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The Value of Personalizing Safety, Accuform Signs

A strong safety culture is often personalized, and a personalized safety culture can help meet other safety and security needs as well. Discover how to create a strong safety culture at your facility.


Mobile Technology to Improve Workplace Safety and Efficiency -VIDEO, Andrew Peterson

Mobile technology can be used to improve workplace safety and increase the efficiency of a safety program. This presentation focuses on the breadth of mobile applications that are available to safety professionals for use in enhancing their organization’s safety program performance, and examines a case study that demonstrates the effectiveness of mobile applications


Developing and Implementing an Effective System Safety Program - VIDEO, Jeffrey L. Weldon

Developing and implementing an effective system safety program for chemical weapons demilitarization is challenging. This presentation provides a step by step review of essential system safety components and considerations to design, test, construct, systemize and operate a facility to destroy highly toxic and explosive assembled chemical weapons to a risk level as low as reasonably achievable.


Don't Underestimate the Importance of LEL Correlation Factors, Scott Jubeck

Four of your team members are hard at work, side by side at your facility. Each is wearing a brand-new gas detector that was calibrated and bump tested only a few hours ago. The problem is that two of the instruments are in high alarm, one is in low alarm, and the fourth is not in alarm at all. Which instrument is defective? The two instruments in high alarm? The one instrument in low alarm? How about the instrument not in alarm at all? Are they all broken? Actually, the instruments may all be working perfectly.…


Occupational Safety and Health Laws in the United States, Mexico, and Canada, Governments of the United States, Mexico, and Canada

This is a historic document titled "Occupational Safety and Health Laws in the United States, Mexico, and Canada". This document would be of value to those SH&E Professionals with goblal responsibilities including Mexico and Canada. The document gives and overview and summary of each country and then does provide some comparisons.


Get a Grip: Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis of Stylus Use on Touchscreen of Transfer Muscle Activity and Improve Perceived Comfort Using Grips, Evanda Henry, Stephanie Richmond and Nashrah Shah

This is from the ASSE 2014 Professional Development Conference in Orlando, Florida. This is the winning video (link) from Safety2014. This presentation addresses: "Get a Grip: Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis of Stylus Use on Touchscreen of Transfer Muscle Activity and Improve Perceived Comfort Using Grips"


From Safety-I to Safety-II, Erik Hollnagel, Jorg Leonhardt, Tony Licu, and Steven Shorrock

This Whitepaper compares and contrasts two ways of thinking about safety. Safety-I, the traditional view of safety, views safety as the prevention of negatives (incidents, risks, etc.). Safety-II, a new view of safety, views safety as the ability to ensure success in varying environments. Based on the ideas of Resilience Engineering, Complexity Theory, and Human Performance, Safety-II presents new opportunities for the safety profession to add value to organizations and achieve excellent safety performance.


Occupational Health and Safety in the Hairdressing Sector, European Agency for Safety and Health at Work

This report describes the risks faced by hairdressers and outlines what action is being taken within the European Union to both protect workers and develop an integrated approach to safety and health in this sector.


ASSE Government Affairs Committee Update - VIDEO, Jim Thornton

This Safety 2013 conference presentation provides an update on the ASSE Government Affairs Committee.


Floor Buffers in Schools & Carbon Monoxide Hazards, Daniel P. Mahoney

The use of propane-powered floor buffers by custodial staff in schools presents the potential for a buildup of carbon monoxide (CO). Fatalities have been reported among custodial and janitorial staff who were operating propane-powered floor buffers indoors (Massey, 2007; NIOSH, 2006). A middle school called on firefighters to respond to gas odors, which were associated with propane floor buffers used inside the school (Gulden, 2010). It is important to recognize the potential dangers when using floor buffers regularly throughout classrooms and hallways because the operating equipment may present a possible CO exposure that could be harmful to employees, students and the public who use school facilities.


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