Browsing Electronic Theses, Dissertations, and Reports by Subject "Safety"

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Browsing Electronic Theses, Dissertations, and Reports by Subject "Safety"

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  • Perera, Hewage Loshaka Kumara (Kansas State University, 2009-02-27)
    The older population (>65 years) numbered 36.8 million in the United States in 2005. By 2030, the number is estimated to be 71.5 million, almost twice as many. An increase in the older population means an increase in older ...
  • Scott, John J. (Kansas State University, 2014-04-28)
    In the past 20 years, the promotion of bicycle-friendly environments in the United States has become a major topic for city planners, engineers, landscape architects, and concerned citizens. The City of Manhattan, Kansas, ...
  • Kotikalapudi, Siddhartha (Kansas State University, 2012-07-13)
    In order to improve safety of the overall surface transportation system, each of the critical areas needs to be addressed separately with more focused attention. Statistics clearly show that large-truck crashes contribute ...
  • Pendland, Konner (2020-05-01)
    New Urbanism is a planning and design approach that opposes the idea of urban sprawl, a migration pattern that is very prominent in large cities, such as Kansas City. Its purpose is to combine many aspects of daily life ...
  • Giordano, Frank (2019-12-01)
    Job experience is a pervasive metric used in human resource functioning; however, its predictive validity might not be as intuitive as it seems especially regarding safety outcomes. While research suggests a positive ...
  • Aleman, Marcos (2020-05-01)
    In the U.S., urban alleys often serve as rear access and service roads, but have been neglected as public spaces. The enclosed space of urban alleys attracts crime and other unwanted activity from the streets where it is ...
  • Ricketts, Mitchell S. (Kansas State University, 2007-11-14)
    Unintentional injuries represent the leading cause of death among Americans aged 1-44 years. While there have been many life-saving advances in engineering, attempts to save lives by changing people's behavior have been ...
  • Fox, Shannon L. (Kansas State University, 2011-11-29)
    Cattle and other livestock have been identified as leading sources of injuries to workers in agriculture. Cattle handling injuries can be serious and often appear to be under-reported [superscript]3,[superscript]4. Many ...

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