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Online training

Our videos, interactive trainings, and recorded webinars cover a variety of topics, many in 10 minutes or less. No registration is required. Just click on a title below and watch when and where you want.

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Accident analysis

  • Accident analysis

    Learn a simple six-step process for getting to the root cause of workplace accidents and incidents. We call it taking ACTION.

    8 minutes

Agriculture

  • Worker Protection Standard (WPS)

    This recorded webinar features Kaci Buhl from Oregon State University, as she explains the best ways to comply with the new pesticide rules in agriculture.

    1 hour, 35 minutes
  • Getting employees on board for safety - Agriculture

    In today's competitive job market, it's imperative that you train and retain quality employees. This session will provide you with best practices and easy-to-use tools to make your onboarding process successful. These resources will help new employees be safe and productive while creating a strong safety culture in the workplace. If your preference is to use a farm labor contractor, we will review ways to ensure that contractor has the knowledge necessary to stay safe at your jobsite.

    10 minutes
  • Fields to freeways: Driving safety on and off the farm

    From the moment we leave our house in the morning until the moment we arrive home at the end of the day, many of us spend significant time behind the wheel of vehicles and equipment of all shapes and sizes. We will cover legal requirements, best practices, and risk management principles to ensure we and our coworkers arrive at our destination in one piece, whether they are operating an ATV, UTV, pickup, tractor, combine, or anything in between. 

    10 minutes
  • What were you thinking? Mindfulness decisions - Agriculture

    Have you ever done something that made people say, "What were you thinking?" Can you recall an in-the-moment choice that affected someone's safety? This session will discuss ways to retrain our brains to make conscious decisions that influence safety, time, money, and resources on your farm. 

    10 minutes
  • Chemical safety in agriculture

    We all use chemicals, but are we using them safely and complying with OSHA rules? We will review common chemical uses, present best practices, and discuss tips and tools for getting the job done safely. We will also review OSHA rules and recent changes that affect the agriculture industry.

    10 minutes
  • Farm shop safety: Improving your odds

    What do poker and farming have in common? Find out as we explore seven common problem areas around the typical farm shop, while learning to prevent injuries and improve safety.

    For more information,visit our Agriculture page.

    10 minutes
  • Understanding ATV Stability

    ATVs have become useful tools to increase productivity on Oregon farms, but they are powerful and potentially dangerous vehicles. This video demonstrates active riding techniques to improve ATV stability and provides practical safety tips to reduce injuries.

  • Tractor safety elements

    A significant percentage of agricultural injuries and fatalities occur on and around tractors. This video covers the nine important safety elements that Oregon OSHA requires every ag employer to review with their tractor drivers at least annually. Safety issues unique to the equipment and work environment are also discussed.

    12 minutes
  • How to use an orchard ladder safely

    Stay safe on orchard ladders by following the tips in this short video. 

    5 minutes
  • PPE and your respiratory program (2019-20 ag seminar class)

    Choosing the right PPE to use with your farm's respiratory protection program can sometimes be challenging. Dust masks, mist masks, respirators, and proper footwear and clothing, along with respirator fit testing and required training ... all these and more are addressed to provide for a safe and healthy workplace for your farm workers.

    1 hour, 25 minutes
  • Staying on top of your work (2019-20 ag seminar class)

    Slips, trips, and falls are some of the leading causes of injuries in the workplace and account for 15 percent of all accidental deaths, second only to motor vehicles. This section covers legal requirements, best practices, and proper equipment selection when working off the ground, and gives you a leg up on keeping yourself safe on ladders, roofs, ledges, and other elevated surfaces.

    1 hour, 15 minutes
  • Analyze this ... ! (2019-20 ag seminar class)

    When injuries or near misses happen, are you doing everything you can to investigate the incident and learn from any mistakes that were made? This highly interactive session walks you through the elements of an effective incident analysis. It gives you the skills and knowledge to document relevant details, determine root causes, and develop action plans to ensure an isolated incident in your workplace does not become a pattern.

    56 minutes

Claims

  • Workers' comp basics: the life of a claim

    Learn about the process from beginning to end, including how and when to file a claim, what's covered, and what programs are available for injured workers and their employers.

    13 minutes

Coronavirus

  • Reopening during the pandemic | Part one

    Watch a webinar from Barran Liebman Attorneys in Portland, as attorney Chris Morgan describes key considerations for reopening your business during the pandemic.

  • Reopening during the pandemic | Part two: I-9s, telecommuting, and accommodations

    In a second webinar from Barran Liebman Attorneys in Portland, attorney Chris Morgan gets into specifics while talking about I-9s, telecommuting policies, and accommodations during the pandemic.

  • Reopening during the pandemic | Part three: 8 top questions from employers

    In our third webinar of the series, Chris Morgan from Barran Liebman Attorneys answers the top eight questions his office receives regarding employees returning to work in the age of COVID-19.

  • COVID-19 vaccinations | Part one: policies, exemptions, implications, and best practices

    In this webinar recording, Chris Morgan from Barran Liebman LLP covers COVID-19 vaccinations: policies, exemptions, implications, and best practices. A copy of the presentation and a sample vaccination accommodation request form are included.

    60 minutes
  • COVID-19 vaccinations | part two: policies, exemptions, implications, and best practices

    Portland-based attorney Chris Morgan with Barran Liebman provides a legal update around current COVID guidance on vaccines, masks, and quarantine protocols. He also shares insights from common employer questions and current workplace challenges.

    60 minutes
  • COVID-19 vaccinations | Part three: ADA, vaccine mandates, and updating policies

    Portland-based attorney Chris Morgan, with Barran Liebman, provides a legal update around current COVID guidance on vaccines, masks, and quarantine protocols. He also shares insights from common employer questions and current workplace challenges.

    60 minutes

Hazard identification

  • Safety basics: Hazard identification

    Take a journey with us in this recorded webinar as we ask existential safety questions like, "What happens if I push that red button?" But mostly we talk about common types of hazards—how to identify, prioritize, and minimize them while exploring the motivation behind the risk-taking cycle.

    45 minutes
  • Identifying workplace hazards

    Finding and fixing hazards takes time and practice. In this interactive, online training, you learn what to look for and which problem areas to tackle first.

    10 minutes
  • Kitchen safety showdown

    Chefs compete to see who's got the chops when it comes to restaurant safety. Learn how to avoid common kitchen injuries, including burns and cuts, muscle strains and falls, and hazardous chemicals and equipment.

    For more information, visit our Hospitality/Restaurant safety page.

    14 minutes
  • Office Ergonomics: Simple solutions for comfort and safety

    Having the right ergonomic equipment helps. But you don't have to spend a fortune. This video series shows how you can make small changes that can have a big impact on your comfort and safety.

    13 minutes

Health care

  • OSHA compliance and beyond: A guide for nursing and care facilities

    This recorded webinar provides tools administrators can use to ensure they are meeting core Oregon OSHA regulations.  Participants learn about the most frequently cited regulations in the health care industry and the resources they can tap into to help them bring their facilities into compliance.

    58 minutes

Heat/cold safety

  • Sun safety game

    Test your sun safety knowledge in this interactive game.

  • Heat illness prevention

    Summers are getting hotter and longer. For people working in hot environments, the risks of heat illness are on the rise. This training provides an overview of what you need to know to protect yourself and others from heat illnesses.

    For more information, visit our Heat/cold stress safety page.

    15 minutes
  • The heat is on: Oregon OSHA’s rule on heat illness prevention

    This recorded webinar provides employers with an overview of the temporary heat illness rule issued by Oregon OSHA in July 2021. It includes a question and answer session for specific workplaces.

    1 hour, 5 minutes
  • The heat is on: Oregon OSHA’s rule on heat illness prevention

    For more information, visit out Heat/Cold Stress page on saif.com.

    1 hour, 5 minutes

Leadership

  • Mindful leadership

    This eLearning module describes how our brain works so leaders can consider solutions with full, nonjudgmental attention.

    30 minutes

Logging

  • How to use a chainsaw safely

    From sizing up the job to preventing kickback, this video covers the basics of chainsaw safety both on and off the job.

    For more information, go to: Logging safety

    7 minutes

Premium audit

  • Overview of premium audit

    This recorded webinar provides the foundation that SAIF uses to build and operate its premium audit program. It ties back to the specific Oregon laws and administrative rules on the requirements an insurer must meet, including what policies we audit, what we need to include in an audit, how our regulator insures we are following the rules, and the rights a policyholder has to dispute results.

    48 minutes
  • Hot topics in premium audit

    This recorded webinar discusses questions many agents receive, including vacation, paid time off, verifiable time records, and how these relate to audits, per Oregon law.

    45 minutes
  • Premium audit subjectivity: subcontractors

    In this recorded webinar we review Oregon law and case law on the subjectivity of workers, using a flowchart to assist with what can be a complicated analysis.

    40 minutes

Recording a workplace injury

  • How to record a work-related injury or illness

    In this interactive training, you'll learn about requirements for recording workplace injuries and illnesses, including how to complete the OSHA 300 log and 300A summary.

    9 minutes
  • Oregon OSHA Recordkeeping and Reporting (OSHA 300 log)

    Wondering about the requirements for the 300 log and summary? Unsure if the electronic reporting requirements apply to your business? This training covers how to determine Oregon OSHA recordability, posting, and reporting requirements. The requirements for submitting electronic injury and data are also discussed.

    58 minutes

Safety committees

  • Safety committees and safety meetings: What you need to know and how to get started

    As an Oregon employer, you are required to have a safety committee or hold regular safety meetings. We'll walk you through the steps to find out which one is right for your business.

    10 minutes
  • Safety basics: Implementing safety committees and safety meetings

    Need help understanding safety committees and meetings? In this recorded webinar, we discuss the Oregon OSHA requirements, the structure of safety meetings vs. safety committees, and strategies for running each effectively.

    50 minutes

Safety leadership

  • Safety for supervisors

    This recorded webinar helps supervisors understand their leadership role in safety. By using a model for safe operating, you can help your staff identify areas of opportunity so that together, safety can be improved.

    47 minutes
  • 5 to stay alive: Assembling an emergency response kit

    Gathering the supplies you'll need in an emergency doesn't have to be complicated. Start with these five essentials-for work, home, car, and school-then expand on your kits as time allows.

    3 minutes

Slips, trips, and falls

  • Slips, trips, and falls: Practical prevention strategies

    This recorded webinar focuses on practical strategies and tactics for preventing same-level slip, trip, and fall injuries. Examples of successful prevention initiatives by employers are highlighted.

    51 minutes
  • Belt buckle rule

    Avoid over reaching with this quick ladder safety tip.

    1 minute
  • Strengthen and lengthen

    Learn seven simple exercises to improve core strength and muscle tone and reduce your risk of injury. It only takes a few minutes before work or during breaks.

    6 minutes

Stress

  • Relaxation break

    Feel like you need a break? These short, peaceful videos give you the serenity you need in only about a minute. Just sit back, click, and relax.

    5 minutes

Total Worker Health®

  • Mapping your Total Worker Health® journey

    This interactive eLearning module breaks down the steps for integrating health and safety at your organization. Watch success stories and practice the process for yourself.

    Supporting materials:
    Mapping your Total Worker Health® journey handout

    60 minutes
  • Total Worker Health®

    Including better overall health in your safety plan is the best way to have zero workplace injuries. This integrated safety approach is called Total Worker Health®. Covering topics such as stress, fatigue, nutrition, physical activity, hydration, and tobacco, this training module provides numerous ideas for how to improve the safety and health of your workers. 

    30 minutes

Transportation

  • Trucking safety best practices

    This comprehensive series is designed to prevent the most common injuries to truckers. The segments include helpful instructions on strap tossing, flatbed tarping, driving in hazardous weather, and proper stretching both at home and on the road. 

    16 minutes
  • 3 is key: Safe entry and exit

    This short video includes best practices for safely entering and exiting large vehicles.

    2 minutes

Young workers

  • Young workers, old school training

    This interactive, online training discusses risk factors unique to young workers, and how to best communicate with them.

    13 minutes
  • Life on mute: hearing loss

    Great examples of how hearing loss impacts lives both at work and at home.

    Play individual segments:
    Tense rendezvous (1:02)
    Inaudible entertainment (:56)

    2 minutes