Training Video Library

Below is our library of training videos. You can use the following links to jump to a particular topic.

Active Shooter

How to Survive an Active Shooter

In 2011, the State Office of Risk Management produced an Active Shooter Emergency Preparedness video advising office employees on addressing an active shooter event in the workplace. In light of recent events, the Office has released a new video to stress the importance of developing a procedure should an armed intruder enter your workplace.

Building Evacuation

Building Evacuation: What's Your Game Plan?

If you hear the sound of the emergency response system in your office, leave the building immediately. When you hear the alarm, calmly exit the building and go to the predetermined meeting location. While this may sound simple enough, ensuring everyone evacuates safely during an emergency means having a game plan in place well in advance. A great game plan takes practice and teamwork.

Driving Safety

Drowsy Driving PSA

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration conservatively estimates that 100,000 police-reported crashes are the direct result of driver fatigue each year. This results in an estimated 1,550 deaths, 71,000 injuries, and $12.5 billion in monetary losses. These figures may be the tip of the iceberg, since currently it is difficult to attribute crashes to sleepiness.

Fire Safety

Fire Safety with Heph

The Greek god of fire, Hephaestus, or “Heph” as we call him, shares his safety wisdom on how you can protect your office from his catastrophic powers.

Take a Lesson in Fire Extinguisher Training

If an office makes fire extinguishers available for employee use, employees need to educate employees on the principles and practices of using a fire extinguisher and the hazards associated with fighting small or developing fires. Office workers who have been designated to use fire extinguishers as part of the emergency action plan, must be trained on how to use the fire extinguishers appropriately in the workplace.

Health and Wellness

The Risks Associated with Sitting

Sitting for long periods of time can damage your body in numerous ways.

West Nile Prevention in Texas

Here are three ways to limit your exposure to the West Nile Virus. For more information visit

Pandemic Flu

Most of us feel like the walking dead when we are sick. With the cold and flu season quickly approaching, it’s never too early to prepare and educate people on the possibility of a flu outbreak. This short video is designed to emphasize the importance of following simple steps to help reduce the spread of flu infection.

Heat Related Illnesses

Heat Related Illness

Heat related illnesses such as heat cramps, heat exhaustion, heat syncope, and heat stroke if you’re outside and unprepared during the hot summer months. Just a little preparation using the tips in this video can keep your summer safe and enjoyable.

How to Prevent Heat-Related Illness

Rashes, exhaustion, cramping and stroke may be symptoms that your body is overheated.

Office Ergonomics

Office Ergonomics - Adjusting Your Workstation

When we talk about office ergonomics, most people tend to think primarily of their chairs or keyboards, but there are many other components to your workstation that can affect your productivity and comfort level. This video takes a look at the worst offenders in your workstation.

Office Ergonomics - The Quick and Fun Guide!

This quick and fun guide is designed to show how you can improve productivity, comfort, and safety by following simple ergonomic guidelines. This video covers the main components of office ergonomics including your work station, chair, keyboard, mouse, monitor, phone, and also includes stretching exercises.

Chair Adjustment Guide

Your chair is one of the most adjustable components in your workstation, so it’s important to find the right chair and adjust it to support your body.

Lifting Safety

Sometimes we have to move heavy items from one side of an office to another. Before you lift a finger there are a few things you need to know.

Slips, Trips, and Falls

Slips, Trips, and Falls

Year after year, State of Texas employees are injured by slipping, tripping, and/or falling more often than any other type of injury. This video takes a creative approach to a dry topic to educate people on fall prevention.

Same Level Falls

Falls occurring on the same level account for one of the highest percentage of slips, trips, and falls claims each year. This video takes a look at some of the common reported causes of same level falls, and addresses best practices to mitigate these accidents.
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