"Human error" isn't enough. marine accident evaluation methods: a systematic review - Ward AD, Nathan-Roberts D.
The commercial shipping industry continues to be responsible for a vast majority of the world's trade, yet it remains behind similar transport industries in terms of safety and accident prevention. The regulation of safety systems and naval architecture ha... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 4, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

A novel method of predictive collision risk area estimation for proactive pedestrian accident prevention system in urban surveillance infrastructure - Noh B, Yeo H.
Road traffic accidents, especially vehicle-pedestrian collisions in crosswalk, globally pose a severe threat to human lives and have become a leading cause of premature deaths. In order to protect such vulnerable road users from collisions, it is necessary... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 11, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Analysis of port accidents and calibration of Heinrich's Pyramid - Majumdar A, Manole I, Nalty R.
Academics and the maritime industry have used the Heinrich Pyramid for decades to justify overall safety theory, risk assessments, and accident prevention strategies. Most use Heinrich's original severity ratios (1:29:300) for accident causation developmen... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 1, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

A new approach for explosion accident prevention in chemical research laboratories at universities - Fukuoka K, Furusho M.
Over the years, many accidents have occurred during chemical experiments in laboratories around the world. However, the methods of investigating and analysing accidents that have occurred at universities have not been consolidated, and the lessons learned ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 28, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Effect of educational intervention based on health belief model on accident prevention behaviours in mothers of children under 5-years - Moridi E, Fazelniya Z, Yari A, Gholami T, Hasirini PA, Khani Jeihooni A.
BACKGROUND: As the public health problems, accidents are the most important causes of child mortality. The present study aimed to determine the effect of educational intervention based on health belief model on accident prevention behaviors in mothers of c... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 30, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Risk rates of workplace accidents in Brazil: effect of the Accidental Prevention Factor (APF)? - Wernke AR, Teixeira MCL, Kock BO, Sousa OLO, Melo ACMC, Sakae TM, Magajewski FRL.
Historically, the conflict of interests between employers and workers obliged the State to assume the role of regulating this relationship, instituting laws and overseeing the application of health and safety standards at work. The Accident Prevention Fact... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Predicting multiple types of traffic accident severity with explanations: a multi-task deep learning framework - Yang Z, Zhang W, Feng J.
Predicting traffic accident severity is essential for traffic accident prevention and vulnerable road user safety. Furthermore, the explainability of the prediction is crucial for practitioners to extract relevant risk factors and implement corresponding c... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 16, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Understanding work to transform training: a study for accident prevention in the telecommunications sector - Ouellet S.
The training needs analysis stage is crucial to training design. Although several data sources are used in the field of adult education, the ergonomic analysis of the work activity is neglected because of the costs associated with its development. This art... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 16, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Falls Source Type: news

Modern cause and effect model by factors of root cause for accident prevention in small to medium sized enterprises - Kang Y, Yang S, Patterson P.
BACKGROUND: Factors related to root causes can cause commonly occurring accidents such as falls, slips, and jammed injuries. An important means of reducing the frequency of occupational accidents in small- to medium-sized enterprises (SMSEs) of South Korea... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Changes in risk in medium business plating and paint manufacturing plants following the revision of the Korean Chemical Accident Prevention System - Lee HE, Kim MG, Yoon SJ, Huh DA, Moon KW.
Chemical accidents can occur anywhere. The need for chemical management in Korea was realized following the 2012 Gumi hydrofluoric acid accident in 2012. The Chemicals Control Act was enacted in 2015. This system evaluates the risks (high, medium, low) and... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 29, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Effective measure for accident prevention onboard sea vessels--improvements on 4M4E analysis - Kunieda Y, Ino A, Kashima H, Murai K.
This study aims to reduc... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Car accidents caused by older drivers and future perspectives on traffic accident prevention from the view point of human behavior - Kosuge H.
The risk of car accidents caused by older adults having drivers' licenses is increasing in the current super-aging society. Dementia and cognitive function disorders in older drivers inhibit safe driving. Moreover, cognitive functions decline with aging. T... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

How to use accident informations for your company's safety -contribution of risk assessment for accident prevention - Nakamura M.
Risk assessment is the cornerstone of safety management, but can it be said that it functions effectively to prevent accidents? Risk assessment is based on the accident investigation report of four serious accidents, the vinyl chloride monomer manufacturin... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

A spatial decision support system for traffic accident prevention in different weather conditions - Ivajn šič D, Pintarič D, Grujić VJ, Žiberna I.
Natural conditions play an important role as determinants and cocreators of the spatiotemporal road traffic accident Hot Spot footprint; however, none of the modern commercial, or open-source, navigation systems currently provides it for the driver. Our fi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Causality-network-based critical hazard identification for railway accident prevention: complex network-based model development and comparison - Li Q, Zhang Z, Peng F.
This study investigates a critical hazard identification method for railway accident prevention. A new accident causation network is proposed to model the interaction between hazards and accidents. To realize consistency between the most likely and shortes... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news