Video Library The Paso Robles Department of Emergency Services has Life Safety Videotapes available to any citizen who wishes to learn about life safety issues or simply enhance the quality of their lives. By completing a simple check-out card at the Department of Emergency Services Administrative Office, the following videos may be borrowed for 3-5 days.
Celebrity Phylicia Rashad and a medical team of experts present a step-by-step guide for prevention and treatment of life threatening situations facing children from birth to 5 years old. Choking, drowning, poisoning, head injuries, cuts, burns, first aid injury prevention and other safety information.
BE SAFE ON YOUR BIKE
BIG RED FIRE ENGINES
Its 4-alarm fun learning about engines, ladders, firefighters and important tools like the jaws of life.
BOLT IT DOWN
Provides necessary information to strengthen a one-story, raised floor, wood framed home against the damaging effects of an earthquake.
The story of a teenager in Northern California who used fireworks for entertainment. The lesson is a costly one for Brian and his family.
FIRESAFE--INSIDE AND OUT
How to make your home less vulnerable to the ravages of wildfire.
IS YOUR NUMBER UP?
LESSON IN SCHOOL FIRE DRILLS
SAM's Lesson in School Fire Drills stresses the importance of fire drills and the dangers of false alarms. SAM and his partner, Firefighter Jim, show the class what to do when the fire alarm goes off and teach viewers that fire safety is essential. They use a music video style and catchy lyrics set to the tunes of songs most children know.
ORDER OUT OF CHAOS
Incident Command System--putting strategies in place.
PLAN TO GET OUT ALIVE
A video providing information on fire escape plans for the home. During 1992 alone, three people in San Luis Obispo County lost their lives due to "no-way-out.
Explains how to be a prepared, professional babysitter. The film discusses what to do before babysitting, how to prevent injury, medical and fire emergencies and gives safety guidelines for home security.
SENTENCED FOR LIFE For every teenager who gets behind the wheel of a car........for the parents of those teenagers........for anyone who is tempted to drink and drive.
SERVICE STATION (A Matter of Safety)
A case study of a fire in an automotive service station where the improper use of flammable liquids and an open flame resulted in tragedy.
SURVIVING THE BIG ONE
How to prepare for a major earthquake. Living near a fault line means living with earthquakes. The "Big One" is coming ..... the only question is WHEN?
THE BONDI STORY YOU AND YOUR BABY
Basic information about infant care and new mothers special needs after giving birth.
YOUR HEALTHY BABY
(18 years or Mother-to-be) A very good video on the subjects of: breast-feeding, bottle-feeding, introduction to solid foods, skin care, interaction through touch and diaper rash. Also includes baby's laundry, sleeping habits, colic, postpartum period, exercise and being a parent.
An effort is currently underway to provide video programs to our Spanish citizens. Currently we offer:
HAGAE USTED UNA PROMESA (Surviving the Big One)
Eventualidad de unterromoto. (How to prepare for the eventual earthquake).
SECURIDAD (Safety with Fire)
HOW TO PREPARE FOR EARTHQUAKES
An earthquake safety videotape designed especially for persons with developmental disabilities. (7 minutes, 40 seconds)
A video for the hearing impaired concentrating on the Stop-Drop-Roll technique. This video is one of a series of programs for people with various disabilities.
A video for the hearing impaired.
The Paso Robles Department of Emergency Services will attempt to purchase additional videos each year. A broad spectrum of subjects are forthcoming, including: Peer Pressure, Stress, First Aid, CPR, Home Addressing and many other subjects.