Consider this statistic: 80 out of every 100 incidents are the fault of the person involved in the incident.
Unsafe acts cause four times as many incidents & injuries as unsafe conditions.
Incidents occur for many reasons. In most industries people tend to look for "things" to blame when an incident happens, because it's easier than looking for "root causes," such as those listed below. To learn more about how to avoid incidents see our health and safety courses.
Consider the underlying incident causes described. Have you been guilty of any of these attitudes or behaviours? If so, you may have not been injured-but next time you may not be so lucky.
"It is better to be careful 100 times than to get killed once." (Mark Twain)
To see more information about how to protect yourself against incidents then take a look at our blog about face protection.
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