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Informative Videos for EHS Professionals and Emergency Managers

Posted on Mon, Feb 20, 2012

Below are a various informative videos that may assist professionals in emergency response planning.
Note: These video are meant to be informative, and do not replace mandated training.

OSHA Construction Hazard Prevention videos: These based on actual event series of videos demonstrate work site incidences that resulted in an employee injury or death. Corrective actions for preventing these types of accidents are discussed.

How to Use a Portable Fire Extinguisher Training Video: This video was created by the Fire Equipment Manufacturers' Association to train viewers on how to assess a potential fire situation and use a portable fire extinguisher in the event of a fire emergency.

Oil Spill 101: Blocking with boom: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration video on how boom contains an oil spill, including the four main types of boom used

2012 Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG): The 2012 Emergency Response Guidebook contains the latest dangerous goods lists from the United Nations Recommendations, as well as from other international and national regulations. The 2012 ERG is designed for emergency responders to quickly and accurately access a HAZMAT incident.

Exxon Valdez: 20 Year later: Detailed video of the historical events regarding the Exxon Valdez spill that resulted in the passing of the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (OPA 90 ).

Incident Command System: Positions & Responsibilities: With the Salvation Army as the backdrop organization, this video highlights the roles and responsibilities of key positions within the Incident Command System.

Sorting Out SPCC: Video that details the EPA regulated SPCC plans.  Video is directed at new farm regulations, however, the it provides an overview of the EPA's Oil Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure Program.

Iron in the Fire: U.S. Chemical Safety Board reviews of chemical dust fires in 2011.

For a sample Emergency Response Checklist, download our helpful and informative guide.

Tags: NOAA, Fire Preparedness, Emergency Management, Incident Management, SPCC, OPA 90, Oil Spill, Video