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biohazard

[′bī·ō‚haz·ərd]
(biology)
Any biological agent or condition that presents a hazard to life.
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Males who mainly performed irrigation were exposed to biological hazards like microorganisms in the water and soil.
TABLE 10 REGIONAL MARKET FOR BIOLOGICAL HAZARD MONITORING BY TECHNOLOGY, THROUGH 2014 ($ BILLIONS) 30
HACCP is a systematic preventive approach to food safety that addresses physical, chemical, and biological hazards as a means of prevention rather than finished product inspection.
Chemicals and biological hazards abound in water treatment.
HACCP is a systematic preventive approach to food safety that addresses physical, chemical and biological hazards as a means of prevention, rather than finished product inspection," stated Sofyan Khatib, group director, Damac Holding.
Any totally novel device must be studied so that the biological hazards of use are well understood and the risk of those hazards occurring are well characterized.
The Panel on Biological Hazards (BIOHAZ) concluded in March 2007 that there is no evidence for an epidemiological or molecular link between classical and/or atypical scrapie and TSEs in humans.
They also learn to identify and minimize safety, physical, chemical and biological hazards.
Scientists from NATO member countries introduce new theoretical developments and instrumentation for the non-invasive sensing and imaging of damage in vegetation related to stress from ultraviolet light; identify the cell biological hazards of ultraviolet radiation coupled with other environmental stresses; and examine how ultraviolet light may relate to the production of nitric oxide by plants in terms of DNA damage, error-prone repair cell cycles, and the multiple mechanisms of programmed cell death.
The second section, which comprises the bulk of the text, addresses six varieties of disaster in detail: famine, biological hazards, floods, coastal storms, earthquakes and volcanoes.
And plain-clothed forensic scientists who went in did not wear bio-hazard suits suggesting the shadowy intelligence on the flat did not relate to chemical or biological hazards.
com recently reported that officials with the European Food Safety Authority's (EFSA) panel on biological hazards has concluded that category 1 animal byproducts -- those that could potentially spread such diseases as bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), also known as "mad cow disease," and its variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD) -- can be safely processed into biodiesel fuel.
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