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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-17-532
.... Unfortunately, facility hazard analysis reviews that incorporate fire protection adequacy reviews are not updated on a regular basis, if they exist at all. Hazard analysis reviews should be performed on a regular basis, but, unfortunately, many times they are not. Fire sprinkler systems are many times...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-634b
... of individuals about identifying such hazards and hunting them down to prevent themselves and their fellow workers from being injured. Recently, one of our drilling units in the fleet found to have issues of not reporting incidents officially. This became serious when one such incident somehow got reported...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-618
... united states health & medicine safety program canada information off-the-job injury safety skill hazard safety risk management consumer health workplace Session No. 618 Leadership for Today s Problems Don Wilson V.P. of SafeStart Belleville, Ontario Canada Introduction Companies...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-703
... hazard connection point prevention equipment afterthought prevention solution personnel forefront requirement captive connection point dropped-object prevention solution employer ergodyne minneapolis container work area dropped-object prevention plan equipment manufacturer...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-755
... day, every day, to students and the public. Libraries throughout the campuses are open from early morning until late at night, and many are open 24/7 for exams. college campuses-significant challenge march 3 american chemical society campus hazard student university laboratory dormitory...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-766
... and implementing an effective safety program. While this discussion is geared for new managers, more experienced safety professionals can also benefit from the concepts of planning for safety, hazard identification and control, training, communication, and ensuring the effectiveness of their safety activities...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-727
... leadership hazard effective system metals & mining objective performance standard significant incident strength strategic planning and management maturity incident case study presentation safety management system continue safety risk management operation critical control...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-767
... displays which garner attention from consumers. This is a common industry practice and has led to larger and taller in-store displays. An unfortunate effect of the battle for attention has been an increase in hazards and risks associated with these in-store displays of merchandise. In some cases, this has...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-737
... system latest standards-based best practice information residual risk risk communication safety sign design iso 45001 safety professional hazard safety sign critical component reduce risk hierarchy workplace Session No. 737 Risk Communication: A Critical Component in Achieving ISO 45001...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-743
... and Grieser 16), participating water utilities identified falls from elevation as one of four hazards most likely to cause severe injury or death in water plants. This study developed decision models for preventing falls and other high hazard incidents through facility design that are broadly applicable...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-643
... the designers in the Prevention through Design system so PtD can be utilized to its maximum benefit. This case study shows how the Architect of the Capitol (AOC) used a virtual inspection of a design model to prevent fall hazards from being designed into a building renewal. AOC often undertakes design...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-720
... Introduction Many job tasks that expose workers to serious hazards in all industries are non-routine, maintenance-type activities that must be managed to control risks. These hazards are controlled in industry through written safework permits that are completed prior to initiation...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-709
... to effectively identify, evaluate, prevent and control occupational hazards so that injuries and illnesses to employees are prevented. Prevention is key to developing a strong health and safety program. The Occupational Health Event Timeline When reviewing an event timeline, there are three phases...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-614
... Introduction Federal law tells us that, as employers, we are to provide a workplace free from hazards which are likely to cause serious injury or death and to comply with standards, rules and regulations issued under the OSH Act (Williams-Steiger, 1970). The reason for such laws is, because...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-729
...-time worker injury possible solution human factors fishbone diagram reduce manual material hospital health & medicine ergonomics bureau of labor statistics ergonomic risk value stream map hazard lean thinking labor law injury rate problem statement current state employment law...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-744
... incidents that resulted in 24 fatalities. In addition to fatalities, serious disabling injuries and illnesses occur in confined spaces. The majority of the fatalities are due to atmospheric hazards, such as oxygen deficiency. One of the root causes of many of these incidents is lack of knowledge...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-655
... occasions during the transfer, handling, processing, and packaging of flammable liquids and powders in a chemical plant flash fire and explosion hazards exist. This paper shall discuss the practical measures that can be considered to prevent/control electrostatic ignition hazards that are associated...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-660
... Introduction In a "perfect" safety management system, in an industrial production environment, we would 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...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-638
...’, which can prevent comprehensive understanding of hazards, risks, and necessary actions to prevent and/or mitigate risk events from occurring. There are different techniques available for conducting risk assessments to identify hazards, risks and barriers. These techniques range from brainstorming...

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