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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-562
... insurance and workplace safety landscape for businesses, and offer some insight into practical fleet safety solutions. exposure rear-end crash insurance institute health & medicine injury death compensation accident cdc 2015 ground transportation accessed march 10 national safety...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-522
... auto safety prevention safety culture procedure motor carrier classroom auto accident injury auto crash us government safety ride vehicle regulation accountability compliance transportation safety safe driving method hazard fatality accident ground transportation Session...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-538
... of interruptions to normal operations (upset conditions). However, simple probability and severity analysis may not be adequate in evaluating low probability, high-consequence events. Accident Causation Theories In order to start understanding low-probability/high-consequence events, we want to look first...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-546
... The PDF file is a slide presentation. Overview Definitions Hazard Identification and Control Accidents Work Planning Workplace Hazards System Safety Hazards and Risk Hazard: a dangerous condition, either potential or inherent, which can interfere with the expected...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-564
... was down to 3.3 per 100,000 employed involving 4679 fatal workplace accidents (OSHA 2016). While this is an impressive drop in workplace fatal injuries over that time period, the reductions became less significant from year to year after 1992, while non-fatal injury rates (although measured on a basis...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-565
... a day. Every time the truck is parked, the driver is responsible for securing the vehicle and applying the parking brake so the vehicle doesn t roll away. Is it conceivable that the driver might forget to put the brake on? Of course it is. And it has led to numerous vehicle accidents all over...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-590
... this stagnation of fatal incident statistics (Dekker & Pitzer, 2016; Loud, 2016; Manuele, 2013), each noting that progress in safety, as measured by the number of major accidents, appears to have plateaued. In a review of fatal injury rates in the United States conducted by the author, although the fatal injury...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-526
... fluently and, therefore, may have difficulty in understanding instructions, asserting their rights at work, and seeking help. As a result, they are less likely to report accidents. They may be unable to communicate effectively with other employees, and their understanding of risk may be impaired...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-662
... million people killed by work accidents and disease 6,300 workplace deaths per day (one every 15 seconds) 313 million non-fatal work accidents 160 million people with occupational disease Clearly more needs to be done to reduce worker deaths injuries and occupational ill-health, and the clear way...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-722
... The PDF file is a slide presentation. Learning Objectives Share specific construction OHS best practices Discuss emerging trends in construction Exchange ideas on how to manage continuous improvement Common Safety "THOUGHTS" Safety is about preventing accidents! Accidents...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-670
... boredom during the session. A component that could be missing is a convincing discussion of why the information is important to the employee. Statistics about workplace accidents and fatalities may be incorporated into the training, but the impact can be minimal if the information is provided without...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-717
... and preventing accidents, injuries and health/environmental incidents. Just like the age-old question, "Which came first, the chicken or the egg in safety today, we ask, "Is behavior-based safety the most effective path? Many claim yes. We say. by itself, no! A key question in the minds of most safety...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-750
... accident punishment air transportation educational technology coaching forklift operator ultimate goal consequence application educational software safety professional risk behavior coaching session Session No. 750 Safety Discipline, Accountability, Punishment, Blame, Coaching and Feedback...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-658
...Session No. 658 Have We Really Learned From Major Accidents? Rajender Dahiya, CSP, PPSE-MIChemE Sr. Technical Services Manager Loss Control AIG American Insurance General Houston, Texas Abstract Considerable reductions in process safety incidents have not been realized over the past 40 years...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-753
... receiving an award. Designing a Positive Reinforcement Delivery System A construction client in Alaska had reached a plateau in their accident rates. Despite significant efforts in training and the expansion of the safety department their DART and TCIR rates did not budge. Their Experience Modification Rate...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-768
... and pressure vessel operations on a routine basis. The hazards associated with stored energy have not changed. Boiler and pressure vessel accidents and injuries are still common and avoidable. In many cases, the design of modern boilers and pressure vessels are hidden under the cover of a common metal box...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-660
... expect to find all potential workplace hazards identified with effective controls in place to prevent each hazard from resulting in or contributing to a workplace accident. For this to happen, I would envision a company with a solid, centralized safety management system in place, adequately staffed...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-638
... and Review swiss cheese method accident mitigation barrier assessment incident hazard bowty action plan bowtie method severity risk event risk management diagram scenario likelihood risk assessment escalation factor risk and uncertainty assessment risk assessment process...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-634a
...Session No. 634-a Preventing Accidents and Incidents: Safety Excellence Journey at Construction Sites Krishna Nirmalya Sen, F.I.E Head EHS Larsen & Toubro MMH Kolkata, India Introduction Frequency rates of severe injury, including fatality, as well as occupational diseases, are notably higher...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-S73
... accidentes registrados y como resultado obtuvimos un récord histórico jamás alcanzado por nuestra compañía en Alaska. Esto se debió principalmente a la implementación de un audaz programa indicador de riesgos enfocado en desarrollar liderazgo en todos los niveles de la organización. El Programa Tarjeta de...

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