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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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CRaTER principal investigator Nathan Schwadron of the UNH Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space (EOS), said that these data are a fundamental reference for the radiation hazards in near Earth 'geospace' out to Mars and other regions of our Sun's vast heliosphere.
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The Radiation Hazard program, with Mobilisa as the prime contractor, is developing software tools to analyze radiation hazards to personnel.
Besides this, while addressing as a chief guest in Symposium on Radiation Hazards and Protection organized by Nuclear Safety and Radiation Protection Committee (NSRC), Civil Hospital Karachi, he said that even in industrial countries, most radiation exposure linked to civilization is from medical diagnosis and they felt that the medical radiation exposure of the general population and relevant reference groups should be regularly determined.
10 ( ANI ): Scientists have established from the radiation measurements received from the Radiation Assessment Detector on NASA's Curiosity rover that even though manned missions to Mars could be risky, the radiation hazards are more manageable than originally believed.
We want to minimise all human exposure to this building because of the physical risks as well as radiation hazards," said a Sellafield spokeswoman.
Ultraviolet radiation hazards to humans: In nonionizing radiation.
He first discusses the basic principles of pharmacology and toxicology, risk analysis, and air, water, and soil pollution, then various toxicants and hazards, such as airborne hazards, halogenated hydrocarbons, metals, organic solvents, food additives and contaminants, pesticides, mycotoxins and other toxins from unicellular organisms, hormone disruptors, radiation hazards, and natural environmental hazards like venomous and toxic animals.
Solheim surveyed and identified multiple electromagnetic radiation hazards throughout the installation that could potentially pose a risk to explosives.
The project is also being opposed for radiation hazards of nuclear energy, the team added.
The main challenges to the market include considerable high price of CT scanners, radiation hazards caused from CT scanners and competition from other diagnostic imaging techniques.
In 1961 fears of a nuclear war were very real and the Chronicle suggested in times of crisis it could be rapidly converted to keep many thousands of Geordies safe from radiation hazards should war ever come.