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Safety Training Video List - Back Injury Prevention and Biosafety

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3.1 “Back to Backs”
Stanford Health & Safety (1981)
Illustrates proper lifting techniques - presents everyday activities around Stanford where back injuries frequently occur.
3.2 “Lifting and Carrying”
Safety Care (1991) 2 copies
Demonstrations and brief tips on:
• Back injuries and the role of the spine
• Lifting and carrying techniques
• Factors governing manual handling
3.3 “Lifting in the Real World"
The Saunders Group, Inc.
Lifting in the Real World helps people learn good body mechanics both at work and home. Viewers are encouraged to practice the techniques as they are demonstrated.


The required Bloodborne Pathogen Training is available on the World Wide Web at: These videos are for supplementary information.

4.2 “Protecting Yourself Against Bloodborne Pathogens”
The Idea Bank (1992)
For custodians who work in a health care setting.
• The effects of HIV and HBV
• How exposure occurs
• Universal precautions
• Emergency techniques
4.3 “Safe Use of Biological Safety Cabinets in the Case of the Contaminated Cultures”
Eagleson Institute (1991) 2 copies
Overview of how to properly use a biological safety cabinet. Gives tips on how to avoid contamination of the of the environment within a biological safety cabinet.
4.4 “Universal Precautions in the Laboratory”
Syntex (1989) 2 copies
Covers the correct procedures and precautions for handling body fluids. Set in a laboratory. Topics:
• Equipment
• Decontamination methods
• HIV mechanism for infection
4.6 I. “Working Safely with HIV in the Lab”
Overview of procedures to be used when working with HIV. Emphasizes safe practices and managerial responsibilities.
II. “Effective Use of the Biological Safety Cabinet”
Demonstrates how to properly operate a level 2 biosafety cabinet.
4.7 “Controlling Your risks HIV in the Research Lab"
Howard Hughes Medical Institute (1994)
Overview of Procedures to be used when working with HIV.
4.8 “Mammilian Cell Culture Hazards"
Howard Hughes Medical Institute (1997)
Provides guidance for the safe handling of mammalian cell cultures, good laboratory practices, and provides a meaningful technical review in safety for the more experienced.

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