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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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Further blurring the lines, the Hazard Alert then generally describes "best practices" for confined space entry, without making a distinction based on the type of space, type of entry, or presence of hazards.
With approximately 50 million mortgaged homes in the United States, the total projected maximum loss caused by natural hazards is approximately $1 billion.
The hazard assessment must include all locations and operations where hazards and risks exist.
Drop a ball behind the water hazard, Keeping the point at which the original ball last crossed the margin of the water hazard directly between the hole and the spot on which the ball is dropped.
moral hazards, such as dishonesty, carelessness, and lack of concern (Hart, Buchanan, and Howe, 2007, p.
The hazards, whose risk can not be totally eliminated must be listed in information on residual risks.
Hazard reports are also submitted for previously unrecognized hazards so that another agency may determine the appropriate corrective action to eliminate the hazard and any other unusual hazard discovered during maintenance, repair, inspections, or evolutions where notifying other activities may prevent future mishaps.
Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB), which advises OSHA, reported on its investigation of combustible dust hazards and recommended new measures to avoid explosions and fires.
Inspect the residence for lead paint hazards and safely repair these hazards following the procedures specified in the law.
In addition to hands-on training, the program also provides a poster that highlights the hazards discussed in the sessions and a variety of fact sheets detailing common environmental hazards and prevention strategies.
Ma Dongtao, Institute of Mountain Hazards and Environment, Chengdu Sichuan, China
In many Illinois towns and suburbs, the discovery of a child with lead poisoning means a swift response and plenty of help with cleaning up hazards.
LANCASTER - Downgrading an earlier calculation of local hazards, state geologists say several hundred acres of desert in northwest Lancaster could be subject to more damage than surrounding areas in an earthquake.
One of the hazards associated with 'locking out' such items as electrical disconnects is unless you open the cover to assure that all blades have broken contact, the circuit is still energized.
Communication: Get employees' input on how they think safety hazards can be fixed.
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