ENGINEERING CONTROLS By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 Avoiding hazards by redesigning machinery and equipment to remove unsafe work practices. See hazard control protocol. ENGINEERING CONTROLS: "Engineering controls are used to make workplaces safer." Related Psychology Terms SAFETY ENGINEERING RISK-ASSESSMENT MATRIX MACROELECTRODE JOB-SAFETY ANALYSIS RISK TAKING DESKILLING BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING ARMAMENTARIUM PROCESS LOSS JOB INFORMATION Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ENGINEERING CONTROLS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/engineering-controls/ (accessed June 25, 2021).