AZARD²means anything that can cause harm (ex.chemicals, electricity, working from ladder, etc.)
RISK²is the chance, high or low, that somebody will beharmed by the hazard
AZARD CONTROL/CONTROL MEASURE²preventive actiontaken to eliminate hazard and risk
OLD LIMIT VALUES (TLV)²represent condition underwhich it is believed that nearly all workers may berepeatedly exposed daily without adverse effect.
WORK ENVIRONMENT MEASUREMENT (WEM)²is thedetermination of environmental hazards and theirhazardous effects on workers· health, through directmeasurement of the hazards.
ERGONOMICS-Ergonomics was based on the two Greekwords,
meaning ´workµ and
meaning ´thestudy ofµ or ´the principle ofµ. In other words,ergonomics means the
law of work.