occupational hazard

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any condition of a job that can result in illness or injury

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The present study was aimed at understanding the extend of awareness among dental students on musculoskeletal occupational hazards and also to analyse the prevalence of early signs of musculoskeletal disorders among them.
The Commission in 2009, constituted an Expert Group on Silicosis to assist in devising strategies for dealing with this occupational hazard and to evolve necessary preventive, remedial, rehabilitative measures to alleviate the problem faced by the affected workers and their families.
Speaking to Gulf News, Dr Wasif Mohammad Alam, director of public health and safety at the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) and conference speaker said that work stress in office settings and risky structures in construction settings are estimated to be leading occupational hazards.
A pedant could argue that that could be an occupational hazard but poses a much lower risk than those faced by health workers.
Stress is a primary occupational hazard for doctors.
This is often undeserved, but it is a occupational hazard in politics.
Wear and tear on muscles and joints are a dancer's occupational hazard.
This obfuscation amounts to an occupational hazard for voters.
Our pastors often suffer an occupational hazard in our parishes.
UNSANE Blood Run LP (Relapse)--Finally a follow up to 1998's Occupational Hazard album, the violently crafty noise legends of NYC's Unsane return.
OCCUPATIONAL HAZARD "There was this one stunt where I have this chain and I'm whiping it around, and I kept cutting my hands over and over again.
Getting arrested during protests over the Bush Administration's repressive regime is an occupational hazard for a journalist, but it also is a badge of honor.
If further tests confirm their theory, the researchers suggest that protective measures during surgery could reduce this occupational hazard.
Because of immigration and foreign travel, brucellosis remains an occupational hazard for laboratory personnel, even in industrialized countries where animal control efforts have virtually eliminated the disease.
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