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Safety Training Resources for Hospitals

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Free Downloadable DWC Safety Publications:

Free Online Safety Videos:

For help with hospital safety, search the Free Online Safety Videos under the following subjects:

  • Back Injury Prevention
  • Bloodborne Pathogens
  • Communicable Diseases
  • Conflict on the Job
  • Cumulative Trauma Disorders
  • Driving Safety
  • Ergonomics
  • Health Care Workers - Protection
  • Janitorial, Custodial and Maintenance
  • Kitchen Safety
  • Laboratory Safety
  • Landscape Safety
  • Laser Safety
  • Latex Allergy
  • Personal Security (includes Travel Safety)
  • Radiation-Safety
  • Respiratory Protection
  • Shiftwork
  • Skin Protection
  • Slips, Trips, and Falls
  • Substance Abuse

Training Programs Available:

  • Bloodborne Pathogens
  • Hazard Communication Programs
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Preventing Back Injuries
  • Walking and Working Surfaces
  • Workplace Ergonomics

More information on training programs is available in the Training Program Descriptions publication, or contact Workplace Safety at 512-804-4610 or

OSHA Resources:

OSHA: Safety and Health Topics - Healthcare Facilities

Other Resources:

Centers for Disease Control: NIOSH Safety and Health Topic - Health Care Workers

Help from Your Insurance Company:

If you have a workers’ compensation policy in Texas, your insurance company must give you free accident prevention help, including:

  • surveys;
  • consultations;
  • safety advice and training;
  • industrial hygiene and health services;
  • claims history; and
  • accident analysis.

You must contact your insurance company for help. If you have any trouble getting help from your insurance company, contact DWC at 800-687-7080 or

For more information, contact:

Last updated: 1/16/2024