biohazard

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hazard to humans or the environment resulting from biological agents or conditions

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any bacterium or virus or toxin that could be used in biological warfare

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Blurred vision and cough may be secondary to pesticide exposure and other chemical or biological hazards.
The lab-on-a-chip performs a sequence of chemical processes to break up cells and purify and concentrate the chemical constituents of biological hazards such as toxins, viruses, vegetative bacteria, and spores.
An overview of the global market for the surveillance and monitoring of explosive, chemical, biological, and nuclear hazards; the focus of this study is on biological hazards.
Through this licensing arrangement, Conforlab will be providing the patented Phigenics Validation Test (PVT) for validation of biological hazard control in potable and utility water systems throughout all major regions of South America.
This state of the art technology combined with expert services and innovative biological hazard analyses helps to ensure that all water found in hospitals, government facilities, hotels and resorts, universities, and other commercial and manufacturing facilities is safe, efficient and compliant.
TABLE 9 GLOBAL MARKET FOR EQUIPMENT FOR BIOLOGICAL HAZARD MONITORING BY TECHNOLOGY, THROUGH 2014 ($ BILLIONS) 28
To handle returned Mars samples for biological hazard assessment whilst maintaining the science contained within them it will be necessary to make use of remote manipulation systems to remove contaminating humans as much as possible from the process.
The two-day exercise involved a simulated biological hazard covertly delivered and then detected in the facility.
Workers can encounter biological hazards like animals, bacteria and insects; physical threats like slipping and falling; or psychological hazards like the effects of working in isolation for long periods of time.
They also look at environmental hazards such as animal attacks and exposure to chemical and biological hazards.
The conference will also address seafood standards and regulations, the fisheries policies and strategies, the application of international standards in the Omani market, consumer behavior towards seafood safety and quality, the risks and benefits of seafood, as well as the physical, chemical and biological hazards in seafood, human inputs and their impact on the marine environment, post-harvest quality and tracking systems, the impact of traceability on seafood quality and marketing, value added seafood, taking advantage of unconventional marine resources, the development of new Omani products using unexploited non-fish materials and marketing them.
Food processing facilities then must establish and implement a food safety system that includes risk-based analysis and preventive controls for potential chemical, physical and biological hazards.
The strategy focuses on containing the threat of biological hazards, and ruling them out before, during and after any occurrence.
On a daily basis, nurses come into contact with a host of physical, chemical, and biological hazards in the healthcare environment.
Originally developed by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, HACCP is a systematic preventive approach that identifies potential physical, chemical and biological hazards and designs measurements to reduce these risks to safe levels.
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