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Prof. Safety 67 (02): 24–28.
Paper Number: ASSE-22-02-24
Published: 01 February 2022
... to benchmark and improve safety efforts in their firms. The relative importance index can help construction firms identify where to start with safety. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS, 2019a) reported a 5% increase in fatalities in the private construction industry in 2019. A total of 1,061 construction...
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Prof. Safety 66 (12): 18–26.
Paper Number: ASSE-21-12-18
Published: 01 December 2021
...Ali A. Karakhan; Chukwuma A. Nnaji; Ziyu Jin Key Takeaways - This article explores ways to utilize emerging technology for OSH management in the construction industry. - It presents a study that identifies emerging technologies used in practice for OSH management in construction and summarizes...
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Prof. Safety 65 (05): 28–32.
Paper Number: ASSE-20-05-28
Published: 01 May 2020
..., construction workers in the U.S. still experience a noticeably high rate of fatal and nonfatal injuries and illnesses. The construction industry has experienced a fatality rate of 10.2 per 100,000 full-time employees, approximately three times higher than all other industries average (CPWR, 2018...
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Prof. Safety 65 (04): 16–24.
Paper Number: ASSE-20-04-16
Published: 01 April 2020
... in this article should inform organizations of the potential WSDs have in construction applications and provide manufacturers with information that could enhance the development of future WSDs. According to Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS, 2020), the construction industry witnessed a period of steady reduction...
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Prof. Safety 64 (06): 40–45.
Paper Number: ASSE-19-06-40
Published: 01 June 2019
...Nicholas Tymvios; Michael Behm; Andrea Yunyan Jia Key Takeaways Heat-related illness in the U.S. construction industry is an underreported and under-researched OSH hazard, and these workers are potentially exposed to extreme temperatures that can adversely affect their well-being. This study used...
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Prof. Safety 62 (03): 58–64.
Paper Number: ASSE-17-03-58
Published: 01 March 2017
...Jeremy Bethancourt In Brief Many in the residential and light commercial construction industry consider fall protection infeasible, impractical and overly burdensome to industry. By experimenting with equipment and procedures that meet ANSI and OSHA standards, it has been demonstrated that fall...
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Prof. Safety 62 (01): 46–49.
Paper Number: ASSE-17-01-46
Published: 01 January 2017
... to certain businesses and industries addressing employee safety in the workplace. The OSH Act is administered by OSHA (or OSHA-approved state plans) and divided into four parts: general industry, construction industry, maritime, long shoring operations and agriculture. The act specifically excludes mining...
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Prof. Safety 60 (08): 34–37.
Paper Number: ASSE-15-08-34
Published: 01 August 2015
... between the two regulations, potentially contributing to the superior safety performance in the U.K. construction industry. In 2012, the U.S. construction industry fatality rate was 9.9 per 100,000 full-time equivalent employees (BLS, 2013); the U.K.'s 2013 rate of fatal injuries in construction was 1.9...
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Prof. Safety 58 (09): 56–61.
Paper Number: ASSE-13-09-56
Published: 01 September 2013
...Sathy Rajendran; Brian Clarke; Michael L. Whelan The U.S. construction industry is a litigious industry, spending from $4 to $12 billion annually on dispute resolution (Gebken II, 2006). A recent study found that the average cost of individual disputes in the U.S. construction industry during 2011...
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Prof. Safety 57 (11): 37–42.
Paper Number: ASSE-12-11-37
Published: 01 November 2012
... of Safety Engineers safety professional zurich corp quality management strategic planning and management construction safety professional construction industry november 2012 requirement construction hsse reporting safety management banking & finance construction safety construction...
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Prof. Safety 56 (10): 44–51.
Paper Number: ASSE-11-10-44
Published: 01 October 2011
... 2011 project management asse october 2011 engineering injury employment law information modeling worker safety building information modeling construction industry contractor labor law strategic planning and management gambatese 44 ProfessionalSafety OCTOBER 2011 www.asse.org Building...
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Prof. Safety 56 (08): 56–61.
Paper Number: ASSE-11-08-56
Published: 01 August 2011
...Angela T. DiDomenico; Raymond W. McGorry; Michael F. Blair; Yueng-Hsiang Huang The construction industry is one of the largest sectors of the U.S. economy, employing 7,439,000 people in 2009 (BLS, 2009). Although worksite safety has improved, incidents continue to occur, causing numerous fatalities...

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