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  • Back Safety for Inland Waterways Personnel- This dynamic video demonstrates the proper safe working postures and strengthening exercises that inland waterways personnel should utilize in order to help eliminate lost time and costly litigation. (Added: 2004-06-01 Rating: 0.00) Rate It
  • Deckhand Orientation and Safety- This program takes the new deckhand through all of his duties and safety requirements, from scrubbing down a deck in the morning, to making up a 24 barge tow at midday, to standing watch and checking running lights at night. (Added: 2004-06-01 Rating: 0.00) Rate It
  • Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S) Safety for Inland Waterways and Maritime Personnel- Three modules, each under 10 minutes, address the precautions that must be taken while working in an environment in which H2S may be present. The characteristics of H2S, its hazards, the effects and symptoms of exposure and six control elements are all covered in this comprehensive video. Also included is a module on gas detection equipment, respirator systems and emergency response procedures. (Added: 2004-06-01 Rating: 0.00) Rate It
  • Man Overboard Prevention for the Inland Waterways and Maritime Personnel- This program explores the causes of man overboard accidents on the inland waterways and their deadly effects. Utilizing the joint recommendations of a recent AWO/Coast Guard report this video focuses on prevention and integrating a culture of shipboard safety. Recovery techniques, Hypothermia, and safe work practices are all demonstrated. (Added: 2004-06-01 Rating: 0.00) Rate It
  • Safe Line Handling Practices for the Inland Waterways- This program includes an introduction to the characteristics of lines used on the inland waterways and the dangers of working with lines such as line ''snap-back'', stepping in the bight of the line, back safety and fall overboard hazards. (Added: 2004-07-29 Rating: 0.00) Rate It
  • Safe Manual Winch Practices and Procedures- This program walks students step-by-step through the operational practices required to operate barge hand winches safetly while making and breaking tow. Winches featured include various models of the major manufacturers (e.g., Patterson, Nabrico). Topics covered include the proper method for paying out wire, keeping feet and hands out of the spokes of the wheel, engaging and releasing the dog, utilizing a handle extension, use of the brake and safe release of wires under extreme pressure. (Added: 2004-07-29 Rating: 0.00) Rate It
  • Slip, Trip and Fall Prevention for Inland Waterways and Maritime Personnel- Ice, sea foam, chemicals, loose coal, wires, and fatigue can all lead to one of the leading causes of injuries on the waterways. This program highlights the danger zones experienced specifically by deck crews and offers recommendations on how to avoid high risk practices. Awareness, prevention, engineering are stressed as means to accident avoidance. (Added: 2004-07-29 Rating: 0.00) Rate It


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