Search for dissertations about: "accidents"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 260 swedish dissertations containing the word accidents.

  1. 1. Learning from accidents Experience feedback in practice

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Anna-Karin Lindberg; KTH.; [2010]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Experience feedback; learning from accidents; incidents; near-accidents; CHAIN model; communication; dissemination; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen;

    Abstract : Experience feedback from accidents is important for preventive work in companies, authorities and other organisations. This thesis focused on experience feedback from accidents that take place in everyday life, in our neighbourhoods, in our workplaces, in our schools, in traffic and transportation. READ MORE

  2. 2. Accidents between pedestrians, bicyclists and motorized vehicles: Accident risk and injury severity

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Höskuldur R.G. Kröyer; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2015]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; pedestrians; Accidents; bicyclists; exposure; risk; consequence; speed; age.;

    Abstract : The aims of this work are to better understand (1) the relation between exposure and the risk of an accident between pedestrians and motorized vehicles and between bicyclists and motorized vehicles occurring at urban intersections and (2) how the speed environment and the victim´s age relate to the injury severity/outcome once a pedestrian or a bicyclist has been struck by a motorized vehicle. Cross sectional studies are used, and the relations are analyzed using multinomial logit models, negative binomial regression and other statistical methods. READ MORE

  3. 3. Valuation and pricing of traffic safety

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitetsbibliotek

    Author : Gunnar Lindberg; Örebro universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Value of statistical life; Marginal cost pricing; External cost; Risk elasticity; Pricing policies; Traffic accidents; Railway accidents; Heavy goods vehicle accidents; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of six essays covering the topic of valuation and pricing of accidents. In the first essay a theory of the external marginal cost of accidents is presented. The external cost is dependent on the value of statistical life, the proportion internal cost and the so called risk elasticity, i.e. READ MORE

  4. 4. The human factor in game-vehicle accidents : a study of drivers' information acquisition

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Lars Åberg; Uppsala universitet.; Högskolan Dalarna.; [1981]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi; driver animal accidents;

    Abstract : The problem of game-vehicle accidents is discussed in terms of drivers' strategies for visual search in driving. To find possible measures for reducing the number of wildlife accidents, four studies were undertaken. READ MORE

  5. 5. Cerebrovascular accidents associated with aortic manipulation during cardiac surgery

    University dissertation from Umeå : Kirurgisk och perioperativ vetenskap

    Author : Patrik Boivie; Umeå universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Surgery; aortic atherosclerosis; aortic cannulation; aortic cross-clamp; cardiac surgery; cerebral protection; cerebrovascular accidents; epiaortic ultrasound; intra-aortic filter; Kirurgi; MEDICINE Surgery; MEDICIN Kirurgi; Thoracic and Cardivascular Suregery; kirurgi; särskilt thoraxkirurgi;

    Abstract : Background: Despite the successful development in cardiac surgery, cerebrovascular accidents (CVA) remain a devastating complication. Aortic atherosclerosis has been identified as a major risk factor for CVA. READ MORE