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The informal term "freak accident" may refer to an unfortunate event that may seem exceedingly unlikely to happen by chance. This term may be used to imply doubts about whether the event actually was an accident.
 
The informal term "freak accident" may refer to an unfortunate event that may seem exceedingly unlikely to happen by chance. This term may be used to imply doubts about whether the event actually was an accident.
   
== See also ==
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==Types of accidents==
* [[Accident prevention]]
 
* [[Accident proness]]
 
 
* Aircraft
 
* Aircraft
 
** [[Air safety]]
 
** [[Air safety]]
 
** [[Accidents and incidents in aviation]]
 
** [[Accidents and incidents in aviation]]
** [[List of aircraft accidents]]
 
* [[Aisle#Safety and regulatory considerations|Aisles: Safety and regulatory considerations]]
 
 
* Bicycle
 
* Bicycle
 
** [[Bike accident]]
 
** [[Bike accident]]
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** [[Car accident]]
 
** [[Car accident]]
 
** [[Car safety]]
 
** [[Car safety]]
* [[Collective trauma]]
 
 
* [[Disasters]]
 
* [[Disasters]]
 
* [[Driving under the influence]]
 
* [[Driving under the influence]]
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* [[Industrial accidents]]
 
* [[Industrial accidents]]
 
* [[Pedestrian accidents]]
 
* [[Pedestrian accidents]]
* [[PTSD]]
 
* [[Risk management]]
 
 
* [[Road safety]]
 
* [[Road safety]]
 
* [[Sailing ship]]
 
* [[Sailing ship]]
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** [[fail-secure]]
 
** [[fail-secure]]
 
** [[Poka-yoke]]
 
** [[Poka-yoke]]
* [[Swiss Cheese model]]
 
 
* [[Tram accident]]
 
* [[Tram accident]]
 
* [[Transport accidents]]
 
* [[Transport accidents]]
* [[Warning labels]]
 
* [[Warnings]]
 
 
* [[Work accident]]
 
* [[Work accident]]
 
* [[Workplace safety]]
 
* [[Workplace safety]]
 
** [[Material safety data sheet]]
 
** [[Material safety data sheet]]
 
** [[Protective clothing]]
 
** [[Protective clothing]]
**[[Occupational health and safety]]
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**[[Criticality accident]]
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*[[Accident Analysis]]
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== See also ==
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* [[Accident Analysis]]
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* [[Accident prevention]]
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* [[Accident proness]]
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* [[Collective trauma]]
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* [[Criticality accident]]
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* [[Occupational health and safety]]
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* [[PTSD]]
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* [[Risk management]]
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* [[Swiss Cheese model]]
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* [[Warning labels]]
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* [[Warnings]]
   
 
== External links ==
 
== External links ==

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For alternate meanings, see: Accident (fallacy), Accident (philosophy), and Car accidents.
Partial stadium collapse at Big12 college football championship - 2005

A railing accidentally collapses at a college football game, spilling fans onto the sidelines

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Train wreck at Montparnasse in 1895

An accident is an event that occurs unexpectedly and unintentionally. Physical examples include unintended collisions or falls, being injured by touching something sharp, hot, or electric, or ingesting poison. Non-physical examples are unintentionally revealing a secret or otherwise saying something incorrectly, forgetting an appointment, etc.

50,425 people were killed in accidents (not including car accidents) in the U.S. in 1995, which is 19 people in 100,000.

Often, accidents are investigated so that we can learn how to avoid them in the future. This is sometimes called root cause analysis, but does not generally apply to accidents that cannot be predicted with any certainty. For example, a root cause of a purely random incident may never be identified, and thus future similar accidents remain "accidental."

The informal term "freak accident" may refer to an unfortunate event that may seem exceedingly unlikely to happen by chance. This term may be used to imply doubts about whether the event actually was an accident.

Types of accidentsEdit


See also Edit

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