accident prevention


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Accident Prevention

A generic term for the promotion of safety and prevention of accidents in all areas of life at work, in the home, and on the roads, in schools, at leisure and on (or near) water.

accident prevention,

n a set of precautionary measures taken to avoid possible bodily harm. Devices that can be especially important in preventing damage to the orofacial area are seat belts and bicycle helmets; the use of these should be encouraged in all patients.
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The Child Accident Prevention Trust is a national charity committed to reducing the number of children and young people killed, disabled or seriously injured in accidents.
Quiz and activity sheets returned to the Child Accident Prevention Trust by September 9 will be entered into a prize draw.
He'll be speaking to a number of water well drilling professionals on a variety of important accident prevention topics.
Expanding into this new market will allow us to leverage our expertise in retail exposures and deliver our expert claims handling and accident prevention services to another retail industry with specialized insurance needs.
The accident prevention roadshow is at Cleasewellhill Healthy Living Centre, Guide Post, from 11am to 2pm on Monday.
By targeting shopping centers with risk profiles similar to those we insure now, we will be able to leverage our expertise in retail exposures and offer our specialized claims handling and accident prevention services to a broader market segment.
The committee promotes accident prevention in the petroleum refining and petrochemical manufacturing industries and publicly recognizes the industry's excellent record of safety in operations.
The presentation of the NPRA Safety Award is part of a comprehensive safety awards program developed by the association's Safety & Health Committee to promote accident prevention in the petroleum refining and petrochemical manufacturing industries, and to publicly recognize the excellent record of safety in operation that the industry has achieved.
The Distinguished Safety Award is part of the comprehensive safety awards program developed by NPRA's Fire and Accident Prevention Committee.
A selection committee from NPRA's Fire and Accident Prevention Committee reviews the facility's overall performance history over three evaluation periods and its performance based on number of hours or years worked without a lost workday case, and reviews a written description of the facility's safety program.
TORONTO -- UNICCO Facility Services Canada Company has received a certificate of recognition from the Industrial Accident Prevention Association (IAPA).
In this role, Robinson will further develop the firm's corporate health and safety program including accident prevention, workers compensation, regulatory compliance and training; cultivating a company-wide health and safety awareness and culture; and implementing a health, safety and environment (HSE) management system, practices, procedures and auditing processes.

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