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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-508
... is occupational cancer, how prevalent is it, and what are its causes? Why does cancer prevention have a much lower profile than workplace injury prevention? Are current occupational exposure limits (OELs) for carcinogens adequate? What are the problems associated with cancer cluster investigations, how...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-514
... establishments and healthcare facilities, and in many other work locations and industries. Traditional risk assessment methods provide a starting point for evaluating potential worker exposures. However, non-traditional health and safety hazards must also be considered to fully assess worker health and safety...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-562
... Introduction Over the course of my more than 30-year career in the health and safety profession, I have seen often dramatic changes in workplace function and exposures, perhaps none more so than the rise of the Internet and the connected world. This innovation led to dramatic changes...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-593
... engineering control was implemented, representing a higher level on the PtD hierarchy of control of any current risk-reduction strategies. These engineering controls reduced the risk of Hexavalent Chromium (Cr VI) exposure to welders in an exhaust tailpipe and muffler assembly facility. The ergonomic risks...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-567
... resources receive the same consideration as conserving our natural resources." exposure osha electronics sustainable development social responsibility occupational safety and health administration life cycle safety sustainability green building council construction safety renewable energy...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-517
... Introduction Over the last several years, organizations across the world have made great strides in safety performance. Technological advancements, holistic safety systems, and better understanding of the elements of exposure reduction have all contributed to a safer work environment. Even...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-564
... the potential for bad outcomes. N3L3 is derived from the Next Three Seconds Protects Your Life, Your Loved Ones and Your Livelihood It combines elements like: changing the perception of an employer as to what risk is; engaging them to be actively involved in identification of their potential exposures...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-539
..., but employees who rent vehicles when they travel or employees who use their personal vehicle for company business are not as easy to control. For many companies, the exposure to vehicle crashes and the resulting injuries is greater than initially believed. Your company can more effectively manage the risk...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-533
..., and the number of non-fatal cases resulting from excessive heat exposure rose to 2830 (Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2015). With weather patterns becoming increasingly unpredictable, it is more important than ever for safety professionals to be informed on the latest research to prevent future heat-related illness...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-634b
... exposure safety upstream oil & gas intervention instruction crew member Session No. 634-B Hiding Incidents, Its Consequences and Analysis within the Company Muhammad Yasir, Field HSE Advisor, B. Sc (Petroleum and Gas Engineering), TechIOSH, NEBOSH IGC, Rospa British Safety Council Level 5...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-611
...Session 611 The New Silica Standard Assessing Exposure in the Oilfield Timothy Hicks, MSPH, CIH, CSP HHS Consulting, Inc. Charleston, South Carolina Introduction Last year, OSHA promulgated a chemical-specific standard for Respirable Crystalline Silica (RCS) in the forms of quartz, cristobalite...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-635
... and the use of the General Duty Clause. OSHA is changing its inspection metric to add weight to complex inspections such as those involving ergonomic hazards, chemical exposures, workplace violence and inspections, which typically involve the use of the General Duty Clause. OSHA deems this new system as its...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-709
... work closely together in all three phases. Prevention Event Response Optimal Cutting ID Policy& Exams Emergency Treat Case RTW OH Edge Exposure Procedure FFD Response Mgmt Effective Occupational Health Policy and Procedures Many programs start by focusing on required policies and procedures. Of course...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-633
..., loud, or very loud, but generally fail in attempting to accurately estimate exposures in decibels (dB). Most SH professionals should know the guide to assess if a noise environment is exceeding 85 dB do you have to raise your voice to be heard at arm s length? This approach is not an accurate means...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-S53
... insurance productivity risk factor lifting musculoskeletal injury employer janitor ergonomic best practices exposure human factors procedure injury Session No. S53 Ergonomic Best Practices: Janitors, Custodians and Housekeepers Manuel G. Samudio, MBA, ARM Chubb North America New York, N.Y...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 26–29, 2016
Paper Number: ASSE-16-509
..., control, and communication in the power generation industry is also provided. Anticipating Workplace Health Hazards in the Power Industry The risk faced by employees in the power industry is a function of the hazards present and the level of exposure to those hazards. An organized, systematic method...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 26–29, 2016
Paper Number: ASSE-16-534
... Army Industrial Hygiene and Environmental Health Office The WBGT assumes 8 hours of continuous exposure with rest breaks taken in the same work area and no special clothing (just typical work clothing). The NIOSH Criteria document has an extensive discussion on the effect of different types of clothing...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 26–29, 2016
Paper Number: ASSE-16-570
... of secondary protective clothing, meaning that in order to be effective against the hazard, it must be worn continuously, as the occurrence of the hazard is unpredictable. This is in contrast to primary protective clothing, which is designed to be worn on an occasional basis when significant exposure...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 26–29, 2016
Paper Number: ASSE-16-606
... million employees in construction and general industry have significant asbestos exposure on the job those workers involved in construction, renovation, and demolition have the most risk of exposure. Other high-risk jobs include manufacture of asbestos products (such as building materials and insulation...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 26–29, 2016
Paper Number: ASSE-16-649
.... This section draws on the thought leadership developed by DEKRA Insight legacy company BST and its work on creating Zero Index performance.2 This performance is the sustained practice of mitigating exposure, approaching safety from a strategic perspective, and integrating performance with the operations...

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