Tag Archives: Suicide

Reconsidering the Effects of Blue-light Installation for Prevention of Railway Suicides

Posted ago by zavacki

A recent preliminary communication suggested that the calming effect of blue lights installed at the ends of railway platforms in Japan reduced suicides by 84%. This estimate is potentially misleading from an epidemiological point of view and is reconsidered in …

Reducing the Risk of Suicide or Trespass on Railways: Developing Better Interventions through Understanding Behaviors of People

Posted ago by zavacki

Suicide and trespass are major problems for railway operators in Great Britain, leading to around 250–300 fatalities per year, as well as associated major disruption to the rail network. The European Union project RESTRAIL (REduction of Suicides and Trespasses on …