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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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He added: 'The HSE will do all that it can to ensure that workers are able to operate in a safe and hazard-free environment and prosecute serious breaches of the law.
The spectrometers offer simple, essentially hazard-free sample preparation and, because XRF is a multi-element technique, a single measurement program can be used for all applicable elements.
If he did enter the Army, Harry would not lead a hazard-free life, but he would be limited in his opportunities for service.
So, take your breaks and drink water in a hazard-free environment.
Employers have a civil duty to ensure that employees can carry out their work in a safe and hazard-free environment.
Peugeot claims it has utilised the latest technology to help make journeys as safe and hazard-free as possible.
Mr Meacher conceded the dioxin health risk, but said there was no hazard-free option.
That means an OSHA inspector may be making a visit to your house to make sure it's hazard-free.
PowerGenix's NiZn rechargeable chemistry enabled us to create a lighter, higher-performing, hazard-free and more reliable product that will make intersections safer," said PSI Acquisition CEO Tim Hysell.
Street lighting will be removed from the middle of the path and relocated, to provide a hazard-free area, while resurfacing works will ensure a smooth ride.
Weaver fish normally hide under the sand at low tide, providing a hidden danger lurking on a seemingly hazard-free beach.
He then performed follow-up actions to ensure the area was completely hazard-free before other personnel were allowed to enter the area.