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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-709
..., and stroke. However, most people are surprised to find out that the top three causes of death in 1900 were due to infections: pneumonia, tuberculosis, and gastrointestinal infections. By 2000, deaths due to infection do not even make the top five causes of death. Most people would think that the reason...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 7–10, 2015
Paper Number: ASSE-15-537
... that is resistant to many antibiotics. It often causes infections in the skin but can affect other parts of the body. Approximately 1–2% of individuals are chronic carriers of MRSA (on the skin or in the nose). MRSA can be transmitted from one person to another by direct contact with an infected wound or by sharing...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 8–11, 2014
Paper Number: ASSE-14-677
... in the future. This article will discuss issues that safety professionals must be ready to address when working in either of these types of facilities. symptom sewage bloodborne pathogen health & medicine medical facility infection exposure construction worker wwtp health care facility osha...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 3–6, 2012
Paper Number: ASSE-12-732
... violation us government hospital fatality joint commission safety osha health & medicine bloodborne pathogen incidence rate illness infectious disease healthcare search result accessed june 10 infection dol 2012 statistics inspection injury nursing home...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 13–15, 2010
Paper Number: ASSE-10-679
... Introduction Today, it is a good news/bad news scenario in regards to cleaning and infection control. The bad news actually comes in two parts. More than ever there is public awareness and concern about infectious agents, such as norovirus, methicillin-resistant staph aureus (MRSA), avian flu...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exhibition, June 28–July 1, 2009
Paper Number: ASSE-09-506
... on the principles of infectious disease transmission for a variety of reasons. Some of these reasons include: To help recognize when professional infection control assistance is needed. To assist their risk communication efforts when media focus has resulted in hysteria or concern in the absence of risk...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference, June 24–27, 2007
Paper Number: ASSE-07-0083
... public concern. Fungi can cause a number of infectious and noninfectious conditions. Several basic mechanisms are responsible for these health effects including, but not limited to, immunologic (IgE-mediated allergic response), infection, and toxic effects from ingestion, direct skin contact, inhalation...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference, June 24–27, 2007
Paper Number: ASSE-07-0425
... viruses spread in respiratory droplets caused by talking, coughing and sneezing that directly contact the nose, mouth or eyes. Large droplets can only travel a limited range (about 6 feet). The flu viruses usually spread from person-to-person, though sometimes people become infected by touching something...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 11–14, 2006
Paper Number: ASSE-06-707
... for early detection/recognition and intervention. exposure assessment virus protection US government selection surgical mask Health & Medicine Niosh hazard Avian Flu respiratory protection program tuberculosis SAR national institute infection immunology respirator procedure...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 7–10, 2004
Paper Number: ASSE-04-556-1
... infection. Let the trainee verify accessibility, or move the training to another, accessible location. Emergency planning: It is essential that people with mobility impairments can be safely and efficiently evacuated in an emergency. Establishing a safe space for them to wait for rescue...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 7–10, 2004
Paper Number: ASSE-04-763-1
.... As the chain of the risk process discussed by Morgan et al is shown below 1 Figure (available in full paper) The first step of the risk process is to trace back where is the source of the SARS infection. Followed steps like infection species, pathway, health effects and factors are also needed...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 22–25, 2003
Paper Number: ASSE-03-502
... health effects of molds are controversial. Fungal infections are well known. Fungal allergies are also well known and accepted among medical experts, although the allergens themselves are poorly characterized. Infections and allergies have objective and well-established clinical effects. These effects...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 22–25, 2003
Paper Number: ASSE-03-553
... Ergonomics infectious disease vaccination antibiotic Health & Medicine workplace exposure human factors diarrhea toxin united states immunology zoonotic disease biological hazard beverage vaccine organism symptom bacteria prevention safety professional infection...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 22–25, 2003
Paper Number: ASSE-03-712-2
... Health & Medicine building material fungal phobic Disinformation scientific study exposure hemosiderosis ingestion literature stachybotryotoxicosis united states mold bacteria IAQ water leak hotly urban myth infection antimicrobial resin contamination Mycotoxin Session...

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