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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 7–10, 2015
Paper Number: ASSE-15-633
... not trained or equipped for this type of rescue In nearly every case, these fatalities are completely preventable by properly preparing the permit space prior to entry by isolating or if needed, controlling all hazards. However, should an emergency arise, the rescue service must be prepared to respond...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 3–6, 2012
Paper Number: ASSE-12-794
... Introduction This presentation is intended to outline the use of ANSI Z359.2 as a guide in preparing a Fall Hazard Survey Report and, if appropriate, written Rescue Procedures. As part of a comprehensively managed fall protection program, one of the most important tasks that an employer should...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 12–15, 2011
Paper Number: ASSE-11-7020
.... In addition we will be providing three examples which are not considered your "run of the mill" confined spaces. hazard operation tunnel procedure space entry cfr 1910 requirement entrant entry permit entry supervisor permit space rescue communication blower silo pipe construction...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 12–15, 2011
Paper Number: ASSE-11-745
... protection equipment hazard fall distance free fall distance contingency planning swing fall requirement clearance rescue fall protection injury hazard analysis deflection rescue plan fall protection code us government lanyard attachment point long lanyard track system Session No. 745...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 12–15, 2011
Paper Number: ASSE-11-780
... Introduction The law is clear. The Code of Federal Regulations has for many years required employers to provide means of egress, emergency action plans, and in the case of employees who enter and work in permit-required as well as construction confined spaces, rescue and emergency medical...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 13–15, 2010
Paper Number: ASSE-10-705
.... operation emergency work bob hollingsworth incident command system personnel incident cascade mountain contingency planning safety officer flood rescue disaster skier platform incident winter olympics olympic games fire flood Session No. 705 Hitting the Ground Running: The EH&S Officer s...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 13–15, 2010
Paper Number: ASSE-10-517
... includes provisions for prompt rescue. This paper will explore post-fall rescue team development and rescue/retrieval systems appropriate for use in the workplace. Case studies of rescue in industrial facilities, utilities service providers, construction, and other workplace environments will be used...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 13–15, 2010
Paper Number: ASSE-10-605
... killed were would-be rescuers. A fully equipped and trained confined space rescue team (CSRT) is now far improved and assists in reducing fatalities. Confined space rescue is outlined and reviewed by OSHA 1910.146 and National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and considered...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 13–15, 2010
Paper Number: ASSE-10-641
... horizontal lifeline fall protection equipment fall protection attachment point swing fall rescue injury human body requirement hazard free fall shock pack eal asse lanyard protection srl competent person Session No. 641 Your Employees Use Fall Protection, But Are They Really Safe from...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exhibition, June 28–July 1, 2009
Paper Number: ASSE-09-703
... Whenever fall protection methods are used, the employer must provide for prompt rescue (including self-rescue) of employees in the event of a fall. Such accidents are deemed reasonably foreseeable in the high-angle working environments. Wherever the likelihood of life threatening accidents...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exhibition, June 9–12, 2008
Paper Number: ASSE-08-604
... Introduction All too often employers depend upon occupational safety and health professionals to manage the details when an emergency situation arises. This program will explore in detail the pitfalls and progress that can be encountered when safety comes to the rescue. This session...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exhibition, June 9–12, 2008
Paper Number: ASSE-08-504
... at work are not so fortunate. Just a few years earlier, in 1991, an employee in Illinois slipped and fell while performing a similar type of work. His fall, too, was caught by his fall arrest system and he was left suspended fifty vertical feet above the ground. Rescue, however, was not so quickly...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exhibition, June 9–12, 2008
Paper Number: ASSE-08-545
... a comprehensive fall protection program. One common theme in the implementation of these programs is the confusion surrounding rescue after a fall. Process of Implementing a Rescue Plan A rescue plan should be simple, safe, and designed to meet the specific needs of your organization. It should include self...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference, June 24–27, 2007
Paper Number: ASSE-07-1237
... into the permit along with any other information that may affect the safety of climbers and bystanders. The permit must be reviewed and approved by site or program leadership which makes that person accountable for the overall safety of the task. One copy of the permit and the site or task specific rescue plan...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference, June 24–27, 2007
Paper Number: ASSE-07-0859
... of the failure of the hazard control may be the agitator blade striking an entrant. If a blank installed in a pipe being isolated is made of the wrong material our first awareness that it has failed will be the material flowing into the space and exposing the entrants. US government in-house rescue...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 11–14, 2006
Paper Number: ASSE-06-608
... to run to safety during the attack on the World Trade Center, a wheelchair user perished while waiting to be rescued. The blackout in New York City last year also highlighted how ill-prepared buildings are in evacuating people with disabilities. This also illustrates a common fallacy about...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 11–14, 2006
Paper Number: ASSE-06-721
... Classification (PPC), 1 being the best protection to 10 representing no recognized protection or protection that does not meet minimum ISO standards (ISO c.2005) law enforcement public safety rescue US government information occupant apparatus exposure incident commander incident protection...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 12–15, 2005
Paper Number: ASSE-05-741
...Session No. 741 Post-Arrested-Fall Rescue Planning Michael Bradshaw, CSP, CHMM Director, Safety, Health and Environmental Services Danos & Curole Marine Contractors, LLC Larose, LA Introduction Recently, much has been written about harness suspension trauma or orthostatic intolerance in various...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 7–10, 2004
Paper Number: ASSE-04-655-1
... material or to purge flammable and toxic material from equipment prior to opening it for maintenance. HSSE reporting rescue incident Health & Medicine fatality cylinder respirator safety bulletin asphyxiation Bulletin nitrogen gas nitrogen oxygen US government concentration hazard...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 7–10, 2004
Paper Number: ASSE-04-614-1
...): hazard identification, elimination and control; education and training. It is the first comprehensive approach that incorporates both safety and structural engineering methods to address policies, procedures, definitions, job safety analysis, calculations, rescue and training. The MFPP provides...

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