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Glossary of HSE Terms

FAT (Fatality)

A fatality is a classification of a death resulting from a Work Injury, or Occupational Illness, regardless of the time intervening between injury/illness and death. Note: the number quoted in this table does not include third party fatalities.

RWC (Restricted Work Case)

Restricted Work Case is when a person is so injured that they cannot perform their normal duties. Therefore they are transferred, temporarily to some other jobs (light duties).

RTAF (Road Traffic Accident Frequency)

Number of road traffic accidents per million kilometers.

RTA (Road Traffic Accident)

Road Traffic Accident

LTI (Lost Time Injury)

Lost Time Injuries are the sum of Fatalities, Permanent Total Disabilities, and Lost Workday Cases. N.B. If, in a single Incident 20 people receive lost time injuries, then it is accounted for corporate reporting purposes as 20 LTI's (not 1 LTI).

LTIF (Lost Time Injury Frequency)

The Lost Time Injury Frequency is the number of Lost Time Injuries per million man-hours worked during the period.

TRC (Total Reportable Cases)

Total Reportable Cases are the sum of Fatalities, Permanent Total Disabilities, Permanent Partial Disabilities, Lost Workday Cases, Restricted Work Cases and Medical Treatment Cases. Sometimes referred to as Total Recordable Cases.​

TRCF (Total Reportable Case Frequency)

The Total Reportable Case Frequency is the number of Total Reportable Cases per million Exposure Hours worked during the period.

JMR (Journey Management Rate)

Total number of kilometers driven per man-hour worked.

EXP (Exposure hours)

Exposure Hours represent the total number of hours of employment for work as defined under section 2.1.3 of the guidelines, including overtime and training but excluding leave, sickness and other absences.

VIAR (Vehicle Injury Accident Rate)

The Vehicle Injury Accident Rate is the number of company and (sub) contractor employees who sustained an injury as a consequence of road traffic accidents per 100 million km driven.

TROIF (Total Reportable Occupational Illness Frequency)

The Total Reportable Occupational Illness Frequency is the sum of all occupational illnesses whether or not they have resulted in deaths, permanent total disabilities, permanent partial disabilities, lost workday cases, or restricted workday cases per million working hours during the reporting period.

CEPI (Composite Environmental Performance Indicator)

Composite Environmental Performance Indicator.

EIA (Environmental Impact Assessment)

Environmental Impact Assessment​​​