physical hazard


Definitions (2)

1.Hazard arising from the material, operational, or occupational characteristics of an insured property.
2.Substance for which there is valid evidence that it is combustible, compressed, explosive, flammable, oxidizer, pyrophoric, unstable, or water (moisture) reactive.

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  • We had to remove the item from the area because it was a physical hazard and could hurt someone a lot.

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  • You should always make sure that there is not a physical hazard in your factory that could cause problems for some of your workers.

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  • When the tanker truck hit a tree while traveling at a high speed on the freeway, the fluid that leaked from its tank became a physical hazard.

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