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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-604
.../ASSE Z117.1 Standard, "Safety Requirements for Entering Confined Spaces," and the new OSHA Confined Space Standard for Construction. The Host Employer's Perspective Case Study Scenario: A Mock Business Meeting A facility owner realizes they need to hire a contractor to complete needed work...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-722
... The PDF file is a slide presentation. Learning Objectives Share specific construction OHS best practices Discuss emerging trends in construction Exchange ideas on how to manage continuous improvement Common Safety "THOUGHTS" Safety is about preventing accidents! Accidents...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-752
... safety professional construction construction cost prevention responsibility access point circumstance roi bidder safety consultation safety requirement investment safety incident contractor specification engineer Session No. 752 Safety and Construction Cost Estimating: How to Increase...
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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-17-622
... in accidents and fatalities during the construction and maintenance of wireless sites. Most commonly, these accidents and fatalities are associated with fall hazards. According to the industry news website Wireless Estimator , the industry experienced ten fatalities in 2014, four fatalities in 2015 and seven...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-769
... Introduction The authors have a combined experience of more than 50 years practicing safety, primarily in the construction industry. Over the course of this half century we have, in varied capacities, managed EHS programs for billions of dollars in construction and renovation projects...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-S52
... locations or population. earthquake information vulnerability productive process magnitude construction upstream oil & gas reservoir characterization responsibility seismic wave probability matrix emergency plan recovery intensity seismic emergency plan personnel disaster...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-577
... standards. This panel discussion will discuss the following A10 standards: A10.2 Safety, Health and Environmental Training A10.21 Safe Construction and Demolition of Wind Generation/Turbine Facilities A10.25 Sanitation in Construction A10.29 Aerial Platforms in Construction This session...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-586
... it? And are there ways that it could be improved? A recent survey sponsored by the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) asked these and other questions? safety engineer violation information requirement fall protection hazard communication enforcement emphasis osha construction inspection...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-567
... construction. Often, the potential increased hazards due to new or different conditions and materials that have not yet been fully assessed. This leads to a lack of identified control measures to incorporate into existing safety programs and training. Our challenge is to address safety on the front end...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 26–29, 2016
Paper Number: ASSE-16-506
... than those found within many OSHA regulations. Other examples include regulations related to construction, demolition, exiting, space heater use, and hazardous materials use, storage, and handling. And the list goes on and on. This paper will discuss the code adoption process, demonstrate how...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 26–29, 2016
Paper Number: ASSE-16-502
... employment" can be a goal for retirement, or used as needed between positions, especially for those in construction and similar industries with frequent movement. safety career field experience retirement safety professional us government modern path employer employment independent consultant...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 26–29, 2016
Paper Number: ASSE-16-562
... The second decade of the National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA) will close on September 30, 2016. The NORA Construction Sector Council has been very successful in achieving outstanding results and accomplishments based on its published goals and objectives to prevent construction related...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 26–29, 2016
Paper Number: ASSE-16-533
... Introduction Virtual Design and Construction (VDC) and Building Information Modeling (BIM) may be used to plan and communicate project safety measures and to improve project safety in planning, during construction and through to facility operations. BIM entails creating a building virtually...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 26–29, 2016
Paper Number: ASSE-16-719
..., and Safety (EHS) issues in advance of installations and construction. This approach leads to lower risk, decreased costs, a more consistent approach across developing and existing installations and facilities, and a safer workforce. This paper provides an overview of how and why to use this integrated hazard...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 26–29, 2016
Paper Number: ASSE-16-738
... and total dust that contains quartz, as well as for dust that contains cristobalite or tridymite for manufacture, construction, and maritime industries. The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) enforces the same occupational exposure limit for both aboveground and underground mining operations...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 26–29, 2016
Paper Number: ASSE-16-713
... Introduction When an employee enters a confined space in construction, the employer is required to be in compliance with OSHA's new construction standards in 1926.1201–1213: Confined Spaces in Construction. 1 This paper will discuss the major parts of the new construction rule and how...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 26–29, 2016
Paper Number: ASSE-16-604
... Introduction To this day, many construction managers deal with safety rule breakers in a simple manner. They fire them, and almost without exception, there is no appeal. Termination of employment is the common method of operational control to deal with those workers who violate health...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 26–29, 2016
Paper Number: ASSE-16-633
... of those emerging; changing, morphing and evolving industrial hygiene risks and concerns that has current application in the construction environment. This presentation is a simple overview of those topics, what's emerging, a brief discussion with take away's for the student. Background There has been...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 26–29, 2016
Paper Number: ASSE-16-762
... Introduction The authors have a combined experience of more than 50 years practicing safety, primarily in the construction industry. Over the course of this half century we have, in varied capacities, managed EHS programs for billions of dollars in construction and renovation projects...

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