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Hazard

1. See: Physical hazard.

2. See: Moral hazard.
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The first step in developing a program to manage chemical hazards is to determine what those hazards are.
By coordinating information about chemical hazards to employees, the hazardous material officer helps to minimize the number of chemically related injuries and illnesses.
We got a very cryptic call warning of a chemical hazard at the building,'' Humphrey said.
On 16 March 2004 the agency announced its new Hazard Communication Initiative, through which it will develop materials to guide chemical manufacturers and importers in developing material safety data sheets, conducting employee safety training, and assessing published data to determine chemical hazards.
This problem has been recognized for years, and efforts to gather and organize chemical hazard and risk information are under way at many levels, says Lesley Onyon, a scientist with the World Health Organization's International Programme on Chemical Safety (IPCS).
Editor Dennis Paustenbach has assembled chapters that present the most current methods for conducting hazard identification, dose-response and exposure assessment, and risk characterization components for risk assessments of any chemical hazard to humans or wildlife (fish, birds, and terrestrials).
This report concentrates on the global and regional markets for technologies involved in the manufacture of different types of chemical hazard monitoring equipment and their application markets.
Each badge provides an immediate visual indication when a specific chemical hazard is present.
Our business goal is to ensure that our customers have the most updated MSDSs regardless of geography," said Mark Cohen, Director of Labeling for NCH and Vice President of the Society for Chemical Hazard Communications (SCHC).
While originally designed to be of great value in putting High Production Volume (HPV) chemical hazard data into perspective - facilitating prioritization of chemicals for further evaluation - the book can be used for screening the risk of any ingredients in these products.
There are some fundamental differences between biological and chemical hazards when it comes to hand protection.

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