Human Factors

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Name: Human Factors
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

CDC charges Johns Hopkins to lead development of Ebola training module

From left to right: Justin Geko (JHH), Pete Doyle (JHH), Tina Hon (JHH), Pam Falk (APIC), Kerri Huber (JH Bayview), John Benson (APL), Tener Veenema (School of Nursing JHU), Lisa Tomlinson (APIC). Credit: Christopher MyersJohns Hopkins Medicine has been ... [Published Medical Xpress - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Environmental and human factors affect success of natural gas fleets: UPS

TORONTO, Ont. – Running a natural gas fleet involves more than just buying the trucks and fuelling them up at the right station. There are a lot of human and environmental considerations that come into play as well.Mike Britt, director of maintenance ... [Published TruckNews.Com - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Atkins team to take the stage at Canadian oil and gas conference - October 16, 2014

News releases 2014 Atkins team to take the stage at Canadian oil and gas conference - October 16, 2014Atkins is presenting five papers at the 64th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference in Niagara Falls on October 19-22.Demonstrating Atkins’ technical ... [Published Atkins - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Space Explorers Hole Up in Hawaii to Simulate Life on Mars

The third in a series of four simulated missions to Mars planned by NASA kicked off last week at a remote site on the Hawaiian island of Mauna Loa. A six-person team, comprising the Hawai'i Space Exploration Analog and Simulation 3 mission, is inhabiting ... [Published TechNewsWorld - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Nation to upgrade training jets: minister

The nation is planning to purchase trainers to replace its aging fleet of F-5E/F jets and AT-3 jet trainers, Minister of National Defense Yen Ming (嚴明) said yesterday.The plans to procure advanced trainers are expected to be included in the Ministry of ... [Published Taipei Times Online - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 3 reports

Ambulance accidentally sent to Aberdeen instead of Orkney

The Scottish Ambulance service has been forced to apologise after sending an ambulance to Great Western Road in Aberdeen, instead of the Great Western Road in Orkney.A control room staff member confused the two roads, which lie more than 130 miles apart ... [Published Press and Journal - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

UH Manoa studies effects of long-term space travel

The University of Hawai'i at Manoa is leading a study on the effects of long-term space travel to humans, a UH news release said. Six members of the Hawai'i Space Exploration Analog and Simulation (HI-SEAS) team are in isolation, as they closed the door ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Recognizing emotion in text :-S the business benefits :-)

Researchers have advanced the field of affective computing (AC) -- the creation of computer systems that recognize, express and process human emotions -- by proposing a new way to recognize emotion in text. Their development has significant potential ... [Published Science Daily - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Human Factors in Safety

Academia , Associations , Classification Societies , Conferences, Seminars, Forums , Health and Safety , HR , IMarEST , Maritime Education and Training , RINA (Royal Institution of Naval Architects , Safety and Security — By admin on October 21, 2014 ... [Published All About Shipping - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

October 2014 Digital Edition

With the advantages plastics can offer, along with the flexibility in material selection and physical characteristics, it’s no wonder why molding is used to some degree in a large percentage of medical device designs. Moving Molding Forward is a Roundtable ... [Published Medical Design Technology - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Webinar: Understanding skincare compliance

Click here to request a free demo of the Barbour service There are over 40,000 new diagnoses of occupational skin disease in the UK each year, the majority of which are contact dermatitis.In some sectors, workers appear to accept that “bad hands” go ... [Published SHP Online - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Enztec wins NZ Innovator awards (Fuseworks)

Enztec is proud to have won the New Zealand Innovation Awards 2014 for its Quad Sparing Knee Replacement Instruments in the categories of ‘Innovation in Health & Science’ and ‘Export Innovator of the Year’.The New Zealand Innovator Awards aim to celebrate ... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Oct 21 2014]

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...Pronovost, senior vice president for patient safety and quality improvement at Johns Hopkins Medicine, and director of the Armstrong Institute. "This innovative environment has prompted spirited discussions from different areas of expertise, and these types of respectful conversations result in a better resource for nurses and physicians—and an overall better health outcome for dedicated care providers across our nation."
...argument against using women that makes real sense," David Alexander, director of the Rice Space Institute at Rice University , told TechNewsWorld. "When it comes to the human space program to Mars, we need the strongest and most talented candidates we can get."
"We have extensive experience providing enhanced vision systems for the military, so we borrowed from that military environment expertise and transferred it to the civil aviation world for this system" said Dror Yahav, vice president of commercial aviation for Elbit Systems
The crew members live under Mars-like conditions. According to Hi-Seas "communication latencies and blackouts, in close quarters, under strict water-use rules, etc" are part of the deal

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Climate Fixes Need Realistic Compromises (Op-Ed) [Published LiveScience.com - 16 hours ago]
Environmental and human factors affect success ... [Published TruckNews.Com - Oct 24 2014]
CDC charges Johns Hopkins to lead development o... [Published Medical Xpress - Oct 24 2014]
Atkins team to take the stage at Canadian oil a... [Published Atkins - Oct 24 2014]
Tour of NuScale control room and test facility [Published Atomic Insights - Oct 24 2014]
Nation to upgrade training jets: minister [Published Taipei Times Online - Oct 23 2014]
Space Explorers Hole Up in Hawaii to Simulate L... [Published Tech News World - Oct 23 2014]
Space Explorers Hole Up in Hawaii to Simulate L... [Published TechNewsWorld - Oct 23 2014]
Comment on Land cover project helps understand ... [Published Saipan Tribune - Oct 23 2014]
25 More Legitimate Work-From-Home Jobs Hiring R... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Oct 23 2014]
Gulfstream G500/600 Cockpit Integrates Best of ... [Published Aviation Today - Oct 23 2014]
TransEvolution: The Age of Human Deconstruction [Published Global Research - Oct 23 2014]
Apology After Ambulance to Aberdeen Instead of ... [Published Original 106 - Oct 23 2014]
Ambulance accidentally sent to Aberdeen instead... [Published Press and Journal - Oct 23 2014]
Six bedrooms, a kitchen, bathroom, dining room ... [Published Mail Online UK - Oct 23 2014]
Apology after Aberdeen ambulance sent for patie... [Published Evening Express - Oct 23 2014]
Ambulance dispatched to wrong place [Published BBC - Oct 23 2014]
Military to review Thunder Tiger flight maneuve... [Published Focus Taiwan - Oct 23 2014]
Smart Control Optimizes Operations [Published Engineering And Mining Journal - Oct 23 2014]
EffectiveUI Helps Honeywell Fire Systems Stream... [Published 4 Traders - Oct 22 2014]
A 'Freedom Fighter' [Published Examiner.com - Oct 22 2014]
Exponent Reports Solid Third Quarter Fiscal 201... [Published Virtual Strategy Magazine - Oct 22 2014]
Exponent Reports Solid Third Quarter Fiscal 201... [Published BusinessWeek - Oct 22 2014]
Advances in SCADA and RTU Technology for Next G... [Published Automation.com - Oct 22 2014]
CEAS Doctoral Student Develops UAV's with Human... [Published University of Cincinnati - Oct 22 2014]
Industry, Experts Converge on 2020 Vision [Published Wards Auto.com - Oct 22 2014]
Slideshow: Hexoskin and other wearable IoT smar... [Published Embedded Systems Programming - Oct 22 2014]
UH Manoa studies effects of long-term space travel [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 22 2014]
Remarks by TSA Administrator John S. Pistole at... [Published Transportation Security Administration - Oct 22 2014]
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Tour of NuScale control room and test facility [Published Atomic Insights - Oct 24 2014]
Disclosure: I have a small contract to provide NuScale with advice and energy market information. That work represents less than 5% of my income for 2014. On October 20, 2014, I had the opportunity to visit NuScale’s facilities in Corvallis, OR. Though ...
Space Explorers Hole Up in Hawaii to Simulate L... [Published TechNewsWorld - Oct 23 2014]
The third in a series of four simulated missions to Mars planned by NASA kicked off last week at a remote site on the Hawaiian island of Mauna Loa. A six-person team, comprising the Hawai'i Space Exploration Analog and Simulation 3 mission, is inhabiting ...
25 More Legitimate Work-From-Home Jobs Hiring R... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Oct 23 2014]
Source: Thinkstock Some of you may remember the days when finding a job involved searching through the newspaper or Pennysaver’s “Help Wanted” ads. The ad would often tell you how to apply; a resume sent via fax machine, maybe in-person, through the ...
NOAA Says Global Warming Not Linked to Extreme ... [Published MuskegonPundit - Oct 20 2014]
NOAA Says Global Warming Not Linked to Extreme Weather |Heartlander Magazine : Contrary to claims often repeated by environmental radicals, global warming is not responsible for extreme weather events, according to a new report by the National Oceanic ...
Peak gridlock: Why fall feels like the absolute... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Sep 29 2014]
Though it moves in straight lines on a regular schedule, urban road traffic is a textbook chaotic system, in which seemingly minor causes can have colossal knock-on effects on gridlock. Annoyingly, many of them seem to cluster in September. In Washington, ...
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