Driving risk identification of truck drivers based on China's highway toll data - Yang Z.
Dangerous or illegal driving may disrupt the traffic safety management of public security organs, damage road infrastructure, lead to traffic accidents, or result in economic losses. This paper proposes a framework based on China's highway toll data to ide... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 8, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Melatonin Overdoses Are Spiking In Young Kids
More adults are using melatonin to get to sleep at night. Unfortunately, that means more young children are finding their parents’ tablets and gummies and taking them by accident. A new analysis in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, which is published by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, finds that melatonin was responsible for a surprisingly large share of emergency-department visits—7%—among infants and young kids who accidentally ingested a medication from 2019 to 2022. During that time span, melatonin caused about 11,000 such incidents. [time-brightcove not-tgx=”tru...
Source: TIME: Health - March 7, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jeffrey Kluger Tags: Uncategorized medicine Source Type: news

Daylight Saving Time Is the Worst
On Sunday, March 10 at 2 a.m., the U.S. and about a third of the world’s other countries will set their clocks forward by one hour, which will make the sun seem to rise later in the morning and hang in the sky longer in the evening. I am not alone in dreading it. Plenty of people want nothing to do with the whole hoary practice. [time-brightcove not-tgx=”true”] It’s bad for health, bad for safety, bad for your mood, and just plain unpopular. But that doesn’t stop us from changing the clocks, pointlessly, twice a year. The ridiculous history of Daylight Saving Time The first push for ...
Source: TIME: Health - March 7, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jeffrey Kluger Tags: Uncategorized healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Mechanism and early warning of coal mine rockburst accident based on SD-STAMP-DEMATEL - Shi J, Wang S, Shao J.
As coal mines shift from shallow to deeper excavation, the number of mines facing the risk of rock burst disasters is gradually increasing. Rockburst, with their characteristics of vibration, suddenness, complexity, and unpredictability, make it increasing... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 7, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Extremity injuries in pillion riders of fatal 2-wheeler road traffic accidents: an autopsy-based study - Ayyappan S, Sukumar S, Chaudhari VA.
The extremities are the important anatomical regions that are disproportionately injured during road traffic accidents in poor and medium-income countries. The data regarding extremity injuries, particularly in pillion passengers, are minimal globally. We ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 7, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Traumatic uterine rupture: a rare complication of vehicle accidents - Azouz I, Souissi B, Ayadi M, Hakim H, Gassara H, Talbi S, Mahfoudh KB.
The rupture of the gravid uterus is a rare complication of trauma. It is reported in less than one percent of pregnant women who are victims of road accidents. The authors report the case of a 26-year-old nulliparous patient presented with a uterine ruptur... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 7, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Alcohol overuse causes 178,000 American deaths annually. Why is it so undertreated?
There is something that kills more Americans every year than drug overdoses, than guns, than car accidents. It’s legal, doesn’t require a background check to buy, is widely advertised, and if you’re 21, you can probably buy it at your corner store. It’s called alcohol. While cold beers, glasses of…#cdc #aud #carriemintz #washingtonuniversity #stlouis #vox #keithhumphreys #stanforduniversity #alcoholicsanonymous #fda (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 5, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Charlie “Griff” Griffin Dies: Boating Accident Takes Life Of ‘Wicked Tuna’ Captain And His Dog
Wicked Tuna Captain Charlie “Griff” Griffin and his dog Leila died on the Outer Banks in what is presumed to be a boating accident. The incident occurred some time between Sunday night, when the boat was reported missing, and Monday, when a boat and the body of a man and a dog were found near…#charliegriff #griffin #outerbanks #oregoninlet #coastguard #charliegriffin #leila #outerbanksvoice #uscoastguard #virginia (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 5, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

American Airlines just struck a huge deal to buy more 737 Max jets, the first major endorsement of Boeing since January's fiasco
American Airlines Group Inc. agreed to buy 260 short-haul aircraft that include a huge deal for Boeing Co. 737 Max jets, a key endorsement of the planemaker as it works through a crisis of confidence following a near-catastrophic accident in January. The order includes 85 Boeing Max 10 aircraft,…#boeingco #boeing #max #airbus #e175 #alaskaairlines #max10 #robertisom #devonmay #americanairlines (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 4, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Frustration control during driving using auditory false heart rate feedback - Ota K, Fujiwara K, Hiraoka T.
Drivers' frustration and anger during driving may be causes of aggressive driving, such as road rage, which can lead to accidents. Thus, development of a frustration control method is beneficial for preventing accidents. False heart rate (fHR) feedback is ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 4, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Management of a mass casualty incident according to the recommendations of the Federal Office of Civil Protection and Disaster Assistance and the principles of the Terror and Disaster Surgical Care Concept in a regional trauma center - Rauch L, Dotzer M, H ändl T.
Dealing with a mass casualty incident presents many challenges in the clinical and preclinical situation. There are various systems and structures to address this problem. In the present work, the management of the train accident near Garmisch-Partenkirche... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 4, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Exploring the effect of nudge approach on driver's willingness to use driver tracking - Li Y, Zhang J, Lu Y, Jiang Y.
Driver tracking has the potential to improve driving skills and reduce traffic accidents. Nudging drivers toward the widespread utilization of driver tracking holds significant potential for enhancing traffic safety. Nudge approach gained popularity by cha... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 4, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Lightweight accident detection model for autonomous fleets based on GPS data - Papadopoulos A, Sersemis A, Spanos G, Lalas A, Liaskos C, Votis K, Tzovaras D.
Autonomous Vehicles (AVs) will be the future of automotive including both the Public and the Private Transportation. One of the major concerns of the corresponding research community is the safety of the AVs. Considering this, a lightweight accident detect... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 4, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Technological prospecting of patents related to monitoring accidents due to falls in hospitals - Alves RC, Colichi RMB, Lima SAM.
OBJECTIVES: to map the production of technologies aimed at monitoring falls in a hospital environment protected by registered patents. METHODS: a technological prospecting of international patents, with a quantitative approach, with search carried ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 4, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Rank order impedimentsto first responder care on road traffic accident victims among the auto rickshaw drivers of a selected district of Karnataka - Vinish V, Chakrabarty J, Vijayan S, Shashidhara YN, Nayak BS, Kulkarni M, Noronha JA.
BACKGROUND: The mortality rate of road traffic accidents (RTAs) is high in India. RTAs lead to disability and mortality in young adults in the country. It is a global problem as approximately 1.24 million deaths occur annually worldwide because of RTAs. In... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 4, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news