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Conceptually, accidents are a fallacy

04.01.2013  |  Sawyer, M.,  Apex Safety Consultants, Houston, Texas

Keywords: [accident] [incident] [safety] [process safety] [risk] [event] [hazard mitigation] [protection ]

Webster’s unabridged dictionary defines accident as “Literally, a befalling; an event that takes place without one’s foresight or expectation; an undesigned, sudden and unexpected event; chance; contingency; often, an undesigned and unforeseen occurrence of an afflictive or unfortunate character; a casualty; a mishap; as, to die by an accident.”

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