Development of a head-weighted injury criterion for evaluation of multiple types of AIS 4+ injuries for vulnerable road users - Han Y, Wu H, Pan D, Su L, Shi L, Wang F.
In this study, a head-weighted injury criterion (HWIC(4)) was proposed for assessing the risk of head AIS 4+ injuries considering multiple injury t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 1, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Analysis of road accidents in two mixed industrial urban zones, using nested Poisson and Negative Binomial models - Eliane HGM, Angelica L.
This paper identifies the variables related to road accidents, by means of nested Poisson and Negative Binomial models, for two urban zones. In zone 1, mixed-industrial land use predominates, while zone 2 is a larger area than includes zone 1 and has mainl... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 1, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

Categorizing datasets of road traffic accidents in Oman spanning from 2012 to 2022 - Yahia HAM, Mohammed AA, Eissa T, Albrka SI, Ladin MA, Jashami H.
Road traffic accidents constitute the primary cause of fatalities associated with injuries and engender substantial economic ramifications for affected individuals, their families, and entire nations. The Sultanate of Oman, like other countries, suffers fr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 1, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

A thrift store called the cops after someone donated a WWII grenade they'd been using as a paperweight
The Abbotsford Police Department said in a statement on Tuesday that the donor had been using the grenade (not pictured) as a paperweight and had donated it by accident. Oleg Elkov via Getty Images A thrift store had a scare after someone donated a hand grenade. The donor told local police that…#olegelkov #wwii #ctvnews #valuevillage #oregon #stvinnie (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 1, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Jewelry at the Gym: Everyday Glam or Accident Waiting to Happen?
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Source: Reuters: Health - March 1, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Delirium: Conviction and Conundrum
“A new consult for delirium,” said the provider from the primary team. When I inquired,* the elicited details were reported in a rote but familiar fashion: Mr. A, a gentleman in his mid-70s with underlying dementia, had been admitted after a motor vehicle accident in which he was the passenger. He had sustained multiple broken ribs. During his initial week in the hospital, he had periods of worsening confusion and sometimes agitation, requiring frequent supervision. Since these behaviors impacted his care and brought about safety concerns, he received medication to help keep him calm. (Source: Caring for the Ages)
Source: Caring for the Ages - February 27, 2024 Category: Health Management Authors: Iva Neupane, Lucy Mukta Sharma Tags: We Are PALTC Source Type: news

Vice president ’s SUV was partially'airborne' during 2022 motorcade accident, records show
The back end of the vehicle carrying Vice President Kamala Harris “became momentarily airborne” after it struck a high curb during a 2022 motorcade accident in Washington, D.C., that initially was misreported to top Secret Service officials as “a mechanical failure,” records recently released to…#kamalaharris #chevrolet #suburban #secretservice #anthonyguglielmi #capitol #foggybottom #virginiaavenuenw #23rdstreetnw #secretservices (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 27, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Intelligent accident detection system by emergency response and disaster management using vehicular fog computing - Ramya Devi M, Lokesh S.
Traffic has increased significantly over the past few years as a result of an increase in the number of vehicles using the common routes. It has been noted that manually operating signals has grown to be difficult. The difficulties encountered during an ac... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 27, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Injury patterns of dead victims in accident cases traffic at the public hospital - Pellondo'u TEA, Novelyn S, Indrawan DA.
BACKGROUND: A traffic accident is an unexpected accident that occurs on the road, and traffic accidents can happen anywhere and cannot be predicted. Traffic accidents can involve car users, motorbike users, other means of transportation, and pedestrians. I... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 27, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Contributing factors to near-miss experiences of motorcyclists in Thailand: a random parameter probit model approach - Jomnonkwao S, Champahom T, Se C, Hantanong N, Ratanavaraha V.
Road accidents cause a large number of deaths, especially in Thailand. When considered in depth, motorcycles account for the highest percentage of fatalities. According to Heinrich's Safety Triangle Model, a decrease in near misses will reduce the number o... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 27, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Identifying the most informative variables to discriminate between fatal and non-fatal road accidents - Karla Rocha M, Jos é Anzanello M, Harumi Yamashita G, Caleffi F, Cybis H.
Road accidents account for millions of fatal and non-fatal victims worldwide each year, causing losses for victims and their families in many ways. Understanding the causes that differentiate fatal from non-fatal accidents is an essential topic in the area... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 27, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Modeling pedestrian behavior at urban signalised intersections using statistical-ANN hybrid approach - case study of New Delhi - Haque F, Ahmad Kidwai F.
Traffic crashes at intersections are major hazard all over the world. The victims of road crashes are mostly pedestrians. A large share of accidents can be related to unsafe crossing behavior by pedestrians. The accidents are mostly fatal for pedestrians e... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 27, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Tempo-categorization of road accident hotspots to enhance the problem diagnosis process and detect hidden hazardous locations - Babaei Z, Kunt MM.
Identifying roads' hazardous locations and solving their problems are key measures in traffic safety management. However, since the traditional hotspot identification (HSID) rests on the yearly-aggregated crashes, two problems appear: locations that become... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 27, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Underreporting of road traffic accidents: a bibliometric analysis from Web of Science database - Shah NWR, Zamzuri ZH.
According to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the 9th and 11th goals: "Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization, and foster innovation," and "Make cities and human settlements inclusive, s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 27, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Investigating the effects of POI-based land use on traffic accidents in Suzhou Industrial Park, China - Chung H, Duan Q, Chen Z, Yang Y.
The development of city transportation often promotes prosperity in urban economies, but it can also cause safety issues that adversely affect local residents. It is widely acknowledged that the built environment has a significant impact on traffic acciden... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 27, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news