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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-593
... Introduction Eliminating or reducing risk of injury or illness in the workplace is critical to maintaining a safe and healthful environment. It is already known that the most beneficial risk-reduction solutions are implemented according to Prevention through Design (PtD) hierarchy of controls...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-762
... to tease out leading indicators of both performance and quality of risk reduction programs. The strategy that our company has adopted to deal with infrequent yet severe incident outcomes integrates a common approach to risk assessment, prioritization and management. It embodies a systematic evaluation...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-660
... and sufficiently funded and staffed safety departments. I do believe that the vision of pro-active risk assessment is now being recognized as the way toward an achievable system of continuous improvement as it relates to hazard identification and risk reduction. One subset of workplace hazards are those hazards...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 26–29, 2016
Paper Number: ASSE-16-642
... gaps are identified. When improvement steps have been completed, a final hazard risk characterization is performed so that overall risk reduction can be quantified. Corporate policies in all cases require that we work to maintain safe & healthy operations that comply with applicable rules and standards...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 8–11, 2014
Paper Number: ASSE-14-504
..., and merchandise operations. Objectives Provide data on the scope of body motion injuries (strains, sprains, MSDs) in the service industry. Define the challenges to successful implementation of ergonomics and body motion injury risk reduction faced by the service industry. Identify the key roles required...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 8–11, 2014
Paper Number: ASSE-14-511
... analysis as the basis for predicting the future trends in loss. In addition, many risk managers have been focusing on transfer of risk, rather than risk reduction. While incident trend analysis is a valuable exercise, as leading companies reduce the number of losses, the value in using this data...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 24–27, 2013
Paper Number: ASSE-13-711
... assessment techniques. The authors strongly believe that the PtD standard should be incorporated in ISO 31000 Clause 5. Suggestions for ANSI/ASSE Z690.2-2011 (ISO 31000) and ANSI/ASSE Z590.3-2011 integration are presented below. evaluation residual risk reduction exposure health & medicine...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 3–6, 2012
Paper Number: ASSE-12-538
... risks in work systems or business processes. reduction mitigating control severity safety performance probability risk exposure risk and uncertainty assessment work system residual risk risk reduction reduce risk abc company risk assessment risk assessment process risk assessment...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 3–6, 2012
Paper Number: ASSE-12-703
... (FMEA) may be used in the Measure phase. (Popov, 2011). The FMEA tool was used to prioritize the hazards and modify the procedure to demonstrate and quantify the risk reduction after the proposed EHS intervention. Several other tools were used during this evaluation, such as VSM, PCE and Pareto 80/20...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 12–15, 2011
Paper Number: ASSE-11-7120
... their safety performance. severity safety risk and uncertainty assessment hierarchy risk management abc company effectiveness work system hazard assessment reduce risk mitigation control safety performance risk exposure discrepancy risk assessment process frequency risk reduction risk...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 12–15, 2011
Paper Number: ASSE-11-762
... risks. The approach has been refined through application in several organizations. quick fix risk and uncertainty assessment effectiveness risk reduction air transportation workplace risk risk assessment matrix exposure assessment expert judgment frequency workplace risk management...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 13–15, 2010
Paper Number: ASSE-10-513
... risks in work systems or business processes. risk assessment methodology reduce risk risk and uncertainty assessment risk exposure assessment probability risk assessment process risk assessment hazard residual risk reduction safety risk management abc company inherent risk work...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exhibition, June 28–July 1, 2009
Paper Number: ASSE-09-642
.... In each of these cases, a properly conducted assessment would have identified the related hazards, and risk reduction could have been implemented, preventing each of the accidents. The hazards existed in the workplace for many years; they were identifiable but were only dealt with after deadly or severe...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exhibition, June 28–July 1, 2009
Paper Number: ASSE-09-667
... to address the hidden fleet . In addition, I will introduce the concepts of Motor Vehicle Risk Reduction Metrics that can be applied to vehicle operations within the United States or on a Global basis. Key Learning Outcomes from this presentation include: Increase understanding about non-owned automobile...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exhibition, June 28–July 1, 2009
Paper Number: ASSE-09-734
... risk via deductibles when transferring risk with an insurance policy. Risk Reduction - The fourth and most important option to the EH&S professional is risk reduction. Risk reduction is applied to the retained risks not mitigated by the above techniques. However, acceptance of this risk requires...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exhibition, June 9–12, 2008
Paper Number: ASSE-08-766
... Introduction Risk assessment and risk reduction may seem like foreign terms to many in the field of industrial safety. While many environmental, health, and safety (EHS) professionals are charged with the responsibility of providing a safe work environment for the employees...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference, June 24–27, 2007
Paper Number: ASSE-07-1471
... initiative of identifying machine hazards and exploring risk reduction options. The bottom line is that a machine hazard assessment will not get done properly, unless it is mandated from top management and resources are provided. A typical example may be an old, unguarded, widget machine with exposed...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 11–14, 2006
Paper Number: ASSE-06-710
.... The organization shall apply the methods of risk reduction in the order prescribed. This is how the standard and the explanatory comments read: The organization shall implement and maintain a process for achieving feasible risk reduction based upon the following preferred order of controls: A. Elimination design...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 11–14, 2006
Paper Number: ASSE-06-764
... risk assessment information Artificial Intelligence torts law supplier exposure product design risk management Engineering control risk product specification liability risk requirement liability claim Risk analysis risk reduction designer risk and uncertainty assessment...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 12–15, 2005
Paper Number: ASSE-05-621
... regulations, past events, industry standards and contractual requirements. Risk reduction efforts should generally follow the hierarchy of protective measures ("safety hierarchy") and be appropriate to the degree of risk reduction needed to achieve that acceptable level of risk. "Zero Risk...

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