Year: 1994 Source: Social Science & Medicine, v.38, no.3, (February 1994), p.443-446 SIEC No: 19940018

A field study was carried out to investigate the possibility of preventing suicide on the London Underground. Four groups of potentially valuable measures were identified with the objectives of: 1) reducing public access to the tracks; 2) improving surveillance by station staff; 3) facilitating emergency stops; & 4) reducing injury. These strategies are discussed. (12 refs.)