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Safety Training Do-It-Yourself Modules

This page contains information, videos, and slideshows on various safety topics that you can use for your own internal training.  Use this as your own safety training resource.

If you would like assistance with any of the classes listed below or would like to request additional topics please contact the Loss Prevention Manager at 530-221-6444 or email Kurt Walling at kwalling@stsig.org

More subjects will be added periodically, check back often!

Back to School Safety

This Back to School safety training video will help school districts prepare for the new year and is an excellent resource to get new employees started too. The entire video is 1 hour, 38 minutes

Subjects include:

1. Introduction and an explanation of what a Joint Powers Authority is. 0:00

2. Slips, Trips, and Falls, ladders. 6:48

3. Safe lifting (Body Mechanics). 19:46

4. Bloodborne Pathogens. 42:24

5. Fire Safety. 1:07:08

6. Pest Management/IPM.  1:28:58

Additional Resources

Slideshow               Handout/pamphlet


This 50-minute video discusses the stress reaction, conflict management, and briefly touches on depression and suicide. This is a valuable class for those dealing with stress as a result of COVID-19 and other issues in the workplace.

Culture of Safety

This 16-minute video concentrates on what a School District Safety culture is, and why it is important.  Use the "Next Accident" handout below to brainstorm potential preventable accidents at your site.

Additional Resources

The Next Accident at our school will be...



Ergonomics at Home This 8-minute video explains basic ergonomics and shows ways you can use common household items to create an ergonomically correct workstation while working from home.

Additional Resources

Ergonomics Page


school sanitation

School Sanitation. This one-hour Zoom class recording is designed to reduce preventable diseases, sickness, and foodborne illnesses in the school environment. Topics include a discussion of common illnesses in schools, disease and illness transmission, foodborne illness and prevention, as well as effective cleaning and maintenance techniques.  Attendees will learn the Five “fs” of sanitation, an easy way to remember modes of illness transmission and some information on dealing with COVID-19.

Additional resources:




Cold Weather For Bus Drivers (slideshow)

School Bus Safety, general (slideshow)

Instructor Guide: School Bus Safety, from the NHTSA School Bus Driver In-Service Safety Series

School Bus Ergonomics, Recommendations from the University of Nijmegan

Slippery Roads handout, from NHTSA