A M Williamson

Summary

Affiliation: University of New South Wales
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc Moderate sleep deprivation produces impairments in cognitive and motor performance equivalent to legally prescribed levels of alcohol intoxication
    A M Williamson
    School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Occup Environ Med 57:649-55. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Evidence of neurotoxicity in working children in Lebanon
    Basema Saddik
    Department of Environmental Health, The American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
    Neurotoxicology 24:733-9. 2003
  3. doi request reprint The effect of external non-driving factors, payment type and waiting and queuing on fatigue in long distance trucking
    Ann Williamson
    Transport and Road Safety Research, School of Aviation, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Accid Anal Prev 58:26-34. 2013
  4. pmc Risk factors for unintentional poisoning in children aged 1-3 years in NSW Australia: a case-control study
    Marcia Schmertmann
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    BMC Pediatr 13:88. 2013
  5. pmc The heavy vehicle study: a case-control study investigating risk factors for crash in long distance heavy vehicle drivers in Australia
    Mark Stevenson
    The George Institute, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    BMC Public Health 10:162. 2010
  6. pmc The development of an evaluation framework for injury surveillance systems
    Rebecca J Mitchell
    NSW Injury Risk Management Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    BMC Public Health 9:260. 2009
  7. pmc Use of narrative analysis for comparisons of the causes of fatal accidents in three countries: New Zealand, Australia, and the United States
    A Williamson
    NSW Injury Risk Management Research Centre and School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Inj Prev 7:i15-20. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Developing measures of fatigue using an alcohol comparison to validate the effects of fatigue on performance
    A M Williamson
    University of New South Wales, School of Psychology, Sydney, Australia
    Accid Anal Prev 33:313-26. 2001
  9. doi request reprint The link between fatigue and safety
    Ann Williamson
    Department of Aviation, University of New South Wales, UNSW Sydney, Australia
    Accid Anal Prev 43:498-515. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Using self-report measures in neurobehavioural toxicology: can they be trusted?
    Ann Williamson
    NSW Injury Risk Management Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Building G2, Western Campus, UNSW Sydney 2052, Australia
    Neurotoxicology 28:227-34. 2007

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Publications33

  1. pmc Moderate sleep deprivation produces impairments in cognitive and motor performance equivalent to legally prescribed levels of alcohol intoxication
    A M Williamson
    School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Occup Environ Med 57:649-55. 2000
    ..To compare the relative effects on performance of sleep deprivation and alcohol...
  2. ncbi request reprint Evidence of neurotoxicity in working children in Lebanon
    Basema Saddik
    Department of Environmental Health, The American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
    Neurotoxicology 24:733-9. 2003
    ..This study identifies an association between exposure to solvents and lower neurobehavioral performance. Response speed appears to be particularly affected in solvent exposed working children...
  3. doi request reprint The effect of external non-driving factors, payment type and waiting and queuing on fatigue in long distance trucking
    Ann Williamson
    Transport and Road Safety Research, School of Aviation, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Accid Anal Prev 58:26-34. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to explore the effects of external influences on long distance trucking, in particular, incentive-based remuneration systems and the need to wait or queue to load or unload on driver experiences of fatigue...
  4. pmc Risk factors for unintentional poisoning in children aged 1-3 years in NSW Australia: a case-control study
    Marcia Schmertmann
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    BMC Pediatr 13:88. 2013
    ..The purpose of the current study is to investigate a broad range of potential risk factors for unintentional poisoning in children aged 1-3 years using appropriate methodologies...
  5. pmc The heavy vehicle study: a case-control study investigating risk factors for crash in long distance heavy vehicle drivers in Australia
    Mark Stevenson
    The George Institute, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    BMC Public Health 10:162. 2010
    ....
  6. pmc The development of an evaluation framework for injury surveillance systems
    Rebecca J Mitchell
    NSW Injury Risk Management Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    BMC Public Health 9:260. 2009
    ..However, to date, no standard guidelines have been developed to specifically evaluate an injury surveillance system. The aim of this research is to develop a framework to guide the evaluation of injury surveillance systems...
  7. pmc Use of narrative analysis for comparisons of the causes of fatal accidents in three countries: New Zealand, Australia, and the United States
    A Williamson
    NSW Injury Risk Management Research Centre and School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Inj Prev 7:i15-20. 2001
    ..To investigate the utility of narrative analysis of text information for describing the mechanism of injury and to compare the patterns of the mechanism of injury for work related fatalities in three countries...
  8. ncbi request reprint Developing measures of fatigue using an alcohol comparison to validate the effects of fatigue on performance
    A M Williamson
    University of New South Wales, School of Psychology, Sydney, Australia
    Accid Anal Prev 33:313-26. 2001
    ..This study demonstrated which tests are most sensitive to sleep deprivation and fatigue. The study therefore has established a set of tests that can be used in evaluations of fatigue and fatigue countermeasures...
  9. doi request reprint The link between fatigue and safety
    Ann Williamson
    Department of Aviation, University of New South Wales, UNSW Sydney, Australia
    Accid Anal Prev 43:498-515. 2011
    ..The review highlighted gaps in the literature and opportunities for further research...
  10. ncbi request reprint Using self-report measures in neurobehavioural toxicology: can they be trusted?
    Ann Williamson
    NSW Injury Risk Management Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Building G2, Western Campus, UNSW Sydney 2052, Australia
    Neurotoxicology 28:227-34. 2007
    ..Self-report measures are important tools in our arsenal of measures of the neurobehavioural effects of occupational and environmental exposure, but they need to be used with care...
  11. ncbi request reprint Predictors of psychostimulant use by long-distance truck drivers
    Ann Williamson
    New South Wales Injury Risk Management Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Am J Epidemiol 166:1320-6. 2007
    ..Results highlight the important role of economic and organizational factors in occupational health and safety problems...
  12. ncbi request reprint Feasibility study of a water safety data collection for beaches
    Ann Williamson
    NSW Injury Risk Management Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Building G2, Western Campus, UNSW Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 9:243-8. 2006
    ..This approach together with data collection by water safety professionals at less busy times would be cost-effective...
  13. ncbi request reprint Work-related traffic crashes: a record linkage study
    Soufiane Boufous
    University of New South Wales, Injury Risk Management Research Centre, Level 8, Applied Science Building, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Accid Anal Prev 38:14-21. 2006
    ..To examine the characteristics of work-related traffic crashes involving drivers in New South Wales (NSW), Australia...
  14. doi request reprint Exploratory study of fatigue in light and short haul transport drivers in NSW, Australia
    Rena Friswell
    NSW Injury Risk Management Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Accid Anal Prev 40:410-7. 2008
    ..The results of the study suggest that fatigue is an issue for some light and short haul road transport drivers and identifies work characteristics that should be investigated further...
  15. doi request reprint Work characteristics associated with injury among light/short-haul transport drivers
    Rena Friswell
    NSW Injury Risk Management Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Accid Anal Prev 42:2068-74. 2010
    ..This study aims to describe the hazard environment facing drivers of light freight vehicles and short-haul transport drivers and to examine the relationships between hazard exposure and injury...
  16. ncbi request reprint Working hours, work-life conflict and health in precarious and "permanent" employment
    Philip Bohle
    School of Organisational and Management, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Rev Saude Publica 38:19-25. 2004
    ..This paper examines the impact of precarious employment on working hours, work-life conflict and health by comparing casual employees to full-time, "permanent" employees working in the same occupations and workplaces...
  17. ncbi request reprint Work-related injury in NSW hospitalisation and workers' compensation datasets: a comparative analysis
    Soufiane Boufous
    NSW Injury Risk Management Research Centre, Building B10, University of New South Wales, 2052
    Aust N Z J Public Health 27:352-7. 2003
    ....
  18. doi request reprint Beachgoers' beliefs and behaviours in relation to beach flags and rip currents
    Shauna Sherker
    NSW Injury Risk Management Research Centre, Building G2, University of New South Wales, Sydney 2052, Australia
    Accid Anal Prev 42:1785-804. 2010
    ..They are located away from rip currents, which are the main beach hazard affecting swimmers. Little is known about the behavioural and motivational factors associated with people choosing where to swim in relation to flags and rips...
  19. ncbi request reprint A brief overview of injury in New South Wales
    Marcia Schmertmann
    New South Wales Injury Risk Management Research Centre, University of New South Wales, NSW, Australia
    N S W Public Health Bull 13:66-70. 2002
  20. ncbi request reprint New South Wales injury risk management research centre
    Ann Williamson
    New South Wales Injury Risk Management Research Centre, University of New South Wales, NSW, Australia
    N S W Public Health Bull 13:70-1. 2002
  21. ncbi request reprint Patterns of drowning and near drowning in NSW
    Ann Williamson
    New South Wales Injury Risk Management Research Centre, University of New South Wales, NSW, Australia
    N S W Public Health Bull 13:78-80. 2002
  22. doi request reprint Factors affecting the severity of work related traffic crashes in drivers receiving a worker's compensation claim
    Soufiane Boufous
    The George Institute for International Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2000, Australia
    Accid Anal Prev 41:467-73. 2009
    ..To examine factors that contribute to the severity of work related crashes in New South Wales, Australia...
  23. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of an 8 hour versus a 12 hour shift roster on employees at a power station
    R J Mitchell
    National Occupational Health and Safety Commission Worksafe Australia, Sydney, NSW
    Appl Ergon 31:83-93. 2000
    ..The results of this study suggest that 12 h shifts are a valid alternative to 8 h shifts in this particular workplace, although tasks that require error-free activities should not be performed towards the end of a 12 h shift...
  24. ncbi request reprint Assessing the classification of work-relatedness of fatal incidents: a comparison between Australia, New Zealand and the United States
    Tim Driscoll
    Centre for Occupational and Environmental Health, University of Sydney, Australia
    Inj Control Saf Promot 9:32-9. 2002
    ..However, they also emphasise the importance of minimising ambiguity in the definitions used, and of understanding the manner in which the definitions are applied, when comparing results between studies...
  25. doi request reprint The impact of environmental, vehicle and driver characteristics on injury severity in older drivers hospitalized as a result of a traffic crash
    Soufiane Boufous
    Injury Risk Management Research Centre, University of New South Wales
    J Safety Res 39:65-72. 2008
    ..Compared to younger age groups, older people are more likely to be seriously injured or to die as a result of a traffic crash...
  26. ncbi request reprint Epidemiological diagnosis of occupational fatigue in a fly-in fly-out operation of the mineral industry
    Reinhold Muller
    Occupational Health Research Group, School of Public Health, Tropical Medicine and Rehabilitation Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville 4811, Queensland, Australia
    Ann Occup Hyg 52:63-72. 2008
    ..A prospective epidemiological study was conducted at a fly-in-fly-out mining operation in Australia to assess the dynamics of occupational fatigue and its potential risk factors...
  27. ncbi request reprint Associations between errors and contributing factors in aircraft maintenance
    Alan Hobbs
    Australian Transport Safety Bureau, Canberra, Australia
    Hum Factors 45:186-201. 2003
    ..Potential applications of this research include assisting with the design of accident prevention strategies, the estimation of human error probabilities, and the monitoring of organizational safety performance...
  28. ncbi request reprint Unsafe acts and unsafe outcomes in aircraft maintenance
    Alan Hobbs
    Bureau of Air Safety Investigation, Canberra, Australia
    Ergonomics 45:866-82. 2002
    ..In contrast, interventions directed at reducing workplace injury are likely to require a focus on skill-based errors...
  29. ncbi request reprint Symptom status and health-related quality of life: clinical relevance
    Karen H Sousa
    Associate Professor, College of Nursing, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287 2602, USA
    J Adv Nurs 42:571-7. 2003
    ..Health-related quality of life (HRQOL) has been identified as an outcome indicator that is sensitive to health-care interventions. However, clinicians remain skeptical about its relevance...
  30. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal analyses of nurse staffing and patient outcomes: more about failure to rescue
    Jean Ann Seago
    University of California, San Francisco, Calif 94143 0608, USA
    J Nurs Adm 36:13-21. 2006
    ..Additionally, there is a concern that the primary outcomes being studied are negative...
  31. pmc The effects of solvent exposure on memory and motor dexterity in working children
    Basema Saddik
    School of Health Information Management, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Sydney, Australia
    Public Health Rep 120:657-63. 2005
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Skills, rules and knowledge in aircraft maintenance: errors in context
    Alan Hobbs
    Bureau of Air Safety Investigation, PO Box 967, Civic Square, Canberra ACT 2608, Australia
    Ergonomics 45:290-308. 2002
    ..The results reinforce the belief that industrial safety interventions designed to reduce errors would best be directed at those aspects of jobs that involve rule- and knowledge-based performance...
  33. ncbi request reprint Early predictors of severe lower gastrointestinal bleeding and adverse outcomes: a prospective study
    Fernando S Velayos
    Division of Gastroenterology, University of California San Francisco, 94143, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2:485-90. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to identify risk factors for severe lower gastrointestinal bleeding and for significant adverse outcomes...