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Personal and Protective Equipment (PPE): An Introduction

Series: Safetycare
When hazards in the work environment cannot be "engineered out," or when guards, shields and other safety devices have limited effectiveness, there will often be a need to wear personal protective equipment. This program examines in detail: eye and face protection, head protection, respiratory pr...

Oxy-Acetylene Welding and Safety

Series: Safetycare
This video shows operators how to use oxy-acetylene equipment safely and correctly and includes: an explanation of how the oxy-acetylene process works, workshop and equipment safety, an explanation of all the components that make up the welding unit, flame types and their cuttings, backfire and f...

Oxy-Acetylene Cutting and Safety

Series: Safetycare
With the addition of a cutting torch, the oxy-acetylene welding unit becomes an efficient tool for the cutting of metals. This program shows the correct and safe use of oxy-acetylene cutting equipment, and includes: equipment and workshop safety; gas and gas cylinders, their types and flow rates;...

MIG Welding

Series: Safetycare
Because of its versatility and the ability to weld in a variety of positions, MIG welding has become the most popular welding process used in industry. This program looks at all aspects of MIG Welding and includes: the MIG welding process and how it works; the equipment; workshop, personal and eq...

Safe Manual Handling

Series: Safetycare
Manual handling is the movement of items by human energy. It includes lifting, holding, pushing, pulling, shifting and lowering, and any form of human exertion - with or without the use of mechanical aids. Manual handling contributes directly to a significant percentage of work related accidents ...

Foot Safety in the Workplace

Series: Safetycare
Our feet provide us with balance and support for our bodies and enable us to walk, run, drive, operate machinery, play sports and so on. Falling objects cause the largest number of foot injuries in the workplace, however, there are however numerous other potential hazards that can lead to injurie...

The Essential Elements of Hand Safety

Series: Safetycare
Fortunately, even though we are constantly exposing our hands to varying degrees of risk, many of the injuries suffered are relatively minor, such as small cuts, abrasions and minor infections. Many serious injuries can occur on work sites such as hands and fingers being crushed, punctured, lacer...

Electrical Safety in the Workplace

Series: Safetycare
Workplaces are surrounded by a maze of electrical circuits, cables, conduits and extension cords delivering electricity to equipment, appliances and lights. Without a basic understanding of how electricity behaves and what effects electricity can have on the human body, it is difficult to underst...

Arc Welding: Safety and Technique

Series: Safetycare
Electric arc welding is an industrial process which enables users to fuse two separate pieces of metal into a solid mass. This program shows correct and safe techniques as well as equipment knowledge including: an explanation of the arc welding process and how it works; workshop, personal, and eq...

A Deadly Earthquake Devastates Haiti

On January 12, a powerful earthquake strikes Haiti. More than 100,000 people are killed, and about a million others are left homeless. This story looks at Haiti's tragedy, and how Canada and other countries help the survivors.

The Internet. Forty Years Later

It's been forty years since the Internet was born. Since then it has revolutionized our world. But it has also brought with it a host of new problems. This story looks at the birth of the Internet and examines some issues that are clouding its future.

The Great U.S. Health Care Debate

Shortly after assuming office, U.S. President Barack Obama announces plans to reform his country's health care system. The announcement set off a debate with both sides citing Canada's Medicare system to back up their arguments.

The Copenhagen Climate Change Summit

In December, 192 nations gather in Copenhagen to discuss climate change. The plan was to begin drafting a document to replace the Kyoto Protocol that expires in 2012.

Keeping Up with the Swine Flu

Last Spring the swine or H1N1 flu first arrived in Canada. Thousands became ill, and by the end of the summer 78 people had died. Now a second wave of this pandemic flu bug is sweeping across the country.

Adoption. Looking for a Baby Abroad

Every year, for a number of reasons, many Canadians adopt children in foreign countries. International adoptions can provide them with the baby they always wanted, but they can also be expensive and frustrating.

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