Know Your Nailer: Nail Gun Safety

Nail guns are widely used on many construction jobs, especially in residential construction. While they boost productivity in some situations they may also cause tens of thousands of painful injuries each year. By using a nailer in full sequential mode, many of these injuries can be prevented. For more information on nail gun safety: NIOSH Nail Gun Safety: Straight Talk about Nail Gun Safety:

MSA Latchways WinGrip AIO

This 2016 MSA Safety video shows its WinGrip All-in-One fall protection system in use by aircraft manufacturers. The video illustrates how the product is used.

WHO: Zika Virus Questions and Answers

What is Zika virus? What are the symptoms? Should I avoid traveling? How can I protect myself and my family from Zika virus? This 2016 WHO video features Erika Garcia, a Pandemic & Epidemic Diseases epidemiologist with WHO, answering questions about the Zika virus.

The Story of the Scottsdale, AZ, Home Fire Sprinkler Ordinance

In 1985, the city of Scottsdale, Ariz., passed an ordinance to sprinkler all of its new homes. Today, more than half of Scottsdale's homes are sprinklered. Jim Ford, fire marshal with the Scottsdale Fire Department, discusses in this 2016 NFPA video how the ordinance has significantly decreased the city's fire losses without diminishing the necessity of the fire service. For more information on home fire sprinklers, visit

Grainger Everyday Heroes: Alligator Handler

For Travis Slater, Animal Handler at the Everglades Animal Farm, his work is a dream come true. "I don't have a job," he says, "but a paid hobby." Every day, Travis takes care of hundreds of alligators, as well as crocodiles, snakes, tortoises, iguanas, birds, and even a panther. Watch this video to get an inside look at the world of alligators and see why Travis is one of Grainger's Everyday Heroes.

What are Tamper Resistant Receptacles?

Tamper Resistant Receptacles (TRR) resemble regular receptacles but they’re so much more. In fact, they provide a permanent solution to childhood electrical shock cause by tampering with electrical outlets. TRRs feature built in safety shutters that block foreign objects from being inserted into the receptacle and avoiding contact with electrical current.

Standards and Codes for Sustainable Construction in the Gulf

ASTM International, the International Code Council, and the U.S. International Trade Administration are partnering together to support sustainable construction as the Gulf region continues to grow and thrive. This will enhance the region's efforts in areas such as energy efficiency, water conservation, materials management, building safety, and overall economic growth. The Standards and Codes for Sustainable Construction project is funded in part through the Market Development Cooperator Program at the U.S. Department of Commerce's International Trade Administration.

Business Continuity: An Ever-Evolving Profession

From new security concerns to climate change issues and beyond, business continuity is a constantly-evolving field – and professionals like the ones shown in this Disaster Recovery Institute video are always learning to stay on top of the latest issues.

Analyzing Fault and Fracture Stability to Prevent Major Safety and Environmental Incidents

Preventing major safety and environmental incidents including induced earthquakes, well shearing and fluid loss is critical. The Fault and Fracture Stability module in Baker Hughes' JewelSuite 6 GeoMechanics allows users to assess the stability of faults, fracture networks, and caprock. The module contains workflows that lead the user step by step through the processes.

Zika Virus

Rear Admiral Stephen Pachuta, the Medical Officer of the U.S. Marine Corps, delivers a public service announcement in this 2016 video about the Zika virus. The PSA is intended to introduce Department of Defense personnel to the Zika Virus, its threats, and precautions that can be taken against it.