Each student will explore, develop and express in a two to three page paper, their own thoughts and philosophy in regard to the question: Are All Incidents Preventable? Students are expected to research the historical use of the expression and evaluate the expression as a logical or non-logical axiom? Students are expected to examine the opinions of various authors and organizations before reaching a personal conclusion to the question. There is no right or wrong, correct or incorrect answer for this assignment. Grading will be based on probative value, use of logical argument supported by expressed opinions of other safety professionals and organizations.