Executive Summary


The simple sequence is that something was broken and had to be repaired.  The breakdown prompted the person to go into harm’s way. There are many reasons for people\'s injuries and fatalities. Some of the common ones include traffic accidents, falls, and a whole host of fatalities from maintenance work. The reason as to why people could be result of unsafe acts, failing to follow procedures, poor judgement or errors in perception. Reliable equipment removes the most common causes of accidents. Equipment running as designed doesn\'t need people to get into harm\'s way and be exposed to electrical wires, go under the conveyor, sit on top of a tank and do welding, or even fall off a ladder.