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van Gulijk, C. (author), Zaitseva, E. (author)
Computational intelligence is rapidly becoming an essential part of reliability engineering. This book offers a wide spectrum of viewpoints on the merger of technologies. Leading scientists share their insights and progress on reliability engineering techniques, suitable mathematical methods, and practical applications. Thought-provoking ideas...
book 2021
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Bouwhuis, S. (author), Geuskens, G.A. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Boot, C.R.L. (author)
We are writing in regards to the review by Koranyi et al (1) on precarious employment and occupational accidents and injuries. In the review, multiple-job holding was classified as a type of precarious employment. In this letter, we argue multiple-job holding should not be considered a type of precarious employment and that multiple-job holders...
article 2019
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Bouma, R.H.B. (author), Griffiths, T.T. (author), Tuukkanen, I.M. (author)
To ensure safety and reliability, it is important that the explosives and other materials used in munitions do not interact adversely either physically or chemically. Data obtained by heat flow calorimetry on nitrocellulose-based propellants have been reviewed with the aim of identifying improved chemical compatibility assessment criteria. It...
article 2019
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Saberi, A.K. (author), Vissers, J. (author), Benders, F.P.A. (author)
Initiatives such as smart mobility and automated driving bring new concerns such as safety and security for the automotive industry. New architecture and designs are required for the in-vehicle systems to address these emerging concerns. Early design decisions have a large impact on the required functionalities as well as the quality attributes...
conference paper 2019
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Mazzoni, C.F. (author), Campos, M.V.G. (author), Sirqueira, C.A.G. (author), Krause, F. (author), de Kraker, H. (author), Könemann, R. (author), Douwes, M. (author)
conference paper 2019
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Sahebi, S. (author), Nassiri, H. (author), van Wee, B. (author), Araghi, Y. (author)
Human error including driving misbehavior contributes to over 90 percent of road vehicle accidents, and speeding is considered to be risky. Smart technologies, such as Connected Vehicle System (CVS) are among the interesting technical options to improve driving behavior, and Pay-As-You-Speed (PAYS) is an effective economic incentive to reduce...
article 2019
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Swuste, P. (author), Zwaard, W. (author), Groeneweg, J. (author), Guldenmund, F. (author)
The origin of occupational safety, as an area of main interest of the government, the industry, the unions, and scientists starts in the Netherlands at the end of the 19th century. Roughly in the same period occupational medicine becomes a separate domain. Only just after World War II are safety professionals organised in associations. Starting...
article 2019
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Soeteman-Hernandez, L.G. (author), Apostolova, M.D. (author), Bekker, C. (author), Dekkers, S. (author), Grafström, R.C. (author), Groenewold, M. (author), Handzhiyski, Y. (author), Herbeck-Engel, P. (author), Hoehener, K. (author), Karagkiozaki, V. (author), Kelly, S. (author), Kraegeloh, A. (author), Logothetidis, S. (author), Micheletti, C. (author), Nymark, P. (author), Oomen, A. (author), Oosterwijk, T. (author), Rodríguez-LLopis, I. (author), Sabella, S. (author), sanchez Jiménez, A. (author), Sips, A.J.A.M. (author), Suarez-Merino, B. (author), Tavernaro, I. (author), van Engelen, J. (author), Wijnhoven, S.W.P. (author), Noorlander, C.W. (author)
Nanotechnologies are characterized by a growing legacy of already marketed and novel manufactured nanomaterials (MNMs) and nano-enabled products with a lack of a coherent risk governance system to address their safety effectively. In response to this situation, a proactive system is needed to minimize the gap between the pace of innovation and...
article 2019
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Engbers, C. (author), Dubbeldam, R. (author), Buurke, J.H. (author), Kamphuis, N. (author), de Hair-Buijssen, S.H.H.M. (author), Westerhuis, F. (author), de Waard, D. (author), Rietman, J.S. (author)
The older cyclist is more prone to get cycling accidents than younger cyclists. To support the older cyclist, a rear- and front-view assistant were developed that warns the cyclist of approaching traffic. User tests to evaluate system performance, user-experience and effects on behaviour were performed with 20 older cyclists (>64 years) on a...
article 2018
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Verolme, E.K. (author), van der Voort, M.M. (author), Smits, R. (author), Weerheijm, J. (author), Koh, Y.H. (author), Kang, K.W. (author)
There is limited knowledge on deriving the strength of an explosion based on the observed explosion effects. Existing methods are based primarily on the effects of blast overpressure on surrounding structures. Window breakage and structural damage are well studied and are widely used to derive most probable explosion strengths. Other explosive...
article 2018
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Zwetsloot, G.I.J.M. (author), Kines, P. (author), Wybo, J.L. (author), Ruotsala, R. (author), Drupsteen, L. (author), Bezemer, R.A. (author)
The Zero Accident Vision (ZAV) is a promising approach developed in industry, but not so much addressed by the safety science research community. In a discussion paper in Safety Science (2013) a call was made for more research in this area. Three years later is a good time to take status of developments in this field. A first set of empirical...
article 2017
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Landman, H.M. (author), Groen, E.L. (author), van Paassen, M.M. (author), Bronkhorst, A.W. (author), Mulder, M. (author)
Objective: A conceptual model is proposed in order to explain pilot performance in surprising and startling situations. Background: Today’s debate around loss of control following in-flight events and the implementation of upset prevention and recovery training has highlighted the importance of pilots’ ability to deal with unexpected events....
article 2017
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Malone, K. (author), Silla, A. (author), Johanssen, C. (author), Bell, D. (author)
Introduction: This paper describes the modification and development of methodologies to assess the impacts of Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) applications for Vulnerable Road users (VRUs) in the domains of safety, mobility and comfort. This effort was carried out in the context of the VRUITS project whose aim was to produce results at the EU...
article 2017
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de Boer, M.H.T. (author), Lu, Y.J. (author), Zhang, H. (author), Schutte, K. (author), Ngo, C.W. (author), Kraaij, W. (author)
Searching in digital video data for high-level events, such as a parade or a car accident, is challenging when the query is textual and lacks visual example images or videos. Current research in deep neural networks is highly beneficial for the retrieval of high-level events using visual examples, but without examples it is still hard to (1)...
article 2017
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Nelisse, R.M.L. (author), Vrouwenvelder, A.C.W.M. (author)
Article 13 of the EU Directive on minimum safety requirements for tunnels in the Trans-European Road Network states that a risk analysis, where necessary, shall be carried out. In the Netherlands, the risk of death for road users in a tunnel is calculated with a model for quantitative risk analysis, which is called “QRA-tunnels”. QRA-tunnels is...
conference paper 2017
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Zwetsloot, G.I.J.M. (author), Kines, P. (author), Ruotsala, R. (author), Drupsteen, L. (author), Merivirta, M.L. (author), Bezemer, R.A. (author)
In this paper the findings are presented of a multinational study involving 27 companies that have adopted a ‘Zero Accident Vision’ (ZAV). ZAV is the ambition that all accidents are preventable, and this paper focuses on how companies implement ZAV through ZAV commitment, safety communication, safety culture and safety learning. Managers and...
article 2017
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Nitsche, P. (author), Olstam, J. (author), Taylor, N. (author), Reinthaler, M. (author), Ponweiser, W. (author), Bernhardsson, V. (author), Mocanu, I. (author), Uittenbogaard, J. (author), van Dam, E. (author)
This paper presents the results of the assessment phase of the project PRIMA (Pro-Active Incident Management), where the benefits, costs and risks of novel traffic incident management techniques are investigated. The project targets the enhancement of current state-of-the-art measures for handling incidents, i.e. road accidents, breakdowns and...
article 2016
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van der Valk, E.S. (author), Smans, L.C.C.J. (author), Hofstetter, H. (author), Stubbe, J.H. (author), de Vries, M. (author), Backx, F.J.G. (author), Hermus, A.R.M.M. (author), Zelissen, P.M.J. (author)
Background: Health-related quality of life in patients with Addison's disease has been assessed in various European countries, indicating a reduced quality of life. However, no studies have addressed the impact of Addison's disease on physical activity. Objective: The aim of this study was to investigate the quality of life in Dutch patients...
article 2016
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van der Klauw, M. (author), Oude Hengel, K. (author), Bakhuys Roozeboom, M.M.C. (author), Koppes, L. (author), Venema, A. (author)
This study investigated the incidence of mental harm due to occupational accidents and the relation between psychosocial factors at work and the occurrence of occupational accidents in the Netherlands for the construction industry and health and welfare sector. Analyses revealed that occupational accidents in the construction industry more often...
article 2016
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van Noort, M. (author), Bakri, T. (author), Fahrenkrog, F. (author), Dobberstein, J. (author)
One step in the development of safety oriented Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) is an ex ante assessment of the expected safety impacts. This requires a careful analysis combining models and data from various sources. This paper describes the Safety IMPact Assessment Tool, called SIMPATO, that was developed in the interactIVe project....
article 2015
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