How to Safely Handle Hazardous Materials

This 4 minute safety training video covers: Where to find informations about potential hazardous materials, what does safety data sheet contains, how to work with hazardous chemicals safely, what safety precautions to take and situations to avoid, what proper personal protective equipment to wear, what hazardous materials are present in the workplace. This clip was taken from a full-length training video. Click here to watch the 33 minute full length version.

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Atlantic Training's Safety Awareness 101 Training DVD this education and training program reminds employees that if they know the types of hazards that they can encounter in their jobs, they can guard against them and often prevent them from occurring. Upon completion of the program, employees should be able to:

This Safety Awareness 101 Training DVD Covers:
  • How to Safely Handle Hazardous Materials
  • Understand the importance of being safe on the job.
  • Recognize hazards they may encounter in the workplace.
  • Understand how good housekeeping can prevent slips, trips and falls.
  • Know how to use hand and power tools, and powered machinery, safely.
  • Understand specific procedures that can help to prevent forklift accidents.
  • Know how to avoid electrical hazards.
  • Understand how to use personal protective equipment (PPE) to guard against workplace hazards.
  • Understand how their facility's Emergency Action Plan can save lives and minimize damage in a crisis.
  • Know what to do when confronted by health emergencies in the workplace.
  • Click here to watch a FREE full-length 33 minute preview.

Video Transcript

Hazardous materials are materials that compose a risk to health and safety, if hazardous materials are release or if they combine with other materials they can do a great amount of harm in a short time. The kinds of hazards associated with these materials include fire, explosion, poison, radiation explosion, inspection or burns. Releases of hazardous materials can be controlled by professionals with the proper equipment; under no circumstances should you try to control these materials on your own. Knowledge is your greatest defense against all hazardous materials.