A health hazard is source of adverse health effect on a person potentially. Hazards results in change in function of the body and the signs and symptoms that signal the change. The most common health hazards are pollution, carcinogens, chemicals, foods etc.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.
Related Journals of Health Hazard
Hazardous Waste and Hazardous Materials, Journal of Hazardous Materials, Journal of Hazardous, Toxic, and Radioactive Waste, Environmental Hazards, Natural Hazards Review, Geomatics, Natural Hazards and Risk.