physical hazard


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physical hazard

An agent or activity posing a potential hazard to health.
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Urban environments as a force that modifies the physical hazard
A chemical may be a physical hazard if it is combustible, flammable, pyrophoric, chemically unstable, water reactive, explosive, a compressed gas, an organic peroxide or other oxidizer.
Importers must determine potential biological, chemical, and physical hazards posed by each food they import.
But even if every workplace exam was done perfectly, all that tells the miner is what the physical hazards are--the environment.
Drug awareness campaign is extremely crucial four society and it is also the need of hour to sensitize all sections, particulalry youth about social, psychological, economic and physical hazards of drug addiction, he said.
Successful Bidder shall provide Fire Protective Clothing (turnout coats and turnout pants) for MFMD s approximately four hundred (400) fire personnel during structural fire fighting operations where there is a threat of fire or when certain physical hazards are likely to be encountered, such as during non-fire related rescue operations, emergency medical operations, and victim extrication.
HACCP is a management system in which food safety is addressed through the analysis and control of biological, chemical, and physical hazards from raw material production, procurement and handling, to manufacturing, distribution and consumption of the finished product.
In addition, the HPR aligns with all of the health hazard classes in HCS 2012 except for Biohazardous Infectious Materials, Physical Hazards Not Otherwise Classified (PHNOC), and Health Hazards Not Otherwise Classified (HHNOC).
Expert contributors discuss the major issues in contemporary environmental health: air, water, food safety, occupational health, radiation, chemical and physical hazards, vector control, and injuries.
There were of course physical hazards implicit in an outdoor setting, such as changeable weather, sudden showers, noisy traffic and low flying aircraft.
In cases where chemical agents eventually become toxic or volatile, such obscurity can pose physical hazards.
Hazard classification: The definitions of hazard have been changed to provide specific criteria for classification of health and physical hazards, as well as classification of mixtures.