health hazard

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n health hazard hazard to the health of those exposed to it
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Usage

In literature:

I hazard the guess, Madame Tentaillon, that tumbling is a healthful way of life.
"The Merry Men and Other Tales and Fables" by Robert Louis Stevenson
As for health, there were many occupational hazards.
"Our Legal Heritage, 5th Ed." by S. A. Reilly
His wife first nursed him back to health and then took part in his hazardous enterprise.
"Captain Mansana and Mother's Hands" by Björnstjerne Björnson
I forgot at the moment that people not only hazard their health but their souls, for that object.
"The African Trader" by W. H. G. Kingston
I hazard the guess, Madame Tentaillon, that tumbling is a healthful way of life.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson" by Robert Louis Stevenson
My health and life ought to be hazarded in the cause of my country, as well as yours, and all my friends.
"Familiar Letters of John Adams and His Wife Abigail Adams During the Revolution" by John Adams
Notwithstanding his perpetual hazards he retained perfect health, and was living thirty years after this event.
"Ormond, Volume I (of 3)" by Charles Brockden Brown
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In news:

Why Compromise Can Be Hazardous to One's Political Health.
Unfortunately, it can be hazardous to your health if you order without thinking.
An initial health risk assessment of laundered, reusable shop towels by the international environmental engineering firm Arcadis indicates that using laundered, reusable shop towels creates no health hazard.
Health department describes a 'hazardous and unsanitary ' Chieftain.
Vermiculite Insulation Could Pose Health Hazard.
In other words, a major health hazard.
Opponents say replacing soccer fields grass with artificial turf at San Francisco's Golden Gate Park is a health hazard.
Fixing direct discharges helps eliminate bacterial health hazards and improve water quality in Carver County.
County officials say the ban is aimed at lowering childhood obesity rates and raising awareness about the health hazards of sugary drinks.
Over 35K Rubber Ducks Seized Because of Health Hazard.
Over 35K Holiday Rubber Ducks Seized Because of Health Hazard.
The US first mandated the use of warning labels stating " Cigarettes may be hazardous to your health" in 1965.
National health associations warn that energy drinks can be hazardous, particularly among student athletes.
I was taught that this is a public health hazard.
Major health and safety hazards remain even after a hurricane's wind and rain have passed.
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In science:

As a result of these efforts, assuming that expensive protection measures are taken, the health risks from radioactive contamination and under “normal operation” conditions are often much smaller than risks associated with working hazards in many other industrial domains.
The Future of Nuclear Energy: Facts and Fiction Chapter IV: Energy from Breeder Reactors and from Fusion?
Basu, A. and Manning, W.G. (2006) A test for proportional hazards assumption within the class of exponential conditional mean models, Health Serv.
Spatial Discrete Choice and Spatial Limited Dependent Variable Models: a review with an emphasis on the use in Regional Health Economics
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