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Hazard

1. See: Physical hazard.

2. See: Moral hazard.
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Since 1994, more than 100 studies related to hazardous drug handling from organizations including the Oncology Nurses Society, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and Occupational Safety and Health Administration have documented evidence that the work environment can become contaminated with hazardous drugs when these materials are handled without adequate precautions.
As part of the EPA settlement, SeaCast will invest at least $230,000 to install and operate a production process "water blast" system that is expected to reduce the amount of hazardous waste generated at the facility by 40 percent.
Training is required for all hazmat employees who perform functions subject to the requirements of the hazardous material regulations.
LAKE BALBOA -- Workers at a Los Angeles Unified School District administration building dumped hazardous waste into a trash bin destined for Sunshine Canyon Landfill, officials acknowledged Wednesday.
In every nook and cranny of the motor pool you'll find supplies and materials that are considered hazardous waste when it's time to dispose of them: fuel, lubricant, oil, cleaning solvent, degreaser, antifreeze, brake fluid and the like.
This is just a little of the imported waste found in scrap yards and hazardous stockpiles across India.
However, that fluorescent tube in your light fitting, or that computer monitor you sit in front of every day, now join the growing list of hazardous wastes.
Field entrances and lay-bys throughout Wales could become littered with hazardous waste such as builder's rubble because of Government dithering over new European Union rules.
Circuit Court for second-degree unlawful disposal, storage or treatment of hazardous waste in connection with a computer recycling warehouse fire In Portland in June 2002.
But the President's proposals provide inadequate funding for both hazardous fuels reduction and support of local collaboration.
EPA proposed a rule to exclude hazardous waste from regulation under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), providing that the waste is recycled or reclaimed by the same industry that produced it.
The standard test to evaluate whether metal-laden products are hazardous fails to flag high concentrations of lead in some discarded electronics equipment, new studies show.