Hazard

Hazard

this is a general term for anything which has the ability to cause injury. The hazard associated with a potentially toxic substance is a function of its toxicity and the potential for exposure to the substance. The probability of exposure to the substance is a risk factor.

Retrieved from "http://www.biology-online.org/bodict/index.php?title=Hazard&oldid=3723"
First | Previous (Haygarths nodosities) | Next (Hazard rate) | Last
Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page.