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hazard

1. Golf an obstacle such as a bunker, a road, rough, water, etc.
2. a gambling game played with two dice
3. Real Tennis
a. the receiver's side of the court
b. one of the winning openings
4. Billiards a scoring stroke made either when a ball other than the striker's is pocketed (winning hazard) or the striker's cue ball itself (losing hazard)

Hazard

A material or condition that may cause damage, injury, or other harm, frequently established through standardized assays performed on biological systems or organisms. The confluence of hazard and exposure create a risk.

hazard

[′haz·ərd]
(industrial engineering)
Any risk to which a worker is subject as a direct result (in whole or in part) of his being employed.
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By creating a robust review and implementation process of each chemical hazard, a facility will take advantage of the intent of the GHS regulation.
According to OSHA, the GHS is an international approach to hazard communication, providing agreed criteria for classification of chemical hazards, and a standardized approach to label elements and safety data sheets.
Sub Officer Gary Wilson, from Cramlington fire station said: "Firefighters wore chemical hazard suits and breathing apparatus to approach the drums and examine the labels.
Its safety-checking systems cover any industrial use, including chemical hazard, valve safety, ladders and forklifts.
A part of the employer's responsibility under the Chemical Hazard Standard is to ensure that employees use appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE).
Additional training is warranted whenever a new chemical hazard is introduced and when significant changes in chemical hazards occur.
Biological hazard based product recalls, relating to pathogens, biotoxins, viruses and hygiene indicators are the second most frequent type of food hazard (36%), and chemical hazard based product recalls representing the smallest proportion of total recalls (9%).
This is a very dangerous gas and we had to be sure it had not permeated throughout the building," said Station Officer Ian Wilkinson, a chemical hazard specialist with Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service.
In this role, she will be responsible for maintaining air permits, hazardous waste management, product and raw material regulatory impact reviews, and chemical hazard communication.
Its discovery prompted an evacuation of part of the building where it was opened and firefighters and police wearing chemical hazard suits examined and removed it.
It operates in 27 different countries and its systems cover virtually any industrial use, including scaffolding, chemical hazard, valve safety, lockout and entry systems, ladders and forklifts.
T-ChIP is a unique chemical hazard and risk assessment program designed by textile chemistry experts specifically for textile and textile chemical manufacturers.
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