In general, the accident-haver is described as being emotionally less mature, less responsible, more asocial/anti-social, and not as well adjusted. He also tends to have a more disturbed history, such as an unhappy childhood, delinquency, family disruption, and uneven work record. Variety of specific behaviors is listed under these general terms. Many characteristics of the accident-haver are age related, and among normal people tend to be modified as one matures. The role of external stress and the concept of accident proneness are also discussed.

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    Human Factors Society

    Johns Hopkins University Press
    Baltimore, MD  United States  21218
  • Authors:
    • McGuire, F L
  • Publication Date: 1976-10

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: p. 433-441
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00153251
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 29 1977 12:00AM