What is safety?
Before we start with this course on Basic Workplace Safety,let us first understand what safety is.According to a Wikipedia definition,
Safety is the state of being “safe” (from French sauf), the condition of being protected from harm or other non-desirable outcomes. Safety can also refer to the control of recognized hazards in order to achieve an acceptable level of risk.
Also a workplace is also defined as the Physical location where someone works.So this means a workplace is broad and every business place both technical and otherwise is a possible work place.
So as individuals carry out there different tasks in their different workplaces it is important that they remain safe,safe from harm and undesirable outcomes.Outcomes like injuries,Health complications,Fatalities are some examples of workplace undesirables.
So in this course,we will be having a holistic overview of Safety in our workplaces.