health hazard health hazard


  • (n) hazard to the health of those exposed to it


  1. It traces the anguish of a cancer-stricken ecologist who, while battling a planned nuclear power plant, must undergo radiation therapy, making him a health hazard to his family.
  2. The Environmental Protection Agency considers these levels a health hazard, and if they were found in wild salmon would recommend eating the fish no more than once a month.
  3. Moonshine, once a staple of rural Southern culture, is making a comeback as a big-city public-health hazard.


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