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occupational safety

Definition

An area of statutory duty imposed on employers and employees in most countries, for the protection of the workforce from occupational disease and stresses and physical hazards through appropriate measures. (Source: GILP96)

Themes
  • disasters, accidents, risk
  • human health
  • social aspects, population
Groups
  • RISKS, SAFETY
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Scope note

Scope note is not available.

Concept URL: http://www.eionet.europa.eu/gemet/concept/5787