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Hazard

1. See: Physical hazard.

2. See: Moral hazard.
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The main attribute date fields can be divided into two groups: identification (name, type, subtype) and security (hazardousness for the environment and visitors).
One factor to consider is the level of hazardousness a manufactured product poses to the public after it is placed into the stream of commerce.
Chemical Properties and Hazardousness of the Composites
As the hazardousness of wild animals is not less than that of domestic animals or wild animals that are in somebody's custody, Paragraph 1 of Article 6.270 regulates similar relations and should be applied as analogy of statute.
The state must also evaluate these chemicals, identify possible alternatives, and determine how to limit exposure or minimize their hazardousness. The availability of alternatives and the potential hazards posed by the alternatives must be evaluated (2998 Cal.
There are too many examples of environmental hazards that have been allowed to be produced and used long after there was evidence of their hazardousness. Sadly, many of the most toxic chemicals introduced into widespread use in the early twentieth century are still causing illness and death despite overwhelming evidence of their effects: benzene, asbestos, and lead are three prime examples.
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. Although the number of fatalities varies considerably from year to year, the boxed table on page 18 shows that the industry's fatality rate (6) is consistently considerably higher than the rate for the total private sector.
In Estonia hazardous substances are divided into two groups on the basis of hazardousness and enumerated in the relevant lists.

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