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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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In contrast, markets along the Gulf Coast, in Florida and along the fault lines of the West Coast are most impacted by higher-than-average default risk due to exposure to multiple natural hazards, and therefore, large increases in the expected maximum loss.
Many employers also forget to update their hazard assessments after new hazards are introduced into the workplace.
If your ball enters a lateral water hazard (marKed with red posts or lines) you do not need to Keep the hazard between your ball and the flag (as is the case with a yellow-marKed water hazard).
In contrast, economists have treated moral hazard as an idiom that has little, if anything, to do with morality.
The presented system approach to risk assessment objectifies to a great extent the identification of hazards and estimation of risks and supports realization of risk analysis for all life-cycle phases of a machine.
Hazard reports also identify hazards to fleet operators, and the corrective actions taken, so others may learn from the experience.
The Combustible Dust Hazard Investigation report is online at www.
By prioritizing resources appropriately to the youngest children at greatest risk of lead poisoning, more children can be protected from lead-based paint hazards when they are most at risk for this type of exposure.
Department of Housing and Urban Development are the two major sources of funding for cleaning up lead hazards in Chicago and the suburbs.
Knowing where these hazards are improves public safety,'' Department of Conservation director Darryl Young said in the announcement of the latest maps.
That way the employee is sure to have the correct PPE for the task prior to starting it and becomes more familiar with the hazards and use of the chemical, without having to wade through numerous pages or categories to find the information from various product manufacturers with no standardized format.

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