Top 5 Basic definitions in Safety

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.