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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
  • Safety basics: Accident analysis

    This recorded webinar provides the basics for conducting an accident analysis to prevent future injuries.

    43 minutes


  • 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
  • How to operate a UTV safely on the farm or worksite

    With UTVs taking the role of ATVs on farms and job sites, there are new safety considerations needed for proper operation. In this UTV training video, we share basic operating guidelines and tips for safely using a UTV for commercial and ag operations.

    10 minutes


  • 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
  • Claims basics

    This is your opportunity to learn everything you need to know about filing a workers' compensation claim. More than just the "when" and "how," this class covers injured worker benefits, claim costs and how they can be influenced, reserving claims, and much more.

    1 hour, 12 minutes
  • Beyond claims basics 2024

    A fascinating class packed with information and presented by adjusters who walk you through some of the more strategic areas of claim management. They cover key factors driving claim costs and what you can do as the employer to help manage those costs. You hear updates on return-to-work and the Employer-at-Injury Program, managing rising medical costs, reserves, combined conditions, permanent impairment, investigations, vocational benefits, settlements, and much more.

    Includes chapters on: 

    Compensability, 12 min

    Compensability investigations, 18 min

    Return-to-work program, 26 min

    EAIP program, 13 min

    Claim management and investigations, 20 min

    Claim closure, 7 min

    Post closure, 6 min

    1 hour, 42 minutes


  • Construction safety seminar 2024

    Prepare for an injury-free workday. The session starts with a safety fundamental: planning. We discuss how to create and conduct effective pretask plans to avoid injuries.

    Identifying hazards is another key step in prevention, so we focus on four of the most common hazards in construction: falls, electrocution, “caught-in-between,” and “struck-by.”

    Respond to incidents and analysis. Sometimes, despite our best safety efforts, incidents and injury accidents occur. We learn the actions you need to take when things don’t go as planned and incidents or injuries occur on the jobsite. We also explore how to study incidents and accidents to find and implement actions that can make our jobsites safer.

    2 hours, 40 minutes

Diversity, equity, and inclusion

  • DEI at SAIF

    It takes courage to be inclusive. It takes inclusion to succeed. Meet SAIF’s diversity, equity, and inclusion team and learn about DEI at SAIF.

    4 minutes
  • Me, you, and us

    Explore the difference between observation and assumption and how that influences stereotypes and the culture around you.

    17 minutes
  • Unconscious bias

    Discover why we all have biases, why we should pay attention to them, and what we can do to become more aware of our biases.

    20 minutes
  • Psychological safety

    Learn about the benefits of psychological safety in the work environment.

    18 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
  • Fentanyl | Preventing work exposure

    Fentanyl claimed the lives of nearly 194 people a day in 2021 due to drug overdose. When your work puts you in danger of coming into contact with fentanyl, what can you do to protect yourself and others? This self-guided training course will cover that and more.

    For more information, see our fentanyl resource page.

    30 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
  • Preparing for wildfire smoke | Oregon OSHA’s rule on protection from wildfire smoke

    Oregon OSHA’s wildfire smoke rule is set to go into effect on July 1, 2022. This webinar provides an overview of rule requirements and resources to help employers protect their workers from smoke exposure, which can lead to long-term health issues.

    40 minutes
  • The heat is on | Oregon OSHA's rule on heat illness prevention

    Oregon OSHA’s heat rule, intended to help employers prepare for high-heat events that put workers at risk for heat-related illnesses, went into effect June 15, 2022. Join this webinar for an explanation of rule requirements and resources to ensure that you and your business comply with the new rule.

    45 minutes

Human resources

  • HR Answers | Recruiting and sourcing

    Hear about recruiting and sourcing from Deborah Jeffries, Vice President for HR Answers, Inc.

    1 hour, 30 minutes
  • Recruiting and retention | Employment trends in Oregon

    Hear from Guy Tauer of the Oregon Employment Department on employment trends in Oregon.

    56 minutes
  • HR Answers | Hiring and interviewing

    Hear about hiring and interviewing from Deborah Jeffries, Vice President for HR Answers, Inc.

    1 hour, 30 minutes
  • HR Answers | Retention

    Hear about employee retention from Deborah Jeffries, Vice President for HR Answers, Inc.

    1 hour, 34 minutes
  • Paid Leave Oregon | What you need to know

    Hear from Chris Morgan of Barran Liebman LLP Paid Leave Oregon, including eligible employees, what types of leave are covered, and notice requirements.

    1 hour, 30 minutes
  • HR Answers | What is with all the quiets?

    What leaders need to know and how to address conditions to prevent the "quiets" from taking hold in your workplace.

    1 hour, 25 minutes
  • HR Answers | Employee feedback and coaching

    Learn more about offering feedback and coaching to employees, including effective one-on-one meetings, performance accountability, and setting expectations.

    1 hour, 33 minutes
  • HR Answers | Mental health in the workplace

    Learn about the impact of mental health on your workplace from Deborah Jeffries, SHRM-CP, PHR, CPC.

    1 hour, 25 minutes


  • Mindful leadership

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

    30 minutes
  • The variable costs of Mod Rates

    Mod Rates from a safety perspective are a very important number. Everyone who has workers' comp insurance has one. It's important to understand what it represents, how it works, and how it effects the cost of your insurance.

  • 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
  • Human and organization performance (HOP)

    This is a strategy to lead safety at organizations by engaging employees.

  • Leadership styles

    Learn about leadership styles to increase effectiveness.

  • A leader’s role in change management

    Learn how to help employees in a changing work environment.

  • Accountability at all levels

    Everyone has a role in accountability to create a safe workplace.

  • Challenging conversations

    Make challenging conversations more effective.

  • Coaching employees

    Give appropriate feedback to employees so they can learn and grow.

  • Building trust

    Good leaders have the trust of their employees; this training shows how to build and maintain trust.

  • Communication

    The strongest foundation to leadership is good communication skills.

  • Employee engagement

    An engaged workforce is safer, more productive, and happier.

  • Recognition and incentives

    Learn the best ways to acknowledge employee contributions.

  • Learning teams

    Learning teams are great for engaging employees in solving workplace issues.


  • 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
  • How to use a chainsaw safely

    For more information, go to: Logging safety

    7 minutes


  • Oregon OSHA’s Revised Penalty Structure & New Comprehensive Inspection Type

    Oregon OSHA adopted changes to the Division 1 penalty structure and scheduling of comprehensive inspections in response to SB 592. This presentation will provide an overview of SB 592, the resulting changes to the Oregon Safe Employment Act (OSEA), the changes in civil penalties associated with violation of Oregon OSHA regulations as well as the four triggers for the new ‘Comprehensive Inspection for Cause’ type inspection.

    58 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

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

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
  • Stop the fall

    Did you know slips, trips, and falls are a leading cause of workplace injuries across industries? Thousands of injuries and even deaths can be attributed to slips, trips, and falls every year. In this course, you will learn how to use the Stop the Fall model to keep yourself and others safe.

    8 minutes


  • 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
  • Mapping your Total Worker Health® journey

    60 minutes
  • Total Worker Health®

    30 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