significant health risk

significant health risk

Circumstances under which people are, could be, or could have been exposed to hazardous substances at levels that pose an urgent health hazard, for which public health advisories are generally issued.
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Under safe and controlled conditions, there is no significant health risk to workers in the high-density chrysotile cement industry.
Lack of awareness about the benefits of breastfeeding in Pakistan poses a significant health risk to infants, he lamented.
Greywater most likely contains dirt, hair, food leftovers, soap residues and other household cleaning products that do not pose any sort of significant health risk on their own.
But it is still a very significant health risk factor, and significantly higher than the 14 per cent smoking rate for the broader Australian community, Minister Wyatt said.
Vets have continued to advise owners of the significant health risk to their pet that are posed by ticks.
Common pests such as mosquitoes and rodents can not only damage a property's lawn spaces and interior structure, they can also carry diseases and present a significant health risk to all members of the family.
Several human rights are relevant in situations similar to the LS case--where the commissioning parent or parents are able to give birth to a child, but where such pregnancy, because of a permanent illness, entails significant health risk to the woman or the fetus.
Chris Trickey, head of the Sports and Play Construction Association, said: "The current consensus is that it poses no significant health risk.
While there's no clear evidence that the amount of such substances found in some tampons poses a significant health risk, some health advocacy groups have called for greater research and highlighted that women are often not aware these chemicals are present in products.
At that time, vegetative cells of bacteria were not considered to be a significant health risk for acidified or fermented food products.
IN KENYA, TETANUS POSES A significant health risk to newborns, but the government's campaign to vaccinate women of childbearing age has been attacked by the Catholic hierarchy.
Analytical data from air sampling conducted both inside and outside of the residences neighboring the eastern boundary of the former CTS plant indicate the vapor collection system is effectively reducing TCE concentrations to levels that do not pose a significant health risk.

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