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DDAS, 2007, Afghanistan, excavation, PMN-2, AP


The primary cause of this accident is listed as a Field Control Inadequacy because the Victim’s chest and face injuries imply that he was not wearing PPE (or not wearing it correctly) at the time of the accident. The secondary cause is listed as a Management Control inadequacy because the demining group’s senior management are responsible for ensuring that their field supervisors impose good discipline and never allow deminers to work without PPE.



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