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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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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.
Pine and colleagues describe a structure and process for understanding the nature of natural and human-caused hazards and strategies for building sustainable communities.
It's for this reason that we have developed a single, property-specific natural hazard risk score that serves as a reflection of the overall risk of any one disaster, or a likelihood-weighted combination of several natural hazards occurring at the same geographic location.
Through the hazard identification tool, users can play from the perspective of either a business owner or an employee as they learn to identify realistic, common hazards and address them with practical and effective solutions.
Indeed, OSHA's standards are replete with references to hazard identification, such as the process safety analysis under the PSM standard, identification of electrical safety hazards, periodic review of lockout/tagout procedures, and recognition of fall prevention measures, to name just a few.
The agency developed the tool in conjunction with its Training Institute to assist small business owners in effectively identifying hazards in their workplace.
This method applies to all water hazards marKed with yellow posts or lines.
Pearson (2002) has argued that the objective measurement of physical hazards remained crude.
However, an appraiser who conducted a subsequent appraisal on behalf of Hazard classified the property as a two-family rental property, substantially lowering its appraised value.
The countries that we studied use a variety of policies to reduce losses from natural hazards that are similar to policies used in the United States.
Identification of hazards in machinery stems from the previous two steps and is performed in accordance with the relevant EN standards for the whole life cycle of the machine.

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