|Contributing factorsa influencing no-harm incidents|
|Team factors, e.g. verbal and written communication||100|
|Task factors, e.g. availability and use of protocols, availability and use of test results||97|
|Work environmental factors, e.g. design, availability and maintenance of equipment, staffing levels and skills mix||23|
|Individual (staff) factors, e.g. knowledge and skills, physical and mental health||7|
|Organizational and management factors, e.g. organizational structure, policy, standards and goals||4|
|Institutional context factors, e.g. economic and regulatory context||0|
a Modified from Vincent, Taylor-Adams & Stanhope, 1998 .
b The number of contributing factors is higher than the number of no-harm incidents because the reviewers were allowed to choose more than one contributing factor for each no-harm incident.
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