Types of Accident
Accident are of different types. They may be classified as major and minor ones, depending upon the severity of the injury. An accident which ends in a death or which results in a prolonged disability to the injured is a major one. A scratch or a cut which does not seriously disable him/ her is a minor accident but an accident nevertheless,
An accident may be internal and external. If a worker falls or an object falls on him or her it is possible he or she may show no external sings of injury. But her or she may have fractured a bone or strained a muscle or nere which is an internal injury. A workers may be disabled by an injury for an hour half a day a day a week a month or a few months. If he or she recovers from such a disability his or her disability is temporary. If the in fury is such that he or she will never recover fully his or her disability is permanent.
Again a disability may be partial or total . accidents may be fatal or non fatal.