Serious accidents can be prevented when more insight into the underlying causes is available. The analyses presented here zoom in on important factors and direct and underlying causes for all types of accident.

Contact with hazardous atmosphere in confined space
Too rapid (de)compression
Contact with hazardous atmosphere through breathing apparatus
Impact by immersion in liquid


Contact with hazardous atmosphere in confined space

Main issue here is that the workplace it confined and there is a hazardous atmosphere (due to the presence of toxic substances or the lack of oxygen).
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Too rapid (de)compression

These accidents occur while diving.
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Contact with hazardous atmosphere through breathing apparatus

Accidents where the victim is performing work using equipment that provides breathing air.
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Impact by immersion in liquid

Accidents that involve the victim falling in water or another liquid or is intentionally in or under water.
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