions DURATION: 10 minutes TARGET AUDIENCE: Planner DESCRIPTION: A film which shows how Grunnell Fire Protection retroactivity installs automatic sprinkler systems.
TITLE: When Every Minute Counts Dorm Fire Safety DURATION: 11 minute TARGET AUDIENCE: Dorm Residents and RAs
DESCRIPTION: Video shows a mach up of a typical dorm room fire.
TITLE:Where There's Smoke There's Fire DURATION: 12 minutes TARGET AUDIENCE: Electrical system designer DESCRIPTION: Video speaks about fire retardant coatings on power cables.
TITLE: Your Link to Fire Safety DURATION: 20 minutes TARGET AUDIENCE: Greek Dorm Students DESCRIPTION: Film speaks about Phi Gamma Delta fatal fire in May 1995. Also shows steps in fire development.

General Safety Videos

TITLE: Accident Investigation in the Work Place DURATION: 18 minutes TARGET AUDIENCE: Supervisors DESCRIPTION: Training on accident investigating including accident prevention, investigation procedures and fact finding. PRODUCED: 1996
TITLE: Aerial Work Platform Safety DURATION: 15 minutes TARGET AUDIENCE: Employees working on elevated platforms DESCRIPTION: This video discusses safe work practices for the use of aerial work platforms. All persons working on such devices should receive this training. PRODUCED: May 2002
TITLE: Backfire DURATION: 14 minutes TARGET AUDIENCE: Employees that do lifting. DESCRIPTION: Video on the effects of lifting in the wrong way and information on back pain. PRODUCED: Unknown
TITLE: Bright Ideas for Your Home DURATION: 25 minutes TARGET AUDIENCE: All personnel DESCRIPTION: Basic homeowners energy saving information. PRODUCED: 1989
TITLE: Dalloz Fall Protection DURATION: 15 minutes TARGET AUDIENCE: Contractors/Maintenance Workers DESCRIPTION: Guidelines for Fall Protection PRODUCED: 1997
TITLE: Easy as Falling Off a Ladder DURATION: 15 minutes TARGET AUDIENCE: Personnel that used ladders DESCRIPTION: A cartoon on ladder safety. PRODUCED: Unknown
TITLE: Electrical Safety DURATION: 19 minutes TARGET AUDIENCE: Persons working with or around sources of electricity DESCRIPTION: This video combines the subjects of electrical safety, lock out tag out and considerations of working near persons working on sources of electricity. It uses some high impact techniques and stresses the importance of knowledge not only of electricity but the system on which one is working to assure the safe completion of any job.
TITLE: Emergency Response DURATION: 12 minutes TARGET AUDIENCE: Students, Professors, Academic Administrators DESCRIPTION: Safety in the research laboratory. PRODUCED: Unknown
TITLE: Ergonomics - CTD and Risk Factors in the Work Place. DURATION: 17 minutes TARGET AUDIENCE: All Workers DESCRIPTION: Video on cumulative trauma disorders. PRODUCED: 1994
TITLE: Ergonomics - Elements of a Successful Ergonomics Program DURATION: 15 minutes TARGET AUDIENCE: All Workers DESCRIPTION: Training video on elements of the ergonomics program. PRODUCED: 1994
TITLE: Ergonomics in the Lab DURATION: 20 minutes TARGET AUDIENCE: Students, Professors, Academic Administrators DESCRIPTION: General lab safety. PRODUCED: Unknown
TITLE: Ergonomics the 24 Hour Body DURATION: 18 minutes TARGET AUDIENCE: All Workers DESCRIPTION: Safety video on lifting and back safety. PRODUCED: 2001
TITLE: Eyes Have It (The) DURATION: 15 minutes TARGET AUDIENCE: Students and Professors DESCRIPTION: Video on the eyes and eye protection. PRODUCED: Unknown
TITLE: Eye Safety DURATION: 15 minutes TARGET AUDIENCE: Employees, Students, and Professors. DESCRIPTION: Training on eye protection and eye safety. PRODUCED: 1996
TITLE: First Aid DURATION: 42 minutes TARGET AUDIENCE: Anyone interested in learning more about handling medical emergencies. DESCRIPTION: Covers the following topics: Calling EMS, Victim Assessment, Bleeding and Shock, Burns, Heart Attack and Stroke, Bone, Joint and Muscle injuries, splinting, Poisoning, Bites and Stings, Cold-related emergencies, and Heat-related emergencies. Viewing this video does replace taking a class for certification in First Aid. It should be viewed as awareness training. PRODUCED: 2003
TITLE: Foot Safety DURATION: 10 minutes TARGET AUDIENCE: Employees and Students DESCRIPTION: Short training on foot safety. PRODUCED: 1996
TITLE: Forklift Safety DURATION: 19 minutes TARGET AUDIENCE: Employees and students that use forklifts DESCRIPTION: This video is suggested for use as a refresher following the "Coaching the Lift Truck Operator." It is a "high impact" video showing graphic reenactments of documented incidents. PRODUCED: 2003
TITLE: General Electrical Principles DURATION: 18 minutes TARGET AUDIENCE: Employees and students DESCRIPTION: Basic description of electricity and its components. Items to look for, items to avoid, emergency response and procedures. PRODUCED: 1998
TITLE: Hearing Loss Prevention Employee Training DURATION: 14 minutes TARGET AUDIENCE: Employees and students that work around noise DESCRIPTION: A short video about employee training on hearing loss. PRODUCED: 1998
High Impact Maintenance Safety DURATION: 19 minutes TARGET AUDIENCE: All Employees Doing Maintenance Work DESCRIPTION: This video stresses the importance of using proper procedures and safety practices, not cutting corners. It uses high impact re-enactments of actual injuries and fatalities to communicate the message. The message is repeated to assure retention of the content. PRODUCED: January 2004
TITLE: I Chose to Look the Other Way DURATION: 12 minutes TARGET AUDIENCE: Everyone DESCRIPTION: This video is dramatic portrayal of a true life experience in making a choice not to enforce safety procedures causing the death of a coworker. It also emphasizes some misguided fears to enforce safety rules. An excellent example of thoughtful reflection and awareness. PRODUCED: 2002
TITLE: In the Blink of an Eye DURATION: 20 minutes TARGET AUDIENCE: Students, Professors, Employees DESCRIPTION: Video on eye protection and safety. PRODUCED: 1996
TITLE: Iron Age DURATION: 17 minutes TARGET AUDIENCE: Employees and students DESCRIPTION: OSHA's foot protection regulations. PRODUCED: 1994
TITLE: Machine Guarding Hazards DURATION: 18 minutes TARGET AUDIENCE: Users of power tools and machine shops DESCRIPTION: High impact video describes hazards posed by using un-guarded power equipment. PRODUCED: September 2003
TITLE: Manhole Safety DURATION: 20 minutes TARGET AUDIENCE: Persons working in or around manholes DESCRIPTION: A training video on manhole safety. PRODUCED: Unknown
TITLE: Near Miss Reporting DURATION: 13 minutes TARGET AUDIENCE: Everyone DESCRIPTION: This video shows near miss reporting how this process contributes positively to the safety culture by building credibility between management and employees. PRODUCED: Unknown
TITLE: New Directions in Emergency Eye Care DURATION: 15 minutes TARGET AUDIENCE: Students, Professors, employees, supervisors DESCRIPTION: Video on the new process to take in emergency eye care. PRODUCED: 1998
TITLE: NFPA Employee Evacuation - Action for Survival DURATION: 13 minutes TARGET AUDIENCE: Employees DESCRIPTION: Short video on making evacuation plans for employees' work place. PRODUCED: Unknown
TITLE: Office of Emergency Services - Academic Aftershock DURATION: 46 minutes TARGET AUDIENCE: Those working on disaster planning DESCRIPTION: California University Northridge rebuilding after earthquake in 1994. PRODUCED: 1995
TITLE: Office Ergonomics DURATION: 18 minutes TARGET AUDIENCE: Office workers and computer users DESCRIPTION: Highly recommended video for all that work at computers for over 1 hour per day. Covers computer-related injuries, how they can occur, and preventive measures. PRODUCED: Unknown
TITLE: On the Road - The lighter side of lifting DURATION: 22 minutes TARGET AUDIENCE: Employees and students DESCRIPTION: Safety video on lifting correctly. Video provides basic techniques for proper lifting using memorable examples. PRODUCED: 2001
TITLE: Power Tool Safety DURATION: 14 minutes TARGET AUDIENCE: Employees using power tools DESCRIPTION: Safety video on power tool safety. PRODUCED: 2001
TITLE: Protecting Mailrooms from Biological Threats DURATION: 6 minutes TARGET AUDIENCE: Mail handling personnel DESCRIPTION: Precautions to take when handling mail; what to do with a suspicious letter/package. PRODUCED: 2001
TITLE: Protecting Your Health DURATION: 16 minutes TARGET AUDIENCE: Mail handling personnel DESCRIPTION: Information about Anthrax, methods for minimizing risk of exposure, identifying a suspicious package, and procedures for handling a suspicious package. PRODUCED: Unknown
TITLE: Refuse Collection Safety DURATION: 15 minutes TARGET AUDIENCE: Employees doing lifting. DESCRIPTION: Video on back and lifting safety. PRODUCED: 1993
TITLE: Safety Shorts - Reduce Accident Rates by as much as 90% DURATION: 10 minutes TARGET AUDIENCE: Supervisors DESCRIPTION: A program to reduce accidents in the work place. PRODUCED: Unknown
TITLE: Step by Step Safety Training Program DURATION: 17 minutes TARGET AUDIENCE: Employees and students DESCRIPTION: Short video on ladder safety PRODUCED: Unknown
TITLE: This Could Be You: Emergency HazMat Response First Aid DURATION: 10 minutes TARGET AUDIENCE: College or New Employee DESCRIPTION: Basic hazwoper training video
TITLE: Tractor Safety DURATION: 20 minutes TARGET AUDIENCE: Persons that use tractors. DESCRIPTION: Short Video on tractor safety. PRODUCED: Unknown
TITLE: Trenching and Shoring DURATION: 19 minutes TARGET AUDIENCE: Employees DESCRIPTION: Training program on trenching and shoring. PRODUCED: 1993
TITLE: Ups & Downs - Safety tips for Elevators and Escalators DURATION: 9 minutes TARGET AUDIENCE: Everybody DESCRIPTION: Video on elevator and escalator safety. PRODUCED: 1993

Industrial Hygiene Safety Videos

TITLE: Indoor Air Quality: A Public Perspective 1 Hour 18 Minutes Anybody wanting to learn about indoor air quality. 4 Presentations from different professors on indoor air quality. They talk about standards, programs, policies, effects on people, and design.
TITLE: Introducing the New SAS System 10 minutes Introduction to the New SAS System
TITLE: Proper Care and use of the Model 401 Pressure Demand Air Mask 22 minutes Employees using Air Masks Proper care and safety of air masks
TITLE: Respiratory Protection 8 minutes Employees using Respiratory products. How to use and safety on respirators.
TITLE: Respirator Training (Parts 1-3) 24 minutes and 58 seconds Industrial, Lab, and general employees. Instructions on how to wear an N-95 respirator.
TITLE: SEAJ August 1995 Edition 33 Minutes Anybody Safety and Environmental Affair Journal News, wellness in the work place, Internet safety training, and off the job personal safety.
TITLE: SEAJ November 1995 Edition 30 minutes Anybody Safety Environmental Affairs Journal news, training on hand-held power tools, and off the job safety for holiday drinking
TITLE: SEAJ July 1996 Edition 32 minutes College Students Power press safety
TITLE: Tractor Safety Begins With You 20 minutes Employees that use tractors. Short video on tractor safety.