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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 26–29, 2016
Paper Number: ASSE-16-578
... leaving the workforce and being replaced by less experienced, early career workers - if they can be replaced at all - are being felt around the world. older worker assessment operation information availability industrial operator artificial intelligence workforce younger worker...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 7–10, 2015
Paper Number: ASSE-15-765
... of today's workforce that greatly impacts employee health, wellness and safety. Age When you look at today's workforce, what do you see? What do you see at your company? What is the mix of younger, middle and older workers? According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the largest group of workers...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 8–11, 2014
Paper Number: ASSE-14-632
... Introduction Safety and Health Considerations of the Older Worker (with Tips / Techniques to Promote Safety and Health)" is designed to inform the audience of safety and health issues surrounding the older worker, especially those that perform physical work. This course also is intended...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 8–11, 2014
Paper Number: ASSE-14-663
... vascular disease ergonomics strength training workforce tenure strength health & medicine participant cardiology flexibility median age post program injury human factors leadership average age exercise program older worker operation intervention survey data labor force...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 24–27, 2013
Paper Number: ASSE-13-557
... region application assessment older worker workforce legislation injuriesboard government respondent employer Session No. 557 An Insight into Significant Challenges Faced by SH&E Profession: An International Perspective Richard Cooper, MSc. CMIOSH. MASSE Senior Manager Safety Health...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 24–27, 2013
Paper Number: ASSE-13-514
... the significant costs associated with older worker injuries whether it is the cost of absenteeism or cost of workers compensation losses. Finally, taking all of the information about aging workers, injuries, and costs we will attempt to take a glimpse of successful efforts already put into play by other...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 3–6, 2012
Paper Number: ASSE-12-560
... Introduction The aging workforce is not a new topic to ASSE members, as there have been several conference papers over the past decade providing guidance on managing older workers. Of particular note are the contributions by Alma Jackson and Joel Haight. In Jackson's 2007 ASSE conference paper...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 13–15, 2010
Paper Number: ASSE-10-731
... – for example, younger workers with the least experience and older workers with the most experience. Most fatalities came from mines with less than 50 employees. Workers between the ages of 17 and 24 had the highest rate of fatalities per 100,000 workers (47.37 fatalities per 100,000 workers), followed...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 13–15, 2010
Paper Number: ASSE-10-529
... government workplace older worker Session No. 529 Optimizing and Designing for an Aging Population in the Workplace Winnie Ip, CPE Director of Consulting Humantech, Inc. Ann Arbor, MI Introduction The maturing workforce is often seen as an issue to be dealt with instead of an asset to leverage. Although...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 13–15, 2010
Paper Number: ASSE-10-613
.... At the same time though, the number of aging workers in the workplace has increased. Data about the injury patterns of older workers indicate that, while the frequency of their injuries is lower than the proportion of the workforce they represent, they suffer from serious injuries more often than...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exhibition, June 28–July 1, 2009
Paper Number: ASSE-09-717
...Session No. 717 Cognitive Ergonomics and the Older Worker: Training that Works! Alma Jackson, Ph.D., RN, COHN-S President Colorado Safety Works, Inc. Grand Junction, CO Introduction The baby boomer generation is defined as those born between 1946 and 1964. Until recently, it was anticipated...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exhibition, June 28–July 1, 2009
Paper Number: ASSE-09-780
... in dim light (Haight, 2003.) Older workers are also more susceptible to scene clutter. Over the age of 40, an individual s vision may change faster than in prior years so that they now need to hold a book or newspaper further away from their eyes to get the correct focal point. This carries...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exhibition, June 9–12, 2008
Paper Number: ASSE-08-610
... presents both challenges and opportunities to the business community. A look at the changing demographics of the workplace and public policy decisions are impacting forever the nature of older workers in our places of business. In the past, many employees looked forward to a pension plan that was designed...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference, June 24–27, 2007
Paper Number: ASSE-07-0625
... tissue injuries of the back, neck, knees, arms, shoulders - tend to be more prevalent and costly among older workers negative perceptions of older workers among their managers, younger peers and even within themselves might lead to self-fulfilling prophecies of expecting to be injured (which...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference, June 24–27, 2007
Paper Number: ASSE-07-1317
... lives (NIOSH, 2004). The baby boom generation (those born between 1946 and 1964) is 77.5 million strong and the first official year of retirement is 2011. Most employers focus on easing older workers out the door as they near retirement age. However, 79% of boomers plan to work during their retirement...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 12–15, 2005
Paper Number: ASSE-05-505
... in error rate. Designing for an aging work force, may aid productivity and safety. Who Are Older Workers? For the purpose of this paper older workers are defined as the members of the working population who are 55 yrs and older. However, this paper also addresses those 45 and older for various...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 12–15, 2005
Paper Number: ASSE-05-501
... worker older worker health & medicine muscle group Introduction It is generally accepted that the modal age of workers in the U.S. petroleum industry is increasing. This trend is not likely to change in the near future owing to recent changes in the age of eligibility for Social Security...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 12–15, 2005
Paper Number: ASSE-05-550
... population. The following chart from the Monthly Labor Review as of 2004 indicates the median age for the population in general as well as the labor force for 1992, 2002, and 2012. Table:Median Age (available in full paper). Does it cost more to keep the older worker? Can the older worker be as productive...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 7–10, 2004
Paper Number: ASSE-04-729-1
... of younger workers. Legislation and public attention has focused on the protection of older workers. In 1967 the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) was passed. It prevented workers over 45 years from being denied employment based solely on age. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) provided...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 22–25, 2003
Paper Number: ASSE-03-524
... to enhance worker health and safety in America's aging workforce. The characteristic changes involved in an aging workforce will be discussed as well as recommendations to employers to enhance worker health and safety. Demographics The definition of older worker varies according to source. The American...

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