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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...

Niigaanibatowaad: FrontRunners

In 1967, Winnipeg hosts the Pan American Games and 10 teenage boys are chosen to run 800 kilometres with the games torch. Nine of the young men are from residential schools. When the runners arrive at the stadium, they are not allowed to enter with the torch. Instead, a non-Aboriginal runner is g...

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The Trials of the Toronto 18

In June 2006, police in Ontario arrest 18 young men and charge them with planning the biggest terrorist attack in Canadian history. Students will also examine what could have led these young Canadians to want to attack their own country.

Diving for Clues to Canadian History

The fur trade played a large role in the early history of Canada. It opened up the country, created new communities and led to the further exploration of North America. Archaeologists have retrieved many artifacts from places like old trading posts.

The Road to the Winter Games

Canada plays host to the world when the Winter Olympics open in Vancouver. During the Games, the spotlight will be on the athletes. But it has taken years of work by thousands of Canadians to prepare for this event.

Richard Colvin and the Afghan Detainees

In November, a Canadian diplomat triggers a political firestorm on Parliament Hill. Richard Colvin tells a committee that Canadian troops have been handing over prisoners to Afghan authorities, even though the government knew they might be tortured. The government denies it, refuses to hand over ...

The Plane Bomber and Airport Security

On Christmas Day 2009, a Nigerian man allegedly tries to blow up an airliner as it prepares to land in Detroit. The man was subdued by other passengers before he could set off explosive material sewn into his underwear. The incident triggered a security scare at airports all over the world.

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