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engineering controls

the avoidance of hazards through redesign of machinery or equipment (e.g., by using guards, ventilation systems, and radiation shields) and the replacement or removal of unsafe systems or practices. Engineering controls are considered the first resort in the creation of a safe working environment, followed by administrative controls and the use of personal protective equipment. See also hazard-control protocol.

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kinesthetic hallucination

kinesthetic hallucination

a false perception of body movement.