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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-508
... Introduction Worldwide, workplace cancer prevention has a much lower profile than workplace injury prevention, despite a real and present need to elevate the profile of workplace cancer prevention around the globe. Numerous organizations around the globe attest to the high number of annual...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 8–11, 2014
Paper Number: ASSE-14-604
... are the "big 3" diseases: cardiovascular disease, cancer and diabetes. These three diseases inevitably shorten an average person's life span or seriously degrade the quality of life. America is aging at an unprecedented rate, while physical fitness is declining at all ages. As of the year 2010, over 25...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 8–11, 2014
Paper Number: ASSE-14-557
... Worldwide, there are 13 million new cases of cancer and 7.6 million deaths every year. Nearly two thirds of these deaths occur in low- and middle-income countries. A large proportion of all cancers are due to exposure to carcinogens in the environment or workplace. Around 8,000 deaths...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 3–6, 2012
Paper Number: ASSE-12-620
.... It is important to understand that the overall health of workers has several determinants, including risk factors at the workplace leading to cancers, accidents, musculoskeletal diseases MSDs), respiratory diseases, hearing loss, circulatory diseases, stress-related disorders, obesity, communicable diseases...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 3–6, 2012
Paper Number: ASSE-12-754
... cholesterol safety professional cancer exposure lower back insulin physical activity health & medicine blood mg dl carcinogen posture endocrinology risk factor diabetes heart disease cardiovascular disease consumer health vascular disease human factors cardiology lifting Session...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exhibition, June 9–12, 2008
Paper Number: ASSE-08-685
..., impaired balance and coordination, degenerative disc disease, diabetes, heart disease, and cancer are creating special demands and challenges for Safety Professionals today. Ergonomics alone will not effectively address this growing problem. The impact of an aging workforce is being felt globally...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exhibition, June 9–12, 2008
Paper Number: ASSE-08-655
... immediate family had any of the following diseases?" Heart disease, hypertension, diabetes, cancers (a wide variety), etc. The list seems to go on – one after another organs/systems. The diseases of your family members are likely yours as well. EHS: Get a 3 rd party professional audit If we wish...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference, June 24–27, 2007
Paper Number: ASSE-07-0881
... other occupational group in the United States. They work in poorly ventilated environments, and traditionally this industry has relied on dated, highly polluting engines. metals & mining US government engine diesel exhaust Workplace Hazard MSHA section 57 DPM cancer Health...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 12–15, 2005
Paper Number: ASSE-05-558
... normal body temperature cancer workplace breast cancer cell phone statistic knowledge health & medicine reaction oncology carl reinhold august wunderlich general inaccessibility information hazard wrong thing perception incidence brain cancer conclusion body temperature us...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 7–10, 2004
Paper Number: ASSE-04-756-1
... process Semiconductor Industry cleanroom hazard silicon cancer Session No. 756 SH&E From Silicon to Semiconductors Marcella R. Thompson, CSP, RN, COHN-S The transformation of silicon into semiconductors is a uniquely complex and a potentially hazardous process; one where the pace of technological...

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