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What is an accident?

An unexpected event that results in damage or harm.


What are accidental injuries?

Injuries caused by unexpected events.


What is an accident chain?

A sequence of events that often leads to an accidental injury.


How can you avoid an accident?

You can break any part of the accident chain. By removing or changing one link, you can prevent an accident from happening.


What are the 3 links in an accident chain?

The situation, the unsafe habit, and the unsafe act.