public health hazard

public health hazard

A chemical or other substance known to be hazardous, based on the effects of long-term exposures thereto
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Similarly, according to the New York State Department of Health, based on the available information, chemical exposures from crumb rubber in synthetic turf do not pose a public health hazard.
We maintain that operating such illegal public slaughterhouses creates a public nuisance, a public health risk, a public health hazard and a dangerous condition, and we will continue our fight to stop this terrible, cruel practice.
Observations from space-based instruments are an ideal way to tackle this type of public health hazard because of their global coverage and ability to provide detailed information on material in the water, including algal blooms," says Paula Bontempi of NASA's Earth Science Division, Washington, D.
He's worried the area could become a public health hazard if irresponsible dog owners don't pick up after the dogs.
Experts say the peril is a major public health hazard, second only to smoking.
Scorpion poisoning is a common medical problem and has become a public health hazard.
com)-- Even if using e-cigarettes was less hazardous than smoking conventional cigarettes, they could still be a major public health hazard by permitting users to continue smoking despite workplace smoking bans, by encouraging kids to become addicted to nicotine by using these "candy cigarettes on steroids," causing increased indoor air pollution, and possibly indirectly promoting the smoking of conventional cigarette with "aggressive marketing messages similar to those used to promote cigarettes in the 1950s and 1960s," says a major new study from scientists as UCSF.
Dr Aseem Malhotra, a cardiologist and the science director of Action on Sugar, said: "We must particularly protect children from this public health hazard and the food industry needs to immediately reduce the amount of sugar they are adding.
Councillor Charlie Rooney, Middlesbrough Council's Executive Member for Regeneration and Economic Development, said: "Fly-tipping leads to environmental eyesores, as well as causing a public health hazard and potential risks to public safety.
As five criminal proceedings were instituted against companies, the ASAE stressed that there is "no public health hazard.
The report comes as the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is contemplating how to regulate fracking, which environmentalists claim is a potential environmental and public health hazard.
She said: "The medical evidence seems clear that these substances are a public health hazard.

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