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Association of poultry processing industry exposures with reports of occupational finger amputations: results of an analysis of OSHA Severe Injury Report (SIR) data - Nevin RL, Bernt J, Hodgson M.
OBJECTIVE: This analysis was conducted to identify industry exposures strongly associated with reports of finger amputation. METHODS: Reports of severe occupational injuries in the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Severe Injury ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

AnkG hemizygous mice present cognitive impairment and elevated anxiety/depressive-like traits associated with decreased expression of GABA receptors and postsynaptic density protein - Liu C, Zhang L, Wu J, Sui X, Xu Y, Huang L, Han Y, Zhu H, Li Y, Sun X, Qin C.
Recent genome-wide association studies (GWAS) of patient populations and genetic linkage assessments have demonstrated that the ankyrin-G (AnkG) gene is involved in neuropsychiatric disorders, including bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and Alzheimer's dise... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Decompressive craniectomy in the management of intracranial hypertension after traumatic brain injury: a systematic review and meta-analysis - Zhang D, Xue Q, Chen J, Dong Y, Hou L, Jiang Y, Wang J.
We aim to perform a systematic review and meta-analysis to examine the prognostic value of decompressive craniectomy (DC) in patients with traumatic intracranial hypertension. PubMed, EMBASE, Cochrane Controlled Trials Register, Web of Science, http://clin... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

An analogy between socioeconomic deprivation level and loss of health from adverse effects of medical treatment in England - Lunevicius R, Haagsma JA.
BACKGROUND: The purpose of this study was to show whether and how levels, trends and patterns obtained from estimates of premature deaths from adverse effects (AEs) of medical treatment depended on the deprivation level in England over the 24-year period, ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

A case of enterobiasis presenting as post-traumatic-stress-disorder (PTSD): a curious case of the infection with predominant mental health symptoms, presenting for the first time in the settings of a refugee camp - Karamitros G, Kitsos N, Athanasopoulos F.
Enterobiasis (oxyuriasis) is a common infection in human caused by  Enterobius vermicularis (E. vermicularis), a human intestinal helminth. Because of the easy way of its transmission among people, it has an extremely high prevalence in overcrowded condit... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Driver's mental workload prediction model based on physiological indices - Yan S, Tran CC, Wei Y, Habiyaremye JL.
Developing an early warning model to predict the driver's mental workload (MWL) is critical and helpful, especially for new or less experienced drivers. The present study aims to investigate the correlation between new driver's MWL and their work performan... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and fatal accidents in aviation medicine - Laukkala T, Bor R, Budowle B, Sajantila A, Navathe P, Sainio M, Vuorio A.
BACKGROUND: Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder with symptoms of inattention and/or hyperactivity-impulsivity that interfere with functioning and/or development. ADHD occurs in about 2.5% of adults. ADHD can be ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Comparison of START and SALT triage methodologies to reference standard definitions and to a field mass casualty simulation - Silvestri S, Field A, Mangalat N, Weatherford T, Hunter C, McGowan Z, Stamile Z, Mattox T, Barfield T, Afshari A, Ralls G, Papa L.
OBJECTIVES: We compared Sort, Assess, Lifesaving Intervention, Treatment/Transport (SALT) and Simple Triage and Rapid Treatment (START) triage methodologies to a published reference standard, and evaluated the accuracy of the START method applied by emerge... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

The effect of post-traumatic stress disorder on the risk of developing prescription opioid use disorder: results from the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions III - Hassan AN, Foll BL, Imtiaz S, Rehm J.
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the effect of baseline post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and each symptoms cluster on the risk of developing opioid use disorder (OUD) in those exposed to opioid painkillers and to assess the effect of comorbid PTSD and OUD on fu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Association of socioeconomic status with consumption of cigarettes, illicit drugs, and alcohol - Marzban M, Hadji M, Gholipour M, Rashidian H, Rezaianzadeh A, Hasanzadeh J, Haghdoost AA, Rahimi-Movaghar A, Ghiasvand R, Moradi A, Khavari-Daneshvar H, Weiderpass E, Kamangar F, Zendehdel K.
INTRODUCTION AND AIMS: Socioeconomic Status (SES) is considered as one of the important factors associated with use of various drugs. The present study aimed to investigate the effect of SES on cigarette smoking, alcohol use, drug use, and passive exposure... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Association of religion and cultural tradition with alcohol use among some tribal communities of Arunachal Pradesh, India - Chaturvedi HK, Bajpai RC, Tiwari P.
Arunachal Pradesh, a land of high mountains and dense forest, is home to many tribal communities, which comprise two thirds of the state's population. Alcohol is one of the common addictive substances used traditionally among them despite much awareness ab... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Effects of childhood trauma exposure and cortisol levels on cognitive functioning among breast cancer survivors - Kamen C, Scheiber C, Janelsins M, Jo B, Shen H, Palesh O.
Cognitive functioning difficultiesin breast cancer patients receiving chemotherapy are common, but not all women experience these impairments. Exposure to childhood trauma may impair cognitive functioning following chemotherapy, and these impairments may b... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Clout or doubt? Perspectives on an infant mental health service for young children placed in foster care due to abuse and neglect - Turner-Halliday F, Kainth G, Young-Southward G, Cotmore R, Watson N, McMahon L, Minnis H.
Despite knowledge about the profound effects of child abuse and neglect, we know little about how best to assess whether maltreated children should return home. The effectiveness of the New Orleans Intervention Model (NIM) is being tested in a randomized c... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Adherence to diurnal cortisol sampling among mother-child dyads from maltreating and nonmaltreating families - Valentino K, De Alba A, Hibel LC, Fondren K, McDonnell CG.
There has been increasing interest in evaluating whether interventions for child maltreatment can improve and/or prevent child physiological dysregulation via measurement of diurnal cortisol. The assessment of diurnal cortisol typically involves the home-b... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

The construction and psychometric properties of the questionnaire for online sexual solicitation and interaction of minors with adults - G ámez-Guadix M, De Santisteban P, Alcazar MÁ.
The objective of this study was to develop a questionnaire to assess the online sexual solicitation and interactions of minors with adults in order to document the extent of this problem. The questionnaire was constructed in four phases: (a) a review of th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Cycle tracks and parking environments in China: learning from college students at Peking University - Yuan C, Sun Y, Lv J, Lusk AC.
China has a historic system of wide cycle tracks, many of which are now encroached by cars, buses and bus stops. Even with these conditions, college students still bicycle. On campuses, students park their bikes on facilities ranging from kick-stand-plazas... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Associations between anxious and depressive symptoms and the recognition of vocal socioemotional expressions in youth - Morningstar M, Dirks MA, Rappaport BI, Pine DS, Nelson EE.
The current study examined the associations between internalizing symptoms and adolescents' recognition of vocal socioemotional expressions produced by youth. Fifty-seven youth (8-17  years old, M = 12.62, SD = 2.66; 29 anxious, 28 nonanxious; 32 femal... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

A cluster-randomized trial of a middle school gender violence prevention program: design, rationale, and sample characteristics - Abebe KZ, Jones KA, Ciaravino S, Ripper L, Paglisotti T, Morrow SE, Grafals M, Van Dusen C, Miller E.
INTRODUCTION: High rates of adolescent relationship abuse (ARA) and sexual violence (SV) reported among adolescents point to the need for prevention among middle school-age youth. This is a cluster randomized controlled trial to test an athletic coach-deli... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

A biomarker of anxiety in children and adolescents: a review focusing on the error-related negativity (ERN) and anxiety across development - Meyer A.
BACKGROUND: Anxiety disorders are the most common form of psychopathology and often begin early in development. Therefore, there is interest in identifying neural biomarkers that characterize pathways leading to anxiety disorders early in the course of dev... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The epidemic of despair among white americans: trends in the leading causes of premature death, 1999-2015 - Stein EM, Gennuso KP, Ugboaja DC, Remington PL.
OBJECTIVES: To evaluate trends in premature death rates by cause of death, age, race, and urbanization level in the United States. METHODS: We calculated cause-specific death rates using the Compressed Mortality File, National Center for Health Sta... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Seeing it both ways: openness to experience and binocular rivalry suppression - Antinori A, Carter OL, Smillie LD.
Openness to experience is characterised by flexible and inclusive cognition. Here we investigated whether this extends to basic visual perception, such that open people combine information more flexibly, even at low-levels of perceptual processing. We used... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Sensing and Response Issues Source Type: news

The impact of negative life events on attempted suicide in rural China - Liu Y, Zhang J.
This study aims to explore the impact of negative life events (NLEs) on attempted suicide in a Chinese cultural setting. The sample comprised 791 suicide attempters and an equal number of controls matched on age, sex, and location from selected rural count... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Rural and Agricultural Issues Source Type: news

Right-wing ideology: positive (and negative) relations to threat - Choma BL, Hodson G.
Threat has traditionally been conceptualized as a cause or consequence of right-wing ideologies. We argue that the relation is bidirectional and that conceptually pairing right-wing ideologies with threat might be too simplistic and potentially inaccurate.... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Intrapersonal variability in interpersonal perception in romantic relationships: biases and accuracy - Sadikaj G, Moskowitz DS, Zuroff DC.
We examined whether intrapersonal variability in the perception of partner's behavior, perception spin, was related to partner's intrapersonal variability in behavior, behavioral spin, and was associated with biases in the perception of negative affect. Ni... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Implicit-explicit evaluative discrepancies in depression and information seeking - Johnson IR, McDonough-Caplan H.
The present work examines whether discrepancies in implicit and explicit evaluations of depression predict discrepancy-relevant information seeking. Specifically, we predicted that as discrepancy in implicit and explicit evaluations of depression increased... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Happiness as an additional antecedent of schadenfreude - Jung KH.
The current study examined whether dispositionally happy individuals feel less happiness when another person experiences a misfortune. Happy individuals are known to be less vulnerable to upward comparison information. In addition, schadenfreude is elicite... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Cognitive, emotional, and motivational consequences of dehumanization - Zhang H, Chan DKS, Xia S, Tian Y, Zhu J.
In the current experiments, we examined the cognitive, emotional, and motivational consequences of being mechanistically (Study 1) and animal-istically (Study 2) dehumanized, and explored the moderating role of self-esteem in these effects. In Study 1, rec... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

A meta-analysis of correlations between depression and first person singular pronoun use - Edwards TM, Holtzman NS.
Depression is a burden. We discuss how theories, identification, assessment, and treatment of depression are at least partially tied to the correlation between first person singular pronoun use and individual differences in depression. We conducted a meta-... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Producing colorblindness: everyday mechanisms of White ignorance (erratum) - Mueller JC.
The following errors were discovered. These have been corrected in the original article.10.1093/socpro/spw061...On page 12, in the second paragraph, the text should have read "Analyzing race scholars' white privileging discourse Glenn Bracey (2017) advance... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Power increases anchoring effects on judgment - Lammers J, Burgmer P.
Four experiments test the impact of power (versus powerlessness) on anchoring effects. Anchoring refers to the tendency to assimilate one's judgment to a previously considered numeric standard. Based on the notion that power facilitates the activation of a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Hansel's ghost: resurrection of the experimenter fraud hyppothesis in parapsychology (Editorial) - Palmer JO.
As regular JP readers are aware, Stokes is a frequent critic of psi research, but this is the first time I had seen him make a push for the experimenter fraud hypothesis. Indeed, the hypothesis has been out of fashion at least since the early 1980s. Starti... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Leisure routine and positive attitudes: age-graded comparisons of the path to happiness - Bailey AW, Kang HK, Schmidt C.
An abundant amount of research has helped to identify predictors and inhibitors of happiness. Happiness, defined as positive affect and subjective well-being, has been associated with demographics (Lyubomirsky, King,& Diener, 2005), job satisfaction (Weis... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Program and Other Evaluations, Effectiveness Studies Source Type: news

Combinatorial psycho-pharmacological approaches for the treatment of abnormal aggression - Golden SA, Takahashi A.
Neuropsychopharmacology accepted article preview online, 17 August 2017. doi:10.1038/npp.2017.174. Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Program and Other Evaluations, Effectiveness Studies Source Type: news

ICD-11 gaming disorder: needed and just in time or dangerous and  much too early? - van den Brink W.
In their debate contribution, Aarseth et  al. (2016) strongly argue against the proposal of WHO ICD-11 (International Classification of Diseases, 11th revision) to include Gaming Disorder as a new diagnostic category emphasizing the fact that no consensus ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

The spatial diffusion of counterterrorist legislation, 1970-2011 - Shor E.
Ostensibly, nations adopt counterterrorist legislation in response to terrorist attacks and/or in an attempt to prevent future attacks. Yet, recent data on global historical trends suggest a decoupling of counterterrorist legislation and actual terrorist a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

The effects of the GAA15 on lower extremity injury incidence and neuromuscular functional outcomes in collegiate Gaelic games - Schlingermann BE, Lodge CA, Gissane C, Rankin PM.
The purpose of this Observational Analytical Cohort Study was to assess the effectiveness of an injury prevention programme (IPP) - GAA15 (Gaelic Athletic Association 15) - on the incidence of injury in collegiate Gaelic games. 131 Gaelic games players (me... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Restoring the promise of Brown: using state constitutional law to challenge school segregation - Hilbert J.
I. INTRODUCTION On November 5, 2015, seven families filed a class action lawsuit challenging theracial and socioeconomic segregation in their public schools. This potentially transformative case with national implications, Cruz-Guzman v. State of Minnesota... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Geographic variation in empathy: a state-level analysis - Bach RA, Defever AM, Chopik WJ, Konrath SH.
Empathy is often studied at the individual level, but little is known about variation in empathy across geographic regions and how this variation is associated with important regional-level outcomes. The present study examined associations between state-le... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Are conservatives more sensitive to threat than liberals? It depends on how we define threat and conservatism - Crawford JT.
The motivated social cognition and negativity bias perspectives each posit that threat is especially related to political conservatism, such that threat causes people to adopt politically conservative beliefs, and that political conservatives are especiall... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

"Afraid of walking home from the 'L' at night?" the politics of crime and race in racially integrated neighborhoods - Doering J.
This article examines 25 years of electoral campaigning for the position of city council rep... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Erratum to: Dog bite injuries to humans and the use of breed-specific legislation: a comparison of bites from legislated and non-legislated dog breeds - Creedon N, Ó Súilleabháin PS.
[This corrects the article DOI: 10.1186/s13620-017-0101-1.]. Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

The effects of exercise on a choice reaction time task in individuals with post-concussion syndrome - Ramautar SA, Prangley AA, Cinelli ME.
PURPOSE: To assess cognitive performance differences pre- and post-exercise in individuals without concussion (non-concussed, NC) and individuals with post-concussion syndrome (PCS). METHODS: A total of 30 participants completed a choice reaction t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Non-human origins of human perception in the pre-Pleistocene - Hoffmann GC, Gordon MS.
In this essay we argue that the human perceptual and sensory mechanisms, which have been described as part of the emergence of our species during the Pleistocene, are part of a much earlier evolutionary trend. Evidence for the pre-human development of our ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

New biomarker stars for traumatic brain injury - Ichkova A, Badaut J.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

High demand for psychotherapy in patients with inflammatory bowel disease - Klag T, Mazurak N, Fantasia L, Schwille-Kiuntke J, Kirschniak A, Falch C, Goetz M, Malek NP, Enck P, Wehkamp J.
BACKGROUND: The relative contribution of psychological factors to the onset and course of inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) is a matter of constant debate since its beginning, as is the clinical need and the efficacy of psychotherapeutic interventions. How... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Effect of travel speed on the visual control of steering toward a goal - Chen R, Niehorster DC, Li L.
Previous studies have proposed that people can use visual cues such as the instantaneous direction (i.e., heading) or future path trajectory of travel specified by optic flow or target visual direction in egocentric space to steer or walk toward a goal. In... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

ACTN3 R577X polymorphism is associated with the incidence and severity of injuries in professional football players [soccer] - Myosotis M, Sarah V, Claudia C, Francesco P, Paolo C, Xu Y, Nir E, Cal ò CM.
OBJECTIVE: The ACTN3 R577X gene variant results in the absence of the α-actinin-3 protein in ∼18% of humans worldwide and has been associated with athletic performance and increased susceptibility to eccentric muscle damage. The aim of this study was to... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

The effect of helmet materials and simulated bone and tissue layers on bullet behaviour in a gelatine model of overmatch penetrating head injury - Mahoney PF, Carr DJ, Miller D, Teagle M.
The aim of this work was to simulate an overmatch ballistic event against a head wearing a helmet. The experiments were designed to understand how layers of bone (or synthetic bone), synthetic skin and currently used helmet materials influence the behaviou... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Notes from the field: Death of a farm worker after exposure to manure gas in an open air environment - Wisconsin, August 2016 - Shutske JM, Larson RA, Schaefer DM, Binversie LY, Rifleman S, Skjolaas C.
On August 15, 2016, at approximately 6:30 a.m., a previously healthy male employee of a Wisconsin beef farm was found dead near the edge of an outdoor 60,400 square foot (1.4 acre) manure storage basin (Figure). The basin was approximately 15 feet (4.6 met... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Assessment of work-related accidents associated with waste handling in Belo Horizonte (Brazil) - Mol MP, Pereira AF, Greco DB, Cairncross S, Heller L.
As more urban solid waste is generated, managing it becomes ever more challenging and the potential impacts on the environment and human health also become greater. Handling waste - including collection, treatment and final disposal - entails risks of work... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news