Do you watch safety videos on YouTube?

Do people watch safety videos on YouTube? Aren’t they too busy on YouTube laughing at funny videos or singing along to their favorite tunes? Apparently not.

In the past two years, more than 2 million people from around the world have viewed and downloaded safety videos from WorkSafeBC, sponsor of this blog and my long-time client. Some of their videos show graphic injuries and are not for the squeamish. Check out Video: Nail Gun Safety (1 of 4) – Graphic Content!

Here’s a few more sites for you.

YouTube’s Five Most Useful Government Safety Sites for Humans

According to OHS Magazine Online ( Sept, 2009):

The U.S. Chemical Safety Board

National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Centres For Disease Control and Prevention

The U.S. Department of Labor offers these OSHA videos.“Respirator Safety” shows how to put on and take off common types of respirators. – “The Difference between Respirators and Surgical Masks” explains how to prevent exposure to infectious diseases.

How about you? Seen any good workplace safety videos lately?


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