Accidents on board merchant ships. Suggestions based on Centro Internazionale Radio Medico (CIRM) experience - Napoleone P.
BACKGROUND: This statistical study was performed to find out the occurrence of accidents on board ships assisted by Centro Internazionale Radio Medico (CIRM) during the years 2010-2015, with the aim of providing suggestions in accident prevention, based on... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 11, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Railway accident prevention and infrastructure protection - El-Koursi EM, Bruyelle JL.
Railway accident prevention and protection are a key part of a wider picture of transport safety. The rail sector thus needs to improve its knowledge of trespassing and suicide, including at level crossing, in order to work out suitable responses by analyz... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 6, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

A study on institutional improvement for military accident prevention - focusing on the reserve forces's firearms accidents - Shin KW.
The purpose of this study is to review the Reserve forces's outline, progress and related to the offender's types and characteristics of depressive disorder, look at the Reserve forces's the organization and formation process and the Reserve forces's armed... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 24, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Accident prevention in agriculture in the ASL1 Abruzzo Local Health Service: protection facilities for tractors - Pompei D, Rossi R, Vecchiola R, Angelone AM, Fabiani L.
BACKGROUND: The ASL1 workplace prevention and safety service in Abruzzo has been conducting workplace inspections on agricultural and livestock farms in the province of L'Aquila since 2011, mainly in the areas of Avezzano, Sulmona and L'Aquila. The agricul... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - December 16, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Accident-prevention initiative needed for children under five - Lipley N.
The government is being urged to implement a nationwide programme to relieve pressure on emergency departments (EDs) by preventing accidental injuries to under-fives. Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - December 11, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Road accident prevention with instant emergency warning message dissemination in vehicular ad-hoc network - P G, P G.
A Road Accident Prevention (RAP) scheme based on Vehicular Backbone Network (VBN) structure is proposed in this paper for Vehicular Ad-hoc Network (VANET). The RAP scheme attempts to prevent vehicles from highway road traffic accidents and thereby reduces ... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - December 11, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Spatio-temporal accident analysis for accident prevention in relation to behavioral factors in driving: The case of South Anatolian Motorway - Kaygisiz, Düzgün, Yildiz A, Senbil M.
The objective of this paper is to utilize accident hotspots to anal... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - October 11, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

P.A.R.T.Y. an initiative for more risk awareness among young road users - Brockamp T, Koenen P, Mutschler M, Probst C, Bouillon B, Schmucker U.
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Accident prevention strategies aim to inform young people about risk-taking behavior and the consequences of trauma. The Prevent Alcohol and Risk-related Trauma in Youth (P.A.R.T.Y.) program is an accident prevention program that... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - July 4, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Safety Directors Keep Eye On Construction Sites
Contractors, builders and construction executives say accident prevention keeps costs and accidents down at work sites. Having a safety director on a job site could help prevent worker injuries, said Richard Hedgecock, the executive vice president of the Associated General Contractors Arkansas, the state's largest commercial construction trade association. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - April 20, 2015 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Assessing major accident risks to support land-use planning using a severity-vulnerability combination method: a case study in Dagushan Peninsula, China - Ma S, Zhang S, Yu C, Zheng H, Song G, Semakula HM, Chai Y.
This article aims at proposing a method to ass... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - March 28, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Happiness by Design by Paul Dolan and How We Are by Vincent Deary – review
Stuck in a rut? Imprisoned by habit? Two major books offer insights into how to be happy and when to make a major life changeA few years ago, in a survey conducted by an accident prevention charity, 80% of respondents admitted to going through life on autopilot: arriving at the end of a car journey with no memory of driving there, buying the same item twice without realising, even turning up at the office on a day off. The other 20% must have been lying or deluded. (Or just answering the survey on autopilot, perhaps?) To an unnerving extent – made clearer by ongoing research – we're all creatures of habit, spending our...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 27, 2014 Category: Science Authors: Oliver Burkeman Tags: Science and nature Psychology Books Culture Source Type: news