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Hazard

1. See: Physical hazard.

2. See: Moral hazard.
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Hazardousness under this category should not be confused with the element of product hazardousness in a tort claim for product liability.
Chemical Properties and Hazardousness of the Composites
7) The report presents a series of case studies of environmental hazards documenting how evidence of hazardousness accumulated and at what points along the way causal judgments were made by relevant government and scientific organizations.
However, the concentrations of various metals and semi-metals, which are important due to their environmental hazardousness and leaching limit values, are comparatively low in the semicoke.
A site could be listed because of its hazardousness, or conversely it could be listed because it is less hazardous and therefore easier to clean (Daley and Layton 2004).
The fatality experience in railroad transportation highlights the industry's hazardousness.
In Estonia hazardous substances are divided into two groups on the basis of hazardousness and enumerated in the relevant lists.
In short, contrary to what is sometimes imagined, the hazardousness of airborne asbestos fibers was in no way a secret somehow confined to the executive offices of asbestos-mining tycoons.
Second, because particularly in the case of AIDS, to our society and to those affected by it, a positive diagnosis is linked to a series of meanings over toned with morality, death, homosexuality, promiscuity, and hazardousness.
The higher degree of waste hazardousness the disposal site has to be more guaranteed against potential release of hazardous compounds).

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