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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.
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- n. any condition of a job that can result in illness or injury
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Squirrelly tides and winds are an occupational hazard for island biogeographers in the Gulf of California, as are some other forms of bad weather and stormy luck.
Anxiety-driven weight gain is an occupational hazard of the intuitive, spatial thinker.
Coming to view the world as divided into two groups, Us and The Assholes, was an occupational hazard in law enforcement.