Jamie Lapierre’s Story
A few years out of high school, Jamie Lapierre, of Sackville, N.S., was killed on the job. His family and friends describe the impact of his death in these powerful vignettes created in partnership with the Lapierre family, the WCB, the Nova Scotia Federation of Labour and the OHS Division of the Nova Scotia Deparment of Labour and Advanced Education.
- “50 Dollars“
- “One Day“
- “My Letter“
- “Best Man“
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These ads urge viewers to “take care of it before it becomes an injury.” These 30-second spots make excellent conversation starters. (Note: teachers are encouraged to preview content before classroom use.
Not all injuries are visible. This powerful video shows the lasting impact of a serious workplace injury on a young family.
Other Video Resources
“Lost Youth: Four Stories of Injured Young Workers”
A powerful and graphic video of four young workers and their families, talking about the incidents that resulted in their permanent workplace injuries and how their injuries have impacted their lives. Educators are encouraged to preview portions at http://www2.worksafebc.com/Topics/YoungWorker/Home.asp before showing to public school students. Content is in English only. (Available in versions edited for graphic language, unedited, and open-caption.)
“The Supervisor: A safety video about supervision in the workplace”
A docudrama that examines a new supervisor’s responsibility for workplace health and safety. It depicts the emotional consequences of a fictionalized workplace incident that results in the death of a worker, who is as young as the supervisor. Content in English only. (Limited copies and loan period.)
“Are You In Danger? It Could Happen to You”
This video from Human Resources and Social Development Canada (HRSDC) discusses workplace health and safety rights and responsibilities through real-life stories of three young women injured on the job. Teachers may wish to preview for content. Video is in French and English. (Limited copies and loan period.)
For full listing of the provincial video library, visit www.gov.ns.ca/lwd/healthandsafety/video
Contact Tracey Leary at 902-491-8109 or 1-800-871-3331, to request any videos you require for your workplace, meeting or classroom.