title: What Are Hazards

 

 

 

Definition: the ability of an activity or a substance to cause harm.  Hazards may cause injury to people or damage property and the environment.  Hazards are all around us all the time.

 

 

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photo with rollovers: power station

tanks chimney gases

 

Look at the pictures and use the mouse to point to some possible hazards. Click for a text only version.


Which situation do you think is the most hazardous?


Why? Is it because one is less familiar than the other?


How could these hazards be made as small as possible?


How would reducing the hazards effect you?





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photo with rollovers: street scene
exhhaust gas plant car roof