Discuss how the follwing contribute to aviation mishaps:
Maintenance and support factors
Administrative and supervisory factors
Material failures and malfunctions
Human error - Human error involves both physical and mental factors including ergonomics (design of the workplace), physical strength of the individual, physical stress, and mental factors including the person's attitude, behavorial factors, etc.
Maintenance and support factors - improper maintenance, improper priority, or lack of qa, manufacture defects or assembly.
Administrative and supervisory factors - following regulations, improper level of supervision, lack of training or pqs.
Material failures or malfunctions - faulty design, defective manufacture, or repair.
Environmental factors - "acts of God", lightning, extreme exposure to heat, cold, vibration, noise, illumination, radiation, or atmospheric contaminants.