any bunker, water hazard (sea, lake, pond, ditch, etc.) or other obstacle that the golfer must deal with in order to arrive safely at the green. Hazards are marked on most courses with red stakes or lines (sometimes yellow)).
A sand trap or water in the form of a pond or stream that is around the fairway to create obstacles in the playing of the hole. Initially these. May be initial seen as a nuisance but as you get better you see them more as a challenge to avoid. Water hazard boundaries are usually marked by red stakes.
A material or condition that may cause damage, injury, or other harm, frequently established through standardized assays performed on biological systems or organisms. The confluence of hazard and exposure create a risk.
an abstraction of a cohesive collection of one or more potential causes of an accident. A hazard can be a condition, situation, or state of a system that in conjunction with conditions in the environment of the system can cause an accident. A hazard can be associated with the development, testing, operation, usage, maintenance, or retirement of a system. Examples include hazardous materials, high voltages, electromagnetic radiation, cutting edges, electromagnetic fields, vibration, fire, liquids, extreme temperatures, pressures, noises, and accelerations, etc.
1. Inherent capability of an agent or a situation to have an adverse effect. A factor or exposure that may adversely affect health. Loosely, in lay speech, a synonym for risk (Last definition). 2. The probability that a disaster will occur. Hazards can be caused by a natural phenomenon (e.g., earthquake, tropical cyclone), by failure of manmade energy sources (e.g., nuclear reaction, industrial exposure), or by an uncontrolled human activity (e.g., conflict, overgrazing) (Landesman definition). See also hazard mitigation.
Underwriters look at two aspects of hazard, the physical and the moral. Physical hazard refers to the tangible aspects of the risk that could make a loss more or less likely, or increase or decrease the severity of that loss. A moral hazard, as the terms itself suggests, is concerned with the attitude and conduct of the insured himself, as well as that of his employees.
Set of inherent properties of a substance, mixture of substances or a process involving substances that, under production, usage or disposal conditions, make it capable of causing adverse effects to organisms or the environment, depending on the degree of exposure; in other words, it is a source of danger. RT risk.
In insurance, a specific situation that introduces or increases the probability of a loss-incurring event, as contrasted with the broader term for the cause of possible loss, peril. For example, accident, sickness, fire, flood, burglary and explosion are perils. Slippery floors, unsanitary conditions, shingle roofs, congested traffic, unguarded premises, and uninspected boilers are hazards. (See also: perils.)
Unacceptable contamination (of a biological, chemical, or physical nature), unacceptable microbial growth, or unacceptable survival of microorganisms of a concern to food safety, or persistence is present.
Ability of a substance or agent to cause an adverse effect on one's safety or health. Types include health hazards (e.g., improper use of chemicals or toxic substances) and physical hazards (e.g., improper use of flammable, explosive, and pyrophoric substances).
An accidental or naturally occurring event or situation with the potential to cause physical (or psychological) harm to members of the community (including loss of life), damage or losses to property, and/or disruption to the environment or to structures (economic, social, political) upon which a community's way of life depends.
Any factor that creates or increases the chance of loss. A physical hazard is created by the condition, occupancy or use of the property itself. Examples include faulty brakes increasing the chance of collision and faulty electrical wiring increasing the chance of fire. A moral hazard is a subjective characteristic of the insured that increases the chance of loss. Examples include arranging an accident to collect the insurance and inflating the amount of a claim. A morale hazard is carelessness or indifference to a loss because of the existence of insurance. Leaving the car keys in an unlocked car is such an example.
anything that may pose a danger; it is used in this discussion to mean a natural or human-made phenomenon or a mixture of both, that has the potential to adversely affect human health, property, activity, and/or the environment. Hazards are specific as to type, and as a general rule contain energy.85
Anything that can cause (1) injury, disease, or death to humans; (2) damage to property; or (3) degradation of the environment. Cultural hazards refer to factors that are often a matter of choice, like smoking or sunbathing. Biological hazards are pathogens and parasites that infect humans. Physical hazards are natural disasters like earthquakes and tornadoes. Chemical hazards refer to the chemicals in use in different technologies and household products.
A term that combines the ability or potential of a substance or process to cause a problem with the probability that the substance actually will cause a problem, eg., gasoline is a flammable substance. If small amounts are kept in sturdy, sealed containers with no ignition sources nearby, the hazard is small. If gasoline is kept in large, open buckets and smoking and welding are done nearby, the hazard is great.
a natural or human-made phenomenon which may cause physical damage, economic losses, or threaten human life and well-being if it occurs in an area of human settlement, agricultural, or industrial activity
Any known, potential adverse effects e.g., cancer, decreased fertility, from the use of a pesticide i.e., decrease in reproductive success in birds is a known hazard of chlorfenapyr use. Any one of these may be used as the end point in a particular toxicity test. See risk.
Exposure to an event associated with natural phenomena, whose severity, recurrence and presence in a specific geographical location is subject of scientific analysis and statistical probability calculation.
a state that may result in an undesired event, the cause of risk. Hazard can apply to the probability of tree mortality or damage by an insect or disease and also represents material or fuel that will ignite and burn.
A specific situation that increases the probability of the occurrence of loss arising from a peril, or that may influence the extent of the loss. For example, accident, sickness, fire, flood, liability, burglary, and explosion are perils. Slippery floors, unsanitary conditions, shingled roofs, congested traffic, unguarded premises, and uninspected boilers are also hazards.
Any condition, situation, physical property or action that may result in illness, injury or other negative outcome. Also, a p otential source of physical injury and/or damage to the health of people or damage to property or the environment.
The hazard associated with a chemical is its intrinsic ability to cause an adverse effect. It should be compared to risk, which is the chance that such effects will occur. Whilst a chemical may have hazardous properties, provided it is handled safely under contained conditions, any risk to human health or the environment is extremely low.
in this context of issues discussed on this web site, the biological effects produced by substances (i.e., toxicity). Hazards pose risks only if the exposure is sufficiently high. (See Risk definition).
A source of potential danger or adverse condition. Hazards are: a) naturally occurring events, for example: floods, landslides, earthquakes, windstorms and tsunamis and b) accidental technological incidents arising from human activities such as manufacture, transportation, storage and use of hazardous materials.
A source of potential danger or adverse condition. Hazards will include naturally occurring events such as floods, earthquakes, tornadoes, tsunami, coastal storms, landslides, and wildfires that strike populated areas. A natural event is a hazard when it has the potential to harm people or property.
An energy or environmental agent which could produce injury or disease.
An inherent chemical or physical characteristic that has the potential for causing damage to people, property, or the environment. In this document it is typically the combination of a hazardous material, an operating environment and certain unplanned events that could result in an accident.
1. Potential for radiation, a chemical or other pollutant to cause human illness or injury. 2. In the pesticide program, the inherent toxicity of a compound. Hazard identification of a given substances is an informed judgment based on verifiable toxicity data from animal models or human studies.
a source of danger of personal injury or property damage; fire hazard refers to conditions that May result in fire or explosion, or May increase spread of an accidental fire, or prevent escape from fire. Under worker safety and health regulations, employers have a general duty to provide a workplace free of hazards. See also fire prevention, and HAZMAT.
refers to physical conditions which may create or increase the probability or potential severity of a loss due to a given PERIL. For example, faulty wiring is a hazard, because it increases the chances of a fire loss. (See MORAL HAZARD and MORALE HAZARD)
An event or physical condition that is a potential cause of fatalities, injuries, property damage, infrastructure damage, agricultural loss, environmental damage, business interruption, or other types of harm or loss. The magnitude of the phenomenon, the probability of its occurrence, and the extent and severity of its impact can vary, although in many cases may be anticipated or estimated.
an estimate of the amount of damage or loss expected should an outbreak of defoliators arise in a stand or area. Hazard is dependent on stand and site factors that are conducive to successful defoliator buildup. In general, the higher the hazard, the more damage will occur during an infestation. Hazard is based on stand characteristics and climate.
Hazard is an Old English game played with two dice which was mentioned in Geoffrey Chaucer's Canterbury Tales in the 14th century. The name "hazard" derives from the Arabic word az-zahr (Ø²Ù‡Ø±), the plural of "dice." Hazard is not interchangeable with "Grand Hazard," which is played with three dice; Grand Hazard is another name for Sic bo.
Hazard is a combat robot built by Tony Buchignani. It competes in the middleweight division of Battle Bots. It is one of the most dominant machines in the sport and was undefeated in 3 tournaments, until it was beaten in the semi-finals of its fourth tournament by T-Minus.
Irrigation system with no back pressure on backflow device is rated as "low hazard". With fertilizer injector, system is rated as a "high hazard" and Reduced Pressure Principle backflow device must be used.
Logic circuits use boolean gates to perform some function as a result of some inputs. An ideal gate has an instantaneous change in state when its inputs change, but in reality there is actually some delay.