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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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USP 800 provides recommendations for hazardous drugs, specifically, and will have several implications for the space planning of new pharmacies.
Stored hazardous wastes at the facility without obtaining a permit or complying with conditions applicable to hazardous waste generators.
Anyone who runs a lab knows you're supposed to have hazardous waste carriers.
neglecting to have all hazardous waste handlers trained or failing to maintain training records
These rules required each industry generating hazardous waste to obtain authorization from its state pollution control board.
Steve Jackson, from the Environment Agency's North East Region, said: "At the moment nearly half of all hazardous waste produced in the north of England is sent to landfill sites and businesses are having to pay for it to be disposed of.
Environment Agency Wales says it will not tolerate illegal dumping when the new hazardous waste rules come into force this summer.
The costs of hazardous fuel reduction projects vary based on forest type and conditions, location, and treatment options, making it difficult to estimate average project or overall program costs.
Why didn't the standard test find hazardous amounts of lead in these computer parts?
This dovetails with an Ontario Ministry of the Environment recommendation that hazardous waste not be kept on site for more than three months.
Mexico produces an estimated 8 million tons of hazardous waste a year.
In 1984 the Hazardous and Solid Waste Amendments (HSWA) were signed into law, imposing substantial new responsibilities on those who manage hazardous waste.