England's GP crisis laid bare: A SIXTH of posts are vacant
Doctors have warned the staffing crisis means patients are not be getting the care they need and burnt out GPs are having to 'pick up the burden'. The results are from a snapshot poll of UK GPs. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 30, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Accidents in the chemical industry: an analysis of the HFACS-PEFE model to examine the role of human factors - George AS, Moideen N, Varghese S, Warrier A, Khan MS.
One of the most common causes of accidents in chemical industry is human error. In order to minimize the accident frequency and associated damage, a better understanding of the role played by human factor in such accident is prerequisite. The Human Factors... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 30, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Author correction: Review of autopsy reports of deaths relating to fire in South Australia 2000-2015 - Sully CJ, Walker GS, Langlois NEI.
The original version of this article unfortunately contained mistake. On page 182 in the 'Fire location and carboxyhemoglobin' level section, the mean carboxyhemoglobin in the transportation group should be 14.4% (not 19.9% as in the published paper).... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 30, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Implications of STAMP for warhead safety at AWE - Jones M.
STAMP (System-Theoretic Accident Model and Processes) is a relatively new approach to safety assessment methodology and post-accident cause analysis; its prime developer is Nancy Leveson of MIT. STAMP is a holistic system-level approach to overall organiza... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 29, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

A comparison of the epidemiology of isolated and non-isolated hand burns - Dargan D, Himmi G, Anwar U, Jivan S, Muthayya P.
Hand burns are common and treatment individualized, however given large volumes in some centers, pattern recognition may help optimize service provision. We performed a single center retrospective review from 2014 to 2018 of hand burns in patients aged 16 ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 29, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

A storm, an explosion, and flying rocks - an unusual injury due to a lightning strike in the mountains - Kosi Ĺ„ski S, Aleksandrowicz D, Serafinowicz Z.
BACKGROUND: Most injuries observed in victims of lightning strikes can be explained by electrothermal phenomena. Blast penetrating injuries caused by a lightning-strike-induced explosion of a nearby structure are rarely reported. CASE PRESENTATION: Here re... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 29, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Fire pathology in a military hospital using the FRAME technique - Kurd H, Valipour F, Zaroushani V, Pourtaghi G, Malmir Z.
Background and Aim: Hospitals are One of the vital and sensitive places as well as practical that maintaining their function in normal conditions and in times of crisis is one of the biggest concerns of health system managers. By using the principles of fi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 29, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Cognitive Dissonance in the Medical Profession
(MedPage Today) -- Since writing a cathartic post about being burned out, I've received supportive messages as well as concerned calls from friends and former colleagues. Some were worried about my well-being. Others agreed with the sentiments... (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 29, 2022 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Cost benefit analysis of fire safety systems in the ready-made garment industry: a case study - Asaduzzaman MD.
Fire safety has become a major concern in the ready-made garments (RMG) sector. encouraging the Government of Bangladesh and the garment industry to step forward to rebuild con- sumer confidence. This thesis gathered information on the cost-effectiveness o... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 28, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Evaluation of error across natural gas pipeline incidents - Williams DA, Glasmeier AK.
This paper demonstrates how qualitative analysis can be a novel means of investigating theories of error and causation in natural gas pipeline incidents. Qualitative analysis offers unique opportunities to understand process, interactions, and the role of ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 28, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

An embedded portable lightweight platform for real-time early smoke detection - Liu B, Sun B, Cheng P, Huang Y.
The advances in developing more accurate and fast smoke detection algorithms increase the need for computation in smoke detection, which demands the involvement of personal computers or workstations. Better detection results require a more complex network ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 27, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Post-traumatic stress disorder prevalence and sleep quality in fire victims and rescue workers in southern Brazil: a cross-sectional study - Bertolazi AN, Mann KC, Lima AVPB, Hidalgo MPL, John AB.
OBJECTIVES: This survey was conducted to evaluate the prevalence of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and the sleep quality in victims and rescue team of the third deadliest nightclub fire in the world. STUDY DESIGN: A cross-sectional study. ME... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 27, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Preparation and properties of magnesium phosphate cement-based fire retardant coating for steel - Dai X, Qian J, Qin J, Yue Y, Zhao Y, Jia X.
Magnesium phosphate cement (MPC) is a potential inorganic binder for steel coating due to setting and hardening rapidly, and bonding tightly with steel. NH(4)H(2)PO(4)-based MPC as a fire-retardant coating for steel was investigated in this work. MPC coati... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 27, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

A review of lithium-ion battery thermal runaway modeling and diagnosis approaches - Tran MK, Mevawalla A, Aziz A, Panchal S, Xie Y, Fowler M.
Lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries have been utilized increasingly in recent years in various applications, such as electric vehicles (EVs), electronics, and large energy storage systems due to their long lifespan, high energy density, and high-power density, ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 27, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

A virtual simulation experiment platform of subway emergency ventilation system and study on its teaching effect - Dong S, Yu F, Wang K.
For safety engineering majors, it is very important to cultivate the practical ability of professional talents. Due to the difficulty of conducting experiments in dangerous environments, a virtual simulation experiment teaching platform was established. Th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 27, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news