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Appendix D A Note on Definitions
Pages 197-198

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... Some people define accident precursors as the events that immediately precede and lead up to an accident; others include organizational and cultural shifts in the dehnition; and some also include macroevents outside an organization in the defrnihon. In the proposal for this project, we defined precursors as events in the accident chain.
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... Understanding the subtle distinction between a near miss and a precursor c m facilitate workshop discussions. In the papers m the agenda book, Michal Tamuz md Bill Corcoran address some of the challenges to defusing and understandmg precursors.

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