Workplace Health and Safety Teacher Resources
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Workplace Safety -- Part 2
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 emergency.
9th - 10th Language Arts 4 Views 50 Downloads
Staying Safe on the Job
Students 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 and create storyboards for a public service campaign.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 8 Views 52 Downloads
Worker Safety - The Triangle Fire Legacy
Young scholars explore how one event that occurred more than a century ago - the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire - led to many of the worker health and safety protections that we have in the United States today.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 21 Downloads
First Aid - Eye Injury
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 in grades 7 through adult education.
8 mins 9th - Higher Ed 21st Century Skills 3 Views 0 Downloads
Personal Development (Safety and Injury Prevention)
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 principles behind prevention of injury in school and the work place.
11th - 12th Health 14 Views 56 Downloads
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 authoritative voices when warning others about safety hazards.
10th - 12th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 23 Downloads
Worker Safety - The Triangle Fire Legacy
Students examine the events of the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire. They give examples of health and safety protection in the workplace today. Using government and labor solutions, they analyze a specific workplace concern. They develop solutions individuals can take on their own to reduce the chance of injury or death on the job.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 9 Views 31 Downloads
Workplace Safety Lesson
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 skills.
9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 7 Views 48 Downloads
Safety Is No Accident
Ninth graders work in teams to devise a safety checklist, complete a job safety survey, and compose forms for reporting accidents. They create, read, and interpret a bar graph, research causes and prevention of accidents, and examine the importance of ergonomics in various types of employment.
9th 21st Century Skills 5 Views 14 Downloads
Infection Control/Workplace Safety
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, and the health occupations curriculum.
11th - 12th Health 18 Views 79 Downloads
On The Job Safety
High schoolers 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 intended for high schoolers acquiring English.
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills 4 Views 35 Downloads
Corporate Irresponsibility? Researching Fashion's Hidden Cost in Bangladesh's Garment Industry
What responsibility, if any, do clothing buyers, clothing retailers, and clothing companies have to ensure the safety of factory workers? The debate about workplace safety following the collapse and fires in Bangladesh clothing factories comes to the classroom as class members take on the role of executives who then research and negotiate policy changes.
8th - 12th Language Arts 8 Views 8 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Safety And Health Programs
Students engage in a study of the proper components needed for the establishment of a health and safety program. They practice identifying various types of workplace hazards. Students are exposed to an informational lecture given by a guest speaker.
12th - Higher Ed Science 7 Views 19 Downloads
It Is in the Blood
Ninth graders identify blood borne pathogens and examine universal precautions. They listen to a speaker from the Health Department speak about blood borne pathogens, conduct Internet research and discuss OSHA guidelines for protection, and create a safety sign to be used in the workplace to remind employees of the need for universal precautions.
9th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 15 Downloads
First Aid - Arm Laceration
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.
6 mins 9th - Higher Ed 21st Century Skills 3 Views 0 Downloads
Benefits of Learning Oxy-Acetylene Welding and Cutting
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, welding, torch parts, and tool usage.
11th - Higher Ed 21st Century Skills 3 Views 9 Downloads