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health and safety

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Definition of health and safety in English:

noun

[mass noun] British
Regulations and procedures intended to prevent accident or injury in workplaces or public environments.
Example sentences
  • But the council called and said they would have to assess our house for health and safety.
  • The legislation safeguards the human rights of sex workers and promotes their health and safety.
  • To get details about installations and health and safety, call this number.

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