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Unformatted text preview: sequences Three questions: Were the actions directed by some prior intention? Did the actions proceed as planned? Did they achieve their desired end? Human Error Human Error What is the difference between intentional and non­intentional actions? Intentional actions have an intended outcome. Non­intentional actions are involuntary and do not result in an intended outcome. Human Error Human Error Working definitions Error: All those occasions in which a planned sequence of mental or physical activities fails to achieve its intended outcome, and when these failures cannot be attributed to the intervention of some chance agency. Human Error Human Error Slips & lapses: Errors which result from some failure in the execution and/or storage stage of an action sequence, regardless of whether or not the plan which guided them was adequate to achieve its objective. (execution failures) Human Error Human Error Mistakes: Deficiencies or failures...
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