Safety includes all operational, technical and emergency preparations significant for the protection of people, environment, installations and vessels present.

Source: API RP 17A, Design and Operation of Subsea Production Systems—General Requirements and Recommendations, Fourth Edition, Reaffirmed 2011. Global Standards



Freedom from those conditions that can cause death, injury, occupational illness, damage to or loss of equipment or property, or damage to the environment.

Source: API RP 98, Personal Protective Equipment Selection for Oil Spill Responders, First Edition, August 2013. Global Standards



The safety of products, production processes, operation, storage, transportation, sale and reclamation (hereinafter referred to as safety): a condition ruling out the possibility of inadmissible risk associated with harm to be caused to individuals’ life or health, a natural person’s or legal entity’s property, state or municipal property, the environment, to the life or health of animals or plants.

Source: Federal Law on Technical Regulation, No. 184-FZ, Russian Federation, December 2002 (amended September 2010). Regulations



Freedom from unacceptable risk

NOTE Adapted from lSO/lEC Guide 2:1996, definition 2.5.

Source: ISO/IEC Guide 51:1999, Safety aspects – Guidelines for their inclusion in standards, Global Standards



“Safety” means protection from danger arising out of, linked with or occurring in the course of employment.

Source:  Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Occupational Health & Safety Requirements, Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board, Canada, December 2000. Regulations



Safety: the safety of persons and the protection of goods, in so far as no rules have been prescribed in this area by or by virtue of the Arbeidsomstandighedenwet 1988.

Source: Mining Decree of the Netherlands, Netherlands, 2003 (as amended in 2007).  Legislation



Freedom from unacceptable risk [2].

Source: ANSI/ISA–99.00.01–2007, Security for Industrial Automation and Control Systems, Part 1: Terminology, Concepts, and Models, 29 October 2007. National Standard

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