Facilities and Campus Services

Safety Program Titles

Ergonomic Program

The College is responsible for meeting the minimum requirements for ergonomic standards as mandated by CAL/OSHA, which involves definition, investigation, and evaluation of potential hazard with subsequent appropriate solution.

ACCIDENTS - "IT CAN HAPPEN TO ME!"
1007D (English & Spanish) (10 min.)
Program illustrates how to lift safely and use back support devices.This program is designed for companies using some type of back support or belt.

CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME
1003I (English & Spanish) (12 min.)
Describes carpal tunnel syndrome, hot to prevent CTS, and what employees can do to reduce the effects of CTS.

HAND AND WRIST INJURIES
1009I (English) (10 min.)
Demonstrates general prevention techniques to help reduce hand and wrist injuries.Explains the anatomy of the hand and wrist so that employees have a better idea about what exactly causes hand and wrist injuries.Once they have this information they can make better decisions on the job everyday.

ERGONOMICS
1029I (English) (7 min.)
Ergonomics is a very important aspect of safety.This program shows various ways to make your workplace more user-friendly.

EMPLOYEE INVOLVEMENT IN ERGONOMICS
1031I (English) (16 min.)
This program offers a basic overview of ergonomics and how employees can become involved in the process of making the workplace more user-friendly.Covered are some of the different products available, how they are used, and more.

VTD SAFETY & ERGONOMICS
1003E (English) (11 min.)
Directed towards individuals using VTDs.Discusses the myths about electromagnetic radiation and other effects of VTD usage.VTDs are safe if properly used.Explains how to avoid eye strain and the persistent neck and backaches when working with VTDs.

Hazard Communication Program

This program will inform employees of the potential hazards and safe work practices associated with various products, which are used and stored on campus.

HAZARD COMMUNICATIONS
16001A (English) (13 min.)
Required by OSHA for training employees in chemicals/hazardous materials used in the workplace. Explains material safety data sheets, labeling, and basic safety when using hazardous materials.

FIRE EXTINGUISHER USE & PROCEDURES
9021A (English) (8 min.)
Instructs employees on all facets of fire extinguishers. Explains PASS and other necessary information to ensure proper use of fire extinguishers, and various classes of fire.

FIRE EXTINGUISHER TRAINING
C008G (English & Spanish) (8 min.)
Educates employees on the proper and safe use of fire extinguishers and classes of fires.

UNIVERSAL PRECAUTIONS-INFECTION CONTROL PROCEDURES
14015A (English) (8 min.)
Designed for health care providers who provide services in the health care environment. Excellent refresher for nursing, lab, and other providers who normally receive additional universal precautions training.

HAZARD COMMUNICATIONS
5002A (English & Spanish) (12 min.)
Chemical and hazardous materials used in the workplace are described in this program. Material safety data sheets, labeling, and basic safety are covered.

BLOODBORNE PATHOGENS
1014B (English & Spanish) (12 min.)
This program outlines the threat posed by blood borne pathogen exposure and steps employees can take to reduce their risk. Information is up to date and specific to the hospitality industry.

KILLER BEES/WASPS/SPIDERS
1026I (English) (37 min.)
This program is designed to train supervisors and employees in the hazards of killer bees, wasps, and spiders. Explains how to avoid the hazards and first-aid treatment in the event of sting or bite.

HAZARD COMMUNICATIONS FOR OFFICE PERSONNEL
1005E (English) (10 min.)
Oriented to the office environment, this video discusses basic hazard communications, and chemicals used in the office.

BLOODBORNE PATHOGENS TRAINING
1015B (English & Spanish) (12 min.)
Designed for all employees regardless of their job to make them more aware of HIV and Hepatitis B viruses that can be transmitted through contact with blood or other body fluids.

Illness Injury & Prevention

The College develops and maintains this program through the Campus Facilities office. Inspections, quarterly meetings and introductory and refresher trainings are also carried out by the Facilities office along with periodic audits of records and representation on the all College Safety committee.

WORKERS' COMPENSATION - THE INJURED WORKER
16004A (English) (8 min.)
Designed to be shown to workers who have been injured on the job. Compliments insurance company's requirements to advise employers of their benefits under Worker' Compensation.

BACK INJURY PREVENTION
16012A (English) (9 min.)
One of the most costly injuries in the agriculture industry is back injury. This program explains safe lifting techniques. 10:1 ratio, hazards involved in stretching and/or twisting, and more.

HEAT STRESS
16017A (English) (12 min.)
Designed for individuals operating vehicles or farm equipment in an agricultural environment. Covers basic safe driving rules for a variety of agriculture equipment.

BACK INJURY PREVENTION - SAFE LIFTING
1001D (English & Spanish) (9 min.)
The variety of lifting tasks employees face require specific techniques. It is definitely a "must see" program for employees before an accident occurs. Good for retraining employees who experienced a back injury.

LIFTING SAFELY WITH BACK BELTS
1007D (English & Spanish) (10 min.)
Program illustrates how to lift safely and use back support devices. This program is designed for companies using some type of back support or belt.

SAFETY AND YOUR RESPONSIBILITY
C010G (English & Spanish) (12 min.)
Excellent training program for new or experienced personnel who are exposed to general hazards. Demonstrates proper clothing, footwear, electrical safety, safe lifting, and personal protection.

SLIPS & FALLS IN CONSTRUCTION
C011G (English & Spanish) (10 min.)
Slips and falls are costly. Highlights individual's responsibility for injury prevention through a proactive approach.

HAZARDOUS COMMUNICATIONS - YOUR RIGHT TO KNOW
C001H (English & Spanish) (10 min.)
Excellent program to meet hazard communication requirements by training employees in chemical safety, labeling, and material safety data sheets.

DRUG ABUSE & WHAT TO DO ABOUT IT
C008M (Spanish) (22 min.)
Designed more for supervisory personnel to recognize the symptoms of drug abuse and how to deal with the problem. Excellent program for supervisors and management personnel.

SAFETY ORIENTATION AND ACCIDENT PREVENTION
15001A (English) (12 min.)
Meets OSHA training requirements for exposure to general hazards. Basic safety information suitable for training new and experienced employees.

FLOOR CLEANING TIPS
15005A (English & Spanish) (13 min.)
Everyone does not know how to clean floors. Program designed to improve appearance and floor safety regardless of the type of floor. Saves time, money, and effort.

CLEANING/POLISHING FLOORS WITHOUT SLIPS & FALLS
15008A (English) (16 min.)
Designed to improve floor surface appearance and reducing the possibility of slips and falls. Slips and falls are costly accidents. This video trains janitor/custodians how to reduce the effects of slips and falls.

ACCIDENT CAUSES AND PREVENTION
15009A (English) (12 min.)
Most accidents and injuries are cause by unsafe acts/behavior and how employees can take responsibility for their actions and reduce accidents and injuries.

ELECTRICAL SAFETY FOR JANITORS/CUSTODIANS
15010A (English) (12 min.)
Individuals working in this industry are exposed to electricity. Electrical equipment, water, and chemicals are ingredients for a serious injury and fatality. This program explains safety and how employees can reduce the risk of injury.

ACCIDENT CAUSES AND PREVENTION
14007A (English) (10 min.)
Excellent program for all health care employees. Targeted at the cause of most accidents, unsafe acts. Explains how employees can reduce and eliminate accidents and injuries through safety awareness, job procedures, and safety rules.

EMPLOYEE SAFETY ORIENTATION
5001A (English & Spanish) (12 min.)
All employees must be made aware of exposure to "general hazards." Includes basic requirements, electrical, mechanical, back injury prevention, fire protection, personal equipment, and more.

HOUSEKEEPING SAFETY
5005A (English & Spanish) (12 min.)
Instructs the housekeeping employee in specific safety hazards. Included are cleaning techniques, chemical use, back injury prevention, and more.

BACK INJURY PREVENTION
5006A (English & Spanish) (10 min.)
Addresses lifting hazards and demonstrates how to life safely. Specific techniques are required in the wide variety of lifting in the hotel/motel industry.

MAINTENANCE PERSON SAFETY
5007A (English) (12 min.)
Meets OSHA training requirements and is designed especially for the hotel/motel worker who faces many hazards when performing various tasks.

KITCHEN SAFETY
5008A (English & Spanish) (12 min.)
Addresses food preparation equipment, cleaning equipment, chemicals, knives, food slicers, electrical safety, floors, and more.

HOW TO PREVENT SLIPS & FALLS
1001I (English) (13 min.)
Designed to promote awareness in preventing slips and falls. Covers potential hazards, importance of proper maintenance and cleaning procedures, and many other aspects of slips and falls prevention. Focus is on engineering, education, and enforcement.

SAFETY ORIENTATION FOR OFFICES
1002E (English) (14 min.)
Designed for office workers and focuses on the most common hazards and resulting injuries in an office. Discusses chairs, ladders, office equipment, video display terminals, safe lifting, fire prevention, and more.

LIFTING SAFELY IN OFFICE ENVIRONMENTS
1004E (English) (9 min.)
Developed for office workers who need to be trained in safe lifting techniques. Explains how the back functions and using proper lifting techniques.

EMPLOYEE SAFETY ORIENTATION
6001A (English & Spanish) 13 min.)
Excellent for new and experienced employees. Trains employees in exposure to "general hazards." Includes basic safety, machinery, electrical safety, back injury prevention, slips and falls, cuts, burns, and employee safety responsibility.

HOW TO REDUCE UNSAFE ACTS
6004a (English & Spanish) (13 min.)
Ninety percent of all restaurant accidents are the result of unsafe behavior by employees. Program explains unsafe acts and how to eliminate them. Geared for both management and employees.

HAZARD COMMUNICATIONS - RIGHT TO KNOW
6005A (English and Spanish) (13 min.)
Meets OSHA/EPA standards for hazard communications, deals with hazardous communications. Deals with hazardous materials in the restaurant environment, chemical labels, and material safety data sheets.

BUS PERSONS, DISHWASHERS AND JANITOR SAFETY
6006A (English & Spanish) (14 min.)
Designed specifically for the subject workers. Includes cuts, burns, slips/falls, lifting safely, and procedures to reduce accidents and injuries.

ROBBERY & EMPLOYEE THEFT
6007A (English & Spanish) (13 min.)
Deals with restaurant security procedures, robbery prevention, how to handle a robbery, and facts about employee theft, also covers employee theft deterrents, preventive measures, and straightforward talk about employee theft in restaurants.

ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION
6008A (English & Spanish) (11 min.)
Program for supervisors and managers, this video explains accident investigations, what to look for in an investigation, witness statements, and fact-finding process.

CUSTOMER ACCIDENTS/THIRD-PARTY LIABILITY
6009A (English) (11 min.)
Designed for supervisors and managers to help reduce liability.Includes exposure due to slips/falls, food illnesses, foreign material in food, third-party liability investigation and reporting, and more.

BACK INJURY PREVENTION
6010A (English & Spanish) (10 min.)
Two of the major causes of employee injuries are discussed to provide knowledge and training in prevention.Excellent program for management and employees.

WHAT IS CARELESSNESS?
1002C (English) (8 min.)
Everyone has a tendency to blame most accidents on carelessness which is really a meaningless term when you're trying to determing the cause of any accident.This program identifies the more common misconceptions about the word "carelessness" and stress the cause(s) of any accidents wrongly identified as carelessness.

UNSAFE ACTS - HUMAN BEHAVIOR
1003C (English) (11min.)
The vast of accidents in the workplace are caused, in whole or in part, by unsafe acts of employees.The major emphasis of this program is reducing unsafe acts through education.

ACCIDENT CAUSES & PREVENTION
1004C (English) (11min.)
Short program for training employees in the vast majority of accident causes - unsafe acts and how to prevent them. Most accidents are caused by unsafe acts, therefore the majority of safety efforts should be in reducing these types of acts.

TEACHER SAFETY ORIENTATION
7003A (English) (20 min.)
This program meets OSHA training requirements about general hazards in the classroom and school environment.Suitable for both inexperienced an experienced teachers, it covers electrical and mechanical safety, lifting, ladders, accident prevention and reporting, chemicals, and more.

HAZCOM FOR TEACHERS & ADMINISTRATION
7005A (English) (10 min.)
This program meets OSHA training employee requirements for employee "right to know" programs.Topics include material safety data sheets (MSDS), labeling, chemical hazards, and basic prevention techniques to avoid chemical exposure.

HAZCOM FOR CUSTODIANS & MAINTENANCE
7006A (English) (10 min.)
Chemicals are everywhere and employees must be trained I safe use, handling and storage. This program complies with OSHA training requirements for these jobs. Detailed information is provided for material safety data sheets (MSDS) and labeling, as well as in-depth coverage of hazard communications.

CAFETERIA SANITATION
7012A (English) (12 min)
Proper sanitation is vital to any food service facility. This program covers principles, bacteria growth, vector control, temperature controls, serving and storing foods, and personal hygiene requirements.

Managing Workplace Confrontations Program

Preventative measures that can be taken to reduce the risk of workplace violence are provided with this program that informs employees and supervisors of those hazards.

DRUG ABUSE AND WHAT TO DO ABOUT IT
C008M (English & Spanish) (17 min.)
Designed more for supervisory personnel to recognize the symptoms of drug abuse and how to deal with the problem. Excellent program for supervisors and management personnel.

HOMICIDE IN THE WORKPLACE
8021A (English) (17 min.)
Program focuses on the trend in deaths occurring in the workplace. More people are being killed by violence at work than actual on-the-job injuries. This program was commissioned by Texas Workers' Compensation Commission, and explains the problem and how to protect employees.