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Benchmarking and Performance Criteria
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
Employers in virtually every industry contend with
musculoskeletal injuries. Every employer has or
will soon have an aging workforce. This presentation will provide
an understanding of the nature and
causation of soft tissue disorders, while realizing
cost effective and innovative initiatives that halt
and reverse the process.
This presentation covers the value of fitness for duty determinations and ergonomics.
Mental fatigue results in a lack of focus and attention, taking short cuts, bypassing safety regulations
and making mental errors that can lead to serious injury and even death. The relationship of mental
fatigue to stress is well known but managed poorly. This presentation addresses both behavioral and
ergonomic interventions to prevent and manage fatigue related disorders and injuries, and provide
a clear understanding of the physiological basis for fatigue and how to address this growing problem
both at work and home.
Many companies implement ergonomics programs hoping this will solve their injury problems; however, all too often the results are disappointing. In this presentation viewers will learn about ergonomics - what it really means, common misconceptions and the essential components of an effective ergonomics programs.
Interested in breaking through plateaus of hand and soft-tissue injuries? The key is to place workers more in control of their own safety with a practical skills and engagement-based approach. This session will show proven action methods for identifying hidden cause and cure connections, which will simultaneously reduce these prevalent injuries and heighten culture.
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.
In June 2013, the ASSE Risk Assessment Institute was formed to focus on the importance of identifying and reducing occupational safety and health risks. In addition to promoting the value of risk assessment to organizations, the institute is raising awareness about the value of safety professionals and their unique qualifications to manage workplace risks.
The healthcare sector is one of the largest employers, yet the overall safety and health performance within healthcare lags most other industries. A myriad of explanations exist for this difference including the urgent nature of healthcare, the unique challenges associated with caring for people and a culture within the industry that emphasizes patient safety. Each of these reasons is based, to some degree, on fact. For instance, if one conducts a literature search on hospital ergonomics, a high percentage of research articles focus on patient safety.
Each year, Toyota holds an internal competition to celebrate ergonomic successes at each of its manufacturing facilities. In March, winners from the 2013 Ergonomics Kaizen Competition along with teams from Toyota Technical Center (Saline, MI), Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada (Woodstock, ON) and Toyota Motor Manufacturing Mississippi (Blue Springs, MS) competed in the 2014 Ergo Cup Competition in Orlando, FL.
The Body of Knowledge project is dedicated to creating a living reference that represents the collective knowledge of the Safety, Health and Environmental profession. While the preliminary work has begun, there is still more to do. The purpose of this website is to introduce subject areas that will eventually be part of the Body of Knowledge, and to gather feedback on the future direction, and ongoing assessment of what needs to be completed.
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