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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-508
... 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 work-related cancers and cancer deaths, but then invariably go on to say workplace cancer statistics...
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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-17-594
...Session No. 594 OSHA s Enforcement and Significant Changes in 2015 NFPA 70E Doug Tellin, ME, Owner Electrical Safety Specialists LLC Louisburg, KS Introduction The need to assist employers and employees in preventing electrical injuries and deaths has never been greater. With this need, there have...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-709
... for women). 1 Most people can identify the top three causes of deaths in the US: heart disease, cancer, and stroke. However, most people are surprised to find out that the top three causes of death in 1900 were due to infections: pneumonia, tuberculosis, and gastrointestinal infections. By 2000, deaths due...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-S51
... desarrollo de un sistema de evaluación y gestión integral del riesgo. Este modelo incorpora un proceso lógico y por etapas, basado en la mejora continua. transportation safety ground transportation iso 31000 elaboration colombia risk and uncertainty assessment risk management death...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 26–29, 2016
Paper Number: ASSE-16-574
... for Disease Control (CDC) reports that opioid overdose deaths in particular, have quadrupled since 1999. The CDC estimates that 78 people die every day in the United States from opioid overdose. Over half of all opioid deaths involved a prescription opioid. Additionally, prescription opioid use and abuse...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 26–29, 2016
Paper Number: ASSE-16-762
...: each scenario resulted in the death of an individual. What else do they have in common? Answer: the employer was held ultimately responsible for the death both in civil litigation and regulatory citations (we will not argue that employers must protect employees). And further still, what do they have...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 7–10, 2015
Paper Number: ASSE-15-776
.... In recent years Arc Flash has been given a lot of attention. Explosions and burn injuries are easy to visualize compared to the invisible hazards such as shock and electrocution. With the unacceptable death and injury rates caused by electrical hazards, OSHA compliance officers and safety professionals...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 7–10, 2015
Paper Number: ASSE-15-739
... Improvement during the Past Five Years The Graph above illustrates that there appears to be only minimal improvement over the past five years in reducing work heat related illness. Beginning in 2009, there were a total of 11 heat related deaths in the US. From 2009 to 2013, the lowest number of reported...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 7–10, 2015
Paper Number: ASSE-15-S62
... Improvement during the Past Five Years The Graph above illustrates that there appears to be only minimal improvement over the past five years in reducing work heat related illness. Beginning in 2009, there were a total of 11 heat related deaths in the US. From 2009 to 2013, the lowest number of reported...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 7–10, 2015
Paper Number: ASSE-15-569
... in activity and employment resulted in an increase in worker deaths as well. Within the industry, elevated fatality rates have been identified among contractors, workers in small companies, and workers new to the industry.4 The largest portion of fatalities is a result of transportation incidents...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 8–11, 2014
Paper Number: ASSE-14-632
..., ladders or heights and for specific types of injuries, including fractures and hip injury, according to the US CDC. -8- The rate of work-related deaths steadily increased with age, resulting in the greatest risk for older workers 55 years and older. This trend was also observed when assessing the leading...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 8–11, 2014
Paper Number: ASSE-14-739
... child victim good customer victim dog attack andy death dog bite fatality training employee adult victim occupational dog bite prevention dane customer truck aggressive dog health & medicine Session No. 739 Occupational Dog Bite Prevention: Training Employees to Protect...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 8–11, 2014
Paper Number: ASSE-14-754
... systems in minimizing the risk of death and injury from fire. The Fire Problem in the U.S. In 2012, there were 1,375,000 fires reported in the United States. These fires resulted in 2855 civilian deaths, 16,500 civilian injuries, and $12.4 billion in property damage. Structure fires numbered 480,500...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 8–11, 2014
Paper Number: ASSE-14-763
... these types of activities can lead to a severe injury or even death. How can we tell if our employees are taking shortcuts when performing these and other tasks? lift table health & medicine operational safety lockout tagout injury employee shortcut supervisor work environment work process...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 24–27, 2013
Paper Number: ASSE-13-734B
... economic growth government kosha safety industrial labor organization death banking & finance low cost contingency planning chaebol south korea korean government worker safety Session No. 734-b An Overview of Worker Safety and Property Protection In South Korea Steven C. Devereaux, CSP...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 3–6, 2012
Paper Number: ASSE-12-765
... atmosphere entry team member permissible exposure limit water management death permit space swap employer requirement rescue service concentration space entry program atmospheric hazard procedure hazard non-permit space information workplace hazard personnel operation osha Session...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 3–6, 2012
Paper Number: ASSE-12-627
.... Consider the recent case related to the death of Michael Jackson. In that case we heard from those who were present at the time around the death. They testified as to what they actually heard or observed while they were present. They were not allowed to speculate or to develop any sort of conclusions based...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 12–15, 2011
Paper Number: ASSE-11-780
... services. Yet many employers still just don't get it. The latest statistics from the U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL), Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) indicate that almost 100 workers per year continue to die in confined spaces in the U.S. Because all confined-space deaths are not reported...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 12–15, 2011
Paper Number: ASSE-11-768
... caught in a grain silo and died as a result of suffocation by the material in the silo. As can be seen over and over, the results of entering confined spaces without following a procedure often results in death. The first step is to have a good understanding of the definition of a confined space, so...

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