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Safety Video

Definition - What does Safety Video mean?

A safety video is an instructional video intended to train the employees, stakeholders, users of a building or transport, guests and others to remain safe at a workplace, building and transport during travelling, presence in a particular location, or in normal day to day life. Safety videos are sometimes used as visual aids during a training program, or as an independent training module. Safety videos usually demonstrate the hazards, acts and sources of dangers, instructions how to prevent them, or act for remedy when it has already happened. Some safety videos are made in the form of a reconstructed drama or a documentary film with dialogues or annotations.

Safeopedia explains Safety Video

Safety videos are all about remaining safe during normal or difficult situations. These videos demonstrate how to keep one's self and others safe from accidental deaths, injuries and sufferings. An airline safety video demonstrates how one should use a seat belt, oxygen mask, life jacket or exit during an emergency. A fire safety video shows how to extinguish a small fire, evacuate from a building and call the fire service etc.. A workplace safety video shows how to remain safe while working with machineries or chemical substances etc..

Safety videos are widely used by the government and private agencies, airlines, search and rescue organizations, manufacturing and construction industries, engineering workshops, laboratories, hospitals, schools, defense services, health and emergency services, etc. for training, safety orientation and generating awareness. Some are available free of cost on the Internet or can be purchased online or as hardcopy. Safety videos can be shown on TVs or small screens if the audience is smaller. Alternatively these can be shown on big screens by the use of digital projectors.

This definition was written in the context of Health and Physical Hazard, Accidents, Environment

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