Hazard

Hazard is the general term for anything which has the ability to cause injury or for the potential to cause injury. The hazard associated with a potentially toxic substance is a function of its toxicity and the potential for exposure to the substance. The probability of exposure to the substance is a risk factor. Compare risk.

Hazard

The probability that a substance will cause harm under conditions of exposure.

Hazard

HMS Hazard was a British Halcyon Class fleet minesweeper of 835 tons displacement of the Second World War launched in 1937. HMS Hazard was powered by two sets of 3-cylinder compound engines providing a top speed of 17 knots. She carried a complement of 80 and was armed with two 4-inch anti-aircraft guns and five smaller guns.
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Hazard

A hazard is a situation that poses a level of threat to life, health, property, or environment. Most hazards are dormant or potential, with only a theoretical risk of harm; however, once a hazard becomes `active`, it can create an emergency situation. A hazardous situation that has come to pass is called an incident. Hazard and possibility inter.....
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Hazard

[ship] The `Hazard` was an Australian sloop wrecked in 1809. In March 1809, three ships, the Argument, the Experiment and the Hazard left Pittwater, New South Wales, bound for Sydney with a cargo of wheat. A squall arose and the Hazard was driven onto Box Head, two miles north of Barrenjoey, New South Wales. The master, Andrew Lusk, got int...
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Hazard

1. Potential for radiation, a chemical or other pollutant to cause human illness or injury. 2. In the pesticide program, the inherent toxicity of a compound. Hazard identification of a given substances is an informed judgment based on verifiable toxicity data from animal models or human studies.
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hazard

[Noun] A danger or risk; something likely to cause damage.
Example: Passive smoking is a hazard to health.
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hazard

[n] - a source of danger 2. [n] - an obstacle on a golf course
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Hazard

Anything that has the potential to cause harm to people, eg chemicals, electricity, working with ladders.
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Hazard

is “something with the potential to cause harm� according the HSE. Almost anything may be a hazard, but may or may not become a risk
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Hazard

The potential that the use of a product will result in an adverse effect on a person or the environment.
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Hazard

Hazard is the general term for anything which has the ability to cause injury or for the potential to cause injury. The hazard associated with a potentially toxic substance is a function of its toxicity and the potential for exposure to the substance. T
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Hazard

Haz'ard (hăz'ẽrd) noun [ French hasard , Spanish azar an unforeseen disaster or accident, an unfortunate card or throw at dice, probably from Arabic zahr , zār , a die, which, with the article al the, would give azzahr , azzār...
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Hazard

Haz'ard transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Hazarded ; present participle & verbal noun Hazarding .] [ Confer French hasarder . See Hazard , noun ] 1. To expose to the operation of...
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Hazard

Haz'ard (hăz'ẽrd) intransitive verb To try the chance; to encounter risk or danger. Shak.
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Hazard

Haz'ard noun (Golf) Any place into which the ball may not be safely played, such as bunkers, furze, water, sand, or other kind of bad ground.
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hazard

This is a general term for anything which has the ability to cause injury. The hazard associated with a potentially toxic substance is a function of its toxicity and the potential for exposure to the substance. The probability of exposure to the substance is a risk factor. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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hazard

noun an obstacle on a golf course
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Hazard

A hazard is anything that can cause harm (e.g. dangerous chemicals, electricity, an exposed wire, or working at heights from ladders). :: Health and Safety Authority (8th Edition) :: Health & Safety Board (6th Edition)
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Hazard

• (n.) Holing a ball, whether the object ball (winning hazard) or the player`s ball (losing hazard). • (n.) To venture to incur, or bring on. • (n.) Risk; danger; peril; as, he encountered the enemy at the hazard of his reputation and life. • (v. i.) To try the chance; to encounter risk or danger. • (n.) The uncertain resul...
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hazard

(from the article `insurance`) An important initial task of the underwriter is to try to prevent adverse selection by analyzing the hazards that surround the risk. Three basic ...
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Hazard

city, seat of Perry county, southeastern Kentucky, U.S. It lies on the North Fork Kentucky River in the Cumberland foothills just east of Daniel ...
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hazard

dice game dating at least to the 13th century and possibly of Arabic origin: the word hazard derives from the Arabic al-zahr (`die`). It was ...
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Hazard

A risk or source of risk. Discover What It`s Like to Live Easy With EquiTrend
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Hazard

Phenomenon which can cause loss of life, injury, disease, economic loss, or environmental damage.
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