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<br /> 2009-2010<br /> BEST<br /> OF THE<br /> BEST<br /> A Compilation of the Best Articles from<br /> ASSE's Practice Specialty Newsletters<br /> Brought to you by ASSE's Council on Practices & Standards<br /> and the ASSE Practice Specialties<br /> Construction<br /> Consultants<br /> Engineering<br /> Environmental<br /> Fire Protection<br /> Healthcare<br /> Industrial Hygiene Oil & Gas<br /> International Public Sector<br /> Management Risk Management/<br /> Manufacturing Insurance<br /> Mining Transportation<br /> Best of the Best 2009-2010<br /> Blueprints<br /> CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE SPECIALTY<br /> Advisor<br /> THE<br /> CONSULTANTS PRACTICE SPECIALTY<br /> ByDesign<br /> ENGINEERING PRACTICE SPECIALTY<br /> EnviroMentor<br /> ENVIRONMENTAL PRACTICE SPECIALTY<br /> Firelıne<br /> FIRE PROTECTION PRACTICE SPE<a title="BOB_2009-10 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=1"> 2009-2010 BEST OF THE BEST A Compilation of the</a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=2"> Best of the Best 2009-2010 Blueprints CONSTRUCTIO</a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=3"> Best of the Best 2009-2010 TheCompass MANAGEMENT </a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=4"> A TECHNICAL PUBLICATION OF ASSE'S CONSTRUCTION </a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=5"> FROM THE COVER Subcontractor Safety Orientatio</a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=6"> Video </a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=7"> TRAINING BY CHRIS ROSS, CSP, CPLP, OS</a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=8"> also helps leaders understand the roadblocks that</a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=9"> of the change in specific and measur- able organi</a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=10"> Figure 3 Impact Model </a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=11"> gories (job location, role, unit, type of impact)</a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=12"> ByDesiAgnASSE' </a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=13"> Hazard Recognition Techniques continued from page</a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=14"> The Last-Minute Safety Check has many variat</a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=15"> impaling, tripping or stumbling hazards exist and</a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=16"> Every organization should use various techniques</a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=17"> EMPLOYEE TRAINING BY SYRULWA SOMAH, Ph.D. </a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=18"> AP PHOTO/DAILY NEWS, 4/10/08 Photos 1 & 2. Thai </a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=19"> workers who paid $314 each to be smuggled into Th</a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=20"> Figure 1 Occupational Fatalities i</a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=21"> 2007). That</a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=22"> If radio is already successful in these othe</a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=23"> Nation Master. (2007). Radios (per capita) (</a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=24"> FIRE SYSTEMS BY WALTER S. BEATTIE, CSP, CF</a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=25"> Photo 2: A fire pump house and suction tank. Note</a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=26"> Photo 5: Two vertical turbine fire pumps taking s</a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=27"> tus of the unit, as well as any unusual features.</a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=28"> installed. </a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=29"> will stop trying to start the engine upon a failu</a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=30"> Emergency Starting of Fire Pumps </a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=31"> </a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=32"> the fastest-growing industries in the U.S. More t</a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=33"> Texas (January 2006), Washington (March 2006</a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=34"> ·Since 2005 to present, the facili- ty has c</a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=35"> Photo 1: A room-traversing </a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=36"> Photo 3: A powered sit-to-stand lift and sling us</a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=37"> Photo 5: Repos</a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=38"> ASBESTOS BY JEFFERY C. CAMPLIN, CSP, C</a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=39"> The vermiculite from the mine was found to b</a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=40"> The mapping is being completed for the midwestern</a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=41"> allegedly had knowledge of these health risks but</a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=42"> History of EPA's IRIS on Toxicology The Integrat</a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=43"> ease makes linking exposure concentrations, frequ</a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=44"> recommends for asbestos and other mineral fibers </a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=45"> reevaluated. EPA has agreed to complete a risk an</a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 46" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=46"> roadmap for scientific research. Cincinnati, OH: </a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 47" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=47"> My Story tos. The most shocking finding was that</a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=48"> WORKPLACE SAFETY BY SYRULWA SOMAH, PH.D.</a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 49" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=49"> Photo 2 shows a man carrying buckets of liquid la</a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 50" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=50"> Photos 5 and 6 illustrates the bio- </a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 51" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=51"> Photo 8 depicts a man tapping or cutting a tree t</a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 52" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=52"> Photos 9, 10 and 11 show a fire that engulfed the</a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 53" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=53"> in a phenomenon called flash- ing. Other tons of </a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 54" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=54"> Photos 14 and 15 depict the land </a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 55" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=55"> SAFETY IMPROVEMENT BY THOMAS A. SMITH </a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 56" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=56"> one person. </a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 57" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=57"> managers must control workers' behavior (Drucker,</a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 58" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=58"> Systems thinking is the ability and disc</a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 59" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=59"> together. The reflection will never be the same a</a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 60" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=60"> realize tha</a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 61" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=61"> A TECHNICAL PUBLICATION OF ASSE'S MANUFACTURING P</a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 62" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=62"> one-half hour. In the letter of interpretation, O</a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 63" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=63"> inspection occurs. Yet, local, municipal and volu</a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 64" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=64"> in dust-producing processes. In this area, NFPA c</a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 65" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=65"> A TECHNICAL PUBLICATION OF ASSE'S </a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 66" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=66"> Asbestiform tremo- lite, El Dorado County, CA, se</a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 67" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=67"> ing of occupational exposure and toxicity issues </a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 68" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=68"> including sand, gravel, stone and other mining op</a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 69" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=69"> INDUSTRIAL HYGIENE BY MARK D. HANSEN, P.E.,</a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 70" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=70"> OSHA 3143 </a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 71" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=71"> </a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 72" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=72"> ASIS Security Resources W The authors rec</a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 73" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=73"> Safety and security are similar. Preven- tion i</a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 74" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=74"> A TECHNICAL PUBLICATION O</a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 75" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=75"> FROM THE COVER Enterprise Risk Management cont</a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 76" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=76"> Risk is not something that comes into play w</a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 77" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=77"> balancing the maximization of opportunities and t</a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 78" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=78"> Safety Professional Risk</a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 79" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=79"> objectives. In addition, they must develop and br</a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 80" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=80"> nizing or not implementing an opportunity, rather</a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 81" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=81"> One measure of success is whether managers seek t</a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 82" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=82"> ·Communication. Ensuring that communication </a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 83" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=83"> ·to increase the influence on the business b</a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 84" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=84"> This is clearly preferable to a legal compli</a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 85" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=85"> DRIVER SAFETY BY BOB BYRNES, CSP, ARM P</a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 86" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=86"> Flatbeds pose additional dangers that do not ofte</a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 87" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=87"> ·Secure the vehicle after backing to the loa</a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 88" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=88"> TARPING & SECURING THE LOAD </a> <a title="BOB_2009-10 page 89" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/420482a8?page=89"> Networking doesn't always require </a>