- Unsafe condition mean any condition that could cause undue hazard to life , limb or health of any person authorized or expected to be on or about the premises.
- An unsafe act is when an individual who has both knowledge and control of an existing unsafe condition or action , but choses to perform the action or ignore the condition . Generally perform unsafe acts in an effort to save time and /or effort
- A near miss , near hit or close call is an unplanned event that has the potential to cause , but does not actually result in human injury , environmental or equipment damage or an interruption to normal operation.
- An Accident is an unintended , normally unwanted event that was not directly caused by humans , the term accident implies that nobody should be blamed , but the event may have been caused by unrecognized or unaddressed risks