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voluntary turnover

the number of employees who choose to leave an organization or unit during a given period, usually to take a position in another organization. A high rate of voluntary turnover can be an indicator of low job satisfaction. Compare involuntary turnover. See turnover.

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administrative controls

administrative controls

in safety engineering, managerial interventions—such as training, rotating work schedules to reduce exposure (e.g., to hazardous chemicals), and implementing clearance requirements—that can help to maintain a safe environment in the workplace. Administrative controls, supplemented by the use of personal protective equipment, are considered the second resort after engineering controls. See also hazard-control protocol.