a dangerous condition, either potential or inherent, which can interfere with the expected, orderly progress of a given activity
a measured or calculated chance of exposure to hazard(s) which may or may not result in loss
Both should be managed!
an unplanned and therefore unwanted or undesired event resulting in physical harm and/or property damage
an unplanned event that did not but could have resulted in physical harm and/or property damage
Both should be investigated!
Power Source Failure
Oxidation (other than air)
Heat & Temperature
Vibration and Noise
Weather / Environment
Structural Damage or Failure
Safety Device or Feature
Procedure and Training
Know your requirements!
Inspection, Audit & Identification Program
Procedures and Training
Corrective Action Plan
Individual and completion date must be assigned
Must be Closed-Loop
Look at past accidents for your first step in Accident Reduction.
Were prior hazards adequately resolved?
What work controls were implemented to prevent recurrence, and are they working?
Failure "here" may cause failure "there"
Cause and effect relationship
Five Phases of accident process