This book is dedicated to research on transportation accidental injury and damage, including the pre-injury and immediate post-injury phases. It also includes studies of human, environmental and vehicular factors influencing the occurrence, type and severity of transportation accidents and injury; the design, implementation and evaluation of countermeasures; biomechanics of impact and human tolerance limits to injury; modelling and statistical analysis of accident data; policy, planning and decision-making in safety and prevention of traffic accidents.Lynn B. Meuleners and Andy H. Lee School of Public Health, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia Abstract This chapter documents the health profile of heavy vehicle drivers and identifies pertinent workplace issues so that recommendations ... Although companies appeared to be proactive in terms of supplying protective equipment, regular medical check-ups were seldom provided.
|Title||:||Transportation Accident Analysis and Prevention|
|Author||:||Anton de Smet|
|Publisher||:||Nova Publishers - 2008|