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MIOSHA maintains a free video loan service for use by Michigan employers and employees. The only charge to Michigan employers or employees is the cost of returning the borrowed items. Over 200 safety and health DVDs are available on a free-loan basis. Current fall hazard videos titles in the library are listed below. Requests can be made by phone at 517-284-2918, email or fax 517-284-2920.
Fall Factors: Understanding & Preventing Slips, Trips & Falls - Slips, trips and falls result in more than 15 million workplace injuries each year; and unfortunately, injuries related to falls are the second leading cause of on-the-job fatalities. Falls are also the third leading cause of disability among employees. The good news is that these mishaps can be prevented. By understanding how "fall factors" such as balance, gravity, friction and momentum contribute to these incidents, we can take preventative measures to prevent falls. That's the purpose of this program - to prevent fall-related incidents by providing viewers with an understanding of the factors involved in every fall as well as the common hazards and unsafe actions that make a fall much more likely.
Fall Protection: Make the Connection - Falls are the fourth leading cause of work-related fatalities in the United States. Even a short fall can cause serious injury or even death. When your workers are working at heights, you cannot let safety standards come crashing down. This training program, based on Subpart M of OSHA Standard 1926, highlights fall protection measures for employees.
Height Safety Essentials - Falls from height remain the most common workplace fatality. More than 1000 workers a month suffer a serious injury following a slip, trip or fall.
Personal Fall Protection One Step Beyond - This video reviews personal fall protection systems and anchorage equipment to protect workers from fatal falls. Rescue procedures after a fall are also covered. Includes: personal fall protection systems; lifelines, snaphooks, and harnesses; rescue; and equipment care and inspection.
Preventing Slips, Trips & Falls - General Industry - This program provides information on how to create a safe environment for both employees and customers. Program highlights include the causes of slips, trips and falls, how to identify areas of hazard and how to prevent accidents from occurring.
Slips, Trips & Falls - Keeping A Step Ahead - Slips, trips and falls can be a significant source of injuries
and even deaths on the job. This video covers preventive measures: when, where and how to use fall protection;techniques to avoid slips, trips, and falls; and safe work practices.
MIOSHA has partnered with Safety Source Productions to offer an improved video streaming opportunity. The entire Safety Source Video on Demand (VOD) program is available 24/7. Click HERE to obtain access to the VOD library. There is no cost to you for this service.