"The best way to use Napo is to think Napo"
The Napo series of films are produced in computer graphics. They feature characters in the world of work, faced with safety issues.
The main character, Napo, and his partners express themselves in wordless language. Their stories have an educational value. They provoke questions and stimulate debate on specific aspects of safety at work. Sometimes they provide practical solutions or lead to them.
It is this blend of education, cultural neutrality and humour set in a cartoon style that gives the "Napo" series its identity. Napo is a likeable but careless character. The universal language of Napo makes the films suitable for everyone. Each scene is independent of the others and can be used as one film, or individually.
Because Napo is a cartoon character he can explore areas that would not be possible in drama or documentary films. He is indestructible and everlasting, unlike the workers we are trying to protect.
Napo knows that prevention is better than cure. In this two-and-a-half minute short, he introduces the Boss to OiRA, the free, easy to use, on-line tool for small businesses to carry out risk…
The focus is on workplace transport. Central to the film is the fork-lift truck alongside other forms of internal and external transport. The film includes scenes about site safety, people safety,…
Risk assessment is the theme of the European campaign in 2008/09. Risky business is a about hazards and risks at work, and the need to assess risks and act on the findings to make workplaces safer…https://www.napofilm.net/sites/napo/files/videos/napo_video/Napo9.avi https://www.napofilm.net/sites/napo/files/videos/napo_video/napo-009-risky-business.ogv https://www.napofilm.net/sites/napo/files/videos/napo_video/napo-009-risky-business.webm https://www.napofilm.net/sites/napo/files/videos/napo_video/Napo9.wmv https://www.napofilm.net/sites/napo/files/videos/napo_video/napo-009-risky-business.mp4
Napo is working on a construction site and the film shows some of the common hazards and risks on site. As an employee, Napo is faced with many hazardous situations but manages to survive his ordeal.…https://www.napofilm.net/sites/napo/files/videos/napo_video/napo4.avi https://www.napofilm.net/sites/napo/files/videos/napo_video/napo-004-safe-on-site.ogv https://www.napofilm.net/sites/napo/files/videos/napo_video/napo-004-safe-on-site.webm https://www.napofilm.net/sites/napo/files/videos/napo_video/napo4.wmv https://www.napofilm.net/sites/napo/files/videos/napo_video/napo-004-safe-on-site.mp4
Work-related musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are the most common work-related health problem in Europe, despite significant efforts to prevent them, with backache and upper limb pain being the most…