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Top 5 Basic definitions in Safety

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Meaning Of Occupational Health and Safety :

The Safety and Health of people or employees in relation to their work, and their work environment.


Meaning Of Accident :

An unplanned and unexpected event that resulted in any form of harm or damage.


Meaning Of Near-miss :

Any unplanned event or situation which does not results in harm or damage but it has the potential to result into an damage or harm


Meaning Of Risk :

The Combination of chances of the hazard to cause harm and the degree of harm if the accidents occur.


Formula for Risk :

Risk = Probability * Severity


Meaning of Control measure :

Any form of action or device which may used to eliminate or reduce the risk.