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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-508
... will explore, with the help of reputable resources from around the globe, the following questions: What 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...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-514
... exposures. However, non-traditional health and safety hazards must also be considered to fully assess worker health and safety hazards in urban environments. This paper provides an introduction to the identification of non-traditional health and safety hazards that can arise in urban settings, and...
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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 in the...
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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
... conserving our human 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...
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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
... an employer as to what risk is; engaging them to be actively involved in identification of their potential exposures and managing them through various deeply ingrained practices that are intended to ensure every worker is aware of what needs to be done to accomplish each task safely; and empowering...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-539
... occupation fleet management risk management employer vehicle weight rating vehicle crash us government insurance chubb liability vehicle operation passenger motor vehicle operation ground transportation exposure incident injury engineer intersection vehicle use company business...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-533
... 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
... Introduction Last year, OSHA promulgated a chemical-specific standard for Respirable Crystalline Silica (RCS) in the forms of quartz, cristobalite, and tridymite. Among other impacts of the standard, it lowered the Permissible Exposure Limit (PEL) significantly and established an Action Level...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-635
... 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...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-709
... procedure infection death stock performance health physician disease control exposure exam supervisor koop award winner occupational safety and health administration health & medicine prevention ffd Session No. 709 Pronouncing the H in HSE Bruce Packard, MD, MPH Axiom Medical Consulting...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-633
... hearing is the ability to quantify the magnitude of sound. People can categorize sound or its unwanted companion noise as low, moderate, 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...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-S53
... highest number of musculoskeletal injuries, according to BLS. Because of the physical and repetitive activities involved in housekeeping and custodial tasks, ergonomics is one of the hardest areas to implement, manage, and control since it's also difficult to totally eliminate the exposure. Custodial...
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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
... regulation national institute acclimatization air temperature exposure container occupational safety and health workplace hazard heat index us government heat stroke cold stress osha employer health & medicine frost bite niosh heat stress Session No. 534 Fire and Ice: Heat Strain and...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 26–29, 2016
Paper Number: ASSE-16-570
... manufacturer fr clothing program exposure hazard industrial personnel fire hazard us government compliant maintenance flame-resistant garment selection protection upstream oil & gas safety manager nfpa 2112 resistance fr clothing fabric Session No. 570 Selection, Use, Care and...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 26–29, 2016
Paper Number: ASSE-16-606
..., "10th Report on Carcinogens," at http://ehp.niehs.nih.gov/roc/tenth/profiles/s016asbe.pdf .) OSHA estimates that 1.3 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...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 26–29, 2016
Paper Number: ASSE-16-649
... activity dekra insight legacy company bst exposure action press effective safety leader credibility effectiveness transformational leadership style engagement safety safety excellence leadership Session No. 649 Getting to Zero Really Karl Bossung Director of Consulting DEKRA Insight Oxnard...

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