Bilateral vertebral artery injury leads to brain death following traumatic brain injury: a case report - Irawany V, Nasution VAF, Amalia N.
BACKGROUND: Vertebral artery injury is a rare condition in trauma settings. In the advanced stages, it causes death. CASE: A 31-year-old Sundanese woman with cerebral edema, C2-C3 anterolisthesis, and Le Fort III fracture after a motorcycle accident was ad... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 18, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: TBI Source Type: news

Are helicopters safe? Aviation expert weighs in on factors behind notable crashes
From fatal crashes during U.S. military operations to high-profile accidents like the one that killed basketball star Kobe Bryant and his daughter, a string of incidents in recent years have raised questions in people’s minds about the safety of helicopters. John Goglia, a former member of the…#kobebryant #johngoglia #ntsb #johnyang (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 16, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Jeremy Renner Had “Great Chats” With Robert Downey Jr. While Recovering From Snowplow Accident
The Avengers assemble for each other when they’re in need. In a conversation with People, celebrating Robert Downey Jr.’s first Oscar win, Jeremy Renner opened up about how his co-star was there for him following his near-death experience after being run over by a snowplow. In the weeks after his…#avengers #robertdowneyjrs #jeremyrenner #icu #downey #facetime #renner #kingstown #oppenheimer #susandowney (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 16, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Jeremy Renner Says Robert Downey Jr. Kept His Spirits Up During Accident Recovery
Robert Downey Jr. checked in frequently with Jeremy Renner after the latter’s 2023 snowplow accident. In an interview with People, Renner joked that the Oscar-winning actor’s FaceTime calls felt “like we were dating or something.” “He’s like, ‘Dude, the most important thing is you look good. I…#robertdowneyjr #jeremyrenner #renner #downeyjr #kingstown #hawkeye #ironman #avengers (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 16, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Research on the dynamic model of emergency rescue resource-allocation systems for mine-fire accidents, taking liquid CO2 transportation as an example - Nie R, Wang Z.
After a mine-fire accident occurs, a large number of emergency resources need to be allocated to rescue those involved in the mine-fire accident. The allocation of emergency resources for mine-fire accidents has the characteristic of being a complex system... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 16, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Developmental differences in children's adaptation to vehicle distance and speed in street-crossing decision-making - Ma J, Shen Z, Wang N, Xiao X, Zhang J.
INTRODUCTION: Young children cannot effectively adapt their behaviors to vehicles at varied distances and speeds, which is a critical cause of road accidents. However, the impact of this crucial ability on children's street-crossing decision-making and the... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 16, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Interrelatedness of steering and lateral position parameters: recommendations for the assessment of driving performance - Xu J, Fard M, Zhang N, Davy JL, Robinson SR.
INTRODUCTION: Loss of attention leads to less steady driving within the lane and is one of the main causes of road accidents. To improve road safety, vehicle-based parameters such as steering wheel angle and lateral position are used to objectively assess ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 16, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome in heavy truck drivers: a Portuguese prospective cohort study - Pimentel C, Amorim D, Santos C, Macedo A, Feij ó S.
This study aims to estimate the prevalence of OSA and to identify the most frequent symptoms and comorbidities in heavy truck drivers. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 16, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Prevalence of anxiety, depression, and sleep disturbance among emergency nurses in  Oman - Al Mawaali Z, Abdelrahman H, Al Qadire M, Ballad CAC, Al Busafi S, Al Busaidi B, Al Mahari F, Al Balushi M, Al Rawahi I, Al Omari O, Almaawali M, Khalaf A.
This study examines anxiety, depression, and sleep prevalence and associa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 16, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Does the 80  km/h speed limit save lives in France? - Carnis L, Garcia C.
INTRODUCTION: Speeding is considered to be a major contributor to road fatalities and injuries worldwide. Inappropriate speeding behavior is associated with a high casualty burden. It could be responsible for at least 30% of road accidents. METHOD:... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 16, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Risk self-perception and occupational accidents - Garc ía-Mainar I, Montuenga VM.
This study analyzes the relationship between measures of occupational accidents and workers' perception of risk in the workplace using nationally representative data on workers' characteristics and a complete record of occupational accidents.... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 16, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

The role of organizational factors in promoting workers' health in the construction sector: a comprehensive analysis - Estudillo B, Forteza FJ, Carretero-G ómez JM, Rejón-Guardia F.
INTRODUCTION: The number of physical and mental problems caused by occupational accidents and diseases increases every year. To control them, the safety climate at work is a recognized critical factor. However, a widely applicable model to capture the safe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 16, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Safety: a collective and embedded competency. An ethnographic study of safety practices at an industrial workplace in the Netherlands - Biermann-Teuscher D, Thissen L, Horstman K, Meershoek A.
INTRODUCTION: Organizations place strong emphasis on the standardized occupational health and safety procedures to reduce work-related illnesses and workplace accidents. However, standardized procedures are not always followed up in daily work practices. O... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 16, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Self-reported cycling behavior and previous history of traffic accidents of cyclists - Rad EH, Kavandi F, Kouchakinejad-Eramsadati L, A śadi K, Khodadadi-Hassankiadeh N.
BACKGROUND: Cyclists are vulnerable traffic users and studying the cycling behavior of professional and elite cyclists, their previous history of traffic accidents combined with the current knowledge on high-risk behaviors of this group can be a useful bas... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 16, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Pedestrians and Bicycles Source Type: news

Influence of blind spot assistance systems in heavy commercial vehicles on accident reconstruction - K önig T, Paula D, Quaschner S, Schweiger HG.
Accidents between right-turning commercial vehicles and crossing vulnerable road users (VRUs) in urban environments often lead to serious or fatal injuries and therefore play a significant role in forensic accident analysis. To reduce the risk of accidents... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 15, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news