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adj. safer, safest
a. Free from danger or injury; undamaged or unhurt: He returned from the voyage safe and sound.
b. Not exposed to the threat of danger or harm: The children were safe at home all through the storm.
c. Usable in specified conditions without being damaged. Often used in combination: a microwave safe container.
2. Affording protection: a safe place.

safe′ly adv.
safe′ness n.


Vox populi Any activity, or element–instrument in the environment for which the risks of its use and disposal are considered acceptable


Cardiology A clinical trial–Safety After Fifty Evaluation


(sāf′tē) [ME. saufte, safety, health]
1. A practice that ensures protection from harm or injury.
2. The condition of being protected.
3. A device that prevents the unintended discharge of a firearm.
safe (sāf), adjective


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Q. If an alcoholic consumes zinc, will he be safe? Hi! While reading through the medical journal, I came to know that if an alcoholic consumes zinc, will he be safe?

A. Approximately 30%–50% of alcoholics have low zinc status because ethanol consumption decreases intestinal absorption of zinc and increases urinary zinc -


zinc is a necessary mineral you need for the immune system, brain function and other systems of the body.

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Dr William Reed Clanny, a medical doctor from Sunderland, may be said to be the first to turn his attention to the construction of an insulated safety lamp.
And it was not until 1860, forty-eight years "after the Felling disaster, that a law was passed regulating the design and use of the safety lamp in mines.
He and Dr William Reid Clanny, and George "Geordie" Stephenson, both could be said to have got there first, by demonstrating the idea of a safety lamp.
Now available from WOLF SAFETY LAMP Company is a range of compact torches fully compliant with the 94/9/EC ATEX Explosive Atmospheres Directive and certified to IECEx for use in potentially explosive gas, mist or vapour atmospheres.
Did you present a posy, commemorative safety lamp or other memento?
IT was 200 years ago tomorrow a colliery brakesman demonstrated his newly-invented miners' safety lamp on Tyneside.
ANSWER: 1 Mud; 2 The thorax; 3 Darwin; 4 Leaves used in salads; 5 The Sudetenland; 6 Sir Humphr(e)y - Davy being the inventor of the safety lamp and Appleby the cabinate secretary; 7 The Birds; 8 Jeff Thomson; 9 Grenada; 10 Milan.
The firm is the world's oldest miners' lamp manufacturer, and first produced their Cambrian Safety Lamp in 1860.
Wood was a colliery owner and the founding president of the region's Mining Institute, who worked with George Stephenson on the first Stephenson safety lamp.
It also inspired a then unknown engineer George Stephenson, from Wylam, Northumberland, to design a safety lamp with air fed through narrow tubes, down which a flame could not move.