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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-729
..., while injuries in this field have decreased from 2012 to 2015, the injury rate for hospitals is 1.49 times higher than the average for private industry. Nursing Assistants have the fourth-highest incidence rate (348.5 injuries per 10,000 full-time workers) in the United States. Hospitals also employ...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-S62
.... intervention information safety intervention construction site construction company perception government effectiveness injury rate worksite colombia safety implementation construction industry accident responsibility safety climate health injury accurate information Session No. S62...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 7–10, 2015
Paper Number: ASSE-15-644
... in English might be an immediate factor, but it is not always a root cause of injuries among Hispanic workers. hazard workplace injury injury rate health occupational injury big picture work-related injury hispanic construction worker intervention safety management labor law us government...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 7–10, 2015
Paper Number: ASSE-15-713
... excellence artificial intelligence plant manager injury rate operator safety excellence workshop compliance complex adaptive system operational safety discretionary energy sustainable level knowle complex system approach safety performance human factors safety responsibility information...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 8–11, 2014
Paper Number: ASSE-14-S64
... demonstrated positive impacts on all or some of these dimensions (Robson et al. 2010, 12), it is important to emphasize the use of training techniques that have effectively helped reduce the disproportionately higher occupational fatal injury rates among the Hispanic workforce in the United States of America...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 8–11, 2014
Paper Number: ASSE-14-779
... Introduction If healthcare organizations have been teaching and practicing good body mechanics and safe lifting techniques, as well as investing in expensive lifting apparatus for years, why aren't worker injury rates going down? Sprains and strains continue to top the list of healthcare...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 24–27, 2013
Paper Number: ASSE-13-760
... unfortunately – safety professionals view safety as a compliance function and not an integral part of achieving the organization's mission. injury rate compliance risk crickette regulation senior leadership workplace injury consumer health safety program health & medicine compliance function...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 24–27, 2013
Paper Number: ASSE-13-568
... shows us companies can be run differently and have successful programs. Management styles and practices vary but common styles or safety program elements exist at companies with lower crash or injury rates. trucker vehicle history hsse reporting injury rate communicate expectation truck...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 3–6, 2012
Paper Number: ASSE-12-514
... that comprise CABS for their mentoring and contribution to our journey, along with Mr. Bob Veazie for starting us on this path with his and Dr. Geller's vision, work, and mentorship. safety personal development conflict leadership team workforce evolution injury rate competency correlation...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 3–6, 2012
Paper Number: ASSE-12-707
... Session No. 707 Addressing Pain Before It Becomes a Claim Trenton Shuford Chief Executive Officer InjuryFree, Inc. Woodinville, WA Introduction Workplace injury rates are staggering. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) estimates that there are over one million severe occupational injuries...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 3–6, 2012
Paper Number: ASSE-12-720
... of jobs, ease of entry, relatively high income, and limited need for experience and English literacy (Jaselkis et al, 2008). In the United States, construction workers face higher work-related injuries rates than workers in other industries (Jorgensen et al. 2006). Construction also ranks among the five...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 3–6, 2012
Paper Number: ASSE-12-688
... & medicine safety professional workplace injury compliance function university injury senior leadership compliance environmental health crickette injury rate Session No. 688 Risk Managers are from Mars, Safety Professionals from Venus: The Safety Professional s Role in ERM Erike J. Young, MPPA...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 12–15, 2011
Paper Number: ASSE-11-772
... Introduction Liberty Mutual has conducted benchmark and best practice surveys on mid-size truckers since 1996. The purpose of this study was to identify companies with lower crash and injury rates and identify common elements of the well-performing programs. Our 2010-year trucker survey...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 12–15, 2011
Paper Number: ASSE-11-744
... worker anterior cruciate ligament injury long bone consumer health injury tolerance injury rate occupational injury tolerance extremity hsse reporting workforce bio-engineering analysis us government male subject health & medicine employment law design disparity bureau of labor...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 12–15, 2011
Paper Number: ASSE-11-518
... safety operational integrity behavioral reliability contractor safety safety performance senior leader exposure employee safety upstream oil & gas safety culture injury rate procedure operational safety catastrophic event incident technical failure Session No. 518 What Have We...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 13–15, 2010
Paper Number: ASSE-10-687
... decisions and actions. This paper reviews the zero-harm goal and proposes a new measure for safety change: exposures. fatality zero-harm culture zero-harm performance leadership exposure information supervisor organizational support leader-member exchange perception safety injury rate...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 13–15, 2010
Paper Number: ASSE-10-559
... Introduction School districts have a wide variety of exposures and types of injuries. School districts have a wide range of injury rates per 1,000 enrollments. To provide districts insured by Liberty Mutual with feedback on how their results compare to other districts we conducted a study...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 13–15, 2010
Paper Number: ASSE-10-539
... best to allocate resources to ensure the lowest possible frequency and severity of injuries to employees. Research suggests that it is the safety management system that has the most significant impact on injury rates (Carder, 2003; O'Toole, 2002). Efforts within organizations that include key elements...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exhibition, June 28–July 1, 2009
Paper Number: ASSE-09-536
... undermine the inherent motivation that leaders have to improve safety. In some cases they can demotivate leaders through how safety is managed, for example by focusing on injuries while ignoring the exposures that lead to them or by making all bonus compensation contingent on injury rates. In other cases...

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