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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-568
... Introduction Falls are one of the leading causes of workplace fatalities and violations related to fall protection have been at the top of the Occupational Health & Safety Administration's (OSHA) list for the past six years. Unfortunately, fall injuries and fatalities continue to increase...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-594
... Introduction The need to assist employers and employees in preventing electrical injuries and deaths has never been greater. With this need, there have been some major changes in the electrical safety standards, such as the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 70E, as well...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-525
... How to Read This Paper This paper is written in two different styles. The first portion is written in story form. All of the concepts are contained in the story. The main characters of the story are Jeff, a safety team member, and Joe, who comes to Jeff during a dream he has on an airplane...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-554
... basis to decrease risk from external threats to the business? Who should be on the "team," and what is the role of the health and safety professional in the process? This paper will address the basic elements of an all-threats preparedness strategy, the steps to achieve sustainable internal systems...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-564
... Introduction Preventing fatal and life-changing injury events moving forward will require a different approach than what the safety profession has been doing for most of the last 80 years. Heinrich's safety pyramid approach could only take us so far with its frequency-of-incidents approach...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-570
..., or even working, than listening to this drivel. More importantly, you would rather be doing your favorite things with your family. Now, imagine you're not in this session by choice but your job requires you to attend. This can't get much worse! Oh wait, it can—today's topic, "Safety Training." Maslow's...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-595
.... I've gone back and have reread this one a few times. epresentation time new roman background safety training artificial intelligence cognitive load theory site-specific photo winter safety audience internet presentation design template safety brain lockout tagout presenter...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-557
... BBS Processes and Their Potential Behavior-based safety (BBS) methods entered their " heyday" in the 1980s and 1990s, largely driven by successful implementations in the military, petrochemical, and manufacturing industries. Widely touted and praised, they were adopted by many firms. Notably...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-590
... occupational fatal injury rate in the United States remaining at 3.4 since 2008, according to analysis of data found on the Bureau of Labor Statistics' website. Others within the safety profession have noted this stagnation of fatal incident statistics (Dekker & Pitzer, 2016; Loud, 2016; Manuele, 2013...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-662
... needs to be done to reduce worker deaths' injuries and occupational ill-health, and the clear way forward is to adopt and implement a business focussed and integrated health and safety management system. The new ISO 45001 Standard will assist the global awareness of this business focussed and integrated...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-634b
... exposure safety upstream oil & gas intervention instruction crew member Session No. 634-B Hiding Incidents, Its Consequences and Analysis within the Company Muhammad Yasir, Field HSE Advisor, B. Sc (Petroleum and Gas Engineering), TechIOSH, NEBOSH IGC, Rospa British Safety Council Level 5...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-624
... The title of this paper is the same as a new book/manual published by ASSE and coauthored by the author and his daughter, Krista S. Geller, Ph.D., who for a decade has worked as a safety professional for three organizations. Her real-world challenges at teaching and leading people-based safety...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-603
... established processes in place. Some of the more common steps in this process may include: Solicitation for bid Submission of the contract with safety and health requirements to the bidders Review statistical data such as incident rates, OSHA citation history, safety and health procedures and EMR...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-631
... Introduction The declining health status of today's workforce has decreased the predictive value of risk assessment practices in Occupational Health and Safety (OHS), and has contributed to an emerging issue threatening workforce safety. Common risk assessment practices used across industries...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-626
... Introduction I am often asked if I feel there is a difference between a leader and a manager. My answer is always an unequivocal yes. I am a firm believer in the statement that you manage things and you lead people . This is one of the missing pieces when it comes to many safety...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-657
... Introduction Concern for worker safety and working conditions in the Middle East, and especially Qatar, is currently on the world stage (Cronin, 2017). This paper aims to present and discuss many of the challenges to achieving world class safety in this area, as well as the root causes...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-627
.... Primary Goals & Objectives The primary goals for any construction project owner's commitment are costs, performance, schedule, quality, environment and safety. The key areas amplified by a transportation project and shared by CDOT's own exceptional needs, is to perform work that pays close attention...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-716
... Introduction While it is easy to understand why an organization would want to improve safety performance, it is much more challenging to prescribe how an improvement will be achieved. Traditionally, organizations have measured the success of their safety improvement efforts by how well...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-710
... to basics and it became easy ." Captain de Crespigny's actions in focusing on what was right with the plane on that day rather than what was wrong with it, allowed him and his crew to land the plane safely, saving the 469 lives on board. Are these lessons for safety professionals from this? safety...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-745
... Executive Summary The purpose of this project was for a team of Safety, Health & Environment (SH&E) professionals from across AECOM divisions to conduct research on industry best practices in training, to develop company-wide training matrices and to describe methods of tracking...

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