Effect of COVID-19 pandemic on incidence and mortality rate due to road traffic injury in Shiraz - Yadollahi M, Karajizadeh M, Bordbar N, Ghahramani Z, Shayan L.
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the effect of COVID-19 pandemic on the incidence and mortality rate of road traffic injuries in Shiraz, Iran. METHODS: This cross-sectional study was performed on the data of patients who admitted by road traffic accidents 18... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 24, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Pedestrians and Bicycles Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Healthcare expert explains when swallowing issues are more than an accident
LONDON — Many people have experienced the discomfort of food or a beverage accidentally going to the wrong place when swallowing. But swallowing issues sometimes become chronic and may be a sign of a health condition that should be treated. James East, M.D., a gastroenterologist at Mayo Clinic Healthcar e in London, explains why people can have difficulty swallowing and how to address the issue. The medical term for trouble swallowing is dysphagia. Rare experiences with it are… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - August 24, 2022 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Meghan Markle reveals son Archie's nursery caught fire in scary freak accident
The “Suits” alum and her husband, Prince Harry, were away at a speaking event when they got word there was a “fire in the baby’s room.” #meghanmarkle #alum #freakaccident #archie (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 23, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Development of an integrated fatigue measurement system for construction workers: a feasibility study - Seong S, Park S, Ahn YH, Kim H.
Construction workers working in physically and mentally challenging environments experience high levels of occupational fatigue, which is the primary cause of industrial accidents and illnesses. Therefore, it is very important to measure fatigue in real ti... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 23, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Crowd risk prediction in a spiritually motivated crowd - Harihara Subramanian G, Verma A.
Since time immemorial, India has hosted numerous religious gatherings and periodic events. Many of these events have been marred by crowd crushes and accidents. Human behavior being a complex phenomenon, can lead to complex behaviors. This makes the safety... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 23, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Egress, Escape, Evacuation, Crowds Source Type: news

A comparative study of management safety justice in Sub-Sahara Africa - Sharon JT, Fidelis EA, John SJ.
A 'just culture' in a high-risk work environment empowers workers to report unsafe acts because it always seeks to balance safety and accountability. It is a culture of trust and learning that guides management responses to accidents. The advantage of a ju... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 23, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Platform development of BIM-based fire safety management system considering the construction site - Yang Y, Sun Y, Chen M, Zhou Y, Wang R, Liu Z.
Fire at a construction site usually results in serious accidents. Therefore, fire management at the construction site is critical to decreasing possible accidents. However, conventional fire safety management can be problematic in many aspects, such as vis... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 22, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Driver fatigue detection method based on human pose information entropy - Li T, Zhang T, Zhang Y, Yang L.
Driver fatigue detection (DFD) is an effective method to prevent traffic accidents. The existing research on DFD using facial features is an effective and noninvasive fatigue detection method. However, this approach is affected by facial occlusions (glasse... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 22, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Pedestrian collision avoidance using deep reinforcement learning - Rafiei A, Fasakhodi AO, Hajati F.
The use of intelligent systems to prevent accidents and safety enhancement in vehicles is becoming a requirement. Besides, the development of autonomous cars is progressing every day. One of the main challenges in transportation is the high mortality rate ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 22, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Risks of accidents caused by the use of smartphone by pedestrians are task- and environment-dependent - Sobrinho-Junior SA, Almeida ACN, Ceabras AAP, Carvalho CLS, Lino TB, Christofoletti G.
Using smartphones during a task that requires an upright posture can be detrimental for the overall motor performance. The aim of this study was to determine the risks of accidents caused by the use of smartphones by pedestrians while walking in a controll... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 22, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

The effect of safety attitudes on coal miners' human errors: a moderated mediation model - Niu L, Zhao R.
With the advancement of digital technology, the operation scenarios and work of miners have changed. Although the rate of accidents caused by unsafe conditions is decreasing year by year, the rate of accidents caused by human errors is still high. To inves... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 22, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Driver route planning method based on accident risk cost prediction - Liao X, Zhou T, Wang X, Dai R, Chen X, Zhu X.
The number of cars on roadways around the world continues to increase year over year. However, the imbalance between traffic supply and demand has not only brought traffic congestion but also caused serious safety problems. To reduce travel risk, this stud... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 22, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Human reliability analysis in deep excavation projects using fuzzy Bayesian HEART-5M integrated method: case of a residential tower in north Tehran - Ghousi R, Khanzadi M, Esfahani MM.
OBJECTIVE. Numerous labourers lose their lives or suffer from injuries and disabilities yearly due to the lack of safety enforcement in construction projects and accidents caused by excavation collapses. The identification and ranking of human errors have ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 22, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

A novel dynamic lane-changing trajectory planning model for automated vehicles based on reinforcement learning - Yu C, Ni A, Luo J, Wang J, Zhang C, Chen Q, Tu Y.
Lane changing behavior has a significant impact on traffic efficiency and may lead to traffic delays or even accidents. It is important to plan a safe and efficient lane-changing trajectory that coordinates with the surrounding environment. Most convention... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 22, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

A survey on road hazardous material transportation accidents in Iran - Hajizadeh R, Koohpaei A, Khodaparast E, Taheri F.
In this study, after examining and analyzing road hazardous material transportation accidents, occurred over 5  years in Iran, the con... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 22, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news