Search for dissertations about: "major incident"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 96 swedish dissertations containing the words major incident.

  1. 1. Saving lives during major underground mining incidents : becoming prepared for a collaborative response

    Author : Sofia Karlsson; Magnus Hultin; Britt-Inger Saveman; Lina Gyllencreutz; Erna Danielsson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Major incidents; preparedness; collaboration; underground mine fires; emergency medical service; rescue service; mining company; full-scale exercises; collaboration project;

    Abstract : Background: Major incidents in underground mines are uncommon, but they can have severe consequences. In Sweden, the municipal rescue service and the regional emergency medical service (EMS) are dispatched to mining incidents, and together with the privately owned/state owned mineral and metalliferous mining company they perform a rescue operation. READ MORE

  2. 2. A Maturity Model for Measuring Organizations Escalation Capability of IT-related Security Incidents

    Author : Gunnar Wahlgren; Stewart Kowalski; Louise Yngström; Eva Söderström; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; IT security risk management; incident management; incident escalation; maturity models; Computer and Systems Sciences; data- och systemvetenskap;

    Abstract : An inability to handle IT-related security incidents can have devastating effects on both organizations and society at large. The European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA) emphasizes that cyber-security incidents affecting critical information infrastructures may simultaneously create significant negative impacts for several countries, and when incidents strike, the primary business processes of many organizations may be jeopardized. READ MORE

  3. 3. Occupant casualties in bus and coach traffic : injury and crash mechanisms

    Author : Pontus Albertsson; Ulf Björnstig; Torbjörn Falkmer; Claes Tingvall; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Surgery; bus; coach; aerodynamics; crash; non-crash; cross-wind; injuries; weight distribution; road friction; restraints; haddons matrix; prevention; severe crash; mass casualty; major incident; alighting; boarding; incidents; Kirurgi; Surgery; Kirurgi; Surgery; kirurgi;

    Abstract : Background: The relevance of conducting this thesis is evident by the fact that bus and coach casualties have been “stubbornly stable” in Europe recent years and a need for investigating if a similar trend could be found in Sweden is therefore obvious. It was also important to add new knowledge to the bus and coach research in Sweden, since many areas were scarcely addressed. READ MORE

  4. 4. Development and evaluation of a new simulation model for education, research and quality assurance in disaster medicine

    Author : Kristina Lennquist Montán; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; major incident; mass casualty; disaster medicine; simulation model; education; quality assurance; triage; surge capacity; MRMI; MACSIM;

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  5. 5. Defining the clinical usefulness of vertebral fracture assessment

    Author : Lisa Johansson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Vertebral fracture; vertebral fracture assessment; osteoporosis; DXA; HRpQCT; bone microindentation; mild vertebral fracture; physical function; fracture risk; incident fracture; older women;

    Abstract : Objective: Vertebral fractures (VFs) are the most common osteoporotic fracture and among the strongest predictors for future fracture. VFs can be identified by vertebral fracture assessment (VFA) from lateral spine imaging (LSI) by dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA). READ MORE