Workplace Safety

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Workplace Safety concepts and principles
Maria Margarita Samson
Flashcards by Maria Margarita Samson, updated more than 1 year ago
Maria Margarita Samson
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SAFETY -Refers to the physical or environmental conditions of work or employment, which substantially comply with the provisions of this standards.
ACCIDENT - Unplanned or an undesired event - near accident or near miss - has the potential to inflict injury or property damage
HAZARD - Any condition in the workplace that, by itself or by interacting with other variables, cause injuries, property damage, death, or other losses.
LOSS CONTROL - It is the prevention of occupational injuries, illnesses, and accidental damage to the company's property.
HAZARD CONTROL - Involves developing a program to recognize, evaluate, and eliminate or minimize the destructive effects of hazards in the workplace. - It includes hazard recognition, evaluation, control, and communication. - It is a shared responsibility of management and all workers.
POTENTIAL CAUSES OF ACCIDENTS 1. People 2. Equipment 3. Materials 4. Environment
INCIDENT Undesired circumstances and near misses with the potential to cause incidents
OCCUPATIONAL ACCIDENT An unexpected and unplanned occurrence, including acts of violence, arising out of or in connection with work which results in once or more workers incurring a personal injury, disease or death; as occupational accidents are to be considered travel, transport or road traffic accidents in which workers are injured and which arise out of or in the course of work
COMMUTING ACCIDENT AN ACCIDENT OCCURRING ON THE HABITUAL ROUTE, IN EITHER DIRECTION, BETWEEN PLACE OF WORK OR WORK-RELATED TRAINING
OCCUPATIONAL INJURY Any personal injury, disease or death resulting from an occupational accident
WRITTEN WORKPLACE SAFETY PROGRAM A management approach for identifying , evaluating, analyzing and controlling workplace safety and health hazards. Includes developing systematic policies, procedures and practices fundamental to creating and maintaining a safe and healthy working environment. Requires a safety policy statement
THE DOMINO SEQUENCE 1. Lack of control - management 2. Basic Cause - origin 3. Immediate Cause - symptoms 4. Incident - contact 5. People - property - loss
6 ELEMENTS OF A WWSP 1. RESPONSIBILITY 2. HAZARD IDENTIFICATION, ANALYSIS AND CONTROL 3. TRAINING 4. ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION AND CORRECTIVE ACTION 5. ENFORCEMENT 6. SAFETY COMMITTEE
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