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    Safety

    Accidents, risks, hazards; accident prevention, personal protection, safety.

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    A3F
    Agent Formant un Film Flottant

    = AFFF | Agent Formant un Film Flottant | In French

    In French

    AAA

    Astronaut-Actuated Abort

    In English

    AAE

    Abort Advisory Equipment

    In English

    AAEM

    American Academy of Emergency Medicine (https://www.aaem.org/)

    In English

    AAIB

    Air Accidents Investigation Branch

    In English

    AAS

    Abort Advisory System

    In English

    ABE

    Avion Bombardier d'Eau

    In French

    ABEM

    American Board of Emergency Medicine (https://www.abem.org/public)

    In English

    ABSA

    American Biological Safety Association (https://absa.org/)

    In English

    ACEL

    Accident Catastrophique à Effet Limité

    In French

      ACSPE

      Agence Cynophile de Sécurité et de Prévention Européenne

      In French

      AES

      Accident Exposant au Sang

      In French

      AESA
      Autorité Européenne de Sécurité des Aliments

      = EFSA | European Food Safety Authority | In English
      = EBL | Europäische Behörde für Lebensmittelsicherheit | In German

      In French

      AFFF
      Agent Formant un Film Flottant

      = A3F, AFFF (see above)

      The abbreviation AFFF ( Agent Formant un Film Flottant) is included in the abbreviation AFFFP (Agent Formant un Film Flottant Protéinique).

      In French

      AFFF

      Aqueous Film Forming Foam

      In English

      AFFFP
      Agent Formant un Film Flottant Protéinique

      The abbreviation AFFFP (Agent Formant un Film Flottant Protéinique) includes the abbreviation AFFF ( Agent Formant un Film Flottant).

      In French

      AFO

      Abort From Orbit

      In English

      AFOSH

      Air Force Occupational Safety and Health

      In English

      AGS

      Abort Guidance System

      In English

      AHS

      Accident Hors Service

      In French

      AIIM

      Asociaţia Internaţională a Inspecţiei Muncii

      In Romanian

      ALARME

      Alerte Liée Aux Risques Méteorologiques Exceptionnels

      In French

      ALERT

      Acute Launch Emergency Reliability Tip

      In English

      ALERT

      Acute Launch Emergency Restraint Tip

      In English

      ALSS
      Advanced Life Support System

      The abbreviation ALSS (Advanced Life Support System) includes the abbreviation LSS (Life Support System).

      In English

      AMDEC

      Analyse des Modes de Défaillances, de leurs Effets et de leur Criticité

      In French

      AME

      Abort Maneuver Evaluator

      In English

      AMF

      Abort Motor Facility

      In English

      AMM

      Agent Mouillant Moussant

      In French

      AMS

      Agent de Maîtrise Sécurité

      In French

        ANPVP

        Appareil Normal de Protection à Visière Panoramique

        In French

        AOA

        Abort Once Around

        In English

        AOPA

        Aide Opérateur en situation Post-Accidentelle

        In French

        APCO

        Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (https://www.apcointl.org/)

        In English

        APD

        Astéroïde Potentiellement Dangereux

        In French

        APESA

        Association Pour l'Environnement et la Sécurité en Aquitaine (https://www.apesa.fr/)

        In French

        APP

        Accident de Plain Pied

        In French

        APPPP

        Agent Produisant une Pellicule Protectrice Polyvalente

        In French

        APRP

        Accident de Perte de Réfrigérant Primaire

        In French

        APS

        Association for Project Safety

        In English

        APSN
        Advanced Passive Safety Network

        The Advanced Passive Safety Network (APSN) is aimed at mobilising the European scientific and business expertise in vehicle passive safety so as to accelerate improvements in road safety and reduce the annual road victims in the European Union.

        In English

        AQHSST

        Association Québécoise pour l'Hygiène, la Santé et la Sécurité du Travail

        In French

        AR-AFFF

        Alcohol-Resistant Aqueous Film Forming Foam

        In English

        AR-FFFP

        Alcohol-Resistant Film Forming Fluoroprotein

        In English

        AR-FP

        Alcohol-Resistant Fluoroprotein Foam

        In English

        ARAP

        Astronaut Rescue Air Pack

        In English

        ARAR

        Accident Risk Assessment Report

        In English

        ARD

        Abort Region Determinator

        In English

        ARI
        Appareil Respiratoire Isolant

        The abbreviation ARI (Appareil Respiratoire Isolant) is included in abbreviations such as ARICO (Appareil Respiratoire Isolant à Circuit Ouvert), ARICF (Appareil Respiratoire Isolant à Circuit Fermé) and CEPARI (Centre d'Entraînement au Port de l'Appareil Respiratoire Isolant).

        In French

        ARICF
        Appareil Respiratoire Isolant à Circuit Fermé

        The abbreviation ARICF (Appareil Respiratoire Isolant à Circuit Fermé) includes the abbreviation ARI (Appareil Respiratoire Isolant).

        In French

        ARICO
        Appareil Respiratoire Isolant à Circuit Ouvert

        The abbreviation ARICO (Appareil Respiratoire Isolant à Circuit Ouvert) includes the abbreviation ARI (Appareil Respiratoire Isolant).

        In French

        ARRS

        Air Recovery and Rescue Service

        In English

          ARS

          Air Rescue Service

          In English

            ASA

            Abort Sensor Assembly

            In English

            ASAP

            Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel

            In English

            ASFP

            Association for Specialist Fire Protection (https://asfp.org.uk/)

            In English

            ASO

            Aviation Safety Office

            In English

            ASR

            Air-Sea Rescue

            In English

              ASRM
              Abort Solid Rocket Motor

              The abbreviation ASRM (Abort Solid Rocket Motor) includes the abbreviation SRM (Solid Rocket Motor).

              In English

              AT
              Accident du Travail

              The abbreviation AT (Accident du Travail) is included in the abbreviation DAT (Déclaration d’Accident du Travail).

              In French

              ATA

              Abort Time Assembly

              In English

              ATAL
              Alternate Transoceanic Abort Landing

              The abbreviation ATAL (Alternate Transoceanic Abort Landing) includes the abbreviation TAL (Transoceanic Abort Landing).

              In English

              ATO

              Abort To Orbit

              In English

              ATPFC
              Acquisition, Tracking and Pointing Fire Control

              The abbreviation ATPFC (Acquisition, Tracking and Pointing Fire Control) includes the abbreviation FC (Fire Control).

              In English

              AVP

              Accident sur Voie Publique

              In French

              AWS

              Advance Warning System

              In English

                BA
                Breathing Apparatus

                The abbreviation BA (Breathing Apparatus) is included in abbreviations such as SCUBA (Self-Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus), SCBA (Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus) and CABA (Compressed Air Breathing Apparatus).

                In English

                BAAC

                Bulletin d’Analyse des Accidents Corporels de la circulation

                In French

                BAES

                Bundesamt für Ernährungssicherheit (https://www.baes.gv.at/)

                In German

                BAL

                Binôme d'ALimentation

                In French

                BARPI

                Bureau d'Analyse des Risques et des Pollutions Industrielles

                In French

                BAT

                Binôme d'ATtaque

                In French

                BEARS

                Burbank Emergency Amateur Radio Service

                In English

                BERPC

                Bureau d'Évaluation des Risques des Produits et agents Chimiques (www.berpc.fr)

                In French

                BI

                Bouche Incendie

                In French

                BIA

                Booster Insertion and Abort

                In English

                BLS

                Bateau Léger de Sauvetage

                In French

                BMEWS
                Ballistic Missile Early Warning System

                The abbreviation BMEWS (Ballistic Missile Early Warning System) includes the abbreviation BM (Ballistic Missile).

                In English

                BMP

                Bataillon des Marins-Pompiers

                In French

                BMPM

                Bataillon des Marins-Pompiers de Marseille (www.marinspompiersdemarseille.com)

                In French

                BRS

                Bateau de Reconnaissance et Sauvetage

                In French

                BSPP

                Brigade des Sapeurs Pompiers de Paris (www.pompiersparis.fr)

                In French

                CA

                Chef d'Agrès

                In French

                CABA
                Compressed Air Breathing Apparatus

                The abbreviation CABA (Compressed Air Breathing Apparatus) includes the abbreviation BA (Breathing Apparatus).

                In English

                CASDIS

                Conseil d’Administration du Service Départemental d’Incendie et de Secours

                In French

                CCARES

                Culver City Amateur Radio Emergency Service

                In English

                CCEP

                Canadian Centre for Emergency Preparedness

                In English

                CCF
                Camion Citerne Forestier

                The abbreviation CCF (Camion Citerne Forestier) is included in abbreviations such as CCFL (Camion Citerne Forestier Léger), CCFM (Camion Citerne Forestier Moyen) and CCFS (Camion Citerne Forestier Super).

                In French

                CCFF

                Comité Communal Feu de Fôret

                In French

                CCFL
                Camion Citerne Forestier Léger

                The abbreviation CCFL (Camion Citerne Forestier Léger) includes the abbreviation CCF (Camion Citerne Forestier).

                In French

                CCFM
                Camion Citerne Forestier Moyen

                The abbreviation CCFM (Camion Citerne Forestier Moyen) includes the abbreviation CCF (Camion Citerne Forestier).

                In French

                CCFS
                Camion Citerne Forestier Super

                The abbreviation CCFS (Camion Citerne Forestier Super) includes the abbreviation CCF (Camion Citerne Forestier).

                In French

                CCGC

                Camion Citerne Grande Capacité

                In French

                CCI

                Camion Citerne d’Incendie

                In French

                CCOHS

                Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (https://www.ccohs.ca/)

                In English

                CCRM

                Camion Citerne Rural Moyen

                In French

                CDEMA
                Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (https://www.cdema.org/)

                The Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) is a regional inter-governmental agency for disaster management in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). It was established as CDERA (Caribbean Disaster Emergency Response Agency) so as to coordinate emergency response and relief efforts to participating states.

                In English

                CDERA

                Caribbean Disaster Emergency Response Agency

                In English

                CDHR

                Camion Dévidoir Hors-Route

                In French

                CDM
                Comprehensive Disaster Management

                Comprehensive Disaster Management (CDM) is an integrated and proactive approach to disaster management which reduces the risk and loss associated with natural and technological hazards and the effects of climate change while enhancing sustainable development.

                In English

                CDMP

                Caribbean Disaster Mitigation Project

                In English

                CDO

                Congé pour Difficulté Operationnelle

                In French

                CDSP

                Corps Départemental de Sapeurs-Pompiers

                In French

                CEESAR

                Centre Européen d’Études Socio-économiques et Accidentologiques des Risques

                In French

                CEHI
                Caribbean Environmental Health Institute

                The Caribbean Environmental Health Institute (CEHI) is a Technical Institute of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) that provides technical and advisory services to Member States in all areas of environmental management, including water resources management, sustainable land management, waste management, chemical safety, occupational health and safety, eco-efficiency, and renewable energy.

                In English

                CELSS
                Controlled Ecological Life Support System

                The abbreviation CELSS (Controlled Ecological Life Support System) includes the abbreviation LSS (Life Support System).

                In English

                CEMF

                Cellule Manoeuvre de Force

                In French

                CEPARI
                Centre d'Entraînement au Port de l'Appareil Respiratoire Isolant

                The abbreviation CEPARI (Centre d'Entraînement au Port de l'Appareil Respiratoire Isolant) includes the abbreviation ARI (Appareil Respiratoire Isolant).

                In French

                CEPREDENAC
                Centro de Coordinación para la Prevención de los Desastres Naturales en América Central

                = CEPREDENAC | Centro de Coordenação para a Prevenção de Desastres Naturais na América Central | In Portuguese

                In Spanish

                CEPREDENAC
                Centro de Coordenação para a Prevenção de Desastres Naturais na América Central

                = CEPREDENAC (see above)

                In Portuguese

                CES

                Comité d'Experts Spécialisés

                In French

                CES
                Crew Escape System

                The abbreviation CES (Crew Escape System) is included in the abbreviation ROCES (Ranger Orbiter Crew Escape System), and it includes the abbreviation ES (Escape System).

                In English

                CFC
                Central Fire Control

                The abbreviation CFC (Central Fire Control) includes the abbreviation FC (Fire Control).

                In English

                CH

                Colonne Humide

                In French

                CIDB

                Centre d'Information et de Documentation sur le Bruit

                In French

                CIFSC

                Centre Interrégional de Formation de la Sécurité Civile

                In French

                CIRCOSC

                Centre Interrégional de Coordination des Opérations de Sécurité Civile

                In French

                CIRDN
                Comité Interamericano para la Reducción de los Desastres Naturales

                = IACNDR | Inter-American Committee on Natural Disaster Reduction | In English
                = CIRDN | Comitê Interamericano sobre a Redução de Desastres Naturais | In Portuguese

                In Spanish

                CIRDN
                Comitê Interamericano sobre a Redução de Desastres Naturais

                = IACNDR (see above)

                In Portuguese

                CIRHS

                Critical Items and Residual Hazards List

                In English

                  CLS
                  Contingency Landing Site

                  The abbreviation CLS (Contingency Landing Site) includes the abbreviation LS (Landing Site).

                  In English

                  CMIC

                  Cellule Mobile d'Intervention Chimique

                  In French

                  CMIR

                  Cellule Mobile d'Intervention Radiologique

                  In French

                  CMSI

                  Centralisateur de Mise en Sécurité Incendie

                  In French

                  CMWS

                  Common Missile Warning System

                  In English

                  CNPAC

                  Comité National de Prévention des Accidents de la Circulation

                  In French

                  CNPP

                  Centre National de Prévention et de Protection

                  In French

                  CNRI

                  Centre National des Risques Industriels

                  In French

                  CODIS

                  Centre Opérationnel Départemental d’Incendie et de Secours

                  In French

                  COMAS

                  Combined Orbital Maneuvering and Abort System

                  In English

                  COS

                  Commandant des Opérations de Secours

                  In French

                  COSSIM

                  Centre Opérationnel des Services de Secours et d’Incendie de Marseille

                  In French

                  CPI

                  Centre de Première Intervention

                  In French

                  CPSA

                  Chargé de Prévention et de Sécurité des Agents

                  In French

                    CRAU

                    Centre de Réception d'Alerte d'Urgence

                    In French

                    CREATE

                    Center for Risk and Economic Analysis of Terrorism Events

                    In English

                    CRERS

                    Crew Rescue and Equipment Retrieval System

                    In English

                    CRIS

                    Compte-Rendu d'Incident Significatif

                    In French

                      CRMS

                      Clinical Risk Management System

                      In English

                      CRS

                      Crew Rescue System

                      In English

                      CS
                      Centre de Secours

                      The abbreviation CS (Centre de Secours) is included in the abbreviation CSP (Centre de Secours Principal).

                      In French

                      CSI

                      Criticality Safety Index

                      In English

                      CSO

                      Complex Safety Office

                      In English

                      CSP
                      Centre de Secours Principal

                      The abbreviation CSP (Centre de Secours Principal) includes the abbreviation CS (Centre de Secours).

                      In French

                      CSPRP

                      Conseil Supérieur de Prévention des Risques Professionnels

                      In French

                      CSR

                      Chemical Safety Report

                      In English

                      CSS

                      Crew Safety System

                      In English

                      CSS

                      Certificat de Sécurité et de Sauvetage

                      In French

                      CSS

                      Cellule de Surveillance et de Sécurité

                      In French

                        CSSI

                        Coordination des Systèmes de Sécurité Incendie

                        In French

                        CST

                        Complex Safety Technician

                        In English

                          CSU

                          Coordonnateur des Secours d'Urgence

                          In French

                            CTA

                            Centre de Traitement de l'Alerte

                            In French

                            CWFSP
                            Caution and Warning/Fire Suppression Panel

                            The abbreviation CWFSP (Caution and Warning/Fire Suppression Panel) includes the abbreviation FS (Fire Suppression).

                            In English

                            CWS

                            Caution and Warning System

                            In English

                              DA
                              Dévidoir Automobile

                              The abbreviation DA (Dévidoir Automobile) is included in abbreviations such as DATT (Dévidoir Automobile Tout-Terrain) and DAP (Dévidoir Automobile Prémélangeur).

                              In French

                              DAL

                              Dévidoir Automatique Léger

                              In French

                              DAP
                              Dévidoir Automobile Prémélangeur

                              The abbreviation DAP (Dévidoir Automobile Prémélangeur) includes the abbreviation DA (Dévidoir Automobile).

                              In French

                              DAT
                              Déclaration d’Accident du Travail

                              The abbreviation DAT (Déclaration d’Accident du Travail) includes the abbreviation AT (Accident du Travail).

                              In French

                              DATT
                              Dévidoir Automobile Tout-Terrain

                              The abbreviation DATT (Dévidoir Automobile Tout-Terrain) includes the abbreviation DA (Dévidoir Automobile).

                              In French

                              DCHR

                              Dévidoir Citerne Hors Route

                              In French

                              DDRM

                              Dossier Départemental des Risques Majeurs

                              In French

                              DDRM

                              Dossier Départemental sur les Risques Majeurs

                              In French

                              DDSIS

                              Direction Départementale des Services d’Incendie et de Secours

                              In French

                              DERC
                              Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator

                              The abbreviation DERC (Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator) includes the abbreviation ERC (Emergency Relief Coordinator).

                              In English

                              DES

                              Département d'Évaluation de la Sûreté

                              In French

                                DFCI

                                Défense des Forêts Contre l’Incendie

                                In French

                                DFS

                                Deutsche Flugsicherung GmbH (https://www.dfs.de/)

                                In German

                                DFT

                                Dispositif de Franchissement de Tuyaux

                                In French

                                DGI

                                Danger Grave Imminent

                                In French

                                  DHA

                                  Design Hazards Analysis

                                  In English

                                    DICRIM

                                    Document d'Information Communal sur les Risques Majeurs

                                    In French

                                    DICRIM

                                    Dossier d'Information Communale sur les Risques Majeurs

                                    In French

                                    DIP
                                    Designated Inspection Point

                                    A Designated Inspection Point (DIP) is defined as a city, town, or other location assigned under the regulations to an official inspection agency for the conduct of official inspections, and within which the official inspection agency, or one or more of its licensed inspectors, is located.

                                    In English

                                    DMR
                                    Diffuseur Mixte Réglable

                                    The abbreviation DMR (Diffuseur Mixte Réglable) is included in the abbreviation DMRS (Diffuseur Mixte Réglable Stabilisé).

                                    In French

                                    DMRS
                                    Diffuseur Mixte Réglable Stabilisé

                                    The abbreviation DMRS (Diffuseur Mixte Réglable Stabilisé) includes the abbreviation DMR (Diffuseur Mixte Réglable).

                                    In French

                                    DOS

                                    Directeur des Opérations de Secours

                                    In French

                                    DPGR

                                    Délégation à la Prévention et à la Gestion des Risques

                                    In French

                                    DPRI

                                    Disaster Prevention Research Institute (www.dpri.kyoto-u.ac.jp/en/)

                                    In English

                                    DR

                                    Dévidoir Remorquable

                                    In French

                                    DRIVE

                                    Dedicated Road Infrastructure for Vehicle safety in Europe

                                    In English

                                    DRS
                                    Digital Range Safety

                                    The abbreviation DRS (Digital Range Safety) is included in the abbreviation DRSCS (Digital Range Safety Command System).

                                    In English

                                      DRSCS
                                      Digital Range Safety Command System

                                      The abbreviation DRSCS (Digital Range Safety Command System) includes the abbreviation DRS (Digital Range Safety).

                                      In English

                                        DSFS

                                        Delaware State Fire School

                                        In English

                                        DSI

                                        Directeur des Secours Incendie

                                        In French

                                        DSS

                                        Deliverable Survival Shelter

                                        In English

                                        DWS

                                        Disaster Warning Satellite

                                        In English

                                        EAC

                                        Emergency Action Console

                                        In English

                                        EAL

                                        Emergency Action Level

                                        In English

                                        EAM

                                        Emergency Action Message

                                        In English

                                          EASA

                                          European Aviation Safety Agency (https://www.easa.europa.eu/)

                                          In English

                                          EB

                                          Emergency Box

                                          In English

                                            EBL
                                            Europäische Behörde für Lebensmittelsicherheit

                                            = AESA, EFSA, EBL (see above)

                                            In German

                                            EBS

                                            Emergency Breathing Subsystem

                                            In English

                                              ECAL

                                              East Coast Abort Landing

                                              In English

                                              ECCCS

                                              Emergency Command Control Communications System

                                              In English

                                              ECK

                                              Emergency Communication Key

                                              In English

                                              ECLSS
                                              Environmental Control and Life Support System

                                              The abbreviation ECLSS (Environmental Control and Life Support System) includes the abbreviation LSS (Life Support System).

                                              In English

                                              ECS

                                              Emergency Communications Service

                                              In English

                                              EDA

                                              Études Détaillées d’Accidents

                                              In French

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