Search for dissertations about: "accidents"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 346 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 Kröyer; [2015]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Accidents; pedestrians; 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. A method for analysing the traffic process in a safety perspective

    University dissertation from Department of Traffic Planning and Engineering, Lund Institute of Technology

    Author : Åse Svensson; [1998]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; intermediate method; Accidents; pedestrian safety; safety hierarchy; severity; traffic conflicts; interaction; road user behaviour; traffic safety; traffic process; time to accidents; safety indicators; surrogate measures;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to extend the traffic safety assessment concept to also include normal road user behaviour, thus not only exceptional behaviours such as accidents and serious conflicts. The goal is to provide a framework for a more thorough description and analysis of safety related road user behaviour in order to better understand the traffic safety processes. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. 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