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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-508
... work-related cancers and cancer deaths, but then invariably go on to say workplace cancer statistics are underestimated, the problem is even worse than statistics bear out, and the profile of workplace cancer prevention needs to be elevated. This apparent consensus begs several questions. This paper...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-562
... insurance and workplace safety landscape for businesses, and offer some insight into practical fleet safety solutions. exposure rear-end crash insurance institute health & medicine injury death compensation accident cdc 2015 ground transportation accessed march 10 national safety...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-594
...Session No. 594 OSHA s Enforcement and Significant Changes in 2015 NFPA 70E Doug Tellin, ME, Owner Electrical Safety Specialists LLC Louisburg, KS Introduction The need to assist employers and employees in preventing electrical injuries and deaths has never been greater. With this need, there have...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-709
... Introduction According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), between 1900 and 2000, the life expectancy in the US increased from 46 years of age to 74 years of age for men (48 to 79 for women). Most people can identify the top three causes of deaths in the US: heart disease, cancer...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-S51
... por etapas, basado en la mejora continua. transportation safety ground transportation iso 31000 elaboration colombia risk and uncertainty assessment risk management death implementation information reference framework accident traffic accident continuous improvement public health...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 26–29, 2016
Paper Number: ASSE-16-574
... Introduction Drug overuse, abuse, and overdose are a growing and alarming problem within the United States. Startlingly, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) reports that opioid overdose deaths in particular, have quadrupled since 1999. The CDC estimates that 78 people die every day...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 26–29, 2016
Paper Number: ASSE-16-762
... edge with no guardrails or parapets. You will find no shortage of examples when speaking to facilities professionals. hazard consideration designer maintainer ehs consideration constructor hierarchy death health safety us government employer safety effort safety resource injury...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 7–10, 2015
Paper Number: ASSE-15-776
.... In recent years Arc Flash has been given a lot of attention. Explosions and burn injuries are easy to visualize compared to the invisible hazards such as shock and electrocution. With the unacceptable death and injury rates caused by electrical hazards, OSHA compliance officers and safety professionals...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 7–10, 2015
Paper Number: ASSE-15-739
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 7–10, 2015
Paper Number: ASSE-15-S62
... improvement over the past five years in reducing work heat related illness. Beginning in 2009, there were a total of 11 heat related deaths in the US. From 2009 to 2013, the lowest number of reported deaths due to heat illness occurred in 2013 with the number of deaths being 16. This represents an increase...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 7–10, 2015
Paper Number: ASSE-15-569
... in activity and employment resulted in an increase in worker deaths as well. Within the industry, elevated fatality rates have been identified among contractors, workers in small companies, and workers new to the industry.4 The largest portion of fatalities is a result of transportation incidents...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 8–11, 2014
Paper Number: ASSE-14-632
... and Techniques to effectively support an aging workforce. older adult cardiology workplace younger worker safety full-time worker physical activity health & medicine hazard death occupational injury injury knowledge workforce vascular disease baby boomer employer older worker...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 8–11, 2014
Paper Number: ASSE-14-739
... breeds, such as Pit Bulls, Rottweilers, and Dogos. child victim good customer victim dog attack andy death dog bite fatality training employee adult victim occupational dog bite prevention dane customer truck aggressive dog health & medicine Session No. 739 Occupational Dog...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 8–11, 2014
Paper Number: ASSE-14-754
... systems in minimizing the risk of death and injury from fire. The Fire Problem in the U.S. In 2012, there were 1,375,000 fires reported in the United States. These fires resulted in 2855 civilian deaths, 16,500 civilian injuries, and $12.4 billion in property damage. Structure fires numbered 480,500...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 8–11, 2014
Paper Number: ASSE-14-763
... these types of activities can lead to a severe injury or even death. How can we tell if our employees are taking shortcuts when performing these and other tasks? lift table health & medicine operational safety lockout tagout injury employee shortcut supervisor work environment work process...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 24–27, 2013
Paper Number: ASSE-13-734B
... economic growth government kosha safety industrial labor organization death banking & finance low cost contingency planning chaebol south korea korean government worker safety Session No. 734-b An Overview of Worker Safety and Property Protection In South Korea Steven C. Devereaux, CSP...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 3–6, 2012
Paper Number: ASSE-12-627
... hazard incident personnel information death testimony expert witness responsibility Session No. 627 Now What? Case Studies on How to be Successful as an Expert Witness Paul W. Gantt, CSP, REA President Safety Compliance Management, Inc. San Ramon, CA Introduction All too often safety...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 3–6, 2012
Paper Number: ASSE-12-765
... us government hazardous atmosphere entry team member permissible exposure limit water management death permit space swap employer requirement rescue service concentration space entry program atmospheric hazard procedure hazard non-permit space information workplace hazard...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 12–15, 2011
Paper Number: ASSE-11-780
... services. Yet many employers still just don't get it. The latest statistics from the U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL), Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) indicate that almost 100 workers per year continue to die in confined spaces in the U.S. Because all confined-space deaths are not reported...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 12–15, 2011
Paper Number: ASSE-11-768
... results in death. The first step is to have a good understanding of the definition of a confined space, so they can be isolated and marked for identification. The common definition of a confined space in the United States is an area that has limited or restricted means of entry or exit, and is large...

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