1.1 Definition of health and safety

health and safety introduction

Definition of Health and Safety

Health and safety is a field concerned with preventing harm to people who are engaged in work activities or who may be affected by the activities of others in the workplace. This includes preventing injuries, illnesses, and fatalities, as well as promoting overall health and well-being. Health and safety can cover a range of topics, including hazard identification and risk assessment, safety management systems, emergency preparedness, workplace inspections, and training.