Miguel Angel Mariscal Saldaña

Miguel Angel Mariscal Saldaña
Universidad de Burgos | UBU · Civil Engineering

Ph. Industrial Engineer

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Introduction
Miguel Angel Mariscal Saldaña (PhD) is Director of the Research Unit “Industrial Engineering” at Burgos University. He is currently working in projects on Bayesian inference for modelling traffic accidents, occupational accidents, working conditions, work stress safety culture and collaborative robots. He contributes to teaching on Operational Research, Simulation, Optimization and Project Management at the University of Burgos. He is now reviewer in several journals and belongs to the editorial board of "Dyna Management". https://www.dyna-management.com/consejo-asesor-o-cientifico-MN

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Introduction: This research relates the most important work-related factors affecting the development of hearing loss to the main methods used as medical assessment criteria in the diagnosis of occupational deafness. These criteria are the Speech Average Loss Index (SAL), the Early Loss Index (ELI) and the Percentage of Hearing Loss, and are appli...
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Multitasking while driving negatively affects driving performance and threatens people’s lives every day. Moreover, technology-based distractions are among the top driving distractions that are proven to divert the driver’s attention away from the road and compromise their safety. This study employs recent data on road traffic accidents that occurr...
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Roundabouts are considered as one of the most efficient forms of intersection that substantially reduce the types of crashes that result in injury or loss of life. Nevertheless, they do not eliminate collision risks, especially when human error plays such a large role in traffic crashes. In this study, we used a driving simulator and an eye tracker...
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The use of communication technologies, e.g., mobile phones, has increased dramatically in recent years, and their use among drivers has become a great risk to traffic safety. The present study assessed the workload and road ordinary violations, utilizing driving data collected from 39 young participants who underwent a dual-task while driving a sim...
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Road traffic accidents are currently between the seventh and tenth leading cause of death in the world, with approximately 1.35 million people killed per year. Despite extensive efforts by governments, according to the World Health Organization, road accidents still cause far too many deaths, especially among pedestrians, cyclists and two-wheel mot...
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Background About 1.35 million people died in traffic accidents around the world in 2018, make this type of accidents the 8th cause of death in the world. Particularly, in Spain, there were 204,596 traffic accidents during 2016 and 2017, out of which 349,810 drivers were injured. The objective of this study was to understand to what extent seat belt...
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https://www.rpsonline.com.sg/proceedings/esrel2020/html/5756.xml Nowadays, Traffic Accidents (TA) have been considered a severe public health issue. In spite of the wide range of penalties to reduce the Unsafe Behaviors (UB), i.e. Unlicensed Driving (UD) and Distracted Driving (DD), many converging transportation studies related the degraded drivin...
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Traffic accident is the ninth leading cause of death in all age groups worldwide. The are many factors contributing to the road traffic accidents. However, human factors account for approximately half of the traffic accidents. More specifically, driver distraction is one of the major concerns for transport safety and it may be caused by using hand-...
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Hearing loss affects hundreds of millions of people all over the world, leading to several types of disabilities, ranging from purely physical to psychological and/or social aspects. A proper analysis to ascertain the main risk factors is essential in order to diagnose early and treat adequately. An exploratory analysis based on a heterogeneous sam...
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Road traffic plays a vital role in countries’ economic growth and future development. However, traffic accidents are considered a major public health issue affecting humankind. Despite efforts by governments to improve traffic safety, the misalignment between the policy efforts and on-ground infringements, distractions and breaches reflect the regu...
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The aim of this study was to quantify the probability of committing a speed infraction by young drivers and to investigate to what extent listening music could affect young drivers’ emotions as well as their driving performances at the wheel. To achieve this aim, employing Bayesian networks, the study analysed different music styles, in which they...
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To reduce traffic accidents, an accurately estimated model is needed to capture the true relationships between the injury severity and risk factors. This study aims to propose a robust procedure to address the biases in police-reported accident data and subsequently to conduct sensitivity analyzes in order to estimate the variations in injury sever...
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This study analyses factors associated with cyclist injury severity, focusing on vehicle type, route environment, and interactions between them. Data analysed was collected by Spanish police during 2016 and includes records relating to 12,318 drivers and cyclist involving in collisions with at least one injured cyclist, of whom 7230 were injured cy...
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Introduction . Road traffic injuries are now regarded as the eighth leading cause of death globally. For example, in 2016, 102,362 traffic injuries took place in Spain in which 174,679 drivers suffered injuries. These findings necessitated the development of the current study which focuses on the prime factors that cause this type of injuries. The...
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Human workers are envisioned to work alongside robots and other intelligent factory modules, and fulfill supervision tasks in future smart factories. Technological developments, during the last few years, in the field of smart factory automation have introduced the concept of cyber-physical systems, which further expanded to cyber-physical producti...
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The goal of this research is to explore the role of the collision partner-vehicle type and driver culpability-in incidents involving injuries to people cycling. Previous research has explored a range of factors affecting cyclist injury severity, but were more frequently focused on cyclist behaviour and/or road conditions. The database for our study...
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Today, the economic and social importance of occupational accidents is undeniable worldwide. Hence, research aimed at reducing this type of accident is considered a discipline of great interest for society in general. In this environment, working conditions play a fundamental role in the occurrence of accidents, and from their study, results can be...
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The construction industry is one of the most important socio-economic sectors of the Spanish economy and one of the most affected by workplace accidents. An analysis of the data on accident rates is needed, in order to identify variables related with workplace accidents and to define the measures that need to be taken for their reduction. In this s...
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A collaborative robot or a "Cobot" is the name of a robot that can share a workspace with operators in the absence of a protective fence or with only partial protection. They represent a new and expanding sector of industrial robotics. This investigation draws from the latest international rules and safety parameters related to work with collaborat...
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A collaborative robot or a "Cobot" is the name of a robot that can share a workspace with operators in the absence of a protective fence or with only partial protection. They represent a new and expanding sector of industrial robotics. This investigation draws from the latest international rules and safety parameters related to work with collaborat...
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In this research we identify the main factors believed to trigger occupational hypoacusia in an effort to increase our knowledge of how this occupational disease occurs and develops. With this goal in mind, we have gathered various demographic/personal, occupational and non-occupational data from a heterogeneous sample of 1418 workers. The data sel...
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Obtaining data on worker accident rates is necessary in order to analyze the causes and variables involved in the occurrence of said accidents. The majority of these data, collected after the accident occurs, do not consider the employee׳s working conditions. Here are presented the data on workplace accidents and the conditions of the workers by an...
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Obtaining reliable and objective data on certain working conditions is necessary to analyse the causes and variables that can influence the development of hearing loss amongst the working population. Objective occupational data have been collected from a heterogeneous sample of 1418 workers in Spain, see "How activity type, time on the job and nois...
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Healthcare professionals undergo high levels of occupational stress as a result of their working conditions. Thus, the aim of this study is to develop a model that focuses on healthcare professionals so as to analyze the influence that job demands, control, social support, and recognition have on the likelihood that a worker will experience stress....
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This paper aims to present the methodology of the case applied to a specific subject, with the use of databases for the resolution of academic problems. The following steps are described, initial explanation, Scopus or ISI Web of Knowledge search, feasibility study, case preparation, transfer of information, punctuation and test. The subject that h...
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In this paper we present a hands-on experiment for measuring learning through teamwork applied to solving a real problem. The experiment is part of the Production Systems course and involves designing a Poka-Yoke, but not theoretically, as is usually the case, rather an actual working mechanism. To this end, a practical problem is proposed for whic...
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Work stress increasingly affects many workers from different countries. Conditions such as high demand, low social support and low job control are considered predictors of increased stress. With data obtained from the V European Working Conditions Survey (EWCS) a Bayesian network model was made. It provides information on the levels of stress in re...
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La importancia del estrés laboral y familiar en nuestra sociedad actual, sigue incrementándose con el tiempo, existiendo una conciencia cada vez mayor sobre su estudio, análisis y control. Se percibe una influencia de las cargas laborales y familiares sobre el estrés aunque los estudios realizados hasta el momento no contemplan los efectos de la co...
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Uno de los aspectos que ha condicionado la realización de este trabajo ha sido la influencia sobre el estrés de la combinación de las cargas familiares y laborales en el mundo laboral y familiar. En este estudio, se han analizado, por un lado, variables importantes que afectan al estrés dentro de la familia, como el cuidado de niños, el cuidado de...
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Occupational stress is a major health hazard and a serious challenge to the effective operation of any company and represents a major problem for both individuals and organizations. Previous researches have shown that high demands (e.g. workload, emotional) combined with low resources (e.g. support, control, rewards) are associated with adverse hea...
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Many high-hazard industries around the world have explicitly recognized the critical role that human, management and organizational risk factors play in major accidents. The findings of accident investigations and risk assessments demonstrate a growing recognition that the cultural context of work practices may influence safety just as much as tech...
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Occupational stress is a common phenomenon in our society, and generates problems for both workers' health and the functioning of organizations. Over past decades numerous studies have examined occupational stress from the perspective of gender, offering somewhat contradictory results. Some of them found no differences and others indicated that eit...
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This paper presents the design and the implementation of a methodology for measuring and improving safety culture at a nuclear power plant (NPP). The study has involved the completion of a pilot project aimed at seeing how to make use of the RADAR logic (Results, Approach, Deployment, Assessment and Review) of the EFQM model as a tool for the self...
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The objective of this study is to show how to improve the Safety Culture in one Nuclear Power Plant acting on organizational culture styles. To establish this relationship, probabilistic Bayesian network models have been used. Data was gathered through a survey, in June 2007, in a Spanish Nuclear Power Plant (Sta. MarÃa de Garoña). The safety cult...
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Santa MarIa de Garoña nuclear power plant in collaboration with Burgos University, has proceeded to conduct a pilot project aimed at seeing the possibilities for the RADAR (Results, Approach, Deployment, Assessment Review) logic of EFQM model, as a tool for self evaluation of Safety Culture in a nuclear power plant. In the work it has sought eviden...
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Resumen El objetivo de este trabajo es dar un pequeño barrido a un agregado de veinte eventos de carácter científico (nacionales e internacionales) que tienen que ver con el área de Organización de Empresas, mostrando desde la Entidad Organizadora, temática y periodicidad, hasta sus publicaciones y procesos de aceptación de las comunicaciones. Los...
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Aspanias Burgos (Asociación de padres y familiares de personas con discapacidad intelectual) es una organización social, declarada de utilidad pública y sin ánimo de lucro, cuya misión es "mejorar la calidad de vida de las personas con capacidad intelectual (DI) y la de sus familias". El área ocupacional está orientada a que la persona con DI reali...
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The paper presented here has two objectives. The first is the elaboration of a Model of Total Safety Management that explains the relation between the different elements of factors of management and the results in safety and health in companies. The second is the development of a self-evaluation tool that allows companies to improve their worksite...
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English: This article tries to provide an understanding of the terms that have been used relating to prevention of work risks around the world. The basic terminology used by diverse authors and safety technicians are defined and discussed. Since there exists many difference shades of the same terms, an exploration of the various revisions and new s...
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A report form was developed to help collect information in companies about causes of risk, incidents, and injuries. A review of the different models available for the study of risks, incidents, and injuries reveals that they lack some of the points that could be considered most relevant for a good investigation. Therefore a new model for the invest...
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This editorial reviews the evolution of the concepts of safety and quality that have been used in the traditional workplace. The traditional programs of safety are explored showing strengths and weaknesses. The concept of quality management is also viewed. Safety management and quality management principles, stages, and measurement are highlighted....
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This editorial reviews the evolution of the concepts of safety and quality that have been used in the traditional workplace. The traditional programs of safety are explored showing strengths and weaknesses. The concept of quality management is also viewed. Safety management and quality management principles, stages, and measurement are highlighted....
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Aunque la legislación no los tiene en cuenta, los incidentes también deben ser incluidos en la investigación para reducir la siniestralidad laboral. salvando, de este modo, recursos humanos, tiempo y producto. Además, la investigación de accidentes permite determinar el potencial de otros incidentes parecidos, mostrar áreas que necesitan mejoras y...