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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-517
... with all the progress, people continue to get hurt, and rates for the most serious injuries have yet to decline at the same pace as other injury types. Some organizations are taking a proactive approach to addressing hazards. For many, their performance is good, sometimes very good. But they know...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-546
... and/or property damage Incident: an unplanned event that did not but could have resulted in physical harm and/or property damage Both should be investigated! workplace hazard reduction operational safety contingency planning american society injury fire protection workplace hazard...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-564
... Introduction Preventing fatal and life-changing injury events moving forward will require a different approach than what the safety profession has been doing for most of the last 80 years. Heinrich's safety pyramid approach could only take us so far with its frequency-of-incidents approach...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-588
... Introduction While management may feel they successfully help injured employees through the healing process and ultimate return to work, an injured employee's experience can give useful insights on where your injury management program needs to be tweaked. Enhancing your efforts can improve...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-539
... The Impact of Fleet Management on Your Company's Risk Management Program Employers should consider that a collision can impact numerous policies. For commercial auto policies, there can be first-party bodily injury and property damage and third-party bodily injury and property damage. When...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-570
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-557
... methods providing positive feedback for desired behaviors, and those which encourage worker input, will continue to provide solid injury reductions. However, many BBS processes " miss the mark" and become a " paper chase." Does BBS Really Work? In a three-year study conducted by the American Society...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-565
..., discipline may also include a demotion or job transfer. Do any of these consequences sound positive to you? procedure human error illness accident violation injury unsafe act latent condition human resource management lapse light bulb job tenure safety rule circumstance safety violation...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-630
... denominator as sports businesses: the employee is an athlete. Therefore using proven preventative sports medicine ideas and techniques is the next wave to subdue musculoskeletal injuries in the workplace. This talk delves into why individuals are vastly different, why this is now more important than ever...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-641
... available data and employees' operational expertise. The ‘Customer’ in this example is our employees and the "defects" are injuries, near misses and unsafe behaviors. The goal is to identify the norms and root causes leading to the defects or injuries and change the norm(s) driving unfavorable performance...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-634b
... worked 3 years without lost time injury, five years, some say ten years without any lost time injury. Now, to us, we think that this number may have been achieved by hiding small injuries, however, this could not be suddenly concluded unless/otherwise proved. So, conducted sessions on different drilling...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-646
... The PDF file is a slide presentation. Workplace Health Safety - usually associated with acute injuries, short-term, traumatic exposures Health - usually directed at chronic exposures, persistent, prolonged, repeated Definition Industrial Hygiene - "that science and art devoted...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-618
... employees maintain a healthy lifestyle. But what role does traditional workplace safety management play in protecting workers from unintentional injury and death, and how is that role changing in the modern world? Many safety systems aren't particularly efficient at protecting workers. Most corporate...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-631
... do not consider today's escalation in debilitating medical conditions among workers and the resulting increase in likelihood and severity of injury for the general workforce population. This paper will serve to expand the OHS professional's knowledge base regarding workforce health and raise...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-663
... Introduction Improving Safety Performance and reducing employee injuries, measured by both leading and lagging indicators, is a fact of life for many safety professionals. Everyone is always looking for new and creative ideas to make improvements. This session will give proven, real-life...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-635
... to limit worker exposure. (3) Under a new rule, employers will be required to electronically submit certain records of workplace injuries. This rule would require larger companies and what OSHA considers " high hazard employers" to submit electronic versions of their injury and illness logs. OSHA feels...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-632
... each year. In FY2014, lockout tagout was the 6th most cited OSHA standard. Every year, thousands of injuries and hundreds of deaths are attributable to the unexpected release of hazardous energy, and these accidents could have been avoided with the proper utilization of lockout tagout products...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-637
... product to produce. Lots of heavy lifting, difficult weld positions and so many pinch points you couldn't count them all. We had few safety regulations but not many and OSHA was still years away. We had many injuries and we knew we had a problem. We had to do something. So, we sat down as a team...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-716
... and employee injuries (United States Dept. of Justice, 2013). Accident-based metrics are poor indicators of safety performance and just do not provide the insight necessary for organizational leadership to make informed decisions regarding safety and risk. A more effective approach to achieving sustainable...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-739
... of severe injuries sustained within the workplace. The most meaningful solution developed was a visual three-dimensional model relating two traditionally non-relatable spheres of safety: regulatory requirements and critical safety " to-do's" with the concept of workplace culture. The design is meaningful...

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