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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 26–29, 2016
Paper Number: ASSE-16-593
... Why Do Organizations Have a Safety Committee? Estimates published in the OSHA Handbook for Small Businesses (OSHA 2005) place the business direct and indirect costs associated with occupational injuries at close to $170 billion per year. Direct costs to employers reported in the 2016 Liberty...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 26–29, 2016
Paper Number: ASSE-16-569
... and health, and have the potential to enable global benchmarking consistency if the standard is widely adopted. The standard establishes definitions and criteria for recording occupational injuries and illnesses in two major areas: type of injury or illness and its severity, and work relationship...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 7–10, 2015
Paper Number: ASSE-15-541
... occupational injury needs continued focus. Injury to teachers has been explored, but risk to non-licensed and support staff such as educational aids, transportation employees, and food service workers, need further investigation. Another employment group, custodial employees, has been suggested to be at high...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 7–10, 2015
Paper Number: ASSE-15-655
... white, middle to late aged men examination us government functional capacity testing pre-placement physical exam occupational injury immunology employer reduce osha recordability thomas hysler physical exam houston area safety council pasadena texas introduction statistics injury...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 7–10, 2015
Paper Number: ASSE-15-644
... some realities faced by a significant number of Hispanic workers (PenC Program). Moreover, a quick glimpse of the investigations of fatal occupational injuries among Hispanic workers conducted by the Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation (FACE) Program provides interesting input about contributing...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 8–11, 2014
Paper Number: ASSE-14-531
... Introduction Nearly 3 million non-fatal workplace injuries and illnesses were reported by private industry employers in 2012 (Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2013) and 4,383 workers died on the job (National Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries, 2013). Among all the workers who are injured...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 8–11, 2014
Paper Number: ASSE-14-632
... and Techniques to effectively support an aging workforce. older adult cardiology workplace younger worker safety full-time worker physical activity health & medicine hazard death occupational injury injury knowledge workforce vascular disease baby boomer employer older worker...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 8–11, 2014
Paper Number: ASSE-14-606
... hospital nursing residential care facility labor 2014 occupational injury day away injury health & medicine nonfatal occupational injury inspection demographic characteristic Session No. 606 14 The $13 Billion Case for Safety in Healthcare Scott Harris, PhD, MSPH Director, EHS Advisory...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 8–11, 2014
Paper Number: ASSE-14-S72
... agricultural worker injury prevention human factors agricultural machine safety professional hazard lifting us government ergonomics exposure fatality rate defendis insurance agency fresno occupational injury Session No. S72 AGRI-Seguridad The New Frontier Tony Canizales Vice President of Loss...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 24–27, 2013
Paper Number: ASSE-13-507
... of additional inspections at nursing, residential and ambulatory care facilities with hospitals not far behind. infectious disease hospital health & medicine nonfatal occupational injury labor 2013 ambulatory health march 6 inspection nursing statistics day away fatality injury...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 24–27, 2013
Paper Number: ASSE-13-658
... Introduction Injuries occur in the workplace as evidenced by the ever growing number of injuries reported to the OSHA Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). In 2011, the BLS reports that there were 4,609 fatal occupational injuries. These lives were in our hands to make a safe work environment. We...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 24–27, 2013
Paper Number: ASSE-13-740
... occupational injury workplace violence institute safety publication vehicle health & medicine injury fatality niosh ergonomics Session No. 740 New Research and Findings from the NIOSH Division of Safety Research Dawn Castillo, M.P.H. Thomas Bobick, Ph.D., P.E., CSP Stephanie Pratt, Ph.D...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 12–15, 2011
Paper Number: ASSE-11-744
... employed and by 2018, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) estimates 39.5% of older women will be actively employed. (Toossi 2009) Historically, the BLS annual Surveys of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses have reported that women sustain fewer and less severe injuries at work than do men; however...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 13–15, 2010
Paper Number: ASSE-10-681
... of Labor's (DOL) Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). The rate of nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses (hereafter referred to as injuries and illnesses) among private sector employers as reported by BLS in 2007 has generally declined since 1992; the rate of worker fatalities decreased from 1992 to 2001...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 13–15, 2010
Paper Number: ASSE-10-735
... employee essential function employment law frequency employment testing labor law cardiology testing program screening post-offer physical ability physical ability testing physical ability bte technology prevention injury occupational injury health & medicine physical demand...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference, June 24–27, 2007
Paper Number: ASSE-07-1519
... and prevention injury worker population occupational injury World Bank human factors US government University economic market globalization safety ergonomist Workforce Bureau of Labor statistics Occupational Safety and Health Session No. 786 The Impact of Globalization on Occupational Safety...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 11–14, 2006
Paper Number: ASSE-06-766
..., they are more likely to be injured than are adult workers. Data indicate that teens are injured at a rate at least two times higher than adults. Nearly 70 youths under the age of 18 die each year in the U.S. as a result of an occupational injury. The leading causes of death are motor vehicles, agricultural...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 12–15, 2005
Paper Number: ASSE-05-505
... decade and a 75% increase over the next 25 years. nonfatal injury workforce productivity engineer illness human factors ergonomics illness case occupational injury haight consideration accommodation information consumer health health & medicine fatal occupational injury us...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 12–15, 2005
Paper Number: ASSE-05-738
... Introduction It is a well-established finding that the vast majority of occupational injuries and fatalities are caused by unsafe work behavior or human errors (Freeman, 1972; Hale and Glendon, 1987; Krause, 1995; Lutness, 1987; Petersen, 1988; Salminen and Tallberg, 1996; Shuckburgh, 1975...

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