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hazardous

(Dangerous), adjective adverse, chancy, dangerous, fraught with danger, full of danger, insalubrious, insecure, noxious, ominous, perilous, precarious, risky, shaky, threatening, toxic, unprotected, unreliable, unsafe, unsound, unsteady
Associated concepts: hazardous materials, hazardous subbtances, hazardous waste

hazardous

(Imprudent), adjective aleatory, chancy, full of risk, menacing, riskful, speculative, threatening, venturous
Associated concepts: aleatory contract
See also: aleatory, dangerous, imprudent, insalubrious, insecure, noxious, precarious, speculative
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The second factor, severity of injury, should be analyzed in conjunction with the first factor, product hazardousness.
Perhaps more important, the use of HRS controls for the hazardousness of the site in this analysis.
WEEE is a priority waste stream for the EU because of its growing volume in the municipal waste stream and its potential hazardousness following disposal.
is that a consumer's responsiveness to warnings is strongly affected by perceived hazardousness.
Some studies have taken subjective response measures, such as perceived hazardousness, seriousness, or degree to which one would comply if confronted with a specific warning, whereas others have measured actual compliance levels in controlled situations where participants were observed in contrived scenarios and admonished to comply with warnings.
3) One drawback to the moral hazard research, however, has been an inability to distinguish between injury and claims rates, so that one cannot tell whether claims increased because of some underlying shift in work hazardousness or because employees were taking advantage of more generous benefits.
The standard creates a two-part chain of disclosure: First, chemical manufacturers and importers must evaluate the hazardousness of the substances they produce or import and disclose such information to employers who purchase their products; and second, employers must make this information available to all of their workers who handle hazardous substances.
Mileti also suggests the need to establish holistic government policies for disasters and development, improve local and regional responsibility and capability, transfer knowledge about disasters to other nations, and determine the hazardousness of the nation.
Recognising that the long-term solution to the stockpiling of hazardous wastes is a reduction in the generation of those wastes -- both in terms of quantity and hazardousness -- Ministers meeting in December of 1999 set out guidelines for the Convention's activities during the next decade, including: active promotion and use of cleaner technologies and production methods; .
Bruce Lofquist works with the International Institute of Concern for Public Health in Toronto, and is writing a book tentatively entitled Children's Health and Designer Pesticides: The Hazardousness of Everyday Places.

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