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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-626
... are not successful. It can be boiled down to lack of effective leadership and not being able to positively influence people. Let's cut to the chase. We need leaders that can influence people because we had 4,836 work place fatalities in the United States in 2015. This is the highest number since 2008. Why do we...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-670
... that covers regulations, policies, and procedures. Inattention and disengagement of the audience may result from boredom during the session. A component that could be missing is a convincing discussion of why the information is important to the employee. Statistics about workplace accidents and fatalities may...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-711
... Introduction Recent studies have shown that, while the incident rates of less serious injuries are still being reduced, serious injuries and fatalities (SIF) in many industries are declining at a much slower rate (Manuele, 2008; Krause, 2012). In some industries, the rate of reduction is non...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-653
.../Latino construction workers. Bureau of Labor Statistics Data The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) published in 2014 shows fatal job injuries involving Hispanic/Latino/Latino workers divided in two categories, Foreign Born and Native Born. Statistics for the last 10 years has consistently showed some...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-744
... Spaces Are Dangerous! The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported a total of 136 workers were killed in incidents associated with confined spaces in 2016. Often times one incident results in multiple fatalities. The BLS reported that during the 1995 to 1999 time period there were 13 confined space...
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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-17-541
... making the most important safety decisions are not frontline workers. Workers have a role, but the most critical role in safe decision making is the one played by leadership. Leadership decision making is pivotal to the understanding and prevention of serious injuries and fatalities (SIFs...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-522
.... Auto crashes still account for the highest number of severe injuries and fatalities in the workplace and are the leading cause of death from the ages of 5 to 35 throughout the world. Without a comprehensive safety process, injuries, accidents, and fatality trends will go up and down over time...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 26–29, 2016
Paper Number: ASSE-16-501
... good intentions are only the start for a safer workplace, how to sidestep common misinterpretations that can derail safety efforts, and the importance of leaders at every level being engaged with safety – starting with the most serious events first. safety leadership safety judgment fatality...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 26–29, 2016
Paper Number: ASSE-16-511
... posted on their NIOSH Science Blog about worker fatalities associated with flowback operations. They asked for assistance from the oil & gas industry in further identifying incidents related to chemical exposures during flowback operations. In August of 2014, NIOSH posted again on their NIOSH...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 26–29, 2016
Paper Number: ASSE-16-569
.... occupational injury fatality recording occupational injury health & medicine requirement orchse strategy exposure severity osha criteria health performance criteria illness additional effort illness data immunology subset illness prevention process safety accuracy injury Session...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 26–29, 2016
Paper Number: ASSE-16-561
... Introduction Very few companies know how much it costs them when one of their employees is injured. Even fewer companies recognize the significant impact a fatality or catastrophic accident can have on its brand, its stock price and its profitability. This session will examine the hidden costs...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 7–10, 2015
Paper Number: ASSE-15-S51
... Introduction In 2013, 797 Hispanic workers died in the United States from work-related injuries, 18 percent of the 4,405 workers killed on the job that year, according to United States Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics' Preliminary Report Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 7–10, 2015
Paper Number: ASSE-15-502
... Introduction This year alone in the United States, 40 workers died on the job (as of March 16, 2015). There were 31 1 fatalities reported to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration ("OSHA") (through February 14, 2015), and nine 2 fatalities reported to the Mine Safety and Health...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 7–10, 2015
Paper Number: ASSE-15-710
... we talk about preventable fatalities, catastrophic events or even recordable injuries, there was a risk present that for "whatever reason" was not accurately perceived. So, the focus of this paper will be to more deeply explore those "whatever reasons." If you prefer the hazard recognition...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 7–10, 2015
Paper Number: ASSE-15-644
... some realities faced by a significant number of Hispanic workers (PenC Program). Moreover, a quick glimpse of the investigations of fatal occupational injuries among Hispanic workers conducted by the Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation (FACE) Program provides interesting input about contributing...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 7–10, 2015
Paper Number: ASSE-15-632
... Introduction Construction work is very dangerous. While the construction industry and government agencies have taken many steps in the past years, construction remains a very risky place to work. Data compiled from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) shows that the number of fatalities...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 7–10, 2015
Paper Number: ASSE-15-569
... Introduction i The U.S. oil and gas extraction industry is a high-risk industry. An analysis of oil and gas extraction worker fatalities for 2003–2006 found that workers were killed on-the-job at a rate seven times greater than the rate among all U.S. workers.1 Research also identified...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 8–11, 2014
Paper Number: ASSE-14-542
... to this Act which are applicable to his own actions and conduct". In concert, the Act created a shared responsibility between government, labor and management to protect the American worker from on the job injuries and fatalities. Simply stated, the Act created the Occupational Safety and Health...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 8–11, 2014
Paper Number: ASSE-14-558
... osha operation oil patch wellbore natural gas fatality upstream oil & gas us government fatal occupational injury niosh hydraulic fracturing private sector naic fracturing fluid injury bureau of labor statistics Session No. 558 Why Do Hydraulic Fracturing Injuries and Fatalities...

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