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preventive measure

Definition:

measure to eliminate workplace risks at source, through technical or organisational means or by providing protection

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At the same time, a preventive measure put in place to tackle a specific risk can also help to prevent another one; for example, air conditioning put in place to combat high temperatures can also prevent stress, given that high temperatures are a potential stress factor.

Term reference

Checklist for the prevention of WRULDs, E-Fact 43, European Agency for Safety and Health at Work, https://osha.europa.eu/en/tools-and-publications/publications/e-facts/efact43 [28.9.2018]

Translations

  • Български: превантивна мярка
  • Čeština: preventivní opatření
  • Dansk: forebyggende foranstaltning
  • Deutsch: präventive Maßnahme
  • Ελληνικά: μέτρο πρόληψης
  • English: preventive measure
  • Español: medida de prevención
  • Eesti: ennetusmeede
  • Suomi: ennalta ehkäisevä toimi
  • Français: mesure de prévention
  • Hrvatski: preventivna mjera
  • Magyar: megelőző intézkedés
  • Íslenska: forvarnarráðstöfun
  • Italiano: misura di prevenzione
  • Lietuvių: prevencinė priemonė
  • Latviešu: profilakses pasākums
  • Malti: preventive measure
  • Nederlands: preventieve maatregel
  • Norsk: forebyggende tiltak
  • Polski: środek zapobiegawczy
  • Português: medida de prevenção
  • Română: măsură preventivă
  • Slovenčina: preventívne opatrenie
  • Slovenščina: preventivni ukrep
  • Svenska: förebyggande åtgärd