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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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The advantages of ultrasonography are that it has non ionizing radiation, therefore there are no radiation hazards.
Telcos also allege that Residents Welfare Associations (RWA) often demand the sealing of sites on grounds of radiation hazards.
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.
12 -- Because of the radiation hazards, nuclear technology is a dangerous one.
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.
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.
The shipments of beef cows suspected of having been fed with radioactive rice straw to all the prefectures except Okinawa have underlined the radiation hazards caused by the disaster at Tokyo Electric Power Co.