Possibilities for further development of the driver's seat in the case of a non-conventional seating positions - Porkolab L, Lakatos I.
The seat significantly contributes to driving safety. Ergonomic seats prevent physical strain and fatigue, so attention and concentration do not drop so quickly, which helps to avoid accidents. The article generally presents the development of seats used i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 15, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Impact of earthquakes on California's railways: a comprehensive correlation analysis of magnitude and hypocenter depths with infrastructure accident - Maneerat P, Rungskunroch P.
The seismic events have been suggested as one of the major causes of railroad infrastructure and facility damages in several rail networks located in active tectonic regions, such as California in the US. To prove if there is any correlation between the ra... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 15, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Estimating accident reduction rate after maritime traffic safety assessment using synthetic minority oversampling technique and machine learning algorithm - Won W, Lim M, Kang W.
This study was focused on deriving the MTSA-related accident reduction rate (ARR) required to calculate the safety benefits before and after expanding the scope of the system. By performing spatial analysis using geographic information system technology, M... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 15, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Decision intelligence-based predictive modelling of hard rock pillar stability using K-nearest neighbour coupled with grey wolf optimization algorithm - Kamran M, Chaudhry W, Taiwo BO, Hosseini S, Rehman H.
Pillar stability is of paramount importance in ensuring the safety of underground rock engineering structures. The stability of pillars directly influences the structural integrity of the mine and mitigates the risk of collapses or accidents. Therefore, as... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 15, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Data analysis of forklift defense system for digitized AI applications - Yuqian S, Baoliang W, Fengji W, Yanan X, Suxia Z, Siwei M, Juhui X, Lei W, Hongyu L.
PURPOSE: In recent years, vehicle accidents caused by forklift operations have been analyzed, mainly due to the presence of safety risks between people and vehicles during forklift operations. Firstly, the unsafe state of objects and the intrinsic safety o... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 15, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Treatment gap in mental health care for victims of road traffic accidents - Boelen PA, Eisma MC, de Keijser J, Lenferink LIM.
Road traffic accidents (RTAs) are among the most frequent negative life-events. About one in five RTA survivors is susceptible to posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Knowledge about needs for, and usage of, mental health services (MHSs) may improve optio... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 15, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Transabdominal impalement injury by an iron pipe - a case report - Itagaki Y, Sato N, Ohmine R, Ikushima T, Kaneko T, Shirosaki T, Tanaka H, Morimoto H, Fukuda N, Iimura Y, Hirano S.
Impalement injuries are rare and complex problems, often involving multiple organ injuries. An 18-year-old male was admitted to our emergency department after a car accident. Positioned in the right-side recumbent position, he had a 4.5  cm diameter pipe pe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 15, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The protective effect of MEWS-based graded nursing on the life safety of car accident patients - Jiang H, Qin L, Wang L, Jin Y, Gong L, Yang Y.
OBJECTIVE: To demonstrate the improvement effect of modified early warning score (MEWS)-based on graded nursing (different levels of care are given according to the assessment of the severity, seriousness, urgency and self-care ability of the patient) on t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 15, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Temporal abscess after bicycle accident: a rare cause: case report - Florian D, Wilken B, Martin K, Christina K, Kai-Olaf H, Filip B.
The most common reasons for emergency visits to a maxillofacial surgery department are infections and trauma to the mouth, jaw and face. Many infections of the facial area are of odontogenic origin. Furthermore, contaminated wounds or foreign bodies can al... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 15, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Interobserver variability in preclinical assessment of collision variables following traffic accidents - Hetz M, Rosch J, Unger T, Struck MF, Schaser KD, Kleber C.
PURPOSE: Traffic accidents persist as a leading cause of death. European law mandates the integration of automatic emergency call systems (eCall). Our project focuses on an automated injury prediction device for car accidents, correlating technical and epi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 15, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Turkey cable car accident: 174 people stranded in air rescued
One cable car hit a pole on Friday afternoon, sending its passengers plummeting to the mountainside below. The last of 174 people stranded in cable cars high above a mountain in southern Turkey were brought to safety on Saturday. The rescue operation was completed nearly 23 hours after one pod of…#turkey #tunektepe #antalya #eidalfitr #operations #istanbul #haticepolat #anadolu #anadoluagency #turkish (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 13, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cable car crash in Turkey kills one, leaves many stranded
Rescue efforts are ongoing for 184 people stranded on the cable car line, following an accident that left one dead and several wounded. One person died and seven were injured on Friday when a cable car pod struck a pole and burst open in southern Turkey, causing passengers to fall to the…#turkey #antalya #muhittinböcek #interior #aliyerlikaya #coastguard #turkish #muslim #konyaalti #tunektepe (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 13, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

EV repair costs are so high in the UK that minor accidents can total a car and send it to the junkyard:'It ’s instant death on these systems '
Electric car sales already are in a funk in key markets around the globe. Challenges finding enough repair technicians threatens to further stifle demand in the UK, where consumer uptake has stagnated for the better part of two years. A dearth of mechanics trained to handle the most advanced EV…#marcodistefano #axasas #darrennaughton #birmingham #thatchamresearch #imi #teslainc #leehouston #adac #norway (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 13, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Penetrating cardiac injury caused by multiple rib fractures following high-energy trauma: usefulness of the exploratory video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery - Tetsumoto K, Takayama M, Koyama T, Kayawake H, Saito M, Nakamura K, Takahashi Y, Hamakawa H.
BACKGROUND: Penetrating cardiac injuries are usually fatal and associated with poor survival rates. CASE PRESENTATION: A 69-year-old man was injured in a motor vehicle accident and suffered from left hemothorax and multiple rib fractures near the heart... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 13, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

An investigation into accidents in laboratories in universities in China caused by human error: a study based on improved CREAM and SPAR-H - He Y, Kuai NS, Deng LM, Wang ZL, Peng MJ.
Although considerable research has been devoted to improving safety in university laboratories, accidents, in that environment, have still occurred frequently at the cost of serious injury or even death of laboratory personnel. Currently, few Human Reliabi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 13, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news