Staff Development Video: Fiber Optic Safety


In today’s workplace, job safety has never been more important. Workplace injuries can take an enormous toll in terms of lost quality of life, operating costs of business, and decreased profitability.

A successful safety culture begins with an organization’s management team and extends down throughout the entire organization. When strong health and safety practices become part of the operational fabric of an organization, everyone wins. Employers and employees who work together to identify and control hazards on the job can save lives and money while improving business and productivity.

This DVD serves a primer on the safety elements and concerns of anyone working with fiber optic communication systems, lasers, and optical amplifiers. The content includes visual safety based on national and international standards as well as physical safety for optical fibers, chemicals, and cable installation or repair.

 

Chapter

Length (minutes)

Introduction to Safety Issues

11:32

Introduction to Lasers

13:39

Safe Use of Lasers

12:05

Handling Optical Fibers

6:16

Safe Cable Handling and Installation

12:09

Solvent and Chemical Safety

3:24

Personal Protective Equipment

9:07

Safety in Confined Spaces

4:44

Optical Safety in Fiber Optic Systems

8:30

Emergency Restoration

4:55