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Foundations in health and safety �������������

Health Continued well-being, involving the enjoyment of a good quality of life and general freedom from diseases and disorders. This is the aim of health and safety management measures targeted at protecting the bodies and minds of people on work premises at risk of illness caused by material, processes or procedures present there. To some extent this definition overlaps with that of safety (which is why the two terms are ordinarily used in conjunction with each other).