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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-511
... Overview There are a multitude of reasons why employers create safety and health-related documentation. These include compliance with mandatory paperwork requirements promulgated by the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) and the Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-519
... evolved greatly over the years. The most often referenced source of lockout/tagout information is OSHA's 29 CFR1910.147 regulation, which came out in 1989. It was based heavily on ANSI's original Z244.1 Lockout Standard first published in 1982. We have come a long way since then in terms of technology and...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-586
... Introduction This is a discussion about the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA's) annual Top 10 List of most frequently cited safety and health violations and its perceived value by fellow American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) peers. Every fall the Occupational Safety...
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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-17-594
... Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) enforcement of these standards. Assessing electrical hazards and training workers can be a very complex task for most companies. One of the biggest problems with electrical hazards is that electricity cannot be seen, heard, or even smelled until it's too...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-635
... Introduction Companies invest thousands of dollars in OSHA based safety programs in terms of development time, production downtime for training, software and engineering changes. These same companies spend very little time on actually planning for an OSHA inspection. Many companies today have...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-604
.../ASSE Z117.1 Standard, "Safety Requirements for Entering Confined Spaces," and the new OSHA Confined Space Standard for Construction. The Host Employer's Perspective Case Study Scenario: A Mock Business Meeting A facility owner realizes they need to hire a contractor to complete needed work...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-705
... Introduction The many thousands of workplaces subject to Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulation are faced with a variety of challenging safety issues over the course of completing a project or operating a facility. Under OSHA standards, all workplaces are required to...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-712
... the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the United States Coast Guard (USCG). Investigative bodies, such as the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) and the Chemical Safety Board...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-713
... Introduction On June 1 of last year, OSHA expected the millions of employers across the country covered by its HazCom Standard to be in full compliance with the changes arising from alignment with the United Nations' Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Hazardous...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-614
... on the legal compliance of the OSHA regulations rather than moral implications of failure to protect workers. Compliance with "the law" rather than moral obligation has resulted in a business strategy where employers avoid punishment for violations of the OSH Act by focusing on the "letter of the law...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-744
... Introduction OSHA's Permit Required Confined Spaces general industry standard was issued in 1993, and in 2015 the Confined Spaces in Construction standard became law. However, despite these regulations and employers' obligation to provide a safe and healthy workplace, on the average 100...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-S63
... employer osha hsse reporting requirement us government illness effective safety safety contractor labor law communication workplace injury employer staffing agency health program injury voluntary protection program businesswire hazard employment law leadership Session No. S63 Seven...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-S71
... Introduction The Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) is a part of the United States government that works to help employers and employees to reduce injuries, illnesses and deaths that occur on the job. One way OSHA does this is by issuing a list, updated every year, of the...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 26–29, 2016
Paper Number: ASSE-16-513
...Session No. 513 OSHA Process Safety Management Understanding Requirements and Preparing for an Inspection Jedd Hill, M.S. Director, Technical Services U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration Salt Lake Technical Center Sandy, UT Introduction Through advancements in...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 26–29, 2016
Paper Number: ASSE-16-534
... Disclaimer This training is based on current United States federal OSHA requirements 29 CFR 1910 and 1926. U.S. state, or other country requirements may be different. Requirements can change in the future. This paper contains general information as of the date of this presentation and should...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 26–29, 2016
Paper Number: ASSE-16-517
... Introduction The Occupational Safety and Health Administration ("OSHA") imposes an obligation on employers to create and maintain a safe worksite for its employees. The Occupational Safety and Health Act (the "OSH Act" or the "Act") creates civil and criminal liability for employers who...
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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-16-670
... Session No. 670 OSHA s Enforcement of the General Duty Clause: An Investigation into Citations Christopher A. Janicak, Ph.D., CSP, CEA, ARM Tracey L. Cekada, D.Sc., CSP, CHSP Indiana University of Pennsylvania Indiana, Pennsylvania Introduction The Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (the...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 26–29, 2016
Paper Number: ASSE-16-713
... Introduction When an employee enters a confined space in construction, the employer is required to be in compliance with OSHA's new construction standards in 1926.1201–1213: Confined Spaces in Construction. 1 This paper will discuss the major parts of the new construction rule and how it...

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