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UN Sustainable Development Goals

GOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities


Safety is the state of being "safe", the condition of being protected from harm or other non-desirable outcomes. Safety can also refer to the control of recognized hazards in order to achieve an acceptable level of risk.

From Wikipedia

Organizations relating to Safety

Eurosafe / Holmfirth, UK / Est. 1988
Humanitarian Safety and Protection Network / Est. 1998
International Transportation Safety Association / The Hague, Netherlands / Est. 1993
Institute of Food Technologists / Chicago IL, USA / Est. 1939
European Toy Confederation / Est. 1988
International Association of Electrical Inspectors / Richardson TX, USA / Est. 1928
Latin American Forum for Urban Safety
International Network of Children of Jewish Holocaust Survivors / Est. 1981
Southern African Aviation Safety Council
International Association of European Manufacturers of Glass Beads for Safety Road Markings and Other Industrial Purposes / Fleurus, Belgium / Est. 1980
Convention Concerning Safety Provisions in the Building Industry / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1937
International Water Rescue Dog Academy / Est. 1999
International Municipal Signal Association / Rockledge FL, USA / Est. 1896
Cultural Survival / Cambridge MA, USA / Est. 1972
International Life Saving Federation - Asia/Pacific / Leuven, Belgium
International Traffic Medicine Association / Chongqing, China / Est. 1960
Baltic Sea Network on Occupational Health and Safety / Helsinki, Finland / Est. 1995
European Centre for Disaster Awareness with the Use of Internet, Cyprus / Nicosia, Cyprus
Centre d'études sur la sécurité internationale et les coopérations européennes / Grenoble, France
Agency for the Safety of Aerial Navigation in Africa and Madagascar / Dakar, Senegal / Est. 1959
European Centre of Technological Safety / Kiev, Ukraine
International Association for Hydrogen Safety / Eggenstein Leopoldshafen, Germany / Est. 2009
International Cospas-Sarsat Programme / Montréal QC, Canada / Est. 1979
Africa Safe Water Foundation / Lagos, Nigeria
International Maritime Organization / London, UK / Est. 1948

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World Problems relating to Safety

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Inadequate enforcement of environmental regulations
Illegal induced abortion
Unsafe sex
Environmental hazards of nuclear power production
Work-related injury
Inappropriate cash crop policy
Polluted drinking water
Health hazards of oral contraceptives
Vulnerability of marriage as an institution
Abortion-related deaths of mothers
Collapsing social security system
Unsafe genetically modified food
Accumulation of capital
Personal physical insecurity
Unclean food
Induced abortion
Substandard shipping vessels
Unsafe design of consumer products
Nuclear waste dumping
Dangerous countries
Unsafe roads for children
Inadequate provision of public safety
Unsafe transport of perishable foodstuffs
Inadequate disaster rescue and relief
Undefined game refuge

Action Strategies relating to Safety

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Reducing local energy costs
Saving rainforests
Providing rapid emergency response
Guaranteeing safe living conditions
Improving contraceptive methods
Ensuring clean drinking water
Designing ecologically
Preventing occupational accidents
Providing safe drinking water for the poor
Translating international chemical safety reports into local languages
Protecting tourists
Developing safer alternatives to dangerous materials
Promoting road safety
Preparing environmental guidelines for safe discharge of waste
Ensuring safe management of radioactive wastes
Facilitating safe free play
Undertaking pre-disaster planning
Conserving endangered species of plants and animals
Protecting global environment
Campaigning against hazardous waste disposal
Researching food safety
Being concerned with food safety
Certifying physical unfitness
Strengthening safety procedures in the areas of risk assessment

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