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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-508
... Session No. 508 A Real and Present Danger: The Underestimated Impact of Workplace Carcinogens Connie Muncy, CIH, CUSP, REM, MS Senior Health and Safety Administrator The AES Corporation Dayton, Ohio Introduction Worldwide, workplace cancer prevention has a much lower profile than workplace injury...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-541
... implication serious injury leadership blender safety performance knowledge prevention krause safety improvement leadership decision improvement strategy new research fatality decision-making process safety safe decision sif event front line explosion Introduction...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-522
... auto safety prevention safety culture procedure motor carrier classroom auto accident injury auto crash us government safety ride vehicle regulation accountability compliance transportation safety safe driving method hazard fatality accident ground transportation Session...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-568
... through proven fall prevention and protection techniques—organizations can improve safety and reduce risk. Social and Cognitive Factors It is common for people to be shocked when they witness or view documentation of a worker actively overcoming safety precautions and putting themselves in harm's way...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-505
..., the following five industry or commodity-specific NFPA standards are primarily used to address the combustible dust hazards inherently present in most of the industries located throughout the United States: Standard for the Prevention of Fires and Dust Explosions in Agricultural and Food Processing Facilities...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-533
... Scholars in the athletic field have studied heat-related illnesses and their impact on athletes of all ages and levels. Their findings can be applied to industrial settings to aid safety professionals in preventing heat-related illnesses in the workplace. Heat-related illnesses, injuries...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-754
..., human behavior can be unpredictable. However, just like earthquakes or hurricanes, we should plan and prepare to reduce the occurrences or effect of violent events. In safety management we encounter human behavior deviations from the norm on a daily basis. prevention presentation workplace...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-711
... Session No. 711 Serious Injury and Fatality Prevention in Oil and Gas Exploration Ian M. Threadgold, BSc, CSP, ASP Threadgold Safety Management Katy, Texas L. John Barrett, CSP BHP Billiton Petroleum Houston, Texas Introduction Recent studies have shown that, while the incident rates of less...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-756
... prevention through the use of data gathering, project management and body mechanics. The Sports Medicine Team Why Athletic Trainers? What is an Athletic Trainer? The most common question answered during our roll out process when first coming onsite with a client. Athletic trainers (ATs) are highly...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-752
... that increased incident and accident frequency and severity costs money. The question that we are all trying to answer is how do we decrease the frequency and severity of incidents and accidents. There are many schools of thought on the subject and most of the ideas have some element of prevention involved. We...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-643
... Session No. 643 Prevention through Design Goes Virtual: A Case Study Marjory E. Anderson, CSP Architect of the Capitol Washington, D.C. Kevin E. Wilcox, PE, CSP LJB Inc. Miamisburg, OH Introduction While Prevention through Design (PtD) may be considered a hot topic within the safety industry...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-709
... to infection do not even make the top five causes of death. 2 Most people would think that the reason for the drop was due to the introduction of antibiotics; however, deaths from infection dropped significantly before antibiotics were discovered. How could that be? The reason for the drop is due to prevention...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-S51
... implementation information reference framework accident traffic accident continuous improvement public health injury road safety objective road accident seguridad vial prevention identification risk assessment consumer health health & medicine vehicle Session No. S51 Risk Management...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 26–29, 2016
Paper Number: ASSE-16-501
... sustain performance krause cognitive bias incident prevention decision-making senior leader behavior-based safety process serious injury injury artificial intelligence safer workplace safety improvement mechanism Session No. 501 7 Insights into Safety Leadership Thomas R. Krause, Ph.D...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 26–29, 2016
Paper Number: ASSE-16-590
... (equipment failure, negligence or inattention of a worker, a bad maintenance program, lack of knowledge, etc.). Even when the risk is very low, an accident could occur. This can be a troubling thought for many people, and especially for those dedicated to prevention. We know that risk can never be entirely...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 26–29, 2016
Paper Number: ASSE-16-705
... prevention provider consumer health Session No. 705 A Sports Medicine Approach to Ergonomics Brian Keller MS, LAT/ATC, USA-W InSIte Health, LLC Southern California Introduction: It Starts with a Relationship. Ergonomics is a buzz word when walking onsite with any type of work force. As we get older...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 26–29, 2016
Paper Number: ASSE-16-537
... dust standards (NFPA 61, NFPA 484, NFPA 654 and NFPA 664). prevention combustible particulate solid hazard combustible dust combustible dust standard dha commodity-specific combustible dust standard requirement explosion combustibility us government nfpa standard combustible dust...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 26–29, 2016
Paper Number: ASSE-16-548
... investigation prevention normal work heinrich Session No. 548 Human Error: There Is No Root Cause Richard A. Pollock, ASP, CSP CLMI Safety Training Minneapolis, MN Introduction The title of this paper and presentation, There Is No Root Cause is lifted directly from Sydney Dekker and his book, The Field...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 26–29, 2016
Paper Number: ASSE-16-733
... with the unpredictability, that unsettles most people regarding this topic. incident police safety professional violent crime department of justice crime national center mental illness crime prevention domestic violence presentation contingency planning information prevention workplace us government...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 26–29, 2016
Paper Number: ASSE-16-773
... Compensation claims management. In those efforts it becomes clear very quickly that a team approach is required to not only prevent the injuries creating these claims, but to manage them to a positive conclusion for all parties involved. The most critical members of that team are Supervisors and Managers...

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