accident-proneness

(redirected from Accident proneness)
Also found in: Dictionary, Wikipedia.

accident-proneness

The state of being accident-prone.
References in periodicals archive ?
As a relatively small proportion of individuals appeared to be responsible for a relatively large proportion of accidents, the notion of accident proneness gained a life of its own, particularly as it appeared to excuse factory managers from the responsibility for removing or controlling hazards in the workplace.
In the same vein, Porter (1988) suggested that accident proneness is not an enduring trait that attaches itself to the individual but, rather, is more likely to arise from a combination of predispositions and circumstances (e.
attributing multiple accidents to accident proneness is like saying that a sore throat is due to chronic pharyngitis" (p.
Over the years, research on accident proneness has indicated a plethora of different personality characteristics that appear to be associated with accident repeaters.
1980, Good Drivers and Bad Drivers -- A Markov Model of accident Proneness, Proceedings of the Casualty Actuarial Society 68:65-85.
The benefit-to-risk evaluation of prescribing a benzodiazepine with an antidepressant ought to include consideration of potential dependence, accident proneness, teratogenicity, and difficulty in tapering off the benzodiazepine.
The concept of accident proneness was first proposed by Greenwood & Woods in 1919.
Studies of accident proneness have attracted a significant amount of controversy.
The positive effect of NA on injuries is consistent with the literature on accident proneness.
Accident statistics and the concept of accident proneness.
Full browser ?