physical hazard

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physical hazard

An agent or activity posing a potential hazard to health.
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The guide contains information on five categories: melting and pouring, binder systems, physical hazards, other health hazards, and safety and health programs and controls.
com functions as an online networking tool, connecting tree providers with mill owners and processors who can turn trees that have been lost due to natural causes or have become physical hazards into usable lumber.
These hazards may include chemical agents and solvents, heavy metals such as lead and mercury, physical agents such as loud noise or vibration, and physical hazards such as electricity or dangerous machinery.
Standards should address practices "reasonably necessary" to "prevent the introduction of known or reasonably foreseeable biological, chemical, and physical hazards," including both intentionally and unintentionally introduced hazards.
Maddux most recently served in OSHA's Directorate of Standards and Guidance as the Director of the Office of Physical Hazards and Acting Director of the Office of Engineering Safety.
European workers also remain as exposed to physical hazards, however, as they did 20 years ago.
Are there physical hazards (noise, [] [] [] excessive heat, poor lighting, humidity) in the workplace?
Their focus became what's right with the customer's business, rather than what's wrong, and their jobs became one of helping the clients manage their risk management program, rather than simply identifying physical hazards.
While research on chemical and physical hazards is centuries old, and many of the worst offenders are now well regulated in most developed countries, poisonings by pesticides, heavy metals and solvents, each with established impacts on cardiac function and risk, remain prevalent in much of the world (3,4).
They also may contain physical hazards, such as unstable ladders or slippery surfaces.
Gives sound practical advice on how to conduct a HACCP study and how to implement it to avoid biological, chemical and physical hazards.
In broad terms, the building characteristics and use of the building will dictate the rates for the coverage, so insurers will conduct an inspection to review the neighborhood, type of construction, building condition, physical hazards, roofing, mechanical components, lighting, protective devices, etc.