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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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It was not until the mid-nineteenth century that concept of moral hazard was recognized and the idiom first appeared within the insurance-industry literature.
The hazards, whose risk can not be totally eliminated must be listed in information on residual risks.
In many Illinois towns and suburbs, the discovery of a child with lead poisoning means a swift response and plenty of help with cleaning up hazards.
Isolation is an approach that contains the hazard and prevents employees front contact, such as fences or enclosures around machinery.
Mishap prevention often depends on detailed, accurate hazard reports.
Hazard looked a liitle like was sulking half the Hazard simply walked - and Mourinho walked a couple of days later.
But when negotiations do start Chelsea hope are ready to offer Hazard a deal worth at least [pounds sterling]300,000 to try and persuade him to stay.
Angara said his bill would increase the AFP's hazard pay to 25 percent of their base pay.
Moreover, MSHA officials in at least one district have repeated the confusing messages of the Hazard Alert in enforcement actions.
But along with the Belgium international's creativity, Mourinho was also keen to praise the way Hazard handled the physical challenge Stoke posed.
Given the lack of available property-specific hazard risk analysis to date, standard methods of assessing a borrower's propensity to default on a mortgage have failed to account for the potential impact of a devastating natural disaster event in calculations of expected loss risk.
Through the hazard identification tool, users can play from the perspective of either a business owner or an employee as they learn to identify realistic, common hazards and address them with practical and effective solutions.