Mental Preparation

This 2 minute safety training video covers: How to be mentally prepared in order to work safely? what should you do in case you get frustrated or angry during your work, what to do if you suspect your coworker under the influence of alcohol. Click here to watch the 15 minute full length version.

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Every year, on-the-job accidents cause millions of painful and sometimes debilitating injuries, and cost American businesses almost $90 billion dollars in medical bills, lost wages and lost productivity. But most of these incidents are preventable.

Atlantic Training's "Safety Orientation" program discuss common job-related hazards and the safe practices and equipment that employees can use to avoid injuries.

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Video Transcript

Before you begin a task, you must be mentally prepared to work safely, no matter how simple or routine the job may seem. Concentration is the key. If you give a task your full attention you are much less likely to make a mistake that causes an accident. There are number of things that can obstruct our focus, anger and frustration are two of the culprits, that can cloud your mind and impair your judgement. And the decision you made in the heat of the moment could have disastrous consequences. If you feel frustrated or angry, take a break. Step back and take a deep breath or switch for another task for a while.