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occupational hazard


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  • n. A substantial risk to a worker's physical or mental well-being which is present in a certain task, job, or profession.
  • n. An unpleasant, inconvenient, or unusual circumstance which occurs or is likely to occur during the course of one's employment.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. any condition of a job that can result in illness or injury


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