Video Info

This fully up-to-date bilingual (Spanish/English) video is made up of 6 modules that together comply with the criteria for food safety programs such as GLOBALG.A.P. and SQF, complies with the EPA, has been reviewed by the Washington State Department of Agriculture and L&I, Washington State.  These engaging and informative stand-alone modules vary in length from 2 to 12 minutes and cover Food Safety, Heat-Related Illness, Orchard Ladder Safety, Lifting techniques, and Platform Safety. Each module with its music, clear language and dynamic images speaks to your fieldworkers and helps connect them to your mandatory training sessions.

MODULE 1 OF 6: FOOD SAFETY.  8 minutes, 17 seconds
Hygiene; Illness; First Aid; Litter; Bulletin Board; Signs; Clothing; PPE; Designated areas for  eating, drinking, smoking; Pests; Produce Containers; Container Tickets; Spills; Controlled Substances; Walk-Around Inspection; Safety meetings.

MODULE 2 OF 6: HEAT-RELATED ILLNESS. 4 minutes, 49 seconds. 
Heat-related illness - heat stroke, heat exhaustion, heat cramps, fainting, heat rash; Symptoms and First Aid; Prevention.

MODULE 3 OF 6: ORCHARD LADDER SAFETY. 3 minutes, 02 seconds.
Inspecting your ladder; Moving your ladder; Positioning your ladder; Climbing your ladder.

MODULE 4 OF 6: LIFTING.  1 minute, 42 seconds.
How to lift an object and avoid injury.

MODULE 5 OF 6: PLATFORM SAFETY. 2 minutes, 7 seconds. 
How to work on a platform and avoid repetitive motion injuries; Potential Pinch Points; Eye Wear; Safety Harness.

MODULE 6 OF 6: PESTICIDE SAFETY FOR AGRICULTURAL WORKERS. 20 minutes (view here for free)
Pesticide and Pesticide Residues, Pesticide Hazards, Chemigation, Drift, Restricted-Entry Interval (Rei), Early Entry Work,  Pesticide Routes of Entry, Emergency Medical Care, Routine Decontamination Procedures.

This video is funded in part by grants from:

  • Pacific Coast Cranberry Research Foundation, WSDA Specialty Crop Block Grant (www.cranberrymuseum.com)
  • Pacific Northwest Agricultural Health and Safety Center (PNASH), School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle (deohs.washington.edu/pnash)
  • Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, School of Public Health - University of Washington, Seattle.
  • Washington State Tree Fruit Association: GRAS2P Program (www.wstfa.org)

And from contributions from: