Accident Prevention

Accident prevention refers to the plans, preparations and actions taken to avoid or stop an accident before it happens. Accidents can be classified as unplanned and unexpected events giving increased risk of injury, ill health, death and loss of property, damage to environment or any combination of thereof.

Accident prevention includes all measures taken in an effort to save lives, escape from injury, lessen the degrees of injury, reduce loss of properties, treatment and compensation costs, production and time loss, and morale loss of the concerned organization.