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  • 1 exposure to harm — index danger, peril, pitfall, risk Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 risk exposure to harm — index endanger Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 exposure — ex|po|sure [ ık spouʒər ] noun ** ▸ 1 being placed in danger ▸ 2 telling public about something ▸ 3 public attention ▸ 4 harm from cold weather ▸ 5 being uncovered ▸ 6 being introduced to something ▸ 7 film/time for photograph ▸ 8 direction… …

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  • 4 exposure — noun 1》 the state of being exposed to harm or risk.     ↘a physical condition resulting from being exposed to severe weather conditions. 2》 the revelation of something secret.     ↘the publicizing of information or an event. 3》 the action of… …

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  • 5 exposure of child — Placing child in such a place or position as to leave it unprotected against danger to its health or life or subject it to the peril of severe suffering or serious bodily harm …

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  • 6 exposure of child — Placing child in such a place or position as to leave it unprotected against danger to its health or life or subject it to the peril of severe suffering or serious bodily harm …

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  • 7 Number needed to harm — The number needed to harm (NNH) is an epidemiological measure that indicates how many patients need to be exposed to a risk factor over a specific period to cause harm in one patient that would not otherwise have been harmed.[1] It is defined as… …

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  • 8 Prenatal cocaine exposure — (PCE) occurs when a pregnant woman uses cocaine and thereby exposes her fetus to the drug. Crack baby was a term coined to describe children who were exposed to crack (cocaine in smokable form) as fetuses; the concept of the crack baby emerged in …

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  • 9 Children's Environmental Exposure Research Study — CHEERS redirects here. For the fictional television show, see Cheers. The Children s Environmental Exposure Research Study (or CHEERS) was a study conducted by the United States Environmental Protection Agency designed to examine how children may …

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  • 10 Precautionary principle — The precautionary principle is a moral and political principle which states that if an action or policy might cause severe or irreversible harm to the public or to the environment, in the absence of a scientific consensus that harm would not… …

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  • 11 risk — n 1 a: possibility of loss or injury b: liability for loss or injury if it occurs the risk of loss passes to the buyer when the goods are duly delivered to the carrier Uniform Commercial Code the risk of personal injury and property damage should …

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  • 12 peril — per·il / per əl/ n 1: exposure to the risk of death, destruction, or loss 2: the cause of a loss (as of property) insured their home against fire, floods, and other peril s compare risk Mer …

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  • 13 Federal Employers Liability Act — The Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA), 45 U.S.C. § 51 et seq. (1908) is a United States federal law that protects and compensates railroaders injured on the job. Background In the years between 1889 and 1920, railroad use in the United… …

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  • 14 danger — dangerless, adj. /dayn jeuhr/, n. 1. liability or exposure to harm or injury; risk; peril. 2. an instance or cause of peril; menace. 3. Obs. power; jurisdiction; domain. [1175 1225; ME da(u)nger < AF; OF dangier, alter. of dongier (by influence… …

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  • 15 danger — dan•ger [[t]ˈdeɪn dʒər[/t]] n. 1) liability or exposure to harm or injury; risk; peril 2) an instance or cause of peril; menace 3) Obs. power; jurisdiction; domain • Etymology: 1175–1225; < OF dangier, alter. of dongier (by influence of dam… …

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  • 16 David Vitter — United States Senator from Louisiana Incumbent Assumed office January 3, 2005 Serving with …

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  • 17 blackmail — black·mail / blak ˌmāl/ n [originally, payment extorted from farmers in Scotland and northern England, from black + dialectal mail payment, rent]: extortion or coercion by often written threats esp. of public exposure, physical harm, or criminal… …

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  • 18 endanger — en·dan·ger vt: to bring into danger or peril vi: to create a dangerous situation charged with driving to endanger Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. endanger …

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  • 19 peril — [per′əl] n. [OFr < L periculum, danger < base * per (as in experiri, to try) < IE base * per , to try, risk, come over > FEAR, FARE] 1. exposure to harm or injury; danger; jeopardy 2. something that may cause harm or injury vt.… …

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  • 20 danger — n. 1 liability or exposure to harm. 2 a thing that causes or is likely to cause harm. 3 the status of a railway signal directing a halt or caution. Phrases and idioms: danger list a list of those dangerously ill, esp. in a hospital. danger money… …

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