Application of systems thinking accident analysis methods: a review for railways - Ahmadi Rad M, Lefsrud LM, Hendry MT.
Accident analysis methods are used to identify contributory factors and the entire cause-effect process leading to an accident. The safety science literature has emphasized the suitability and popularity of systems thinking accident analysis methods, parti... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 6, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Behavioral and location-related antecedents of train suicides - Moritz S, Nguyen C, Jelinek L, Borsutzky S, Scheunemann J, Hegerl U, P üschel K, Gallinat J.
BACKGROUND: In the European Union, over 2000 suicides on railway premises were reported in 2020. Identifying individuals' behavioral and location patterns just before they die or attempt to die by train suicide (ITS) is critical for effective prevention of... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 6, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

CORR Insights ®: do utility-terrain or recreational off-highway vehicle crashes have a higher odds of amputation? - Sraj SA.
[The publisher has not provided an abstract for this article.] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 6, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Data-driven approaches for road safety: a comprehensive systematic literature review - Sohail A, Cheema MA, Ali ME, Toosi AN, Rakha HA.
Road crashes cost over a million lives each year. Consequently, researchers and transport engineers continue their efforts to improve road safety and minimize road crashes. With the increasing availability of various sensor technologies to capture road saf... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 6, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Developing an ensemble risk analysis framework for improving the safety of tower crane operations under coupled Fuzzy-based environment - Sadeghi H, Zhang X, Mohandes SR.
Even though some studies have focused on the contributing factors leading to the accidents stemming from tower crane operations, there has been a dearth of an inclusive risk analysis-based framework providing the safety decision-makers with a full picture ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 6, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Effect of S-shaped guardrails on pedestrian crowd flows in bottleneck areas - Chen H, Wang Y, Wang J, Li H, Jiang J, Ni L, Zhou R.
The influence of obstacle effects on personnel traffic flow is a hot topic in the evacuation field. However, research is lacking on the use of S-shaped guardrails in daily life. Based on previous studies, we placed two S-shaped guardrails in front of an ex... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 6, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Factor analysis of community-ranked built environment factors contributing to pedestrian injury risk in Kampala city, Uganda - Bayiga-Zziwa E, Nsubuga R, Mutto M.
BACKGROUND: Examining community perspective on an issue is not only a key consideration in research on road safety but also on other topics. There is substantial theoretical and empirical knowledge on built environment factors that contribute to pedestrian... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 6, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Fluctuations in pedestrian dynamics routing choices - Gabbana A, Toschi F, Ross P, Haans A, Corbetta A.
Routing choices of walking pedestrians in geometrically complex environments are regulated by the interplay of a multitude of factors such as local crowding, (estimated) time to destination, and (perceived) comfort. As individual choices combine, macroscop... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 6, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Formation and evolution mechanisms of truck overweight phenomenon in mainland China: systematic and historical perspectives - Jiang C, Hao C, Zeng M, Wang Y, Liu P.
Truck overweight is an important cause of truck safety accidents, which has been persistent in the course of more than 30  years of the road freight market reform in mainland China, despite persistent efforts to stem it. In this paper, the accident causati... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 6, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

From must to mindset: outcomes of human factor practices in aviation and railway companies - Teperi AM, Paajanen T, Asikainen I, Lantto E.
Human Factors (HF) aims to improve system performance, safety, and well-being. However, to promote their application more widely in the future, more evidence is needed of the outcomes of HF practices. We studied HF outcomes between 2000 and 2019 in two avi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 6, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Hazard identification for risk assessment using the PRA technique in the automotive industry - Rivera Dom ínguez C, Eduardo Ramírez Guadian J, Guerrero Lona J, Ivette Pozos Mares J.
The article presents a case study of an International Company of the Automotive Sector, which is dedicated to the manufacture of auto parts to supply the needs of Mexico, Brazil, the United States and China. It is important for the company to constantly im... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 6, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Human pose estimation based on lightweight basicblock - Li Y, Liu R, Wang X, Wang R.
Human pose estimation based on deep learning have attracted increasing attention in the past few years and have shown superior performance on various datasets. Many researchers have increased the number of network layers to improve the accuracy of the mode... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 6, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Human reliability assessment on building construction work at height: the case of scaffolding work - Li X, Guo Y, Ge F, Yang F.
The hybrid approach of CREAM (cognitive reliability and error analysis method), fuzzy theory and Bayesian network (BN) was constructed to analyze the reliability of scaffolding operators in this work. A construction site in Fuzhou City (Fujian Province, Ch... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 6, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Identifying effective risk management frameworks for complex socio-technical systems - Luther B, Gunawan I, Nguyen N.
The advent of truly complex systems inside the last two decades has invalidated the approach of now-antiquated risk management frameworks. Antiquated frameworks remain applicable to complicated systems but are ineffective when applied to systems that are m... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 6, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Improving smart cities safety using sound events detection based on deep neural network algorithms - Ciaburro G, Iannace G.
In recent years, security in urban areas has gradually assumed a central position, focusing increasing attention on citizens, institutions and political forces. Security problems have a different nature--to name a few, we can think of the problems deriving... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 6, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news