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Prof. Safety 68 (01): 18–28.
Paper Number: ASSE-23-01-18
Published: 03 January 2023
.... - Where necessary, documenting the infeasibility of lockout/tagout is a first step to the designing and building of control-reliable circuitry that controls exposure to hazardous energy. - Developing and validating an alternative method to a lockout/ tagout procedure using approved ANSI standards...
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Prof. Safety 67 (10): 16–22.
Paper Number: ASSE-22-10-16
Published: 03 October 2022
...Bryan Seal; Christopher Janicak Key Takeaways - This article describes the hazards of respirable crystalline silica (RCS) in the construction industry. - It summarizes the legislative history of OSHA’s RCS standards in the construction industry. The discussion provides context as to the development...
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Prof. Safety 67 (08): 14–20.
Paper Number: ASSE-22-08-14
Published: 01 August 2022
... of electrical operations. - This project identifies high-risk electrical tasks and explores work factors constituting at-risk working conditions for each activity. It then introduces innovative controls to recognize and mitigate hazards. - The findings of this study emphasize the importance of proper lockout...
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Prof. Safety 67 (07): 14–22.
Paper Number: ASSE-22-07-14
Published: 01 July 2022
... to the sharp edging sometimes protruding from the ground. In some cases, these incidents lead to lawsuits and economic losses when people who come onto a property, whether invited or not, feel they were not appropriately warned or protected from the hazard. Frederick Law Olmsted, considered the father of U.S...
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Prof. Safety 67 (04): 24–29.
Paper Number: ASSE-22-04-24
Published: 01 April 2022
...Nicholas Tymvios; Jake Smithwick; Glenda Mayo Key Takeaways - The occupancy phase of a building accounts for a significant portion of a building’s life cycle; during that time, operation, maintenance and repair (OM&R) activities expose facility technicians to varying levels of hazards...
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Prof. Safety 67 (03): 24–30.
Paper Number: ASSE-22-03-24
Published: 01 March 2022
... management bottom-up approach vulnerability disaster resilience disaster community resilience information resilience score resilience indicator natural hazard resiliency march 2022 public open space fema hazard south carolina college university RISK MANAGEMENT Peer-Reviewed...
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Prof. Safety 67 (02): 18–23.
Paper Number: ASSE-22-02-18
Published: 01 February 2022
... support. Examples of different kinds of safety and health programs may include biological hazard control, engineering design safety, lockout/ tagout, safety performance accountability and job safety analysis. These programs and many others, together with an organization s mission, policy...
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Prof. Safety 67 (01): 29–35.
Paper Number: ASSE-22-01-29
Published: 01 January 2022
... weight wet sample particle us government combustible material concentration osh professional combustible dust explosion explosion dust accumulation hazard osha low-likelihood high-severity risk primary explosion fatality likelihood january 2022 consequence secondary explosion dust...
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Prof. Safety 66 (12): 18–26.
Paper Number: ASSE-21-12-18
Published: 01 December 2021
... their potential benefits in terms of mitigating workplace safety hazards in construction and impact on key performance indicators. - The authors highlight best practice applications of these technologies for OSH management in construction. The construction industry plays a significant role in the prosperity...
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Prof. Safety 66 (12): 27–33.
Paper Number: ASSE-21-12-27
Published: 01 December 2021
...Matthew R. Hallowell Key Takeaways - In prejob safety briefings, workers identify only about 45% of the hazards they face during the work period. Hazard recognition blind spots are consistent and predictable, regardless of trade, experience or education. - Hazards that are easily identified (e.g...
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Prof. Safety 66 (11): 31–35.
Paper Number: ASSE-21-11-31
Published: 01 November 2021
... residual operational risk before work is initiated. To help achieve desired safety outcomes, certain critical attributes of the prejob safety briefing process must be in place during planning, execution and follow-up including clear communication, current work procedures, situational and hazard-specific...
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Prof. Safety 66 (10): 31–36.
Paper Number: ASSE-21-10-31
Published: 01 October 2021
...Sharon Lipinski Key Takeaways - This article presents a new perspective on why hazards occur with repeated, habitual tasks. - Complacency is not what many OSH professionals believe it to be. It is a by-product of a neural pathway deep in the brain, isolated from much of the prefrontal cortex (PFC...
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Prof. Safety 66 (10): 37–40.
Paper Number: ASSE-21-10-37
Published: 01 October 2021
... of em- Globally, governments require organizations to ployees in the event of a fall or shall assure that ensure the safety and health of workers by providing employees are able to rescue themselves. places of employment free from recognized hazards. KEY TAKEAWAYS When specifically addressing work...
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Prof. Safety 66 (08): 25–29.
Paper Number: ASSE-21-08-25
Published: 01 August 2021
... organizations identify issues or hazards before they develop into major problems? This article explores two important questions: 1. why do risks sometimes remain hidden in organizations?; and 2. how do we uncover the hidden risks in organizations? 2021. American Society of Safety Professionals 1 8...
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Prof. Safety 66 (07): 35–39.
Paper Number: ASSE-21-07-35
Published: 01 July 2021
...Kelly M. Muhammad; Cheryl L. (Cheri) Marcham Key Takeaways - A worker’s age has an impact on the injury rate. Safety concerns and issues are faced by both younger and older workforce age groups. - Safety professionals should focus on intervention methods that will mitigate the hazardous influences...
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Prof. Safety 66 (05): 22–30.
Paper Number: ASSE-21-05-22
Published: 01 May 2021
... safety professionals to have a realistic assessment of the current state. - With safety professionals leading the way for risk assessment and feasible risk reduction based on the hazard control hierarchy, PTD can move forward with potential significant strides in the decade of the 2020s. Significant...
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Prof. Safety 66 (04): 35–39.
Paper Number: ASSE-21-04-35
Published: 01 April 2021
.... health & medicine implement control hazard public health psj professional safety april 2021 april 2021 human factors workstation ergonomic team pathway mostert eig tool ergonomics us government service staff participant ergonomic issue risk factor injury triz ergonomic solution...
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Prof. Safety 66 (03): 39–49.
Paper Number: ASSE-21-03-39
Published: 01 March 2021
... the authority to ensure that hazards are corrected or necessary changes to the safety and health management system are made? If not, please explain. D4: How are managers, supervisors and employees held accountable for meeting their responsibilities for workplace safety and health? (Annual performance...
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Prof. Safety 66 (01): 20–25.
Paper Number: ASSE-21-01-20
Published: 01 January 2021
...Jeremy Gouzd; Gary Winn; James R. Harris Key Takeaways Infectious transmissions can occur through contact with the eyes and face. ANSI Z87.1 covers many occupational hazards, but some biological hazards are not addressed. The standard establishes criteria for using, testing, marking, choosing...
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Prof. Safety 65 (12): 28–31.
Paper Number: ASSE-20-12-28
Published: 01 December 2020
.... Employers commonly misunderstand things such as: - what a “serious” violation is (the answer may surprise you), - the difference between OSHA and Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission (OSHRC), - whether OSHA must prove that a cited condition is a hazard, - whether OSHA is bound by its field...

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