This article evaluates the need for a centralized accident-report database within the field of humanitarian mine action. The author argues that the failure to report accidents by on-site personnel can inadvertently lead to otherwise avoidable accidents where similar events occur. The author highlights the benefits that the database has provided for the community and makes several recommendations on how to further reduce severe injury within the industry.
"The Database of Demining Accidents: A Driving Force in HMA,"
Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction: Vol. 15
, Article 18.
Available at: http://commons.lib.jmu.edu/cisr-journal/vol15/iss2/18