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UN Sustainable Development Goals

GOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities

Description

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.

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Organizations relating to Safety

Eurosafe / Holmfirth, UK / Est. 1988
International Transportation Safety Association / The Hague, Netherlands / Est. 1993
Institute of Food Technologists / Chicago IL, USA / Est. 1939
International Association of Electrical Inspectors / Richardson TX, USA / Est. 1928
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 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
European Child Safety Alliance / Birmingham, UK
Association of Gospel Rescue Missions / Colorado Springs CO, USA / Est. 1913
Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity / Montréal QC, Canada / Est. 1993
International Rescue and Emergency Care Association / Minneapolis MN, USA / Est. 1948
International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea, 1974 / London, UK / Est. 1974
European Organisation for the Safety of Air Navigation / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1960

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World Problems relating to Safety

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Substandard shipping vessels
Unsafe genetically modified food
Discrimination against women in health care
Threat of birds to aircraft safety
Dangerous countries
Dumping radioactive substances
Polluted drinking water
Work-related injury
Unsafe design of consumer products
Abortion-related deaths of mothers
Accumulation of capital
Unsafe industrial, laboratory and medical equipment
Environmental hazards of nuclear weapons industry
Occupational domestic accidents
Inadequate facilities for disposal of nuclear warheads
Harbouring national security offenders
Unsafe blood-related products

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
Evangelizing
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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