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Title: Understanding slips, trips, and falls among older rail passengers: future-proofing risk
Authors: Kendrick, Victoria L.
Waterson, Patrick
Ryan, Brendan
Jun, Thomas
Haslam, Roger
Issue Date: 2015
Publisher: International Ergonomics Association
Citation: KENDRICK, V.L. ...et al., 2015. Understanding slips, trips, and falls among older rail passengers: future-proofing risk. IN: Lindgaard, G. & Moore, D. (eds.) Proceedings 19th Triennial Congress of the IEA, Melbourne, 9-14th. Aug.
Abstract: The On average 30% of adults over the age of 65 years fall each year, with 1 in 5 of those falls requiring medical attention (Gillespie et al, 2012). With an ageing population across parts of the world (e.g. United Kingdom, Australia, and the United States of America), the number of older passengers (over the age of 65 years) using public transport (i.e. railways) is likely to increase, with implications for the design and use of train stations (Currie and Delbosc, 2010; DTI, 2000; Palacin, 2011; RSSB, 2008, 2011).
Description: This paper is a conference paper.
Version: Published
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/19140
Publisher Link: http://ergonomics.uq.edu.au/iea/proceedings/Index.html
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