SAFETY ENGINEERING By N., Pam M.S. - April 28, 2013 Approach to engineering and structure design which seeks to reduce or eliminate hazards within work systems and processes. See also: hazard control. SAFETY ENGINEERING: "Safety engineering helps reduce hazards in work systems." Related Psychology Terms ENGINEERING PSYCHOLOGY EQUIPMENT DESIGN JOB-SAFETY ANALYSIS ENGINEERING CONTROLS RISK-ASSESSMENT MATRIX BIONICS BIOENGINEERING BIOENGINEERING SOCIAL DYNAMICS BEHAVIOR-BASED SAFETY Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SAFETY ENGINEERING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/safety-engineering/ (accessed March 2, 2021).