Paralyzed Minnesota doctor returns to work after injuring his spine
Dr Daniel Grossman, 37, an ER doctor at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, has returned to work months after a biking accident left him paralyzed from the waist down. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kentucky sues WALGREENS for promoting opioid epidemic
(Natural News) On October 26, 2017, President Trump declared the opioid epidemic a national public health emergency, and with good reason: Overdoses linked to opioid abuse are the leading cause of death among Americans younger than 50, killing over 64,000 people in 2016 – more than either gun or vehicle accident deaths, and taking lives... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Many wildlife-vehicle collisions preventable
(University of Waterloo) A new study from the University of Waterloo has found that Ontario could save millions by implementing simple measures to help prevent vehicle accidents involving wildlife. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - June 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

The different effects of personality on prosocial and aggressive driving behaviour in a Chinese sample - Shen B, Ge Y, Qu W, Sun X, Zhang K.
Dangerous driving behaviours, as a direct cause of accidents and death, are the focus of considerable research attention. However, unlike unsafe driving behaviours, few studies have explored safe driving behaviours and their effects on road traffic. This s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Characteristics of older cyclists (65+) and factors associated with self-reported cycling accidents in the Netherlands - Engbers C, Dubbeldam R, Brusse-Keizer MGJ, Buurke JH, de Waard D, Rietman JS.
Cycling supports the mobility, health and independency of the ageing population. However, older cyclists have an increased injury risk. On average, the risk of older people to sustain an injury in a cycling accident is three times higher per cycling kilome... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Cycling under the influence of alcohol in Germany - Huemer AK.
Cyclists have a relatively high risk of being injured in traffic accidents. In Germany, statistics have shown that cyclists injured in police-reported traffic accidents are often found to have cycled with high blood alcohol levels. Relevant research has di... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Bayesian network and bow tie to analyze the risk of fire and explosion of pipelines - Bilal Z, Mohammed K, Brahim H.
As accidents were and still one of the main reasons standing behind the increasing rates of casualties such as death, injuries, and evacuations, the constant improvement of safety measures especially in the field of hydrocarbons remains a major concern. Th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

A review of competencies in tunnel fire response seen from the first responders' perspectives - Nj å O, Svela M.
Norway has an increasing number of long and complicated road tunnel designs, which can be defined as complex sociotechnical systems. To avoid major accidents and fire situations, knowledge about the fire safety is required by both the fire and rescue servi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Virtual reality and cognitive-behavioral therapy for driving anxiety and aggression in veterans: a pilot study - Zinzow HM, Brooks JO, Rosopa PJ, Jeffirs S, Jenkins C, Seeanner J, McKeeman A, Hodges LF.
Within the U.S. military, motor vehicle accidents (MVAs) are the leading cause of preventable morbidity and mortality. Prior combat exposure and anxiety symptoms are associated with risky and aggressive driving, which is responsible for over half of MVA fa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Failure analysis of a ropeway accident focussing on the wire rope's fracture load under lateral pressure - Piskoty G, Affolter C, Sauder M, Nambiar M, Weisse B.
The bi-cable reversible aerial ropeway had been built as a winch system exclusively for goods transport. During upwards transport the winch was brusquely stopped by the operator. This caused the winch rope to slack and eventually to fracture at the moment ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Improving aircraft safety and reliability by aircraft maintenance technician training - Dalkilic S.
Aircraft maintenance is one of the primary causes or contributing factors in aircraft accidents. It is clear that proper training of Aircraft Maintenance Technicians (AMTs) will avoid failures, reduce maintenance related accidents, improve safety and relia... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Barriers and facilitators to voluntary reporting and their impact and safety culture - Darveau K, Hannon D.
OBJECTIVE: Determine barriers and facilitators to effective voluntary reporting system (VRS) operation.BACKGROUND: As human error accounts for a larger portion of accidents and incidents in high-risk industries, federal agencies that define regulat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Gaming disorder recognised by World Health Organisation
WHO releases new International Classifications of Diseases Related items fromOnMedica Video gaming may improve child development Cell phone fixation puts children at risk of accidents, study shows Longer screen time may increase children ’s risk of diabetes Gaming addiction gets disease classification status (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - June 19, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

After law change, Greek medicinal users hope to enter cannabis business
XYLOKASTRO, Greece (Reuters) - Konstantinos Syros turned to cannabis 26 years ago after a motorcycle accident left him with deformed arm and debilitating pain that conventional treatments could not assuage. For years he had to buy it illegally. Now, he plans to grow it himself. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Changes in risk perception of the health effects of radiation and mental health status: the Fukushima Health Management Survey - Suzuki Y, Takebayashi Y, Yasumura S, Murakami M, Harigane M, Yabe H, Ohira T, Ohtsuru A, Nakajima S, Maeda M.
After the Fukushima nuclear power plant accident, numerous evacuees reported poor mental health status and high-risk perceptions of the health effects of radiation. However, the temporal associations between these variables have not yet been examined. Usin... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Pilot flying and pilot monitoring's aircraft state awareness during go-around execution in aviation: a behavioral and eye tracking study - Dehais F, Behrend J, Peysakhovich V, Causse M, Wickens CD.
OBJECTIVE: Examination of the performance and visual scanning of aircrews during final approach and an unexpected go-around maneuver.BACKGROUND: Accident and incident analyses have revealed that go-around procedures are often imperfectly performed ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

The potential risk of toxoplasmosis for traffic accidents: a systematic review and meta-analysis - Gohardehi S, Sharif M, Sarvi S, Moosazadeh M, Alizadeh-Navaei R, Hosseini SA, Amouei A, Pagheh A, Sadeghi M, Daryani A.
Toxoplasmosis is a prevalent infectious disease. Although most people infected by Toxoplasma gondii are asymptomatic, evidence has suggested that this disease might affect some aspects of a host's behavior and associate with schizophrenia, suicide attempt,... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Biopsychosocial factors associated with non-recovery after a minor transport-related injury: a systematic review - Samoborec S, Ruseckaite R, Ayton D, Evans S.
BACKGROUND: Globally, road transport accidents contribute significantly to mortality and burden of disability. Up to 50 million people suffer a transport-related non-fatal injury each year, which often leads to long-term disability. A substantial number of... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Prevalence of acute stress disorder among road traffic accident survivors: a meta-analysis - Dai W, Liu A, Kaminga AC, Deng J, Lai Z, Yang J, Wen SW.
BACKGROUND: Road traffic accident (RTA), an unexpected traumatic event, may not only lead to death and serious physical injuries, but also could put survivors at an increased risk for a wide range of psychiatric disorders, particularly acute stress disorde... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

An investigation on fatality of drivers in vehicle-fixed object accidents on expressways in China: using multinomial logistic regression model - Peng Y, Peng S, Wang X, Tan S.
This study aims to identify the effects of characteristics of vehicle, roadway, driver, and environment on fatality of drivers in vehicle-fixed object accidents on expressways in Changsha-Zhuzhou-Xiangtan district of Hunan province in China by developing m... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Data on the determinants of the risk of fatalities, serious injuries and light injuries in traffic accidents on interurban roads in Spain - Gonz ález MPS, Sotos FE, Ponce ÁT.
This article describes the data collection used to analyse the risk of fatalities and injuries resulting from traffic accidents on interurban roads in the provinces of Spain from 1999 to 2015. The database includes data on different factors related to acci... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Duty of notification and aviation safety-a study of fatal aviation accidents in the United States in 2015 - Vuorio A, Budowle B, Sajantila A, Laukkala T, Junttila I, Kravik SE, Griffiths R.
After the Germanwings accident, the French Safety Investigation Authority (BEA) recommended that the World Health Organization (WHO) and European Community (EC) develop clear rules for the duty of notification process. Aeromedical practitioners (AMEs) face... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Job strain in public transport drivers: Data to assess the relationship between demand-control model indicators, traffic accidents and sanctions - Useche S, Montoro L, Cendales B, G ómez V.
This Data in Brief (DiB) article examines the association between the Job Demand-Control (JDC) model of stress and traffic safety outcomes (accidents and sanctions) in public transport drivers (n = 780). The data was collected using a structured sel... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

A changing work environment
High on the conference agenda when delegates from UNISON’s water, environment and transport service group gathered in Brighton today was the importance of retaining flexible working practices; tackling stress and mental health in the workplace; and the risk to workers in the water industry psed by staff cuts. John Wilkinson from United Utilities spoke of a work culture where staffing levels have been cut to the bone. “There is a race to the bottom culture which is placing the health and safety of workers at risk,”  he declared. Other issues raised included the push toward e-learning and home working ...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - June 17, 2018 Category: Food Science Authors: Tony Braisby Tags: Article 2018 Water Environment and Transport Conference 2018 WET Conference Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about Freon poisoning
Chemicals used as cooling agents in refrigeration and air-conditioning units can be deadly if inhaled. This rarely occurs by accident, but some people inhale these chemicals, commercially known as Freon, to get high. Read on to find out about the dangers and what to do if someone shows signs of refrigerant poisoning. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Emergency Medicine Source Type: news

Biologist reveals surprising insights into the effects of nuclear accidents on wildlife
(Natural News) On April 26, 1986, the world was rocked by the Chernobyl disaster, one of the worst nuclear accidents in history. Massive amounts of radioactive materials were launched into the atmosphere from one of the graphite reactor cores, forcing people living nearby to evacuate their homes by the thousands. Now, almost four decades later,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Riders Plunge 34 Feet, 6 Injured in Florida Roller Coaster Derail
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Two roller coaster riders fell 34 feet (10 meters) when their car derailed and was left dangling from the track, and firefighters used ladders to pull eight others to safety high above the Daytona Beach Boardwalk. In this Thursday, June 14, 2018 photo a Daytona Beach Fire Department ladder is extended over a roller coaster that derailed in Daytona Beach, Fla. (Lola Gomez /The Daytona Beach News-Journal via AP) "The front car which was holding four passengers completely came off the tracks," said Daytona Beach Fire spokeswoman Sasha Staton. Two of the four fell from the Sand Blast...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - June 15, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Associated Press Tags: Rescue & Vehicle Extrication News Source Type: news

Riders Plunge 34 Feet, 6 Injured in Florida Roller Coaster Derail
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Two roller coaster riders fell 34 feet (10 meters) when their car derailed and was left dangling from the track, and firefighters used ladders to pull eight others to safety high above the Daytona Beach Boardwalk. In this Thursday, June 14, 2018 photo a Daytona Beach Fire Department ladder is extended over a roller coaster that derailed in Daytona Beach, Fla. (Lola Gomez /The Daytona Beach News-Journal via AP) "The front car which was holding four passengers completely came off the tracks," said Daytona Beach Fire spokeswoman Sasha Staton. Two of the four fell from the Sand Blast...
Source: JEMS Operations - June 15, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Associated Press Tags: Rescue & Vehicle Extrication News Source Type: news

Automatic railway traffic object detection system using feature fusion refine neural network under shunting mode - Ye T, Wang B, Song P, Li J.
Many accidents happen under shunting mode when the speed of a train is below 45 km/h. In this mode, train attendants observe the railway condition ahead using the traditional manual method and tell the observation results to the driver in order to avoid da... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Assessing general aviation pilots' understanding of aviation weather products - Darveau K, Hannon D.
OBJECTIVE: Determine barriers and facilitators to effective voluntary reporting system (VRS) operation.BACKGROUND: As human error accounts for a larger portion of accidents and incidents in high-risk industries, federal agencies that define regulat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

Assessing general aviation pilots' understanding of aviation weather products - Blickensderfer B, Lanicci J, Guinn TA, King J, Ortiz Y, Thomas R.
The objective of this article was to develop a written examination to assess general aviation (GA) pilots' understanding of aviation meteorology products.BACKGROUND: Although the number of accidents in GA flight continues to decrease ove... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

The Water's Great. Just Don't Overlook Safety.
FRIDAY, June 15, 2018 -- More than a half million people are treated for swimming-related accidents in the United States in a given year. With pools, lakes and beaches open, it's tempting to fling yourself into the water. But don't dive in unless... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 15, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Caring for your bones: Prevent breaks by exercising and taking in more calcium and vitamin D
(Natural News) While injuries are unavoidable, this doesn’t mean that you can’t take measures to prevent them. As a prepper, you can’t afford to get injured because it can severely affect your mobility. Before SHTF, you can minimize the chance of getting into accidents and suffering from fractures/broken bones by increasing bone strength and density. You... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Should Planes Have Locking Overhead Bins To Protect Passengers From Themselves?
Passengers do not respond rationally to aircraft accidents, putting their luggage before their lives. Would locked overhead bins solve this problem? (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - June 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Marisa Garcia, Contributor Source Type: news

The pyramid of injury: estimation of the scale of adolescent injuries according to severity - Han H, Park B, Park B, Park N, Park JO, Ahn KO, Tak YJ, Lee HA, Park H.
OBJECTIVES: Due to their developmental characteristics, adolescents have a higher probability than other age groups of experiencing injuries caused by accidents, violence, and intentional self-harm. The severity and characteristics of injuries vary by the ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Biomechanical simulation of eye-airbag impacts during vehicle accidents - Shirzadi H, Zohoor H, Naserkhaki S.
Airbags are safety devices in vehicles effectively suppressing passengers' injuries during accidents. Although there are still many cases of eye injuries reported due to eye-airbag impacts in recent years. Biomechanical approaches are now feasible and can ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Judgment of the morality of an individual responsible for a fatal workplace accident involving subordinates - Paruzel-Czachura M, Dobrowolska M.
BACKGROUND: The aim of the study was to verify the hypothesis that additional information about the perpetrator responsible for the death of subordinates at the workplace may influence the assessment of morality. The article contains the results of an empi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Necrotizing fasciitis after a watercraft accident - Fukui N, Delman M, Vinh TN, Djurkovic S.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Work-related injuries resulting in death in Chile: a cross-sectional study on 2014 and 2015 registries - Bachelet VC.
OBJECTIVE: To characterise work-related fatal events that occurred in Chile in 2014 and 2015 in workers covered by the Occupational Accidents and Professional Disease No 16.744 Act. DESIGN: Cross-sectional on registries of the Chilean Worker's Heal... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

An evidence based method to calculate pedestrian crossing speeds in vehicle collisions (PCSC) - Bastien C, Wellings R, Burnett B.
Pedestrian accident reconstruction is necessary to establish cause of death, i.e. establishing vehicle collision speed as well as circumstances leading to the pedestrian being impacted and determining culpability of those involved for subsequent court enqu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

UCLA Kidney Transplant Program leads the nation in numbers — and vision
All kidneys are pink. The human beings in which they ’re housed can have various skin colors, attend various places of worship, have various political affiliations and live in various parts of the country. But their kidneys? They are all, quite simply, pink.No one knows this better than transplant professionals, including kidney transplant doctors, who have transformed the field of organ donation over the past few decades — not to mention the nation’s acceptance of it. In 2017, physicians in the United States performed almost 20,000 kidney transplants, according to data from the U.S. Department of He...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - June 11, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Disability Claimant Capable Of Performing Sedentary Work, Judge Determines
OAKLAND, Calif. - A California federal judge on May 11 determined that a disability insurer properly denied a claimant long-term disability benefits under a plan's any-occupation standard because the evidence supports the insurer's finding that the claimant was capable of performing sedentary work (Dave Nagy v. Hartford Life and Accident Insurance Co., et al., No. 16-5309, N.D. Calif., 2018 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 80278). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Disability Insurance Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Disability Insurance Legal News - June 11, 2018 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Cause Of Disability Incorrectly Classified As Sickness Rather Than Injury
PHOENIX - An Arizona federal judge on May 29 granted an insured's motion for summary judgment after determining that a disability insurer incorrectly classified the insured's disability as resulting from a sickness rather than from an accidental injury because the insured was not totally disabled by a pre-existing degenerative disc disease until after the accidental injury occurred (Thomas Scott Wood v. Provident Life and Accident Insurance Co., No. 17-2330, D. Ariz., 2018 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 89056). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Disability Insurance Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Disability Insurance Legal News - June 11, 2018 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Breach Of Fiduciary Claim Dismissed; Recovery Of Benefits Is Adequate Remedy
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - An Alabama federal judge on May 30 granted a disability insurer's motion to dismiss a claimant's breach of fiduciary duty claim after determining that the claim seeking recovery of benefits under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act provides an adequate remedy to the claimant (Carol H. Stewart v. Hartford Life& Accident Insurance Co., No. 17-1423, N.D. Ala., 2018 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 89508). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Disability Insurance Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Disability Insurance Legal News - June 11, 2018 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Alcohol intoxication progressively impairs drivers' capacity to detect important environmental stimuli - Plawecki MH, Koskie S, Kosobud A, Justiss MD, O'Connor S.
RATIONALE: Alcohol intoxication impairs driving skills, leading to an increased frequency of accidents and crash fatalities. Inebriation may specifically impair environmental vigilance, reducing the driver's capacity for attention to stimuli that are relev... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Preparation and psychometry of a safety assessment questionnaire for urban gas stations - Yari S, Pouyakian M, Jafari MJ, Alipour A, Varmazyar S.
Background and Objective: Gas stations are the major component of the petroleum supply in a country. Few organizations are overlooking the safety status of gas stations using their specific guidelines and regulations. Numerous gas station accidents have de... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Investigating frequency and factors affecting traffic accidents leading to injury or death in the selected hospitals of Mazandaran Province, in 2013 - Mahmodi G, Talarposhti MA.
Background and Objectives:Traffic accidents are a problem in the medical community that can cause irreversible injuries and impose heavy costs on societies. Therefore, this study aims to identify the frequency of traffic accidents that lead to death and in... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

'Little wake turbulence, huh?' Applying a contemporary model of learning and memory to the American Airlines Flight AA587 accident - Sherwin L, Naweed A.
Loss of control has become a leading cause of aviation accidents and human error is often recorded as the cause in favour of other factors. This has the effect of downgrading the significance of corrective actions to address deeper systemic issues, and ser... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

A moving human body causes fatal blunt trauma: an unusual traffic accident - Thierauf-Emberger A, Lickert A, Pollak S.
In urban traffic accidents, mainly pedestrians and cyclists are at risk of being injured and killed. Lethal injuries are usually caused by the immediate impact of a car or a tram. This paper presents a fatal accident without any direct contact with a motor... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

An interactive model among potential human risk factors: 331 cases of coal mine roof accidents in China - Tong R, Zhai C, Jia Q, Wu C, Liu Y, Xue S.
In order to explore optimal strategies for managing potential human risk factors, this paper developed an interactive model among potential human risk factors based on the development processes of accidents. This model was divided into four stages, i.e., r... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news