Workplace Safety Teacher Resources

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Hazards in the Workplace

For Teachers 11th Standards
Safety first! High school juniors discover workplace hazards and labor laws in the third of a six-part series of career and college readiness lessons. The resource focuses on child labor law awareness, safety standards, and ways to...
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First Aid - Eye Injury

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Eye injuries are dangerous and could result in blindness or permanent damage. Learn about the eye, eye injuries, and how to care for these injuries. While this clip is intended to promote workplace safety, it could be useful for anyone...
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Talking Safety

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Chances are, many of the teens in your class have jobs or want to have jobs in the near future. Educate them about the hazards and emergencies that could occur in various workplaces with a set of lessons published by the National...
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Workplace Safety -- Part 2

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Young scholars continue their examination of the importance of workplace safety. As a class, they state the purpose of OSHA and how the labor laws affect teenagers. They discuss ways to avoid accidents and what to do in the event of an...
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Green Chemistry - Principle 5

For Students 9th - 12th
How important is lab safety, anyway? And, how do chemical manufacturers create safe lab environments? Chemistry scholars learn the importance of minimizing risks where the stakes are often highest—the chemical industry—in the fifth...
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The Dirt on the Workplace

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Students examine health and safety issues in the workplace. They, in groups, discuss how health and safety issues effect their lives.
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Safe at Work

For Teachers 8th Standards
From minimum wage to minimizing injuries, young workers need to know their rights! The sixth and final lesson plan in a series of college and career readiness activities gets eighth graders thinking about safety and labor laws. 
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Safety Scenarios

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Young scholars discuss the various safety procedures and signs keeping them safe at work. In groups, students review several safety scenarios and present their suggests for a safe environment to the group. Young scholars practice using...
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Life Skills Lesson Activities

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Examine the proper procedures and guidelines of Occupational Health and Safety with activities designed for high schoolers. Job seekers learn how to identify and remedy common workplace hazards, and to mitigate risk when possible.
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Staying Safe on the Job

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Pupils share their opinions about the rights and responsibilities of employees, businesses and the government in maintaining a safe work environment. They prepare arguments supporting their assigned positions concerning workplace safety...
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It Is in the Blood

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders identify bloodborne pathogens and examine universal precautions. They listen to a speaker from the Health Department speak about bloodborne pathogens, conduct Internet research and discuss OSHA guidelines for protection,...
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First Aid - Arm Laceration

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
First aid could be needed at any time, its good for teachers, students, and parents to be able to respond correctly. Learn how to care for an arm laceration. This is a thorough video that can be useful in a wide variety of contexts.
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First Aid - Burns

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Watch and learn all about burns. This clip describes the different types of burns one may encounter and how to deal or care for each one. This is a very good clip appropriate for ages 12 and up.
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Personal Development (Safety and Injury Prevention)

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Demonstrate an ability to make informed choices about the prevention of injury with your class and others. Through class discussion, observational studies, simulation, and the creation of a handbook, high schoolers will understand the...
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Infection Control/Workplace Safety

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students role play as nurse managers in a hospital and are faced with an infection control crisis. They are to examine the feasible ways to solve and control the problem. Students utilize technology, language arts, trade and industry,...
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Magnetic Resonance Imaging

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
The capstone lesson in a 14-part series focuses on the basics of magnetic resonance imaging and the hardware of the machines. Pupils use this information and the material learned throughout the unit to develop a presentation on safety...
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On This Day: The Chicago Iroquois Theatre Fire of 1903

For Students 7th - Higher Ed Standards
When sparks ignited a fire at the Iroquois Theatre in Chicago in 1903, it was one of the greatest public safety tragedies of the twentieth century. Even though the theater did not take basic safety precautions, no one was held...
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Workplace Safety Lesson

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students distinguish between effective and ineffective communication techniques and apply their knowledge of successful interactions with authority figures to workplace situations. They also use teamwork, communication, and analytical...
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First Aid - Sprains

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Attention coaches, PE teachers, and playground attendants! This video does a great job demonstrating the process needed to determine whether or not an individual has a sprained or fractured ankle. It shows good first aid in the workplace...
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Introduction To OSHA

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students are introduced to The Occupational Safety and Health Act. The find correct OSHA Standards in the 29 CFR 192 and explain their relevance in the workplace.
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Benefits of Learning Oxy-Acetylene Welding and Cutting

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Before you can weld or cut metal, you need to know the basics. Provided are a list of welding terms, the tools needed, safety precautions, and the benefits of oxy-acetylene welding. Future metal workers will learn about types of flames,...
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Labor Day | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 4th
Labor Day isn't just a day off at the beginning of the school year! Learn all about the workers who fought for labor laws and workplace safety with an informative video about the origins of Labor Day.
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On The Job Safety

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discuss the importance of job safety and identify ways to remain safe on the job. Working in small groups, students explore the laws that ensure on the job safety. They role play several safety situations. This lesson is...
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Safety -- It's An Attitude: Promoting Farm and Ranch Safety

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the unsafe practices that farmers and ranchers sometimes participate in. They describe behaviors that promote safe behaviors. They also outline a "Safety Action Plan" for promoting safety in their community.

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