risk of injury

risk of in·ju·ry

(risk in'jŭr-ē)
A situation in which the client is at risk of injury from environmental causes. This nursing diagnosis overlaps other diagnoses: falls, trauma, suffocation, and aspiration (nursing diagnosis approved by the North American Nursing Diagnosis Association).
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The charge stated that by failing in those responsibilities they had exposed employees to "the risk of injury or death".
According to the researchers, newer automobiles have tended to exhibit a decreased risk of injury overall.
[USA], Apr 9 (ANI): High-intensity interval training can bring people to a risk of injury especially in the shoulders and knees, a study has revealed.
Contact with high voltage sources potentially increases the risk of injury. Ford is not aware of any reports of accidents or injuries resulting from this condition.
While the risk of injury while playing golf is moderate, compared with other sports, golfers may be more at risk of skin cancer, he noted.
Running carries a greater risk of injury than walking.
Administered by the Michigan's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA), the goal of the MIOSHA Workplace Improvement to Safety and Health (MIWISH) grant program is to create a safer and healthier work environment and reduce the risk of injury and illness to workers.
Despite claims that helmets do not protect the cervical spine during a motorcycle crash and may even increase the risk of injury, researchers found that, helmet use lowers the likelihood of cervical spine injury (CSI), particularly fractures of the cervical vertebrae.
However, it also has higher risk of injury, since it is high intensity.
Failing to comply with relevant safety standards and producing unsafe machines can create the risk of injury or even death.
The paper also re-examined claims that previous studies had inflated the risk of injury, or that removing the tackle from school rugby might Our shows injury rate for children all age Prof Allyson lead to an increase in injury rates at later ages, but found no evidence to support these theories.