Napo is the cartoon hero of a series of awareness-raising films about workplace safety and health. These films are an ideal way to spread the basic principles of occupational safety and health (OSH) in an engaging and informal way. All the films in the series are language free, so can be understood by anyone.
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The film raises awareness of the dangers of exposing the skin to harmful (and sometimes not so harmful) substances, the situations where exposures occur, and what can be done to avoid risks, protect the skin and prevent damage.
sees Napo involved in a series of short sketches working with chemicals, including those that are irritants, flammable, corrosive, toxic or a danger to the environment. Each sketch is followed by a brief sequence showing how to prevent accidents by safe working practices.
highlights the hazards of dust in the workplace — it can cause serious respiratory problems and explosions. The film demonstrates how dust can arise and the potential impact this has on a worker’s health. Napo identifies the risks and shows how to prevent or control these risks.