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Childhood Lead Hazard Pioneer Researcher Herbert Needleman, MD

Herbert Needleman, MD, is a pioneer in the history of medicine who has helped transform our understanding of the effect of lead on children's health....

Carelessness Causes Accidents We all Know That

This is clipped from the 1950 film Safe As You Think by General Motors. It received the 1950 award of the National Safety Council for the best film i...

Lead Palsy Wrist Drop

Lead is a potent, systemic poison that serves no known useful function once absorbed by your body. Taken in large enough doses, lead can kill you in a...

Blaming the Victims of Workplace Accidents

As in this clip, many employers today (and in the past) blame workplace accidents on workers rather than look at hazardous job conditions. In the pas...

Mold Problems after Flooding

Over one million people were forced from their homes in the Midwest as a result of flooding in 1997. After the flood waters receded, mold growth insi...

Trench Collapse Hazard

The danger of a worker being buried in a soil collapse has been known for many years. But in the US and around the world, workers continue to die and...

Radioactive Contaminated Turtles

At the Savannah River Department of Energy site near Aiken, South Carolina, USA, a 300-square-mile complex of streams, ponds, nuclear reactors, reproc...

Construction Workers Recall Working Around Asbestos

This is clipped from a 1978 film which provided an explanation of asbestos, the dangers it poses to our health, and the importance of precautionary me...

Decontamination after an Atomic Blast

This clip from the US Government's 1955 film, Operation Teapot Atom Test, show troops being decontaminated after exposure to the blast and resulting r...

Bagging Asbestos Fibers

This clip shows the asbestos bagging operations after the mining and milling of the asbestos-containing ore at the Cassiar Asbestos Company's asbestos...