Safety Video Library


Safety is a top priority at the Master Builders' Association. To assure that the membership of the MBA maintains their commitment to safety, below are some essential products and services, which are either free or are offered at a significant member discount.

MBA Video Library is a list of videos maintained by the MBA and accessible to borrow. Click on any link below for details.

  • Aerial Lifts

    Boomlifts in Construction, DVD
    As you know, boomlifts are among the most widely used pieces of equipment on construction sites. Don't let your workers become complacent about working with them properly and safely. This program reminds seasoned workers and teaches new workers to work safely with boomlifts. *Lifting principles *Walk-around inspection *Controls *Electricity *Operation

    Scissor Lifts for Construction, DVD
    Scissor lifts provide a safe walking and working surface on construction sites; however, to cut down on accidents, all employees must be trained in safe and proper operations. This program will provide workers with a sharp and detailed knowledge of this useful machine. *Lifting principles *Walk around inspections *Controls *Electricity *Operation
  • Back Safety

    Back Safety for Material Handlers, DVD
    Injuries strike more than one million workers every year, resulting in lost time, wages and productivity. And nowhere is this danger more pronounced than in your material handlers. Show them the proper back safety techniques and illustrate exercises for strong and flexible muscles. *Back structure *Repetitive stress and reverse stretching *Proper lifting *Vehicles and back safety *Using hand trucks *Warning signs of back injury *Proper lifting techniques
  • Confined Spaces

    Confined Space Entry: Permit Requied!, DVD & 10 Handbooks & VHS
    Protect your workers from the dangers of working in a confined space and be sure you are in compliance with OSHA 1910.146 with this best-selling program. It reviews the details on how to prepare a confined space entry permit and the best way to train a confined space entry team. *Entry permit requirements *Safe atmospheric testing *Training the entry team
  • Driver Training

    Defensive Driving: A Crash Course, DVD & 10 Handouts
    Review the basic defensive driving techniques with your employees. From planning and preparing before pulling out to practival driving procedures in the city, on the freeway and in rural areas, this training covers it all. *Plan and prepare *A defensive attitude *Distractions
  • Electrical Safety

    Electrical Safety: Beware the Bite!, DVD & 10 Handbooks & Poster
    An electrical shock is like the bite of a poisonous snake! Take the sting out of the danger now and protect your employees with life-saving information. Sink your teeth into this program that gives the low-down on electrical safety. *Conductivity *Lockout/tagout *Safe work practices *PPE *Emergency response
  • Fall Protection

    Anchorages: Make the Connection, DVD & 20 Handbooks
    Even the best fall protection system is useless without the proper anchorage. Hook up with this program now, which adheres to OSHA’s Personal Fall Arrest System (1910. 66 app C and 1926 subpart M App C) Standard. *Guidelines for safe hook-up *General rules for identifying anchorage points

    Personal Fall Protection: One Step Beyond, DVD & 10 Handouts
    Each year around 150 to 200 workers are killed and more than 100,000 are injured because of falls. When your workers are working at heights, you cannot let safety standards come crashing down. This training program, based on Subpart M of OSHA Standard 1926, highlights fall protection measures for general industry employees It covers: *Personal fall protection systems *Lifelines, snaphooks and harnesses *Rescue *Equipment care and inspection
  • Fire / Emergency

    Fire Extinguishers: Your Pass to Safety, DVD & 10 Handbooks
    When fire breaks out, your workers only have seconds to respond. Every delay can be costly. Even fatal. Give your employees accurate and concise annual training on fire extinguisher use. This program explains: *Ways to eliminate the three elements *Different fire extinguishers and their uses *Classes of fire *The PASS procedure *When to call the fire department.
  • Forklift & Crane Safety

    Forklift Safety, DVD & 10 Handbooks
    Each year over 100 workers are killed, and almost 95,000 others experience serious injuries in forklift accidents. Taking the time to practice safe forklift operating procedures can protect workers from painful injuries and financial loss. This program will help you and your employees avoid permanent, life-threatening injuries. It covers: *Awareness, Attitude, Action *The walk-through inspection *Forklift physics *Loading safety *Balancing a load *Testing your knowledge

    Rigging Equipment Basics, DVD & 10 Handbooks
    This program shows materials and techniques used for the three most common types of slings: those made of wire rope, fiber rope and webbing. It provides information on proper selection, maintenance, rigging and use. It covers: *Rigging basics *Slings and hitches *Wire rope and synthetic web slings *Attachments

    Rigging Operations, DVD & 10 Handbooks
    This program will show you what goes into a successful lift. It will describe the rigging plan, the steps necessary to rig a load and execute a lift, and the correct way to handle the rigging equipment when a lift has been completed. It covers: *The rigging plan *Equipment requirements *Environmental factors *Inspection *Lift preparation and safety

    Working Around Cranes, DVD
    Teach your employees how to identify and prevent the hazards associated with working around cranes - before those hazards become accidents. *Proper PPE to wear around cranes *Crane assembly *Wire rope/lifting *Signaling
  • General Safety / Compliance

    Heat Stress Don't Lose Your Cool, DVD & 10 Handbooks
    In outdoor work, it's important to keep one's cool – literally. Heat stress may sound like a minor inconvenience, but under blazing temperatures, people can suffer heat stress, illnesses, injuries, accidents and even death. *Thermo-regulation of the body *Importance of replenishing fluids *Prevention and treatment

    Housekeeping: It Ain't Like The Movies, DVD & 10 Handbooks
    Housekeeping may not be as glamorous and adventurous as other jobs, but it has its attendant dangers nonetheless. Falls, for instance, account for ten percent of on-the-job deaths. Review the importance of good housekeeping and the necessity of weeding out potential dangers in your facility. *Throw it away! *Proper storage *Eliminate spills and leaks

    Winter Safety, DVD & 10 Handbooks
    Either on the job or during recreational time, winter poses special dangers. Heat up some safety measures now against winter-related accidents. *Signs and treatment of hypothermia and frostbite *Prevention of hypothermia and frostbite *Off-the-job winter safety
  • Hand Tool / Machine Safety

    Powered Hand Tool Safety: Handle With Care, DVD & 10 Handbooks
    Safety is literally in your workers' hands. They have to be expert handlers of powered hand tools, and they must know these devices inside and out. Hand over this safety program to them, which thoroughly explains PPE, pre-use inspection, predicting dangers and housekeeping. It also details: *Avoiding dangers *Staying out of the way of tools *Proper use of PPE *Pre-use inspection of tools *Good housekeeping

    Welding: Safe Work With Hotwork, DVD & 10 Handbooks
    Scissor lifts provide a safe walking and working surface on construction sites; however, to cut down on accidents, all employees must be trained in safe and proper operations. This program will provide workers with a sharp and detailed knowledge of this useful machine. *Lifting principles *Walk around inspections *Controls *Electricity *Operation
  • Health

    Asbestos In Construction, DVD & 10 Handbooks
    Designed to help you comply with OSHA1926.1101, this program gives construction workers and anyone who comes in contact with building materials a full understanding of how to deal with asbestos exposure. *Asbestos-related work activities regulated by the standard *Respiratory protection *Regulated areas *Exposure assessments and monitoring *Custodial activities

    Hazcom For Construction, DVD
    By understanding the Hazard Communication Standard (HazCom) outlined in this program, your workers can effectively control and sidestep the dangers of working with chemicals. It is their rock-hard basis for safety. *Recognizing potential construction site hazards *Safety precautions and equipment

    Lead Safety On The Job, DVD & 10 Handbooks
    This program helps your facility comply with OSHA's Lead in Construction Standard (1926.62). It examines the ways lead can enter the body, its symptoms and its effects. Protect yourself and your employees from dangerous lead exposure. *Inhalation and ingestion *Health risks *Blood lead level (BLL) *Action level vs. permissible exposure limit (PEL) *Engineering, work practice and administrative controls *Work management practices
  • Lock Out Tag Out

    Construction Lockout/Tagout, VHS
    When fire breaks out, your workers only have seconds to respond. Every delay can be costly. Even fatal. Give your employees accurate and concise annual training on fire extinguisher use. This program explains: *Ways to eliminate the three elements *Different fire extinguishers and their uses *Classes of fire *The PASS procedure *When to call the fire department."
  • On-Line Course

    Clarity Multimedia Administrator 4.0, DVD
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    Silica Safety CD-ROM, CD-ROM
    Silica has many uses, but one lethal risk: silicosis, a serious and incurable disease of the lungs. Get the hard facts on this mineral and learn to work safely with this useful but dangerous material. *What is silica *Sources and effects of exposure *Personal air monitoring *Medical precautions *Engineering controls *Safe work practices
  • Personal Protective Equipment

    Eye Protection: Why Gamble, DVD & 10 Handbooks
    Don't turn a blind eye to the accidents! Take a look at this award-winning program and see the ways to avoid eye injuries. The program also outlines emergency procedures and complies with OSHA's Eye Protection Standard (1910.133) p> *Protective eyewear *Avoiding injury *Emergency procedures when the best fall protection system is useless without the proper anchorage. Hook up with this program now, which adheres to OSHA's Personal Fall Arrest System (1910. 66 app C and 1926 subpart M App C) Standard. *Guidelines for safe hook-up *General rules for identifying anchorage points

    Hand Safety: Its In Your Hands, DVD & 20 Handbooks
    Pinched. Burned. Irritated. Cut. Sliced. These are just some ways hands can be injured. Get a firm grip on hand safety and prevent these accidents. Avoid the two types of hazards - machine and chemical - and understand the factors that determine the ideal PPE for a job. Make sure that employees know the glove types as well: leather, fabric and insulating gloves - when they are used and how they are to be checked, inspected and cared for. Handy program eh? *Wearing the right hand protection *Using machine guards *Using the right tool for the task *Keeping equipment in proper working order *Taking good care of gloves"

    Hearing Protection: Sounds Good To Me, DVD & 10 Handouts
    Start your hearing protection training with a bang! Study how this delicate organ works and how it's affected and damaged by noise. Control noise level, understand Noise Reduction Ratings and use the appropriate ear PPE: earplugs, canal caps, and earmuffs. The program also discusses audiometric testing, a simple and painless test to detect hearing loss. *The human ear *Four P's of prevention *Reducing high noise levels *Audiometric testing

    PPE Don't Start Work Without It, DVD & 10 Handbooks
    At work, every part of the body is vulnerable to accidents, and you have to make sure that your employees are well-protected. They face unique dangers, depending on the job. And accordingly, their PPE must be customized to cope with the risks. They must know what the right protection is for their jobs! Get this comprehensive PPE program, covering eye, face, hearing, head, hand and foot protection and other PPE rules. *Eye and face protection *Hand and foot protection *Hearing protection *Basic PPE rules *Head protection

    Protecting Your Feet: Learning The ABC's, DVD & 10 Handbooks
    People take their feet for granted. The result of that negligence? 100,000 injuries a year! Make sure your workers don't make the same slip-up. Show them the ways people can injure their feet. They will learn prevention basics and become familiar with ANSI's and OSHA's (1910.136)footwear standards with this program. *Prevention of foot injuries *Safety shoes

    Win The Race To Safety, DVD
    Step on the safety pedal and pull away from the dangers. In this program, NASCAR star Bobby Labonte compares auto racing dangers with common industrial hazards and discusses the facts on PPE, including safe use and maintenance, total body protection and hazard assessment. *Full protective covering *Knowing the limitations *Maintenance and disposal
  • Respiratory Protection

    Disposable Respirators: Exposure Control, DVD & 10 Handbooks
    You just don't put a respirator over your nose and mouth, and that's it. Respirators requires rigorous testing standards before they can be used. Know what these are, and comply with OSHA's Respiratory Protection Standard (1910.134). This program discussses the use, lifespan and maintenance of respirators, including the half mask cartridge and inspection procedures like fit testing. *Respirator selection *Fit testing *Donning your disposable respirator *When to change a respirator *Maintenance *The written respirator plan *Voluntary use of disposable respirators

    Mold Awareness, DVD & 10 Handbooks
    Molds are literally everywhere. Many are harmless, but some can cause flu-like symptoms, nasal stuffiness, eye irritation and wheezing. They may be tiny, but molds pose big risks. Examine the basic facts on this substance - what it is, how it grows, what it looks like, its symptoms - and find out the ways to reduce or eliminate its formations indoors. *What is mold? *How is it spread in your facility? *How can you reduce it? *Who should avoid exposure? *What should you do if you see mold?

    Respiratory Protection: Another World, DVD 10 Handbooks
    Breeze through the airborne dangers with this program. Comply with OSHA 1910.134 and help workers avoid exposure to hazardous substances, which lead to serious health effects and other chronic illnesses. The program discusses: *OSHA's Respiratory Protection standard *Hazardous atmospheres *Types of respirators *Fit testing
  • Saftey Attitudes

    Pro-Active Safety Attitudes Looking Out For Number One, DVD & 10 Handbooks & Poster
    Incidents don't have to happen, and you have to spot them before they do. Take a unique look at safety training with this program. It explains the three-step-formula for an incident-free workplace: prevention, responsibility and protection - and features gripping interviews of workers who've met nasty accidents at work. *Prevention *Responsibility *Protection *How safety affects workers and their families *Re-enactments of real-life accidents motivate workers to take precautions *Interviews with actual workers

    Rudy: Safety Takes Courage, DVD & 10 Handbooks & Poster
    "People might ask me, 'Hey, what do you know about safety?' And I can say to them, I know because I watched a friend die in my arms. And I know why he died. Because he didn't follow simple procedures." -- Daniel 'Rudy' Ruettiger. In this handbook, Rudy recounts a friend's death, a tragedy that altered the course of his life. It taught him how character is essential to safety.
  • Scaffolds

    Stationary Scaffolds, VHS& 10 Handbooks
    Each year, 4,500 workers are injured and 50 workers are killed because of loose scaffolding. But with this instructive handbook, your employees can fortify their know-how of this equipment and enhance safety awareness. They'll read detailed information on scaffold types, proper scaffold use, supporting rope, rated load capacity, direct connections, hoisting, fall protection and safe work practices.

    Suspension Scaffolds, VHS& 10 Handbooks
    "People might ask me, 'Hey, what do you know about safety?' And I can say to them, I know because I watched a friend die in my arms. And I know why he died. Because he didn't follow simple procedures." -- Daniel 'Rudy' Ruettiger. In this handbook, Rudy recounts a friend's death, a tragedy that altered the course of his life. It taught him how character is essential to safety.
  • Stairway & Ladder

    Construction Stairways & Ladders, DVD
    In construction, the risks are high and safety standards must not come crashing down. Before your employees step on that stairway or ladder, they must review the crucial safety precautions in this program. *Proper setup and use *Inspection and maintenance *Constructing safe ladders and stairways
  • Substance Abuse

    Recognizing Drug & Alcohol Abuse for Managers, DVD & VHS
    Do you know an alcoholic or an illegal drug addict? Chances are good that you do – chances are good that you work with one, too. This important program will help supervisors and managers recognize alcoholism and drug abuse in the workplace and help reduce missed work days, increase productivity and protect worker health and safety. *Physical appearance *Behavior and job performance *Enabling and denial *Drug testing
  • Traffic

    Flaggin - You're The Director, VHS
    The safety of drivers and your workers alike is in your flaggers' hands. One mishap from him and it will derail not only highway traffic but also your operations. Hand them the right safety skills via this vital flagging program *Flagger requirements *Proper clothing and equipment *Flagger position *Stopping and releasing traffic
  • Trenching

    Trench Box Installation, DVD
    When it comes to trench construction, safety standards cannot be neglected, lest they lead to accidents, OSHA fines and even deaths. This program offers a reliable safety guide on trench boxes and other equipment, dealing with safe selection, installation and removal of trench shields and boxes. *Selection *Unloading *Assembly and installation *Stable soil and unstable soil

    Trenching & Shoring - Hydraulic Shoring Installation, VHS
    "People might ask me, 'Hey, what do you know about safety?' And I can say to them, I know because I watched a friend die in my arms. And I know why he died. Because he didn't follow simple procedures." - Daniel 'Rudy' Ruettiger. In this handbook, Rudy recounts a friend's death, a tragedy that altered the course of his life. It taught him how character is essential to safety.