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BIBLIOGRAPHY of Daniel A. Johnson, PhD, CPE  

Articles in Blue: Aviation Safety    Articles in Red: Warnings    Articles in Purple: Walkways    Articles in Black: Other


RECENT PRESENTATIONS

Surviving Disaster with Amanda Ripley. February, 2012. A PBS video program. Participant and Consultant. Produced by Santa Fe Productions, Inc.

Stair safety: Bottom of flight illusion. February, 2012. The 18th World Congress on Ergonomics, Recife, Brazil. International Ergonomics Association.

Measuring step geometry using the Nose-to-Nose method: Validity and repeatability. February, 2012. The 18th World Congress on Ergonomics, Recife, Brazil. International Ergonomics Association.

Human Factors, Forensics and Standards-Setting Organizations. A panel presentation at the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, September 22, 2011.

Workshop on falls: Walkway and stairway evaluations. Daniel Johnson with Jake Pauls. Conducted at the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA. September 27, 2010.

Misstep and Fall Mechanisms; Perception & Cognition; Consistency of Dimensions; and Transportation Systems. A series of panel presentations at the International Conference on Stairway Usability and Safety (ICSUS). Toronto, Canada. June 5-8, 2011.

Forensic Accident Investigations. A Presentation to the Rotary Club, Shelton, WA, November 11, 2010.

Walkway safety. A Presentation to the Rotary Club, Hoquiam, WA, February 22, 2007.

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Johnson, D.A. & Pauls, J. (2012). Why should home stairs be less safe? Trial News, 47(8), 11-15. Seattle: Washington State Association for Justice.

 

Johnson, D.A. (2012). Stair safety: bottom of flight illusion. Work: A Journal of Prevention, Assessment and Rehabilitation, (41) Supplement 1/2012, 3358-3362.

 

Johnson, D.A. & Sloan, G.D. (2012). Measuring step geometry using the Nose-to-Nose method: Validity and repeatability. Work: A Journal of Prevention, Assessment and Rehabilitation, (41) Supplement 1/2012, 3343-3348.

 

Johnson, D.A. & Pauls, J. (2010). Systemic stair step geometry defects, increased injuries, and public health plus regulatory responses. Contemporary Ergonomics and Human Factors 2010. London: CRC Press.

 

Issues in Stairway Design Aboard Transport Category Airplanes. (2009). SAE AIR5670. Warrendale, PA:  SAE International.

 

Johnson, D.A. (2009). Improper construction results in dangerous stairs: Large top runs produce fall hazard. Proceedings of the 53rd Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. Santa Monica, CA: Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.

 

Johnson, D.A. (2009). Forensic human factors results in increased pedestrian safety.  Proceedings of the 53rd Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. Santa Monica, CA: Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.

 

Pauls, J.L., Johnson, D.A. & Juillet, E. L. (2006). Ergonomic considerations in use of elevators for occupant evacuation of buildings. Symposium of the International Ergonomics Association, Maastricht, The Netherlands.

 

Johnson, D. A. (2006). An improved method for measuring stairways. Symposium of the International Ergonomics Association, Maastricht, The Netherlands.

 

Johnson, D.A. (2006). Practical aspects of graphics related to safety instructions and warnings. In M. Wogalter (Ed.) The Handbook of Warnings.  New York: Taylor & Francis.

 

Johnson, D. A. (2005). Effect of sand on the slipperiness of ice. Proceedings of the 49th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.  Santa Monica, CA: Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.

 

Johnson, D.A. (2005, Spring). Error in stair measurement. Ergonomics in Design. Santa Monica, CA: Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.  Reprinted in By Design, 2005, Summer 5(1).  Des Plaines, Illinois: American Society of Safety Engineers.

 

Thompson, D. A., Cohen, H. H. Horst, D. P., Johnson, D.A. & Olsen, R.A. (2005).  A guide to forensic human factors terminology. In W. Karwowski & I. Noy (Eds.) Handbook of Human Factors Litigation.  New York: Taylor & Francis.

 

Johnson, D.A. (2005). Measurement in pedestrian falls. In W. Karwowski & I. Noy (Eds.) Handbook of Human Factors Litigation. New York: Taylor & Francis.

 

Johnson, D.A. & Cohen, H.H. (2002).  Forensic aspects of pedestrian falls. The Ergonomics Society Annual Conference, Homerton College, Cambridge University, England.  Also in (Ed.) P. McCabe, Contemporary Ergonomics 2002. New York: Taylor & Francis.

 

Johnson, D.A. (2002). Synopsis: Slips and falls on metal plates: Factors to consider. Daniel A. Johnson Inc., ePublication.

 

Johnson, D.A. (2002). Synopsis: Falls on stairs: Factors to consider. Daniel A. Johnson Inc., ePublication.

 

Johnson, D.A. (2001). Counter terrorism and anti-terrorism efforts, Invited Presentation, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting. Santa Monica, CA: Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.

 

Johnson, D.A. (1998). Studies reveal passenger misconceptions about brace commands and brace positions. Cabin Crew Safety, Vol. 33 No. 3.  Alexandria, VA: Flight Safety Foundation.

 

Johnson, D.A. (1998).  Advances in getting the safety message to passengers. Advances in Aviation Safety Conference. PA: Society of Automotive Engineers.

 

Johnson, D. A. (1998, October).  New Stairway ... Old Problems, Ergonomics in Design. Santa Monica, CA: Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.

 

Johnson, D.A. (1997). How people behave in aircraft accidents. Human Performance in Extreme Environments, Vol. 2 No. 1 (71-80).  Champaign, IL: HPEE.

 

Johnson, D.A. (1992). A warning label for scaffold users. Proceedings of the 35th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors Society, Atlanta, GA.  Also available in the book, Human factors perspectives on warnings: selections from Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting Proceedings, 1980-1993. Santa Monica, CA: Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.

 

Johnson, D.A. (1991, April). Wheel stops as pedestrian hazards. In Safety News, Vol. XIX  (1). Santa Monica, CA: Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.

 

Johnson, D.A. (1991). Human factors issues in falls on stairs.  Olympia, WA: Daniel A. Johnson, Inc.

 

Johnson, D.A. (1991). Factors to consider when evaluating accidents on stairs.  In SYNOPSIS, a publication by Daniel A. Johnson, Inc., Olympia, WA. Reprinted in Safety News Vol. XIX  (2). Santa Monica, CA: Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.

 

Johnson, D.A. (1990). Headlight use. Presented to the 34th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. Santa Monica, CA: Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.

 

Johnson, D.A. (1988). Effects of sex, age and physical handicap on emergency evacuation. Presented to the 32nd Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. Santa Monica, CA: Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.

 

Johnson, D.A. (1987). Human factors in aircraft cabin safety. Presented to the Chinese Institute of Aviation Medicine for the Air Force, Institute of Science and Technology, Beijing.

 

Johnson, D.A. (1987). Design of safety instructions. Presented to the Chinese Society of Astronautics and , Beijing Science Hall, Beijing.

 

Johnson, D.A. and Sloan, G.D. (1986). Air transportation and the aging passenger. Presented to the 39th Flight Safety Foundation International Air Safety Seminar. Alexandria, VA: Flight Safety Foundation.

 

Johnson, D.A. (1986). A good case for a good staircase. Published in D.E.News, 2(2). Olympia, WA: Interaction Research Corporation.

 

Johnson, D.A. (1985). Warnings and human factors. Published in D.E.News, 1(2). Olympia, WA: Interaction Research Corporation.

 

Johnson, D.A. (1985). Sometimes pictures --sometimes words. Published in D.E.News, 1(1). Olympia, WA: Interaction Research Corporation.

 

Johnson, D.A. (1984). Passenger self-help programs. Presented to the Conference and Workshop on Aircraft Cabin Safety. Alexandria, VA: Flight Safety Foundation.

 

Johnson, D.A. (1984). Problems in storing and using emergency equipment aboard corporate aircraft. Proceedings of the 29th Corporate Aviation Safety Seminar. Alexandria, VA: Flight Safety Foundation.

 

Johnson, D.A. (1984). Just in case: A passenger's guide to airplane safety and survival. New York: Plenum Publishing. (Republished in the Russian language, 1989.)

 

Johnson, D.A. (1983). Passenger safety briefings. Cabin Crew Safety Bulletin, Vol. 18 (3). Alexandria, VA: Flight Safety Foundation.

 

Johnson, D.A. (1980). Emergency safety instructions: Who attends and why? In Oborne, D.J. & Levis, J.A. (Eds.), Human factors in transportation research.  London: Academic Press.

 

Johnson, D.A. (1980).  The design of effective safety information displays. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Industrial Design in Consumer Products Symposium, Tufts University, Medford, MA.

 

Johnson, D.A. (1979). Decompressions aboard the DC-10: Some potential human factor problems.  McDonnell Douglas Corporation Report Number HFE 12.  Long Beach, CA: McDonnell Douglas Aircraft Company.

 

Johnson, D.A. (1979). An investigation of factors affecting aircraft passenger attention to safety information presentations. Prepared for the Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation, Washington DC.

 

Frinell, D.E., Dahlstrom, E. & Johnson, D.A. (1979, June). A public education program designed to increase the accuracy and incidence of citizen's reports of suspicious and criminal activities. J. Police Science and Administration.

 

Johnson, D.A., Erickson, J. & Zamarin, D.M. (1978). The effectiveness of sequential flashing lights to direct passengers to emergency exits.  SAFE Journal, 8(4), 24--31.

 

Johnson, D.A. (1978). A survival kit test program, Phase 1: Experimental test of signals in a desert situation. IRC-78-12. Olympia, WA: Interaction Research Corp.

 

Johnson, D.A. and Altman, H.B. (1977). Flight attendant training: Recognizing and responding to emergencies. SAFE Journal, 7(1).

 

Johnson, D.A., Altman, H.B. and Zamarin, D.M. (1976). Evaluation of sequential flashing lights as an aircraft emergency egress aid: phase 2: behavioral study. Olympia, WA: Interaction Research Corp.

 

Erickson, J.B., Johnson, D.A., and Altman, H.B. (1976). Evaluation of sequential flashing lights as an aircraft emergency egress aid: literature search and phase 1: psychophysical evaluation. Olympia, WA: Interaction Research Corp.

 

Johnson, D.A. (1976).  Effectiveness of spoken instructions on passenger use of oxygen masks. MAC J7098. Long Beach, CA: McDonnell Douglas Aircraft Company.

 

Altman, H.B. and Johnson, D.A. (1976). Aircraft passenger safety: Passenger education and survival. Flightlog. Washington, DC: The Association of Flight Attendants.

 

Altman, H.B., Johnson, D.A., and Bruns, L.L. (1976). The use of graphic symbols as a communication method: A problem of meaning. SAFE Journal, 6(3).

 

Johnson, D.A. (1976). Human factors analysis of the safety and survivability of an aircraft accident, report IRC-76-2. Olympia, WA: Interaction Research Corporation.

 

Johnson, D.A., Blom, D.I., and Altman, H.B. (1975). Nonverbal video ape presentation of passenger safetrmation, Proceedings of the Nineteenth Annual Meeting of the Human Factors Society. Santa Monica, CA: Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.

 

Johnson, D.A. and Altman, H.B. (1975). Inaction. Flightlog. Washington, DC: The Association of Flight Attendants.

 

Johnson, D.A. and Altman, H.B. (1974). Panic. Flightlog, 12, (7). Washington DC: The Association of Flight Attendants.

 

Johnson, D.A. (1974, September). Passenger understanding of the heat shield placard on the DC-10 oxygen system. Douglas Aircraft Company Human Factor Engineering Report, DAC001. Long Beach, CA: McDonnell Douglas Aircraft Company.

 

Johnson, D.A. (1974). Oxygen-use placard evaluation, MAC J6752. Long Beach, CA: Douglas Aircraft Company.

 

Johnson, D.A. (1974). Attitude-behavior consistency in racial discrimination (Doctoral dissertation, Claremont Graduate School, 1974). Ann Arbor, MI: Dissertation Abstracts International.

 

Johnson, D.A., Porter, R.J. and Mateljan, P. (1971). Racial discrimination in apartment rentals. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 1, 364--377.  Also in Pettigrew, T. (Ed.) (1974). Racial Discrimination in the United States. San Francisco: Harper & Row. Also in Mayo, C. & LaFrance, M. (1977). Evaluating Research in Social Psychology; A Guide for the Consumer.  Monterey, CA: Brooks/Cole Publishing Co.

 

Johnson, D.A. (1973). Effectiveness of video instructions on life jacket donning. Proceedings of the Seventeenth Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. Santa Monica, CA: Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.

 

Johnson, D.A. and Altman, H.B. (1973). Effects of briefing card information on passenger behavior during aircraft evacuation demonstrations.  Proceedings of the Seventeenth Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. Santa Monica, CA: Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.

 

Johnson, D.A. and Altman, H.B. (1972). Passenger data from four DC-10 evacuation demonstrations, MAC J5653. Long Beach, CA: McDonnell Douglas Aircraft Company.

 

Johnson, D.A. (1971). Behavioral inaction under stress conditions similar to the survivable aircraft accident, DAC 5962. Long Beach, CA: McDonnell Douglas Aircraft Company. Also published in SAFE Journal, 1st Quarter, 1972.

 

Johnson, D.A. and Altman, H.B. (1971). Emergency passenger evacuation factors associated with the KLM DC-10-30 mixed configuration, MAC J5288. Long Beach, CA: McDonnell Douglas Aircraft Company.

 

Johnson, D.A. (1971). Behavior of aircraft passengers following survivable aircraft accidents: Behavioral classification, MAC J0874. Long Beach, CA: McDonnell Douglas Aircraft Company.

 

Johnson, D.A. (1970). An experimental evaluation of behavioral inaction under stress, MAC J1008. Long Beach, CA:  McDonnell Douglas Aircraft Company.

 

Altman, H.B., Johnson, D.A. & Blom, D.I. (1970, September). Passenger emergency evacuation information cards: Recommendations for presentation style, DAC5829. Long Beach, CA: McDonnell Douglas Aircraft Company. Presented to Eighth Annual Survival and Flight Equipment Symposium, Las Vegas, NV.

 

Johnson, D.A., Altman, H.B., Fowler, C.N., and Blom, D.I. (1970).  Experimental evaluation of aircraft emergency information card content and presentation format, MAC  J0735/01. Long Beach, CA: McDonnell Douglas Aircraft Company.

 

Johnson, D.A. (1969, June). Passenger behavior in survivable aircraft accidents: Inaction under stress as a significant behavior, DAC 5547. Long Beach, CA: McDonnell Douglas Aircraft Company. Presented to the Western Psychological Association Symposium on Human Factors in Aviation Safety, Vancouver, B.C.

 

Johnson, D.A. (1968). Review, analysis, and evaluation of barometric altimeter information displays: A recommendation or the DC-10, DAC 67596. Long Beach, CA: McDonnell Douglas Aircraft Company.

 

Johnson, D.A. (1968). Aircraft emergency evacuation systems: Legibility of emergency exit signs. In Aircraft Emergency Evacuation Systems: Emergency Exit Signs in Adverse Visual Environments, DCA 67085. Long Beach, CA: McDonnell Douglas Aircraft Company.

 

Johnson, D.A. (1968). Aircraft emergency evacuation systems: Attention attracting qualities of exit signs. In Aircraft Emergency Evacuation Systems: Emergency Exit Signs in  Adverse Visual Environments, DAC 67085. Long Beach, CA: McDonnell Douglas Aircraft Company.

 

Johnson, D.A. and Altman, H.B. (1968). Aircraft emergency evacuation systems: Applicability of auditory aids, DAC 67065. Long Beach, CA: McDonnell Douglas Aircraft Company.

 

Johnson, D.A., Gabriel, R.F., & Rickerd, L.D. (1968). The effect of  pilot error on Bigeye weapon delivery as a function of alternate armament switching sequences, DAC 67017.  Long Beach, CA: McDonnell Douglas Aircraft Company.

 

Standards* Generated For The Society Of Automotive Engineers

Air & Space Technical Division

SAE International, 400 Commonwealth Drive, Warrendale, PA

 

ARP577             Emergency Placarding - Internal and External

ARP1384          Passenger Safety Information Briefing Cards and Video Briefings

AIR1815            Safe Carriage of Impaired and Disabled Passengers

AIR4740            Safety Considerations - Smoking in Lavatories of Transport Aircraft

AIR4771            Recommended Brace Positions

AIR5446            Safety Instructions for Visually Impaired Passengers

AIR5471            Limitation of Braille for Use on Passenger Safety Instruction Cards

AIR5670            Issues in Stairway Design Aboard Transport Category Airplanes

                        * These have all been published as ANSI standards.

  

Other Professional Endeavors and Services

 Program Chair, Forensics Technical Group

Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, Annual Convention, 2003

 Reviewer

Journal of Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 2001

Human Factors and Ergonomics Society: 2001, 2005 - 2007
Reviewer of submitted papers.

Board of Certification for Professional Ergonomists (BCPE)
Reviewer of new applicants: 2006 - 2007

 Co-Editor, Safety News

Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 1996-1997

 

*Rates Provided Upon Request*

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