Safety Resources

OSHA Resource Center Loan Program

The OSHA Resource Center contains training materials on topics ranging from accident investigation to workplace violence. The training materials are intended to be used to broaden employer and employee safety and health knowledge and reduce injuries and illness in the workplace. The Resource center contains a mix of DVD, VHS and cassette tapes which can be checked out upon approval by private companies. For more information go to

OSHA Reg. VII Fatal Facts


The OSHA Omaha Area Office has recently launched a new initiative, aimed at reducing workplace fatalities in the State of Nebraska. The initiative is referred to as "Getting to Zero", with the intention of Nebraskan's working for 365 consecutive days without a fatal accident occurring. 

These "Fatal Facts" (PDF format) may serve as a good training aid or subject for a "tool box talk".  Use them to reinforce the importance of workplace safety. 

Caught by Rotating Shaft (PTO) - Unloading Anhydrous Ammonia

Crushed - Power Industrial Truck

Electrocution - Construction

Electrocution - Electrical Power Line Installation

Electrocution - Fiberglass Tank Manufacturer

Fall From Work Platform - Framing Contractor

Fall (from elevation) - Refrigeration/AC installation/repair

Fall (from elevation) - Concrete sawing

Fall from elevation - Grain Elevator

Fall from elevation - Continuous belt manlift - Grain Mill

Fall, same level - Road Construction Company

Fall - Scissor lift fell over sideways - Specialty Meat Products

Fall from Scaffold - Scaffolding Erectors

Fatal Crushing Injury  - Crane Disassembly

Struck - by coil of polyethylene pipe - Installing natural gas gathering line


Video Rental Library

The Nebraska Safety Council Video Library is a rental library of over 300 titles.