What is Safety:  Safety is simple terms, means freedom from the occurrence or risk of injury or loss. Industrial safety refers to the protection of workers from the danger of industrial accidents. An accident, then is an unplanned and uncontrolled event in which an action or reaction of an object, a substance a person, or a radiation results in per...

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Safety Program deals with the prevention of accidents and with minimising the resulting loss and damage to persons and property. Five basic principles must govern the safety programme of an organisation. The five principles are: Industrial accidents result from a multiplicity of factors. But these have to be traced to their root causes, which are u...

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Accidents are described in terms of frequency, severity and incidence. Organisations generally maintain frequency, severity and incidence records. Mathematical formulae are used to calculate accident rates. Thus for calculating the incidence rate the formula is: Incidence rate = Number of recordable injuries x 1 million/ Number of Employee exposu...

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Systematic training of industrial employees is necessary if they are to do their jobs efficiency and safety. This is an inescapable requirement, regardless of how carefully employees are selected or how much aptitude and experience they may have for the jobs to which they are assigned. Training practices in the industry will be found to vary widely...

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Several methods exits and have been proposed for gauging the effectiveness of safety programs. Broadly, they can be classified as systematic or organic. Organic Measures: Organic methods attempt to evaluate how well the safety programs is designed and fulfilled. On interest, in this case is the merit of program’s elements and their level of impleme...

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