Ex-US Sen. Mike Enzi of Wyoming dies after bicycle accident
Enzi died peacefully Monday surrounded by family and friends, former Enzi spokesman Max D’Onofrio said. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Former Senator Mike Enzi dies after being injured in bicycle accident
Former Wyoming senator Mike Enzi died on Monday after he was seriously injured in a bicycle accident last week. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

This Vermont Utility Is Revolutionizing Its Power Grid to Fight Climate Change. Will the Rest of the Country Follow Suit?
Visitors entering a code-locked central control room at Green Mountain Power (GMP)’s Colchester, Vt., headquarters instinctively lower their voices, whispering in deference to operators relaying orders from behind semicircular clusters of screens. It’s an intimidating space; one side of the black-walled room is taken up by a display showing a sprawling, yellow-lit maze of connections and symbols: a map of electricity flowing across the local grid. Technicians here have the daunting job of managing that vast, interconnected network; controlling hundreds of breaker switches; monitoring solar and hydroelectric ele...
Source: TIME: Science - July 26, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Alejandro de la Garza/Panton, Vt. Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

UF Health Jax CEO Leon Haley dies in watercraft accident
Haley was a leader in the area's response to the Covid-19 pandemic. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 26, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Timothy Gibbons Source Type: news

Regulators Pressure AirBnB, Vrbo After Another Child Dies in Elevator Accident
Title: Regulators Pressure AirBnB, Vrbo After Another Child Dies in Elevator AccidentCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/23/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/26/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - July 26, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Millard County I-15 crash: 6 dead after sandstorm causes 20 vehicle accident
A sandstorm in Millard County caused a crash on I-15 Sunday that left at least six people dead and multiple others injured, the Utah... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fauci backed virus experiments 'despite pandemic risk' + more
Anthony Fauci Backed Virus Experiments ‘Despite Pandemic Risk’ (Natural News) The Australian reported: America’s top medical adviser for the coronavirus, Anthony Fauci, argued that the benefits of experimenting on contagious viruses – manipulating and heightening their infectious potency – was worth the risk of a laboratory accident sparking a pandemic. In previously unreported remarks, Dr. Fauci supported the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Jeremy Farrar: ‘A September 2020 lockdown would have saved a lot of lives’
The Wellcome Trust director and Sage member on what politicians and scientists got right and wrong on Covid and why we need an immediate public inquiryCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageJeremy Farrar is the director of the Wellcome Trust, a former professor of tropical medicine at the University of Oxford and a member of the Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (Sage). He has just published his account of the Covid crisis –Spike: The Virus vthe People - in which he attacks the government for delaying a lockdown last autumn and describes the scientific and medical efforts that went ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 25, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Andrew Anthony Tags: Coronavirus Infectious diseases Microbiology Medical research Science Politics books Chris Whitty Patrick Vallance Source Type: news

Impact of neighborhood environment on pedestrian route selection among elementary schoolchildren in Korea - Lee S, Lee MH.
Previous studies on the walking environment of elementary school students have focused on physical factors such as traffic accidents, safety, and the neighborhood environment. However, scholars have yet to consider the behavioral characteristics of element... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Analysis of traffic accidents in selected period in the Žilina Region and proposal of security measures - Molovčáková N, Adamová V, Soltes V.
The article deals with the analysis of traffic accidents for a certain period in 2020 with a comparison with the year 2019. The basis is the evaluation for the specified period in 2020 for the whole of Slovakia and also for the Žilina region. It further a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Study of maritime accidents with hazardous substances involved: comparison of HNS and oil behaviours in marine environment - Galierikov á A, Dávid A, Materna M, Mako P.
Due to the continuous development of the chemical industry as well as the ever-increasing demand for raw materials, trend of maritime transport of chemicals and hazardous substances has significantly increased in recent decades. This growth results in a ri... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Universal firefighter sensor for dangerous road tunnel environment - Buj ňák M, Pirník R, Nemec D, Hruboš M.
This article deals with the issue of detecting and measuring the concentration of dangerous substances in the road tunnel during an accident, in order to minimize the risk to the firefighter during the intervention. The article also includes the design and... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Survivors of avalanche accidents: posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms and quality of life: a multicentre study - L éonard C, Charriau-Perret A, Debaty G, Belle L, Ricard C, Sanchez C, Dupré PM, Panoff G, Bougerol T, Viglino D, Blancher M.
BACKGROUND: As any traumatic event, avalanches could trigger psychological disorders on survivors. Our objectives were to determine the prevalence of post-traumatic stress disorder among avalanche survivors and to evaluate post-traumatic stress disorder ri... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Assessment of the influence of technology-based distracted driving on drivers' infractions and their subsequent impact on traffic accidents severity - Garc ía-Herrero S, Febres JD, Boulagouas W, Gutiérrez JM, Mariscal Saldaña M.
Multitasking while driving negatively affects driving performance and threatens people's lives every day. Moreover, technology-based distractions are among the top driving distractions that are proven to divert the driver's attention away from the road and... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

A rare survival case of blunt left ventricular rupture caused by a low-energy pedestrian collision with a stationary forklift: a case report - Zhu H, Zhang C, Zhao W, Xu X, Shi Y, Zhao G.
Blunt cardiac rupture (BCR) is a rare injury with a high mortality rate. It is usually caused by high-energy traumatic accidents, such as motor vehicle collisions. For the first time, we report a rare case of BCR caused by a pedestrian collision with a sta... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage occurring while driving and road traffic accidents - Inamasu J, Nakatsukasa M, Nakae S.
Several human activities such as defecation are known to trigger aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (aSAH).1 While car drivers may experience stress-induced blood pressure elevation as high as 20 mmHg,2 there has been no scientific evidence that driving tr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Use of the method of operational analysis in the framework of technological safety of emergency work - Ballay M, Sventekov á E.
Rail crossings are unique in the world of transport and the intervention of members of the Fire and Rescue Corps is also unique in the event of an accident on them. The article describes the use of the method of operational analysis within the technologica... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

A new inverse data envelopment analysis approach to achieve China's road transportation safety objectives - Chen L, Gao Y, Li MJ, Wang YM, Liao LH.
The number of fatalities in road traffic accidents shows a gradual upward trend in recent years, and this has brought great pressure on the realization of China's safety objectives. Meanwhile, how to make a scientific and feasible path for achieving the sa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Application of close-range photogrammetry in documenting the location of an accident - Stehel S, Verta ľ P, Demčáková L.
The article analyzes the possibilities of using photogrammetric methods in the inspection of the traffic accident scene by the Police. Experts in the field of road transport often carry out ex post inspections of the traffic accident scene using photogramm... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Classification and prediction of driving behaviour at a traffic intersection using SVM and KNN - Karri SL, De Silva LC, Lai DTC, Yong SY.
Road accidents occur at traffic signals, even though traffic patrolling and awareness are increased. Accidents occurred at traffic signal junctions are a significant proportion in the overall reported road accidents. Usually, when the drivers approaching t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Development of test system for forensics investigation of collision between vehicle and pedestrian - Bern át J, Vertaľ P, Demčáková L.
The traffic accidents between vehicles and vulnerable road users have fatal consequences in the most cases. Despite the development of active and passive vehicle safety and significant progress in the use of autonomous systems, there is still a need to pay... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Reduction of pedestrian accidents - automated road vehicles - Zavodjan čík T, Kasanický G, Demčáková L.
The number of traffic accidents is decreasing thanks to measures taken by the government and also by car manufacturers. However, despite the measures, thousands of people die on the roads every year. The most vulnerable group of road users are pedestrians.... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Scenarios involving accident-damaged electric vehicles - Geisbauer C, W öhrl K, Lott S, Nebl C, Schweiger HG, Goertz R, Kubjatko T.
Electrically propelled cars will play a major role on the streets, not only in the far, but also in the near future. In this work, an overview on the possible risks arising from electric vehicles is given that involves electrical, chemical and thermal haza... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Sequential deep learning from NTSB reports for aviation safety prognosis - Zhang X, Srinivasan P, Mahadevan S.
In this paper, we apply a set of data-mining and sequential deep learning techniques to accident investigation reports published by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) in support of the prognosis of adverse events. Our focus is on learning with... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Traffic accident risk factor identification based on complex network - Chen Y, Deng Y.
Identifying the risk characteristics of traffic accidents is of great significance for in-depth understanding and promotion of traffic safety. 85 serious traffic accidents were selected from the road traffic accident liability certification and serious acc... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Usage of digital evidence in the technical analysis of traffic collisions - Katar ína M, Gustáv K, Ján P.
The contribution deals with the basic principles of operation of EDR technology and the further process of obtaining and using data for the reconstruction of an accident. One of the many devices that leave a digital evidence is the EDR memory module, which... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Virtual modelling of the crash cushion operation with projected destruction - Demyanushko IV, Karpov IA, Mikheev PS, Mukhametova AA.
The article discusses a technique for virtual modeling of the process of deformation and fracture of the structure of a crash cushion, which is used to protect the places of road works, which occurs when a car hits the device during a road accident. The pe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Challenges influencing the safety of migrant workers in the construction industry: a qualitative study in Italy, Spain, and the UK - Shepherd R, Lorente L, Vignoli M, Nielsen K, Peir ó JM.
The construction industry is notoriously high risk for accidents, injuries, and deaths, particularly for non-national or migrant workers, who comprise a significant proportion of the workforce. This paper presents an international, qualitative study focuse... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Sectoral patterns of accident process for occupational safety using narrative texts of OSHA database - Suh Y.
The narrative text analytics has recently focused on identifying an accident process in the various fields of safety such as manufacturing, construction, chemicals, and service. In particular, narrative texts allow finding multiple accident factors and typ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Traffic accident monitoring information system of the selected region - Kmet R, Kvet M.
Road infrastructure is an integral part of every individual, whether as a driver of a motor vehicle, a pedestrian or a cyclist. Road safety therefore directly affects life, health, property as well as the environment of society. The intensity of road traff... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Accident and innovation in construction industry: learning by doing to prevent accidents and improve the production - Diniz Fonseca E.
The development of construction processes and systems aimed at technological innovations that can effectively contribute to the evolution of the construction process of a building is currently a reality. The aim of this study is to analyze the interaction ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Regulators Pressure AirBnB, Vrbo After Another Child Dies in Elevator Accident
FRIDAY, July 23, 2021 -- The death of another child between a residential elevator's inner and outer doors has prompted the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to call on Airbnb and other vacation rental platforms to alert customers to... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 23, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Regulators Pressure AirBnB, Vrbo After Another Child Dies in Elevator Accident
FRIDAY, July 23, 2021 -- The death of another child between a residential elevator's inner and outer doors had prompted the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to call on Airbnb and other vacation rental platforms to alert customers to... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 23, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

New York Jets assistant coach Greg Knapp dies from injuries suffered in bike accident
New York Jets assistant Greg Knapp, a well-traveled NFL coach who worked with Pro Football Hall of Famer Steve Young and... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Jets assistant coach Greg Knapp, 58, dead following tragic bicycling accident
New York Jets assistant coach Greg Knapp has died after being struck by a car while riding a bicycle in California over the weekend. He was 58. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Jets assistant coach Greg Knapp, 58, dead after bike accident
New York Jets assistant coach Greg Knapp died after a bike accident over the weekend. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study: Wearable camera reduces collision risk in blind, visually impaired
A wearable computer vision device may help reduce collisions and other accidents in the blind and visually impaired, a study published Thursday by JAMA Ophthalmology found. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - July 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NTU Singapore scientists develop tougher, safer bicycle helmets using new plastic material
(Nanyang Technological University) Researchers from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore), in collaboration with French specialty materials leader Arkema, have developed a tougher, safer bicycle helmet using a combination of materials. The new helmet prototype has higher energy absorption, reducing the amount of energy transferred to a cyclist's head in the event of an accident and lowering the chances of serious injury. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Researchers develop tool that may help in understanding inaccuracy in eyewitness testimony
(University of Toronto) Researchers at the University of Toronto have developed an innovative tool to aid in the investigation of how we perceive and remember visual experiences. The new tool, referred to as a " scene wheel, " will help researchers study how accurately we construct mental representations of visual experiences for later retrieval -- for example, how well an eyewitness recalls details of a crime or an accident. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

New York Jets assistant coach Greg Knapp battling life-threatening injuries from bicycle accident
New York Jets assistant coach Greg Knapp is battling life-threatening injuries suffered in a bicycling accident Saturday near his home... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Using snakes to monitor Fukushima radiation
(University of Georgia) Ten years after one of the largest nuclear accidents in history spewed radioactive contamination over the landscape in Fukushima, Japan, a University of Georgia study has shown that radioactive contamination in the Fukushima Exclusion Zone can be measured through its resident snakes. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - July 20, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Mat George, She Rates Dogs Podcast Co-Host, Dead at 26 After Hit-and-Run Accident
Popular podcast host, Mat George, was killed after being struck by a car in Los Angeles, the star's co-host shared in a statement on Twitter. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Asphyxia caused by delayed subglottic stenosis after neck trauma - Shen Y, Li K, Chen P, Yu Y, Chen F.
Delayed subglottic stenosis (SGS) is an unusual complication. Here, we report a particular case of delayed SGS. A 17-year-old female suffered extensive injuries including severe neck trauma in a car accident, and complained of dyspnea after 30  days. Trach... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Drowning, Suffocation Source Type: news

3 men charged over 2018 fatal Missouri tourist boat accident
A local prosecutor on Friday filed a total of 63 felony criminal charges against three employees over a July 2018 tourist boat accident... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pilot falls to death in Vermont hot air balloon accident
Four passengers were in the hot air balloon, Vermont State Police said. All of them survived. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Busted Ankle? What's Better, a Cast or Brace?
WEDNESDAY, July 14, 2021 -- Modern, flexible boots may be just as good as old-school plaster casts when it comes to treating broken ankles, new research suggests. Often related to sports, traffic accidents or falls, broken ankles can be simple... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 14, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Infected nonunion of the tibia due to paenibacillus turicensis in a healthy young adult after an all-terrain vehicle accident - Schade M, French CN.
We present the case of a 19-year-old man with an open fracture of the tibia and fibula secondary to an accident with an all-terrain vehicle. He underwent operative excisional irrigation, debridement, and fixation on the day of injury. His course was compli... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Man wrongly declared dead by paramedics until TV crew spots his body bag moving
(Natural News) Although medical mistakes are surprisingly common, most of us can’t imagine a trained medical professional erroneously declaring us dead when we’re actually alive – but that’s exactly what happened following a Brazilian road accident. When 71-year-old street food vendor Raimundo Nonato Santana da Silva became ill while riding his motorcycle around the Brazilian... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Epidemiological analysis of burn injuries in children during the first COVID-19 lockdown, and a comparison with the previous five years - Charvillat O, Plancq MC, Haraux E, Gouron R, Klein C.
BACKGROUND: Child burns rank among the most frequent domestic accidents in France. COVID-19 lockdown between March 16th and May 11th of 2020 increased time spent at home by children. MATERIAL: This retrospective, observational study described the epidemiol... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Direct costs associated to occupational accidents in Baja California, Mexico - Pati ño-Tamez A, Hernández-Barba C, Quiñones-Montelongo KA, Soria-Rodríguez CG.
BACKGROUND: Occupational accidents represent an important problem that affects workers, families, society, industry, social security institutions and the nation as a whole, which affects directly the global economy. OBJECTIVE: To assess the direct ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news