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.