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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-671
... food from farm to table by helping to keep them safe from contamination during transportation. The rule builds on safeguards envisioned in the 2005 Sanitary Food Transportation Act (SFTA). Illness outbreaks resulting from human and animal food contamination during transportation, as well as incidents...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 24–27, 2013
Paper Number: ASSE-13-558
... activities can take place anywhere from several hundred feet to several miles below the surface (ALL Consulting, 2009). Public concerns have been expressed about drinking water contamination from migration of chemicals used during the hydraulic fracturing process, as well as from the escape of methane from...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 24–27, 2013
Paper Number: ASSE-13-614
... professional us government distributor contamination defense assessment risk management product recall product failure assessment supplier consumer product safety professional safety Session No. 614 Product Safety Expanding the Safety Professional Role George Nassif, CSP Director Aon Global Risk...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 13–15, 2010
Paper Number: ASSE-10-627
... due to safety, health and environmental issues. But what do you do now? You are being brought in at the last minute, and expected to determine the overall risk and the cost to remediate any environmental contamination or bring the acquired company into compliance with safety, health and environmental...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exhibition, June 28–July 1, 2009
Paper Number: ASSE-09-678
... risk assessments of impacted facilities. A major complicating factor is the fact that flood waters are often contaminated with sewage and animal wastes. When examined properly, it quickly becomes clear that the problem is bigger than just the major floods that dominate the news. Some of the challenges...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exhibition, June 28–July 1, 2009
Paper Number: ASSE-09-728
... Introduction Elemental mercury contamination of residences, schools, healthcare facilities and workplaces occurs with more frequency than one would think. In one year, the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RIDEM) responded to seven reported elemental mercury spills (RIDEM...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exhibition, June 9–12, 2008
Paper Number: ASSE-08-727
... health risks to workers, and never-ending liabilities well into the future. This presentation will examine how the heightened toxicity of naturally occurring amphibole minerals (along with the spreading of man-made amphibole contamination) have created the need for: ew risk models and testing...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference, June 24–27, 2007
Paper Number: ASSE-07-1281
... Introduction The potential for Vapor Intrusion (VI) to migrate into structures is an important environmental issue with more than 500,000 suspected contaminated sites. Background contamination, preferential pathways, the invasive nature of sampling and other factors make Vapor Intrusion...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 11–14, 2006
Paper Number: ASSE-06-757
... cyclophosphamide Occupational Exposure oncology assessment evaluation pharmacy contamination recommendation Job Hazard analysis preparation Session No. 757 Hazardous Drugs Addressing the Risk in Healthcare Facilities Joseph W. Klancher, CSP, MPH Safety Coordinator Mayo Clinic Rochester, Minnesota Mary...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 12–15, 2005
Paper Number: ASSE-05-514
... Introduction The nature of mold contamination and subsequent remediation (sometimes also referred to as "restoration") requires adherence to consistent techniques and protocols to successfully and effectively restore a structure for human occupancy. Until recently, the qualifications and role...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 12–15, 2005
Paper Number: ASSE-05-731
... Introduction Mold abatement activity continues to grow, but the industry still lacks clear guidance on what is required to safely manage these projects. Where there is guidance, the response to mold contamination is beginning to look much like the response to asbestos contamination...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 7–10, 2004
Paper Number: ASSE-04-744-1
... Phase I Environmental Site Assessments were developed out of a need on the part of buyers and lending institutions to identify potential environmental risks associated with a property as a part of the due diligence process. As contaminated areas such as Love Canal, NY and Times Beach, MO made...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 7–10, 2004
Paper Number: ASSE-04-632-1
... environmental management benchmarking environmental law environmental impact objective consideration provide guidance US government successful program assessment strategic environmental assessment corrective action stakeholder contamination site assessment redevelopment environmental assessment...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 7–10, 2004
Paper Number: ASSE-04-544-1
..., friction materials (such as vehicle brake pads), and cement products. Finally, all buildings are subject to contamination. Asbestos is naturally occurring and has contaminated communities and products during its mining. Damaged and disturbed asbestos in buildings has also cause contamination concerns...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 22–25, 2003
Paper Number: ASSE-03-747-1
... complaints reported to the City of Houston Public Health Department. US government remediation storm debris information contingency planning detergent solution exposure Hurricane hazard procedure contamination protection flood work area Health & Medicine floodwater disaster plan...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 22–25, 2003
Paper Number: ASSE-03-502
..., regardless of what species are present and whether samples are taken. In specific instances, such as cases where health concerns are an issue, litigation is involved, or the source(s) of contamination is unclear, sampling may be considered as part of a building evaluation. Sampling is needed in situations...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 22–25, 2003
Paper Number: ASSE-03-613
... Since the mid-1990's, the trend in dealing with remediation of contaminated sites has moved toward risk-based decision making. Notably, state environmental protection agencies have moved from the philosophy of "dig it all up" to either "dig the worst and control the rest" or simply, "let...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 22–25, 2003
Paper Number: ASSE-03-712-2
... hemosiderosis ingestion literature stachybotryotoxicosis united states mold bacteria IAQ water leak hotly urban myth infection antimicrobial resin contamination Mycotoxin Session No. 712-2 Mold Minimizers vs. Fungal Phobics: A Verbal Sparring on the Hotly Debated Issues Surrounding Mold and IAQ...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 10–13, 2001
Paper Number: ASSE-01-632
..., one way spores can be spread throughout the building is by the ventilation system. This can expose occupants even in areas of the structure that are physically removed from the mold colony. The legal and health risks associated with mold contamination in water-damaged buildings are issues...

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