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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-506
..., it is evident that many employees experience undue fatigue. What s your definition of physical fitness? As much as we want employees to resist diseases, the external factors of fitness and health are often the easiest to improve. Assessments of posture and functional movement are helpful as external indicators...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-513
... Session No. 513 Improving General Industry Qualitative Risk Assessments Using LOPA Concepts John Mulhausen, PhD, CIH, CSP Director Corporate Safety and Industrial Hygiene 3M Company Overview Effective and efficient safety programs rely upon accurate and consistent risk assessments. Underestimate...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-514
... establishments and healthcare facilities, and in many other work locations and industries. Traditional risk assessment methods provide a starting point for evaluating potential worker exposures. However, non-traditional health and safety hazards must also be considered to fully assess worker health and safety...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-587
... matrix safety engineer assessment risk and uncertainty assessment iec iso 31010 risk assessment process incident health effort hazard risk assessment identification american society regulatory requirement safety professional health & medicine supervisor safety risk...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-594
... as Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) enforcement of these standards. Assessing electrical hazards and training workers can be a very complex task for most companies. One of the biggest problems with electrical hazards is that electricity cannot be seen, heard, or even smelled until it's too...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-613
... with the potential to kill or seriously injure our employees a field FSI risk reality check. To fulfil this need we developed a Fatality Prevention Audit (FPA) process. Our FPA was a globally deployed assessment of actual field operations to known FSI hazards and our required controls. It resulted in an excellent...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-762
... Session No. 762 Developing Leading Indicators for a FSI Program Using Risk Assessment Data Richard D. Hilton, CSP Manager, Corporate Safety Paul Adams, Ph.D., CSP, PE, CPE Safety Specialist 3M Company Overview An innovative process for managing hazards with higher potential to result in fatalities...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-740
... ergonomics assessment tools fail to capture risk factor interactions or fatigue, alternative methods are needed. In a recent survey of manufacturing workers, it was identified that workplace fatigue is typically accompanied by changes in work postures and pace (Lu et al. Under Review). Therefore, methods...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-756
... scenario in today s traditional sports medicine world. An NFL running back enters his first day of training camp, after the completion of an intensive conditioning program during the off-season. Prior to starting camp, he undergoes an assessment to determine any potential injury risks or weaknesses...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-741
..., opportunities to educate about DOE safety culture and learn about other best practices are created. For example, in November 2016, UCOR safety professionals reviewed CPWR s newly developed safety culture climate assessment tool (S-CAT) and provided feedback to local unions, DOE and CPWR with findings...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-643
... personnel involved with project design and construction was developed. This training is currently underway and is being well received by those who will ultimately put this policy into action. 2. Interior Fall Hazard Risk Assessment: Assessing interior building fall hazards in all facilities The effort...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-609
... Session No. 609 Assessing Physical and Mental Fitness for Work Peter P. Greaney, M.D. President, CEO and Medical Director WorkCare, Inc. Anaheim, California Introduction The workforce is a complex organism that presents multiple challenges for environment, health and safety (EH&S) professionals...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-660
...Session No.660 Machine Risk Assessment and Reduction, an Ongoing Journey Paul J. Prince, CSP Senior Loss Control Consultant ESIS® Health, Safety and Environmental Services Hendersonville, TN Introduction In a perfect safety management system, in an industrial production environment, we would...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-714
.... JHAs are often used towards compliance to Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) workplace hazard assessment requirements (Title 29 CFR 1910.132(d)(2). However, as EHS professionals are keenly aware, this can also result in mediocre EHS assessments at best when JHAs are conducted as stand...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-638
... Introduction Many companies have embraced the importance of conducting risk assessments as a good safety practice; while others still rely on the findings of incident investigations and regulations to approach risk reduction. Unfortunately, doing the latter can have numerous ‘blind spots...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-629
... to this change. Management of environmental and safety issues related to repurposing, in particular, can be a challenge. Failure to consider, or plan for these issues can trigger a cascade of events that can complicate the process and cost both time and money. Careful assessment of environmental conditions...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 26–29, 2016
Paper Number: ASSE-16-507
.... An assessment and understanding of the home sleep environment and factors that impede proper sleep wake cycles and length of sleep is crucial as what happens at home can contradict what is being implemented in the work place. Sleep Disorders and Comorbidities Consideration should be given to the fact that sleep...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 26–29, 2016
Paper Number: ASSE-16-515
... will be leaders of new advanced manufacturing economy. maintenance national fire protection association interlock hazard operation ground transportation health & medicine data security injury assessment printing metals & mining additive manufacturing printer safety professional...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 26–29, 2016
Paper Number: ASSE-16-543
... Introduction Many companies have embraced the importance of conducting risk assessments as a good safety practice; while others still rely on the findings of incident investigations and regulations to approach risk reduction. Unfortunately, doing the latter can have numerous ‘blind spots...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 26–29, 2016
Paper Number: ASSE-16-605
... effectiveness. ACT ONE-PLAN STEP ONE-NEEDS ASSESSMENT: Practice planning begins with a needs assessment. The risk based planning process starts by brainstorming a list of emergencies. Guidelines are available through many different sources, such as NFPA, OSHA, and Department of Homeland Security...

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