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

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

Long-term effectiveness of reverse linear perspective markings on crash mitigation in car-following: evidence from naturalistic observations - Ding N, Jiao N.
Perceptual markings on roads are verified with short-term effectiveness for accident prevention. However, the long-term performance of them is seldomly investigated, which unintentionally impedes its more widely recognition and application as a low-cost an... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Accident prevention activity and accident experience in the Republic of Korea military - Kim HJ, Oh SY, Choi DW, Won SY, Kim HJ, Ko SC, Woo SY, Park EC.
INTRODUCTION: According to data released by the Korea National Statistical Office, the number of accidents has been decreasing since 2012. However, a considerable number of deaths related to safety accidents (23-46 deaths) are still reported annually. This... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 24, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Caroline Thomas obituary
My wife, Caroline Thomas, who has died aged 79 of cancer, was an applied psychologist who worked on safety and accident prevention, championing the role of consumers in the development of standards.Known professionally as Caroline Warne, she played a pivotal role in consumer safety and accident prevention over six decades, beginning with research into industrial and household accidents, and culminating in her chairing the consumer policy committee of the International Standards Organization (ISO). She was appointed OBE in 2005.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 17, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Godfrey Thomas Tags: Civil service Psychology Source Type: news

Analysis of work-related accidents and ill-health in Brazil since the introduction of the accident prevention factor - Shimizu HE, Bezerra JC, Arantes LJ, Merch án-Hamann E, Ramalho W.
BACKGROUND: Since 2004, Brazil has had a national policy for occupational health and safety. This policy means companies' tax burden is altered according to the numbers of work-related accidents and ill-health amongst their workers. In 2010, a multiplicati... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Accident prevention, detection and reporting for two wheeler safety system - Kalyanaraman B, Choudhary S, Singh M, Kumar D.
This paper manages the improvement of a security framework which is coordinated with the keen protective cap and shrewd bicycle to lessen mishaps and other alcoholic and drive cases for bikes. Here weight sensor and the accelerometer sensor checks whether ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Kerosene heater fire accident prevention by fool-proof design: consideration of safety design effective for reduction of kerosene leakage fire accident due to misuse by elderly people - Kawaguchi N, Fukuda T.
The proportion of elderly people aged 65 and over who died in house fire accidents reached 73% of all ages in 2017. Prevention of accidents due to "Misuse or Inadvertent Usage" by the elderly, which is the primary cause of fires, is an important issue. In ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Road accident prevention model involving two-wheeled vehicles - Grushetsky S, Brylev I, Evtukov S, Pushkarev A.
Recently, in Russia, it has become relevant to conduct "audits of black spots". It is a type of an independent audit and evaluation of the traffic safety level in the location under survey, determination of patterns in road accident causes and correspondin... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Pedestrians and Bicycles Source Type: news

During COVID-19, which is more effective in work accident prevention behavior of healthcare professionals: safety awareness or fatalism perception? - Ünal.
This study aims to determ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

The time-to-failure assessment of large crude oil storage tank exposed to pool fire - Wu Z, Hou L, Wu S, Wu X, Liu F.
In large crude oil tank farm, fire is a major primary event in domino effects according to past accidents. The quantitative risk assessment of domino fire accident is a key issue for the accident prevention of large storage tank farm. The most widely used ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Methodology and mobile application for driver behavior analysis and accident prevention - Kashevnik A, Lashkov I, Gurtov A.
This paper presents a methodology and mobile application for driver monitoring, analysis, and recommendations based on detected unsafe driving behavior for accident prevention using a personal smartphone. For the driver behavior monitoring, the smartphone'... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Modeling the causes-effect relationships among major accident predictors based on a fuzzy multi-criteria decision-making method - Mohammadfam I, Aliabadi MM, Soltanian AR, Mahdinia M.
BACKGROUND: Finding the best practices for accident prevention is possible by identifying the influential factors affecting accident occurrence and their interactions as well as implementing corrective actions for the root cause factors. OBJECTIVE: Thi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Survival analysis of accident occurrence after traffic violation - Hsu TP, Chang MW, Wen KL.
Traffic enforcement is expected to affect accident prevention. The relationship between traffic violation and traffic accident needs to be investigated. In this paper, through the combination of national traffic violation record database, national traffic ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news