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Crude Oil: Variability of Material Risks & Hazards, ASSE

Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) has issued a safety alert to advise shippers/offerors of the potential variability of material risks and hazards from crude oil extraction and production. Raw material sources may have inconsistencies in chemical properties, and PHMSA advises shippers/offerors to appropriately account for the potential variability of the crude oil in their material testing. PHMSA also advises emergency responders to be aware of the risks associated with crude oil transportation due to increases in transportation and the wide range of crude oil properties.

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Class 3 Hazardous Materials Safety & Security Plans for Rail Transportation, Magdy El-Sibaie and Robert C. Lauby

Pipeline and Hazardous Material Safety Administration (PHMSA) and Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) have issued this safety advisory as a follow-up to the agencies’ joint safety advisory published Aug. 7, 2013, and FRA’s Emergency Order No. 28 published the same day, both of which relate to the July 6, 2013, incident in Lac-Mégantic, Quebec.

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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

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How Perdue Farms Implemented a Video-Based Driver Risk Management Program - VIDEO, Del Lisk, Frank J. Cruice and Tommy Pollard

Perdue Farms faced increasing traffic collisions resulting in rising vehicle accident costs. They investigated various options to improve driver safety and evaluated a video-based driver risk management system. Learn how they navigated throughout their organization to gain approval to purchase and implement a program that significantly improved driver safety statistics.

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Controlling Fleet Liability Risks that Could Drive You Out of Business - VIDEO, Timothy J. Batz

If you have employees who drive company vehicles or use their own cars for business, you need to protect your balance sheet from liability. This presentation will explore the liability exposures and feasible controls that you need to know before employees get behind the wheel.

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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.

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Develop and Sustain an Effective Fleet Safety Program – Z15 Can Help, Brian S. Hammer & William J. Hinderks & Stephanie G. Pratt & Peggy Ross

Learn how the ANSI/ASSE Z15.1-2012 standard provides a framework for developing, implementing and monitoring fleet safety programs. This document begins with an overview of the standard and its applicability to all types of fleets. Learn how Z15.1 helps organizations assess risks, audit existing programs and track performance.

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DOT Compliance and Auto Safety - VIDEO, Charlie Halfen

In this resource, learn about Department of Transportation (DOT) regulatory compliance and auto safety issues.

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ASSE Government Affairs Committee Update - VIDEO, Jim Thornton

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

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Identifying and Changing Behaviors That Contribute to Truck Driver Injuries, Peter Van Dyne

This article will summarize a study of higher cost injuries for the trucking industry. The activities the workers were engaged in when they were injured will be summarized and action plans for behavioral observations and related control plans will be discussed using examples from large and mid-sized trucking companies.

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