delayed health effect

delayed health effect

A consequence of an exposure to a contaminant, drug, toxin, or treatment that manifests itself months, years, or decades after the exposure.
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Reduce occupational and environmental hazard potential and actual exposures during Army operations to as low as practicable to minimize acute, chronic, and delayed health effects within the context of mission parameters and Army risk management (RM) principles.
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