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hazard

noun casus, cause for alarm, chance, danger, dangerous course, dangerous situation, endangerment, fors, gamble, imperilment, insecurity, jeopardy, liability to injury, menace, periculum, peril, pitfall, precariousness, risk, source of risk, threat, uncertainty, unsafe object, unsureness
Associated concepts: dangerous hazard, extreme hazard, hazardous business, hazardous condition, hazardous emmloyment, hazardous undertaking, inherent hazard, latent hazard, moral hazard, patent hazard, private hazard, public hazard, undue hazard
See also: accident, bet, chance, compromise, danger, endanger, expose, jeopardy, menace, parlay, peril, pitfall, risk, speculate, speculation, threat, venture
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Pearson (2002) states that eighteenth-century English insurers controlled for moral hazard in the Irish life assurance market by verifying the subject's age and establishing an "insurable interest.
With this approach, of course, some significant hazards remain unidentified.
Pacific Fleet; Commander, Naval Surface Forces; Commander, Naval Surface Forces Atlantic; Commander, Submarine Forces Command; Commander, Submarine Forces Pacific; Commander, Naval Air Forces Atlantic; Commander, Military Sealift Command; Commander, Navy Warfare Development Command; Commander, Naval Safety Center; Commander, Naval Sea Systems Command; DDG Class Squadron; and several ship safety officers are working together to break the barriers preventing the exchange of hazard, near mishap, and lessons learned reporting in the afloat community.
By prioritizing resources appropriately to the youngest children at greatest risk of lead poisoning, more children can be protected from lead-based paint hazards when they are most at risk for this type of exposure.
The city of Chicago puts none of its own money into lead hazard control, but does pay for lead inspectors and supervisors.
Have them examine the contents of the medicine and kitchen cabinets in their own homes and bring in examples of items they found that pose hazards to their health.
The hierarchy of controls is a prioritized method that can be applied to control any hazard in the workplace.
To report a hazard and recommend corrective action to others
When Hazard walked past Antonio Conte in the 89th minute of that 1-0 drubbing, the pair did not exchange a glance.
HUD's Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes promotes local efforts to eliminate dangerous lead paint and other housing-related health and safety hazards from lower income homes, stimulate private sector investment in lead hazard control, support cutting-edge research on methods for assessing and controlling housing-related health and safety hazards, and educate the public about the dangers of hazards in the home.
Senator Sonny Angara on Friday pressed for the passage of a measure that would further raise the hazard pay of all personnel of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) assigned in conflict areas.