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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-594
... as Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) enforcement of these standards. Assessing electrical hazards and training workers can be a very complex task for most companies. One of the biggest problems with electrical hazards is that electricity cannot be seen, heard, or even smelled until it's too...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-613
... this need we developed a Fatality Prevention Audit (FPA) process. Our FPA was a globally deployed assessment of actual field operations to known FSI hazards and our required controls. It resulted in an excellent reality check of field processes, behaviors, conditions and precursors of FSI events which...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-762
... and opportunities alike have been experienced. Data collected from over 60,000 risk assessments has provided a rich opportunity to tease out leading indicators of both performance and quality of risk reduction programs. The strategy that our company has adopted to deal with infrequent yet severe incident outcomes...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-740
... ergonomics assessment tools fail to capture risk factor interactions or fatigue, alternative methods are needed. In a recent survey of manufacturing workers, it was identified that workplace fatigue is typically accompanied by changes in work postures and pace (Lu et al. Under Review). Therefore, methods...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-756
... of training camp, after the completion of an intensive conditioning program during the off-season. Prior to starting camp, he undergoes an assessment to determine any potential injury risks or weaknesses that need to be addressed by the sports medicine team. These are managed through daily treatment sessions...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-741
... demolition of many of the site's buildings. certification guiding principles consumer health workforce information knowledge management supervisor assessment ucor social responsibility leadership president focus area safety culture strong safety culture participant core function...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-643
... safety us government hazard fall protection issue safety issue construction safety hazard project management assessment operation office building case study aoc knowledge management Session No. 643 Prevention through Design Goes Virtual: A Case Study Marjory E. Anderson, CSP Architect...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-609
... falls outside their comfort zone, it is possible for EH&S professionals who lack medical training to confidently engage the fitness-for-work assessment process. This paper provides guidance based on best clinical practices and more than three decades of experience in injury prevention and management...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-660
.... For this to happen, I would envision a company with a solid, centralized safety management system in place, adequately staffed and funded at all levels to carry out the safety function. This group of safety professionals would have pro-actively and meticulously assessed the work environment to identify all hazards...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-714
..., with necessary business change-management processes in modern manufacturing and research and development (R&D) sites. JHAs are often used towards compliance to Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) workplace hazard assessment requirements (Title 29 CFR 1910.132(d)(2). However, as EHS...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-638
... Introduction Many companies have embraced the importance of conducting risk assessments as a good safety practice; while others still rely on the findings of incident investigations and regulations to approach risk reduction. Unfortunately, doing the latter can have numerous ‘blind spots...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-629
... to this change. Management of environmental and safety issues related to repurposing, in particular, can be a challenge. Failure to consider, or plan for these issues can trigger a cascade of events that can complicate the process and cost both time and money. Careful assessment of environmental conditions...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-506
... and health are often the easiest to improve. Assessments of posture and functional movement are helpful as external indicators of physical fitness. These assessments can be incorporated in Post-offer Employment Testing (POET) or Physical Capacity Evaluations (PCE). Movement assessments are most helpful...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-513
... Overview Effective and efficient safety programs rely upon accurate and consistent risk assessments. Underestimate risk, and our safety and health programs become ineffective, as employees whose risk was underestimated continue to perform their duties with the risks unabated. Overestimate risk...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-514
... projects, surveying and locating projects, urban campuses, right-of-ways, in retail operations, in and around commercial establishments and healthcare facilities, and in many other work locations and industries. Traditional risk assessment methods provide a starting point for evaluating potential worker...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-587
... An Overview of Risk Assessment and the Importance of the Process This paper will focus on deploying a risk assessment process to reduce risk and effectively minimize incidents. Safety professionals need to move away from purely conducting hazard identification and implementing corrective...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 26–29, 2016
Paper Number: ASSE-16-507
... in the early morning hours. transportation industry neurology workplace productivity health & medicine attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder sleep disorder risk management high risk environment transportation vascular disease sleep program health risk shift worker assessment...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 26–29, 2016
Paper Number: ASSE-16-515
... will be leaders of new advanced manufacturing economy. maintenance national fire protection association interlock hazard operation ground transportation health & medicine data security injury assessment printing metals & mining additive manufacturing printer safety professional...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 26–29, 2016
Paper Number: ASSE-16-543
... Introduction Many companies have embraced the importance of conducting risk assessments as a good safety practice; while others still rely on the findings of incident investigations and regulations to approach risk reduction. Unfortunately, doing the latter can have numerous ‘blind spots...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 26–29, 2016
Paper Number: ASSE-16-605
... effectiveness. ACT ONE-PLAN STEP ONE-NEEDS ASSESSMENT: Practice planning begins with a needs assessment. The risk based planning process starts by brainstorming a list of emergencies. Guidelines are available through many different sources, such as NFPA, OSHA, and Department of Homeland Security...

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