Citations with the tag: ACCIDENT prevention
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- Make safety your New Year's resolution.
// Current Health 2; Dec88, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p28
Presents a checklist for maintaining a safe home.
- How accidental are accidents?
Purdy, C. // Current Health 2; Mar1990, Vol. 16 Issue 7, p18
Examines the leading causes of accidents. Personal factors, such as stress, fatigue, age, lack of knowledge or skill, drugs, and attitude; Physical causes, such as weather, equipment failure and time of day or year.
- Be prepared for the what ifs.
Purdy, Candy // Current Health 2; Feb1993, Vol. 19 Issue 6, p30
Discusses what is involved in snow safety. Snowmobile; Car cautions; How to dress; Preparing for inclement weather; Details.
- Don't let hobby hazards spoil your fun.
Purdy, Candy // Current Health 1; Feb1992, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p30
Discusses hobby safety. How to safely use sharp or pointed tools, such as scissors and pocketknives; How to work with airplane glue; Bicycle safety rules; Need to pick up hobby clutter and put away tools, scraps and so on; Protective equipment used by in-line skaters.
- Stop look listen tough talk about safety.
Purdy, Candy // Current Health 1; Sep92, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p21
Tells how Portland, Oregon, trauma nurse Joanne Fairchild began her safety-education program for young people called `Trauma Nurses Talk Tough.' Also recounts the true stories of two young boys who collided with automobiles while riding their bicycles. Child with no helmet, brain damage; Child...
- Spring checkups.
Purdy, Candy // Consumer Reports; Apr96, Vol. 61 Issue 4, p7
No abstract available.
- Accidents happen--but they don't have to.
Purdy, Candy // Children Today; 1993, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p2
Offers safety reminders from the American Academy of Pediatrics. Reducing the number of playground injuries; Hot dogs and choking deaths; Lawn mower injuries; Importance of bicycle helmets; Statistics on child deaths and accidental injuries; More.
- Factfife literature.
Purdy, Candy // Government Product News; Feb98, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p7
Presents a list of items in relation to safety. Details on a training video which covers a variety of safety topics; Information on how to prevent back pain and assure correct posture; Indepth look at the care of indoor and outdoor plants; Contact information.
- No accident.
Purdy, Candy // Hastings Center Report; Jul/Aug94, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p2
Reports that 90 percent of injuries are predictable and preventable, according to Dr. Robert Conn, founder of the Canadian Injury Prevention Foundation. What he recommends to teenagers across Canada.
Purdy, Candy // Trains; Feb98, Vol. 58 Issue 2, p23
Presents information on a safety test conceived by the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers called Structured Employee Network for Safety Empowerment (SENSE) which is to be tested by CSX engineers. Information on CSX safety program.
- U.S. sinking on ship scrap.
Purdy, Candy // Waste News; 04/27/98, Vol. 3 Issue 50, p8
Editorial. Presents information on the need for the United States government to place more emphasis on the safety of foreign workers that dismantle their ships. Reason for the safety requirements; Details on hazardous materials found on old war ships.
- Different look, new view.
Metzgar, Carl // Pit & Quarry; Jul97, Vol. 90 Issue 1, pQS6
Focuses on the integration of behavioral and environmental features in injury prevention programs. Prevention of the building of stockpile beyond the height where it can be a hazard to people and equipment; Separation of hazard and that which is to be protected by interposition of a material...
- Alone at home.
Banks, A. // Redbook; Oct89, Vol. 173 Issue 6, p110
Gives ten safety tips for ensuring that kids stay safe while waiting for parents to return home. Setting rules and limits; Knowing helpful neighbors; Other ideas.
- Redbook's home accident-prevention guide for parents.
Ashby, N. // Redbook; Dec90, Vol. 176 Issue 2, p83
Presents a pull-out guide for parents, to help them prevent accidents involving children, including drowning, choking and falls. Statistics; Checking for safety; Types of dangers. INSET: Beware! Holiday hazards (Special holiday home dangers)..
- Hidden hazards that can kill.
Eberlein, Tamara // Redbook; Apr93, Vol. 180 Issue 6, p164
Discusses household dangers that are a risk to children. Exercise-equipment-related injuries; Prevention; Walkers as the most dangerous; Dangers of whirlpool and hot tricks. INSET: Is your home as safe as it could be?.
- Drowning risks...
Eberlein, Tamara // Child Health Alert; Jul92, Vol. 10, p2
States that recent medical reports have reviewed and reinforced the risks of drowning among children. Study from Wales; Accidents took place in various bodies of water; Report by the Centers for Disease Control; Who is at increased risk; Detials.
- ...And prevention.
Eberlein, Tamara // Child Health Alert; Jul92, Vol. 10, p3
Presents safety tips for drowning prevention. Never leave a young child alone; Young children should never be considered water-safe; Don't go inside and answer the telephone; Don't allow fences or other barriers to give you a false sense of security; Provide layered security based on the ages...
- OSHA issues final, revised grain handling standard.
Eberlein, Tamara // Professional Safety; May96, Vol. 41 Issue 5, p12
Reports that due to the death of a teenager in Florida in a corn storage structure, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has amended its grain handling standard. Amount of employees that are covered by the grain standard; What the final rule perceives to do; What practices...
- Honor roll.
Eberlein, Tamara // Professional Safety; May96, Vol. 41 Issue 5, p23
Presents information on the honor roll and members who have sponsored new members over the years. Period of time President's Council sponsored new members; Members of President's Circle that have sponsored new members from May 01st 1995; Members of President's Club that have sponsored about...
- Hand-dancing, airbags and the steering wheel shuffle.
Thompson, Steve // AutoWeek; 02/02/98, Vol. 48 Issue 5, p10
Editorial. Presents information on hand positioning when driving with emphasis on turning to allow the airbag to inflate without obstruction in an accident. Detailed information on hand positioning; Reference to BMW company recommendations; Benefits of this practice.
- Who will train the safety profession?
Lischeid, William E.; Sulzer-Azaroff, Beth // Professional Safety; Oct97, Vol. 42 Issue 10, p32
Offers a look at behavior safety systems and principles. What systems are based on; Results of a survey by The Cambridge Center; How workers can gain knowledge on behavior safety.
- Protective equipment.
Lischeid, William E.; Sulzer-Azaroff, Beth // Professional Safety; Oct97, Vol. 42 Issue 10, p47
Looks at a Window-based program, PPE-Log, from Safety Software, which records hazard assessments, track cost and inventory. What the program features.
- Development & application of the comprehensive safety analysis technique.
Allocco, Michael // Professional Safety; Dec97, Vol. 42 Issue 12, p24
Focuses on the comprehensive safety analysis technique (CSAT). Reason for the development of the CSAT; Events which prompt the development of the CSAT; Details on what CSAT is based on.
- Housekeeping & injury rate: A correlation study.
McCon, Patric E. // Professional Safety; Dec97, Vol. 42 Issue 12, p29
Presents information on a correlation study which focused on the maintainence of safety by first-line supervisors and hourly workers. Objective of the study; Methodology of the study; Conclusion reached. INSET: Feed back..
- How to prevent falls.
McCon, Patric E. // Mayo Clinic Health Letter; Feb1993, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p7
Provides suggestions for the prevention of falling among aging people. Personal health condition; Household fixtures and structures.
- Late at night in a bar or restaurant.
McCon, Patric E. // Glamour; Aug94, Vol. 92 Issue 8, p80
Suggests some precautions one should take to keep oneself safe while going out to a jazz club, dance bar or late-night restaurant.
- Car-pool control.
C.K // Parenting; Jun/Jul98, Vol. 12 Issue 5, p39
Presents information on how to protect children in a crowded car. Information on discussion with parent involved in car-pooling; How children should be seated in a car; Details on how to keep children occupied; What to do if children gets rowdy.
- OSHA ratchets up inspectors.
C.K // ENR: Engineering News-Record; 12/08/97, Vol. 239 Issue 23, p16
Presents information on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, (OSHA) which has increased the number of workplace inspectors in 1997. Details on the total number of inspectors; What is attributed to the increase; What OSHA is aiming at.
- Too much to pay for freedom.
Got, Claude // World Health; Jan/Feb93, Vol. 46 Issue 1, p7
Focuses on road accidents as the number one cause of death among young people. Accident prevention proposals; Ineffectivity of legal sanctions against lawbreakers; Accountability of car manufacturers; Priority of economic interests over public health; Lack of devices to limit motor vehicle...
- Causes and remedies.
Zwi, Anthony; Msika, Bernita // World Health; Jan/Feb93, Vol. 46 Issue 1, p18
Discusses accidents and preventions in Zimbabwe and Johannesburg in South Africa. Causes of accidents; Economic costs due to accidents; Public health statistics in Zimbabwe; Survey in Alexandra, Johannesburg; Traffic accidents as a significant local problem; Domestic violence; Project studies...
- Tips for a fun, safe summer.
Zwi, Anthony; Msika, Bernita // U+S+ Kids; Jul/Aug97, Vol. 10 Issue 5, p30
Presents injury and accident prevention tips for kids. Bicycle safety; Safe swimming; Car safety; Safety in crossing the street.
- Beaufort tower handles safety.
Zwi, Anthony; Msika, Bernita // RCR; 08/18/97, Vol. 16 Issue 33, p31
Reports on the re-routing of all public safety communications for all government agency with Beaufort County, South Carolina, to the tower site which is operated by the Beaufort County Emergency Services. Information on the joint venture between Savannah Communications, Hark Tower Site...
- Wireless safety.
Zwi, Anthony; Msika, Bernita // RCR; 05/25/98, Vol. 17 Issue 21, p19
Presents information on Wireless Safety Week which was held in the United States. How wireless carriers participated in Wireless Safety Week; Information on the launch of the `Keep Your Mind on the Drive' campaign by Ameritech Cellular and Paging company and the Wisconsin Department of...
- Safety: It's more than rules and procedures.
Bush, Rick // Transmission & Distribution World; Jun98, Vol. 50 Issue 6, p6
Emphasizes the importance of safety, more as a way of life and less as a set of rules and procedures. Author's attendance in a 1-hour hunter's safety course; Otter Tail Power's efforts to promote safety by devoting an issue of its departmental newsletter on the issue; Utility employees'...
- CANADIAN STRATEGY REPORT.
Bush, Rick // Injury Prevention; Feb2006, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p4
The article reports on the release of the report titled "Ending Canada's invisible epidemic: a strategy for injury prevention" in Canada. The report recommends that the country should have a national strategy to prevent injury.
- Breaking the chain of accident repetition.
Pater, Robert // Professional Safety; Feb96, Vol. 41 Issue 2, p20
Presents systematic approach to accident repeaters. Advancement in solving of the problem; Categories of repeat accidents; Profiles of repeaters; Human factors; Task factors; Organizational factors; Strategies for breaking the chain.
- SAFE Act update.
Pater, Robert // Professional Safety; Jan98, Vol. 43 Issue 1, p6
Presents information on the SAFE Act, which was voted out of the United States Senate committee. Information on the American Society of Safety Engineers supporting the bill; Details on the National Academy of Sciences being used for peer review of standards.
- IF YOU GO.
Paternie, Patrick C. // AutoWeek; 12/26/2011, Vol. 61 Issue 26, p0039
The article offers information on how to visit Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona and the factors to consider for safety purposes.
- Lessons from scooping corn, walking beans.
Hurst, Blake // Missouri Ruralist; Feb2012, Vol. 152 Issue 2, p14
The article focuses on the 48% decrease of children who met accident while working on farms in the U.S. since 1970.
- `Hey, you kids!'-- the cautionary tales of youth.
Shaffer, Jeffrey // Christian Science Monitor; 5/8/98, Vol. 90 Issue 114, p23
Discusses the efforts of parents to keep their children out of harm's way by preventing possible accidents. Why the health and safety regulations present in 1998 can create a false sense of safety; The wisdom of experience and how it can help parents in preventing accidents.
- Calendar of events.
Shaffer, Jeffrey // Professional Safety; Jan97, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p10
Provides information on events and continuing education courses to be held during 1997 in the United States relating to safety. Scheduled date for seminar entitled `The First Step to Behavior-based Safety'; Location for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's Laws and Regulations...
- A definition and criteria to assess.
Petersen, Dan // Professional Safety; Jan97, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p30
Looks at behavior-based safety. Definition of behavior-based safety; Basic ways in which behavior can be influenced; Review of incongruency and motivation-hygiene theories; Analysis of traditional safety management; What a true behavior-based approach to safety requires.
- Glow-in-the-dark coating.
Petersen, Dan // Professional Safety; Jan97, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p53
Provides information on the 5430 Glow-in-the-Dark Enamel from Rust-Oleum Corporation, for use to mark evacuation routes. Other uses; Where enamel can be applied.
- Tie your shoes!
Conrad, Eva // Working Mother; Jan93, p60
Investigates the causes of children's falls. Untied shoelaces as the major cause; Loss of footing; Advisable footwear; Bare-footed youngsters less prone to injuries; Dangers of smooth leather soles and dangling shoelaces.
- Reinforcing safety values in people.
Dougherty, Thomas M. // Professional Safety; Nov97, Vol. 42 Issue 11, p20
Focuses on the safety management framework known as the RSVP (Reinforcing Safety Values in People) process. What the framework is based on; Organization of the framework; How the RSVP process reinforces the basic principles of both the individual and the organization; Key elements of the...
- Clinical epidemiology and community medicine.
Dougherty, Thomas M. // Clinical & Investigative Medicine; Aug97 Supplement, Vol. 20, pS7
Presents an abstract of the research manuscript `An injury prevention plan for British Columbia,' by Shaun H.S. Peck from the Ministry of Health.
- Slip Sliding Away.
ROGERS, SHARON // Wingman; Winter2011, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p23
The article offers tips on preventing slips and falls during winter.
- Are You Up on Fall Protection?
Lough, David // EC&M Electrical Construction & Maintenance; May2000, Vol. 99 Issue 5, p34
Focuses on the principles of fall protection. Five classes of fall protection; Elimination of the hazard; Traditional fall protection; Fall restraint; Fall arrest.
- BEWARE of the `Unloaded' Gun.
Randolph, Ken // Safetyline; May/Jun94, Issue 68, p11
Cites some examples of small-arms accidents. Proper weapon-handling procedures when downloading a gun; Refresher training of handling guns of supervisors; Pointing loaded guns to other people.
- Knowing Your Business.
Jacob, Andy "Bishop" // Flying Safety; Nov2006, Vol. 62 Issue 11, p22
The article suggests some ways to prevent aircraft mishaps.