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1. Discrete occurrence or event.
2. Arising out of or associated with something more significant.
3. Untoward event which (depending on the circumstances) may lead to a damage, disaster, or loss. See also accident.

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If there is an incident at your office you must write up a report and get it well documented to avoid liability.
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If something bad happens at your business you should fine an incident report to ensure everything is handled properly and justly.
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An employee did not turn off the stove in the break room which led to an incident of fire and everyone had to be evacuated.
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