Search for dissertations about: "Accident prevention"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 53 swedish dissertations containing the words Accident prevention.

  1. 1. Having a New Pair of Glassess Applying Systemic Accident Models on Road Safety

    University dissertation from Institutionen för datavetenskap

    Author : Yu-Hsing Huang; Erik Hollnagel; Pietro Carlo Cacciabue; [2007]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; accident model; road safety; accident prevention; accident analysis; TECHNOLOGY Information technology Computer science Cognitive science; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Informationsteknik Datavetenskap Kognitionsvetenskap;

    Abstract : The main purpose of the thesis is to discuss the accident models which underlie accident prevention in general and road safety in particular, and the consequences of relying on a particular model have for actual preventive work. The discussion centres on two main topics. READ MORE

  2. 2. Serious occupational injuries by "accidents" possible means of prevention and injury mitigation

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Torgny Jarl; Umeå universitet.; [1989]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Occupational; accident; injury; prevention; personal safety equipment; emergency action; commercial vehicles;

    Abstract : An analysis of the circumstances preceding severe occupational injuries as a consequence of impacts has shown that well-known risks are of great importance in 75 per cent of the cases. This indicates that the subjective cause "neglect" is common. The negligence is distributed to the same extent among employers as among employees. READ MORE

  3. 3. Slip and fall risk on ice and snow : : identification, evaluation and prevention

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Chuansi Gao; [2004]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Industrial Work Environment; Industriell produktionsmiljö; Winter sport; Gait; Dynamic balance; EMG; Experience; Usability; Coefficient of friction; Footwear; Systems model; Ergonomics; Safety; Accident; Risk; Ice and snow; Slip and fall;

    Abstract : Slip and fall accidents and associated injuries on ice and snow are prevalent among outdoor workers and the general public in winter in many regions of the world. To understand and tackle this multi-factorial problem, a multidisciplinary approach was used to identify and evaluate slip and fall risks, and to propose recommendations for prevention of slips and falls on icy and snowy surfaces. READ MORE

  4. 4. Societal risk and safety management Policy diffusion, management structures and perspectives at the municipal level in Sweden

    University dissertation from Karlstad : Karlstads universitet

    Author : Anna Johansson; Karlstads universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; societal risk and safety management; risk management; safety management; safety work; risk governance; policy implementation; planning; injury; accident; risk; safety; security; health; public health; prevention; promotion.; Public Health Science; Folkhälsovetenskap;

    Abstract : This compilation thesis investigates risk and safety management at the Swedish local governmentallevel. It sets special focus on municipal implementation of overall international and nationalstrategies and objectives regarding holistic, cross-sectorial and multi-strategic risk and safetywork, and the prevention of accidents and injuries. READ MORE

  5. 5. Snowmobile, motorcycle and moose-car accidents aspects on injury control

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Ulf Björnstig; Umeå universitet.; [1985]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Injury; accident; prevention; snowmobile; motorcycle; moose-car collision;

    Abstract : Injuries related to snowmobiles, motorcycles and moose-car collisions have increased. The aim of the present thesis was to analyse mechanisms and consequences in fatal and non-fatal accidents of these types, and to penetrate possible preventive measures.SnowmobilesThe median age of the injured was 30 and of the killed 32, males pre­dominating. READ MORE