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Descriptor in English: Safety
Descriptor in Spanish: Seguridad
Descriptor in Portuguese: Segurança
Descriptor in French: Sécurité
Entry term(s): Safeties
Tree number(s): N06.850.135.060.075
VS4.002.001.001.007
Scope note: Freedom from exposure to danger and protection from the occurrence or risk of injury or loss. It suggests optimal precautions in the workplace, on the street, in the home, etc., and includes personal safety as well as the safety of property.
Annotation: IM in unspecified circumstances ("the economics of safety" = SAFETY /econ) or specified circumstances ("safety in coal mines" = SAFETY (IM) + COAL MINING (IM)); CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY & EQUIPMENT SAFETY are also available
Allowable Qualifiers: EC economics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
Online Note: search ACCIDENT PREVENTION 1966-74
History Note: 91(75); was see under ACCIDENT PREVENTION 1975-90
DeCS UI: 12825
Descriptor UI: D012449
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Safety - Preferred
Concept UI M0019343
Scope note Freedom from exposure to danger and protection from the occurrence or risk of injury or loss. It suggests optimal precautions in the workplace, on the street, in the home, etc., and includes personal safety as well as the safety of property.
Preferred term Safety
Entry term(s) Safeties



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