A nudge-solution for safety

Could a nudge improve safety at railway platforms?

Collisions between a train and a person is the most common cause of death nearby railroads in Denmark, as well as the rest of Europe [1]. Thus, BAR transport og engros reached out to iNudgeyou to identify problematic behavioural patterns along the Danish railways. BAR transport og engros is a Danish work environment council, for promoting occupational health and safety in the transport and wholesale industry. The project resulted in a number of solution concepts to reduce accidents near the railway tracks. In this blogpost we will present one particular behavioural pattern and the corresponding solution concept. Often, people think that collisions happen in situations where a person has strayed onto the rails. ….[READ]