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Prof. Safety 66 (07): 35–39.
Paper Number: ASSE-21-07-35
Published: 01 July 2021
... encountered by all age groups. - While workers age 65 and older have the second-lowest injury rate of all age groups, the older the workers, the more time they may need to spend away from work to recover from injuries and illnesses suffered at work. According to the National Safety Council (NSC, n.d...
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Prof. Safety 65 (11): 24–32.
Paper Number: ASSE-20-11-24
Published: 02 November 2020
...; 2010; 2011; 2012) data show that “metal, woodworking and special material machinery” was a leading source of contact incidents causing days away from work (DAFW) injuries. (Data were compiled from the BLS injuries and illnesses resource tables for each year using Table R27, detailed source by selected...
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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 (09): 37–42.
Paper Number: ASSE-17-09-37
Published: 01 September 2017
... on the selection of a few correct measures. Unfortunately, traditional lagging safety measures, specifically injury/illness rates, are still used by many safety managers to drive struggling ergonomics programs (Aon, 2016; Humantech, 2011). The OSH profession has identified reliance on lagging measures as a root...
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Prof. Safety 61 (05): 56–62.
Paper Number: ASSE-16-05-56
Published: 01 May 2016
...Eric Marks; Ibukun G. Awolusi; Brian McKay In Brief The construction industry continues to rank as one of the most hazardous work environments, experiencing a high number of workplace injuries and fatalities. Safety performance improvement is needed to achieve zero injuries, illnesses...
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Prof. Safety 60 (08): 34–37.
Paper Number: ASSE-15-08-34
Published: 01 August 2015
... and Reporting Occupational Injuries and Illnesses and U.K.'s Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations. The article also compares data on incident underreporting in both countries. OSHA's standard does not include "dangerous occurrences," which constitutes the major difference...
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Prof. Safety 60 (01): 42–48.
Paper Number: ASSE-15-01-42
Published: 01 January 2015
...James M. Keane In Brief Personal, business leadership and industry paradigms and practices contribute to the continued loss of life and permanently disabling injuries and illnesses being experienced in the U.S. and other industrialized nations. To improve these results, OSH professionals must...
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Prof. Safety 58 (10): 49–55.
Paper Number: ASSE-13-10-49
Published: 01 October 2013
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Prof. Safety 58 (08): 28–34.
Paper Number: ASSE-13-08-28
Published: 01 August 2013
...Lori Schroth Injury logs are among the first items reviewed and evaluated during an OSHA compliance inspection. Although the agency provides resources and guidance to help employers maintain injury and illness logs, many employers fail to accurately record each case, resulting in numerous OSHA...
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Prof. Safety 58 (03): 56–64.
Paper Number: ASSE-13-03-56
Published: 01 March 2013
... the SH&E community long before the act was passed. Over the years, practitioners and researchers have suggested that an effective way to prevent and control occupational injuries, illnesses and fatalities is to design out or minimize hazards and risks early in the design process (Lin, 2008; NIOSH...
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Prof. Safety 57 (06): 72–76.
Paper Number: ASSE-12-06-72
Published: 01 June 2012
... inspection list and offered compliance assistance to processing plants. 1 6 2012 1 6 2012 2012. American Society of Safety Engineers health & medicine washington us government diacetyl exposure illness diacetyl workplace hazard sorbent tube health effect niosh exposure...
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Prof. Safety 57 (01): 51–58.
Paper Number: ASSE-12-01-51
Published: 01 January 2012
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Prof. Safety 56 (01): 39–47.
Paper Number: ASSE-11-01-39
Published: 01 January 2011
...Fred A. Manuele Presentations to management on the costs of worker injuries and illnesses can be attention-getting and convincing, provided the data are plausible and can be supported with suitable references. Unfortunately, little research and hard data exist to support the frequently used ratios...
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Prof. Safety 53 (12).
Paper Number: ASSE-08-12-32
Published: 01 December 2008
... companies, including some thought to be top performers in worker safety and health, as they continue to experience fatalities while at the same time achieving benchmark performance in reducing less serious injuries and occupational illnesses. The author's analyses, made over the past several years, support...

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