Anita Gärling

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Investigated whether control exerted through supervision is believed by mothers to reduce risk of unintentional injury to their children. 150 mothers of 1-, 2-, and 3-year-old children rated the risk of their child having an injury and indicated what injuries they anticipated in different rooms of the home under four conditions of supervision. A clear(More)
Investigated anticipation and prevention of children's unintentional injuries in the home. 150 mothers of 1-, 2-, and 3-year-old children kept weekly diaries of anticipated injuries and unanticipated injuries/near injuries to their child. Mothers anticipated between 57 and 67% of all injury events, a majority when the child was in the same room as the(More)
Heuristics parents use for judging the risk or likelihood of accidents to children were investigated. It was first hypothesized that the risk is judged on the basis of the number of personally experienced previous accidents or near-accidents which are recalled. Mothers, sampled from a general population, female undergraduates who had theoretical knowledge(More)
This study was designed to investigate effects of different display configuration designs. Nineteen drivers completed a driving simulator study designed to resemble normal driving. Driving performance, glance behaviour, physiological measures, and task completion times was measured for two display configuration designs both during driving only and during(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Safety education often targets parental risk perception. Predictors of risk perception, however, are not well known, thus limiting the feasibility of effective safety education. Accordingly, in this study, a range of predictors of maternal risk perception were examined. METHODS A random sample of 870 mothers in northern Sweden(More)
I VINNOVAs publikationsserier redovisar forskare sina projekt. Publiceringen innebär inte aa VINNOVA tar ställning till framförda åsikter, slutsatser och resultat. Abstract Urban areas worldwide have long suffered from air pollution problems due to condensed population and high vehicle use. With no tailpipe fumes or engine oil drips, silence of operation,(More)
The aim of this paper is to describe an ongoing project with the aim of improving safety in an organization working with maintenance and development of the railway infrastructure in Sweden. The first sub goal was to investigate the General Failure Types in the organization. Seminars and interviews, based on the Tripod Delta method, with 62 employees(More)
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