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  Hazard - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hazard pointer, a strategy to deal with reclaiming memory in multithreaded environments.
Moral hazard, the name given to the risk that one party to a contract can change their behaviour to the detriment of the other party once the contract has been concluded.
Hazard, Nebraska, a village in the United States of America and the setting of a song by Richard Marx.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hazard   (166 words)

 Hazard article - Hazard Risk Worker safety health computer architecture hazard Hazard - What-Means.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Hazard is a term used in evaluating safety: A hazard is a potential unwanted event.
Hazard, Kentucky in the United States of America.
Hazard, Nebraska the setting to a song by Richard Marx.
www.what-means.com /encyclopedia/Hazard   (157 words)

 The MSDS HyperGlossary: Hazardous
Health hazard means a chemical for which there is statistically significant evidence based on at least one study conducted in accordance with established scientific principles that acute or chronic health effects may occur in exposed employees.
The term "health hazard" includes chemicals which are carcinogens, toxic or highly toxic agents, reproductive toxins, irritants, corrosives, sensitizers, hepatotoxins, nephrotoxins, neurotoxins, agents which act on the hematopoietic system, and agents which damage the lungs, skin, eyes, or mucous membranes.
Appendix A provides further definitions and explanations of the scope of health hazards covered by this section, and Appendix B describes the criteria to be used to determine whether or not a chemical is to be considered hazardous for purposes of this standard.
www.ilpi.com /msds/ref/hazardous.html   (602 words)

 Hazard Communication. - 1910.1200
For health hazards, evidence which is statistically significant and which is based on at least one positive study conducted in accordance with established scientific principles is considered to be sufficient to establish a hazardous effect if the results of the study meet the definitions of health hazards in this section.
Appendix A shall be consulted for the scope of health hazards covered, and Appendix B shall be consulted for the criteria to be followed with respect to the completeness of the evaluation, and the data to be reported.
If the hazardous chemical is regulated by OSHA in a substance-specific health standard, the chemical manufacturer, importer, distributor or employer shall ensure that the labels or other forms of warning used are in accordance with the requirements of that standard.
www.osha.gov /pls/oshaweb/owadisp.show_document?p_table=STANDARDS&p_id=10099   (6189 words)

 Oliver Hazard Perry - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry (August 23, 1785 – August 23, 1819) was an officer in the United States Navy.
He served in the War of 1812 against Great Britain and earned the nickname "Hero of Lake Erie" for leading American forces in the decisive naval victory at the Battle of Lake Erie.
Perry, New York, Perrysburg, Ohio, Perry County, Alabama, Perry County, Kentucky and Perry County, Pennsylvania are named in his honor, as is the city of Hazard, Kentucky.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Oliver_Hazard_Perry   (382 words)

 Hazard Communications
All employers with hazardous chemicals in their workplaces must prepare and implement a written hazard communication program, and must ensure that all containers are labeled, employees are provided access to MSDSs, and an effective training program is conducted for all potentially exposed employees.
The Hazard Communication Standard, §1910.1200 provides workers exposed to hazardous chemicals with the right-to-know the identities and hazards of those materials, as well as appropriate protective measures.
hazardous chemicals must have a written plan which describes how the standard will be implemented in that facility.
www.setonresourcecenter.com /safety/hazcom   (749 words)

Note that the hazard can accomodate data where the time may be a censoring time rather than a failure time (i.e., the unit was taken out of service before it failed).
Note that the hazard is only caclulated at failure times, not censoring times.
The censoring times do affect the value of the hazard since they are used in determining the rank.
www.itl.nist.gov /div898/software/dataplot/refman2/auxillar/hazard.htm   (311 words)

 Economic Issues No. 28--Moral Hazard: Does IMF Financing Encourage Imprudence by Borrowers and Lenders?
Moral hazard is a forward-looking concept: where moral hazard exists in financial markets, borrowers and lenders take risks now based on the support they anticipate receiving in the future if certain undesirable events occur.
Another possible indication of moral hazard would be the reaction of financial markets to changes in the IMF's access limits—ceilings on the amount that the IMF will lend to a country, barring exceptional circumstances.
As long as further evidence is needed to establish the magnitude of moral hazard, such action should proceed cautiously, weighing the possibility of moral hazard against other implications of the availability of IMF financing in alleviating the effects of crises.
www.imf.org /external/pubs/ft/issues/issues28   (3749 words)

 Federal Register 66 FR 6137, January 19, 2001 -- Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HAACP); Procedures for the ...
Each hazard identified in the hazard analysis as ``reasonably likely to occur'' requires the identification of at least one CCP, the critical step or steps in the process that must be controlled to prevent, reduce to acceptable levels, or eliminate the hazard.
A written hazard analysis provides processors with a ready record of the decisions made in conducting a safety analysis of their process, which they may use in evaluating potential changes to the system and for discussions with regulatory officials.
The hazard analysis is where processors differentiate between unlikely hazards and hazards that are reasonably likely to occur in the absence of controls.
www.cfsan.fda.gov /~lrd/fr01119a.html   (20144 words)

 Richard Marx   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Hazard: A Short Story and the sequel Shades of the Past by Helen in New York
Hazard is one of five communities within the jurisdiction of Sherman County.
Hazard is blessed with many senior members, many of which are retired farmers.
www.nctc.net /~hazard/marx/river.html   (955 words)

 natural hazard - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about natural hazard   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Because of this, natural hazards are usually measured in terms of the damage they cause to persons or property.
Human activities can trigger natural hazards, for example skiers crossing the top of a snowpack may cause an avalanche.
This information should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /natural+hazard   (142 words)

 Hazardous Mitigation Action Plan Project   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Hazard Mitigation is a program of actions designed to reduce or eliminate long-term risks to people and property from hazards and their effects.
Examples of Hazardous Mitigation are things like removing houses from flood prone areas or enlarging culverts in flood prone area to prevent flooding.
The purpose of Hazard Mitigation is twofold: to protect people and structures and to minimize the costs of disaster response and recovery.
www.etcog.org /hazardous_mitigation.htm   (241 words)

 Hazard Mitigation Planning Requirements - TX
Enables Texas to receive an increased level of Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) funding (from the current level of 15% of the total estimated eligible Federal assistance to 20%) if, at the time of the declaration of a major disaster, an enhanced state mitigation plan approved by FEMA is in place;
These new FEMA requirements are now in effect and may impact your jurisdiction’s eligibility to participate in federally funded hazard mitigation programs—you are urged to review these new requirements and guidance.
DEM is currently updating the sample Hazard Mitigation Annex and the Annex P Planning Notes, and they will be posted on the DEM web site at a later date.
www.txdps.state.tx.us /dem/mitigation_planning_requirements_101602.htm   (608 words)

 Hazard (game) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hazard is a gambling game played with dice.
Any number may play, but only one player — the caster — has the dice at any one time.
At its heart, craps is a version of Hazard where the main is always 7:
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hazard_(game)   (437 words)

 Natural Hazards Center
The Natural Hazards Center is sponsoring a Hurricane Katrina Symposium to be held on Friday, October 21 from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m.
The Natural Hazards Center is preparing an edited volume of the quick response social science research conducted in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.
The Center suggested that any panel, commission, or review be composed of experts in hazards and disasters and that the scope of the inquiry be broad enough to address the underlying issues, societal as well as institutional, that contributed to the severity of the catastrophe.
www.colorado.edu /hazards   (674 words)

 Landslide Hazards Program
Landslides constitute a major geologic hazard because they are widespread, occur in all 50 states and U.S. territories, and cause $1-2 billion in damages and more than 25 fatalities on average each year.
Rock fall is a serious hazard in many mountainous areas of the U.S. and a major cause of landslide fatalities.
The primary objective of the National Landslide Hazards Program (LHP) is to reduce long-term losses from these hazards by improving our understanding of the causes of ground failure and suggesting mitigation strategies.
landslides.usgs.gov   (785 words)

 Dreamflows Notes Page - Current
Also, hazard, access and flow notifications are now being posted to the Dreamflows Bulletin Board instead of here, so be sure to check there for notifications too.
Martin Roland reports a hazard on Deer Creek as follows: "I was on Lower Deer Creek (Ishi Falls) this weekend at 1,100 CFS and had a damn good time.
Joel Bingham reports a hazard on the Kybyrz run as follows: "Steel girders from a pair of makeshift footbridges span the river, where FS road 111N8 intersects the river.
www.dreamflows.com /notes.html   (9126 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Software: Driving Test Success Hazard Perception   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The discs cover pedestrian, town, city, motorway, main road and rural hazards, so a clip might find you "driving" at night on a wet motorway, or negotiating a narrow street with badly parked cars or an unloading lorry, driving through fog, or negotiating roadworks, busy motorways and quiet country lanes.
Improve your Hazard Perception Skills Learner drivers are now required to pass the hazard perception test, which forms part of the driving theory test.
The hazard perception element of the test is a total crock - I cannot believe such a shoddy effort ever made it to be a part of the driving test.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/B00009MKMN   (1149 words)

 OSH Answers: Job Hazard Analysis
One way to increase the knowledge of hazards in the workplace is to conduct a job hazard analysis on individual tasks.
A job hazard analysis (JHA) is a procedure which helps integrate accepted safety and health principles and practices into a particular operation.
Potential for severe injuries or illnesses: the consequences of an accident, hazardous condition, or exposure to harmful substance are potentially severe.
www.ccohs.ca /oshanswers/hsprograms/job-haz.html   (2047 words)

 Moral Hazard and Adverse Selection
Moral hazard is the result of maximizing behavior.
But some people put into this situation will find a way to torch the building because they do not find the cost of violating a moral code very high and they consider the chances of being caught small, and other people will be less careful about avoiding fires.
Finally, if the problem of moral hazard is too great, there will be no insurance coverage for the misfortune.
ingrimayne.saintjoe.edu /econ/RiskExclusion/Risk.html   (874 words)

 Hazard, Kentucky   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Hazard, the seat of Perry county, is located on the North Fork of the Kentucky River.
It was founded in 1821 and named, like the county, for Oliver Hazard Perry.
Hazard is the home of Hazard Community College.
www.uky.edu /KentuckyAtlas/ky-hazard.html   (49 words)

 OCPL Hazard Branch
See About the Libraries for holiday closings at the Hazard Branch and other city libraries.
The historic multi-ethnic population of the neighborhood is reflected in a strong collection of Polish, Irish and Ukrainian books and media that attracts users from around the region.
At 1620 West Genesee Street, Hazard Branch is less than ten minutes driving time from downtown, Carousel Center and the exits of Interstate 81 and Interstate 690.
www.ocpl.lib.ny.us /website/Branches/Hazard.htm   (163 words)

 Fire hazard - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
A fire hazard is considered to exist where there is a danger of a fire breaking out or spreading quickly.
For example, the storage of combustible fuels close to the source of a flame (eg.
an electrical spark) would be discouraged as constituting a fire hazard.
encyclopedia.worldsearch.com /fire_hazard.htm   (215 words)

 Hazard Nebraska Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Welcome to Hazard, NE, USA, located at the junction of Hwy 2 and 10.
Hazard is home to the Hazard Post Office, the Hazard Café, and best of all —our friendly Hazard residents.
That was the beginning of the village of Hazard.
www.nctc.net /~hazard   (325 words)

 CT DEP: Hazard Mitigation Plan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Connecticut adopted a Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan in September 2004 to meet new Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) guidelines set forth in the Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000.
This plan represents a multi-hazard approach to mitigating the effects of natural disasters and shifts from a disaster-response-driven system to one based on hazard mitigation planning.
The individual chapters in the Hazard Mitigation Plan are available in a self-extracting zipped file.
dep.state.ct.us /wtr/hazardmitigation/hazardmitigationplan.htm   (510 words)

 Hazard Online - Welcome
Hazard Press publishes books in a wide range of areas including general non-fiction, biography, auto-biography, humour, gardening, cookery, literary fiction, young adult fiction, company history, poetry and art.
PLEASE NOTE that emails to our email addresses (contact us) will be immediately deleted if they do not contain specific, publishing-related text in the subject line.
Hazard Press also specialises in the publishing of company, community and family histories.
www.hazard.co.nz   (311 words)

 Hazard Communication from Hazard Label Advisories
From Hazard Label Advisories Inc. - now comes FREE Haz-Com Label software to imprint our citation-free NFPA "Right To Know " hazard labels (diecut on 81/2" X 11"computer- imprintable pressure sensitive sheets).
No other right to know label - as a chemical warning on a secondary container used by employees - is quite like this hazard label.
Hazard Communication as dictated by OSHA 29 CFR 1910.1200.
www.hazardlabel.com   (214 words)

 Hazard Kentucky & Perry County: A Photographic History
Two Hazard Herald Newspaper Articles from 1917 and 1918 on the Subject of WWI
Old Mill Dam on KY.-Va. Highway near Hazard, Ky submitted by Pat Horgan.
A handful of photos ranging from 1946 to 1966 from the "Feltner archives" submitted by Vera Feltner Hudson.
hazardkentucky.com   (293 words)

 Amazon.com: Books: Hazard   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The title of the book takes it's name from the dice game hazard, which was the forerunner of the modern game of craps.
There was some criticism that there were not enough scenes of lovemaking in "Hazard", but in this book Ms Beverley goes more with the historical reality of life for a single woman of good reputation rather than with the romance novel conventions.
In HAZARD, Beverley stuck with tradition but decided the rhythm of speech would be the noble approach, the results: They talk too much.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0451205804?v=glance   (2311 words)

 Hazard Communication: Foundation of Workplace Chemical Safety Programs
In order to ensure chemical safety in the workplace, information must be available about the identities and hazards of the chemicals.
Chemical manufacturers and importers are required to evaluate the hazards of the chemicals they produce or import, and
All employers with hazardous chemicals in their workplaces must have labels and MSDSs for their exposed workers, and train them to handle the chemicals appropriately.
www.osha.gov /SLTC/hazardcommunications   (166 words)

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