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Synonyms for hazard

Synonyms for hazard

the quality shared by random, unintended, or unpredictable events or this quality regarded as the cause of such events

exposure to possible harm, loss, or injury

a possibility of danger or harm

to expose to possible loss or damage

to run the risk of

to have the courage to put forward, as an idea, especially when rebuff or criticism is likely

Synonyms for hazard

an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that causes an event to result one way rather than another

put forward, of a guess, in spite of possible refutation

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The 2016 Top 10 Health Technology Hazards, released today, includes both high-profile and unexpected issues, as well as ones that are emerging, such as hazards related to electronic health records.
likelihood of natural hazard events occurring with the market value of each property enables identification of the total nationwide real estate exposure to natural hazards, as well as the geographic distribution of that risk.
The hazard identification training tool can be found on OSHA's website at www.
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R26-1 Relief for Ball in Water Hazard states that if you and your playing partner(s) agree that the ball went into the water hazard, it is counted as being in the hazard, even if you can't find it.
Lack of moral character gives rise to a class of risks known by insurance men as moral hazards.
On appeal, Hazard sought reformation of the marital agreement, arguing that both parties relied on an erroneous appraisal when entering into the agreement and that their reliance constituted mutual mistake.
The countries that we studied use a variety of policies to reduce losses from natural hazards that are similar to policies used in the United States.
With this approach, of course, some significant hazards remain unidentified.
The principle behind a hazard tree program is to first identify and remove those hazards that offer a clear, immediate threat, and then to create a management plan for the other trees.
The Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH) was enacted in 1970 to encourage the reduction of workplace hazards and to implement new or improved safety and health programs for employees.
Vegetative fuel hazards include grasses, trees, shrubs, and other natural and ornamental plants.
Those not exempt, including most health care employers, must provide information to employees including the signs and symptoms of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs), how to report MSDs in the workplace, the types of risk factors or work activities associated with MSD hazards, and the requirements of the OSHA standard.
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Board), the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), the Farm Credit Administration (FCA), and the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) (collectively, the Agencies) are making technical amendments to their regulations on loans in areas having special flood hazards.
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