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Prof. Safety 68 (05): 26–35.
Paper Number: ASSE-23-05-26
Published: 01 May 2023
... united states government high-energy hazard safety risk management indicator hsse reporting information artificial intelligence trir metric machine learning injury exposure heca assessment hallowell safety metric incident magnitude recordable injury fatality sif operation SAFETY...
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Prof. Safety 67 (08): 14–20.
Paper Number: ASSE-22-08-14
Published: 01 August 2022
.../tagout as the centerpiece of risk control practices in electrical work. It further discusses the application of advanced technologies to enhance the quality of hazard recognition. _ Electrical construction is identified as a high-risk trade, and electricians accounted for about 8% of all fatalities...
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Prof. Safety 67 (01): 29–35.
Paper Number: ASSE-22-01-29
Published: 01 January 2022
...Tsvetan Popov; Bruce K. Lyon; Georgi Popov Key Takeaways - Serious injuries and fatalities (SIFs) continue to occur despite efforts to reduce overall incident rates. - SIFs such as combustible dust explosions are often caused by events that are considered to have a low likelihood of occurrence...
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Prof. Safety 66 (04): 28–34.
Paper Number: ASSE-21-04-28
Published: 01 April 2021
.... Parametric and nonparametric statistical analysis revealed that no discernable association exists between TRIR and fatalities. This analysis also found that the occurrence of recordable injuries is almost entirely random. Further, it found that TRIR is not precise and should not be communicated to multiple...
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Prof. Safety 66 (02): 28–33.
Paper Number: ASSE-21-02-28
Published: 01 February 2021
... coefficient-of-friction values. This type of information may be available from the suppliers of underlayment materials that are used on steep-sloped roofs. Workers falling from elevated work sites is the primary cause of fatalities in the U.S. construction industry. A compilation of data for the years 2014...
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Prof. Safety 66 (01): 26–31.
Paper Number: ASSE-21-01-26
Published: 01 January 2021
...Carsten Busch; Cary Usrey; James Loud; Nick Goodell; Rosa Antonia Carrillo Key Takeaways OSH professionals are not taking full advantage of safety data to help prevent serious injuries and fatalities (SIFs). We have over-focused on accumulating common behavior and incident data that are rarely...
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Prof. Safety 65 (04): 16–24.
Paper Number: ASSE-20-04-16
Published: 01 April 2020
... to integrate WSDs into construction operations. This study investigates the impact of WSDs as a control measure by showing how WSD features could have prevented fatalities using archival data. The study also investigates the perception of top management toward the use of WSDs. The information provided...
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Prof. Safety 64 (11): 24–35.
Paper Number: ASSE-19-11-24
Published: 01 November 2019
...Bruce K. Lyon; David L. Walline; Georgi Popov KEY TAKEAWAYS Studies indicate that gaps found in design are significant contributors to workplace serious injuries and fatalities (SIFs), which points to the need for prevention through design (PTD) concepts. The greatest opportunity to avoid...
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Prof. Safety 64 (09): 39–43.
Paper Number: ASSE-19-09-39
Published: 01 September 2019
...Gavin F. Burdge; Miaozong Wu; Kile Veal Key Takeaways A comparison of OSHA and BLS data about workplace fatalities that occurred from 2014 to 2017 shows that only one-fourth of BLS-reported workplace fatalities have been investigated by OSHA, although OSHA requires employers to report worker...
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Prof. Safety 64 (08): 37–40.
Paper Number: ASSE-19-08-37
Published: 01 August 2019
... osha protection workplace fatality ppe workplace hazard hazard hierarchy osh professional drone construction injury us government fall protection exposure elimination work environment health & medicine professional safety safety professional artificial intelligence assp.org...
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Prof. Safety 64 (06): 40–45.
Paper Number: ASSE-19-06-40
Published: 01 June 2019
... of the work is performed outdoors. Extreme temperatures influence worker safety, and during summer months workers experience heat stress. The aim of this article is to increase awareness of the underreported hazard of heat stress in the U.S. through an epidemiological analysis of the heat-related fatalities...
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Prof. Safety 64 (05): 44–52.
Paper Number: ASSE-19-05-44
Published: 01 May 2019
... with it entirely, as has been recently suggested. The authors determine that Heinrich's theory has merit in contemporary safety management through an analysis of recordable, restricted work, lost-time and fatality data at the national and industry sector levels. The authors determine that instead of a singular...
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Prof. Safety 63 (10): 40–48.
Paper Number: ASSE-18-10-40
Published: 01 October 2018
...Joshua H. Williams; Steve Roberts Key Takeaways Although perceived as competing methods, both behavior-based safety (BBS) and human and organizational performance (HOP) encourage safe work practices and safety system improvements to prevent injuries and fatalities. Some proponents of HOP claim...
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Prof. Safety 63 (09): 50–57.
Paper Number: ASSE-18-09-50
Published: 01 September 2018
...Fred A. Manuele Key Takeaways Data plainly indicate that the number of workplace fatalities and fatality rates have decreased significantly. But, statistics on fatalities for the past several years are in a narrow range. While serious injuries have also been reduced, they have become a larger...
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Prof. Safety 63 (06): 46–51.
Paper Number: ASSE-18-06-46
Published: 01 June 2018
.... As production mounts and traffic increases, truck congestion at service facilities causes delays, impacting worker safety (Chakraborty, Kumar & Malguri, 2016). Several potentially deadly hazards such as falls exist in such operations. But a largely unrecognized and often fatal hazard is confined spaces...
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Prof. Safety 63 (04): 36–41.
Paper Number: ASSE-18-04-36
Published: 01 April 2018
... alert technologies should be improved to increase their adaptability. Consider the following descriptions of three incidents in which work zone intrusions resulted in injuries and fatalities of construction and transportation workers. Case 1: On March 13, 2017, two construction workers were killed...
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Prof. Safety 63 (02): 44–52.
Paper Number: ASSE-18-02-44
Published: 01 February 2018
... systems as a business risk. It also discusses OSH system deficiencies such as misbalance between elements of a safety program, nonoptimal design of OSH organization, assumption that low incident rates are directly correlated to reduced fatality risks, impractical expectations of OSH system performance...
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Prof. Safety 62 (09): 32–36.
Paper Number: ASSE-17-09-32
Published: 01 September 2017
... suffered 109 heat-related occupational fatalities (OSHA, 2015a). While occupational fatalities due to hypothermia may be less frequent, exposure to cold can result in nonfatal injuries and may lead to an increased risk of incidents. Anticipation, recognition, evaluation and control of potential heat...
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Prof. Safety 62 (08): 39–45.
Paper Number: ASSE-17-08-39
Published: 01 August 2017
... on electrical fatalities and arc burn trauma. Fundamentals of Electric Arc Protection Electric Arc Hazards Electric arc hazards are not limited to the thermal effect. Large amounts of thermal energy released in the electric arc event is also accompanied by extremely bright light flash, momentary and residual...
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Prof. Safety 62 (04): 34–40.
Paper Number: ASSE-17-04-34
Published: 01 April 2017
... for other types of mobile buildings are not currently available. 1 4 2017 1 4 2017 2017. American Society of Safety Engineers safety risk management incident mobile home construction sector safety standard occupation professionalsafety april 2017 fatality installation injury...

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