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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-594
... been some major changes in the electrical safety standards, such as the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 70E, as well 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...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-546
... pressure vessel hazard fire hazard accident hazard identification probability welding hazard electrical hazard certification procedure illness safety engineer American Society of Safety Engineers Fundamentals of SH&E: Hazard Identification and Control David F. Coble, CSP CTJ Safety Associates...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-620
...), and NFPA 70B (Recommended Practice for Electrical Equipment Maintenance) provide guidance for engineering controls to electrical hazards. NFPA 70E (Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace) requires the employer to implement and document an overall electrical safety program that is appropriate...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 26–29, 2016
Paper Number: ASSE-16-542
... Introduction Worker injuries resulting from inadequate electrical engineering controls can be debilitating and even fatal. It is the OEHS professional's responsibility to guide employers on their obligations to maintain a safe work environment through engineering electrical hazard controls...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 26–29, 2016
Paper Number: ASSE-16-750
... Abstract This paper addresses the use of safety management techniques to effectively identify and control electrical hazards relating to non-utility work performed near overhead power lines. Incidents involving power lines can be reduced when hazards and risks are effectively identified...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 7–10, 2015
Paper Number: ASSE-15-776
... Introduction One of the biggest problems with electrical hazards is that electricity cannot be seen, heard, or even smelled until it's too late. It is very difficult for people to give the proper respect for arguably the most powerful hazards in a facility when it virtually invisible...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 8–11, 2014
Paper Number: ASSE-14-695
... arc employer osha appropriate ppe risk assessment injury selection ppe incident energy analysis safety standard electrical hazard nfpa 2012 personal protective equipment right personal protective equipment protective equipment workplace live electrical environment...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 8–11, 2014
Paper Number: ASSE-14-678
... energized conductors and circuit parts of electric equipment, as well as overhead power lines, and the required personal protective equipment for all personnel who perform work activities that exposes them to electrical hazards. Additional electrical shock prevention will be discussed by addressing the GFCI...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 8–11, 2014
Paper Number: ASSE-14-735
... significant results in fatality prevention. high potential occupational electrical injury fatality safety management frequency injury prevention health & medicine serious injury time injury prevention knowledge management us government severity occupational fatality electrical hazard...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 3–6, 2012
Paper Number: ASSE-12-768
... in ensuring that employees go home safely at the end of the day. There are many ways to create and increase electrically safe working conditions, and they are all based on training and awareness of what constitutes an electrical hazard, and arranging the workplace to minimize or eliminate such hazards...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 3–6, 2012
Paper Number: ASSE-12-716
... be inspected for inadequate or inappropriate wiring, exposed electrical parts, overhead powerlines, overloaded circuits, wires with bad insulation, broken or damaged equipment, and electrical systems that are not properly grounded. Electrical hazards can be made worse if the worker, location, or equipment...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 3–6, 2012
Paper Number: ASSE-12-616
... ratio of minor injuries to fatalities can be misleading in how an organization perceives risk of injury. Krause and Manuele have also noted that focusing on reducing frequency of injuries may show successful results without a corresponding reduction in severe injuries. 2 Exposure to electrical hazards...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 3–6, 2012
Paper Number: ASSE-12-543
... of the electrical hazards will assist in going beyond the minimum requirements and providing a safe and reliable electrical power system. installation electrical equipment electrical industrial apparatus hazard manufacturer arc us government circuit breaker incident energy work practice electrical...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 12–15, 2011
Paper Number: ASSE-11-623
... Presentation Package Overview Definitions Hazard Identification and Control Accidents Work Planning Workplace Hazards System Safety reduction electrical hazard hazard operational safety american society contingency planning hazard identification injury...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 12–15, 2011
Paper Number: ASSE-11-679
... in design and implementation of electrical safety program enhancements to cover all workers: Injury statistics Common limitations in applying NFPA70E Work scenarios having unintentional exposure to electrical hazards A risk-based approach for applying hazard control measures in NFPA70E...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 13–15, 2010
Paper Number: ASSE-10-764
... decisions using established industry standards and regulations; understanding electrical hazards; understanding the shock and arc flash hazard analysis; and the electrical safety and risk assessment (audit) process. Managing risk means that the electrical hazards must first be identified, through...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 13–15, 2010
Paper Number: ASSE-10-647
... are continually competing to become part of tomorrow's energy source. As consumers demand more sustainable and economical alternatives to electrical power generation and distribution, the old technology clashes with the new. Are electrical hazards new or are they an old dog with a different bone? Electrical...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exhibition, June 28–July 1, 2009
Paper Number: ASSE-09-518
... occupational safety and health administration transmission electrical hazard installation Session No. 518 Electrical Safety Requirements Dennis K. Neitzel, CPE Director AVO Training Institute, Inc. Dallas, TX Introduction There are three major hazards of electricity: electrical shock, electrical arc...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 11–14, 2006
Paper Number: ASSE-06-101B
... failure "there" Cause and effect relationship Five Phases of accident process Like dominos falling against one another Management Origins Symptoms Contact Loss Accident I Fire Protection procedure electrical hazard injury operational safety maintenance Hazard...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 11–14, 2006
Paper Number: ASSE-06-788
... safety Implementation esp implementation procedure effective esp hazard electrical hazard Supervision Session No. 788 Developing Effective Electrical Safety Programs John J. Kolak, M.S., CSP Praxis Corporation Cotopaxi, Colorado Introduction The devastating effects of electrical shocks...

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