ERROR OF OMISSION

A type of humanerror where a person leaves out an important action resulting in a function failing. Compare error of commission.

ERROR OF OMISSION: "Joe made an error of ommission and forgot to stop to press thgenbutton that stopped the conveyor belt delivering boxes to be packed."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ERROR OF OMISSION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/error-of-omission/ (accessed June 24, 2019).
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