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Proceedings Papers

Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 26–29, 2016
Paper Number: ASSE-16-561
... Introduction Very few companies know how much it costs them when one of their employees is injured. Even fewer companies recognize the significant impact a fatality or catastrophic accident can have on its brand, its stock price and its profitability. This session will examine the hidden costs...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 12–15, 2011
Paper Number: ASSE-11-674
... Introduction Despite decades of reduction in safety-related deaths and injuries on-the-job, catastrophic accidents appear to be on the rise. In the last ten years, there have been at least nine industrial accidents that resulted in more than 125 deaths. Two accidents in 2010, the BP oil spill...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 11–14, 2006
Paper Number: ASSE-06-759E
... to improve safety at the dock centered on the avoidance of catastrophic accidents involving semi-trailer trucks. Examples include: Vacant docks: A vacant dock, which is often several feet above ground level, creates a hazard for lift trucks if appropriate safety equipment isn't in place to prevent lift...

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