Key Word Definition and or Explanation
Any place, including any chamber, tank, vat,silo, pit, trench, pipe, sewer, flue, well or similarspace in which, by virtue of its enclosed nature,there arises a reasonably foreseeable specifiedrisk.
means a risk to any person atwork of:
Serious injury arising from fire or explosion
Loss of consciousness arising from anincrease in body temperature
Loss of consciousness or asphyxiationarising from gas, fume, vapour or the lackof oxygen
Drowning arising from the increase in thelevel of liquid
Asphyxiation arising from a free flowingsolid or because of entrapment by it.
Discussing matters of importance between twoparties, taking account of all opinions andreaching a decision based on the discussion.Allows people to make a personal contributionto the decision-making process
Any measure implemented to eliminate, reduceor control the risks from a hazard
These are events or situations that could harmemployees at work in such a way that there is alegal requirement to report them. If somethinghappens which does not result in a majorinjury, but clearly could have done, it may beclassed as a dangerous occurrence.
All equipment used in the workplace to displayinformation with which the user interacts insome way.