CONSTRUCTION SAFETY

safe·ty [seyf-tee] Show IPA
noun, plural -ties.
1.
the state of being safe; freedom from the occurrence or risk of injury, danger, or loss.
2.
the quality of averting or not causing injury, danger, or loss.
3.
a contrivance or device to prevent injury or avert danger.
4.
Also called lock, safety catch, safety lock. a locking or cutoff device that prevents a gun from being fired accidentally.
5.
the action of keeping safe.