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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


Acronyn for surgery, antibiotics, facial cleanliness and environmental change. This complex of measures is a strategy for the control of TRACOMA and has been shown to be effective in endemic areas.

Patient discussion about safe

Q. What is the safe amount of alcohol? I like alcohol, but I don’t want to end up an alcoholic. Or even have the problems that come with it (liver problems etc….)

A. the best method is not too drink at all,and you wont have any problems to worry about.

Q. Is Nytol Effective and Safe? I have been under excessive stress for the past few days mainly because of my new office. I find the working conditions quite hostile mainly because I have a social anxiety disorder. I do have an individual cabin where I am isolated from others, but it is the break hours that I dread when people get together. I feel completely out of place and often times the butt of all jokes. These thoughts keep hovering in my mind all the time. I am not able to sleep and my mind keeps churning out negative thoughts all night long. Because of this my productivity at work has reduced a lot. Is there any way I can stop my mind from thinking when I go to bed? My friend recommended <a href="">nytol</a> but I am not sure if this would be effective. Please advice..

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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The spokesperson said the safety measures include, to properly 'earthen' your electrical appliances and replace or tape all worn out wires and not to touch electrical appliances, cables with wet hands.
A team led by Civil Defence District Officer Sanjeeda Khannum conducted a raid at the food street and found that the Park View Hotel, Khyber Darbar Hotel, Namak Mandi Restaurant, Khyber Shinwari Hotel, Italian Pizza and Shehensha Restaurant had not taken adequate fire safety measures.
The owners of oil tankers should ensure safety measures before transfer of oil tankers from one place to another, he said.
Mumbai [India], Jan 9 ( ANI ): The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Tuesday issued warning to all hoteliers to carry out self audit of fire safety measures in their restaurants, failing which the defaulters would have to face dire consequences.
Iloilo City Mayor Jose Espinosa III directed the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) and the Philippine National Police to ensure that local establishments have adequate safety measures, including smoke-detection devices and emergency exits.
He said CTP Education Wing is working effectively to educate citizens about traffic rules and road safety measures whereas a huge a lot has got benefit through it.
Im here in Las Vegas now to support our community every way that I can, but when I get back to Washington, common sense gun safety measures are going to be something that I will be very vocal about.
Call on government to fund any additional fire safety measures, including installation of sprinklers.
He directed the concerned technical supervisors to educate and revise the rules and regulations of safety measures daily before sending their technical staff on work and must take oath from the staff that they will abide by the rules and regulations and will follow the safety SOP.
Considering that, it is high time that the government of India launches campaigns to educate and create awareness about safety measures and practices.
The regulator is also increasing its charges for air show organisers to fund the new safety measures.
A team from the Public Relations Office at the department has visited the camping area to evaluate the safety measures taken by campers.