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  • Occupational hazards associated with exposure to human nail dust — The use of podiatry drills, in the absence of engineering controls and personal protective equipment, is an occupational hazard to the healthcare provider. Nail dust collected during foot care procedures performed in office settings has been… …   Wikipedia

  • voluntary exposure to danger — Intentionally doing some act which reasonable and ordinary prudence would pronounce dangerous. The approach to an unknown and unexpected danger does not make the act a voluntary exposure thereto. The result of the act does not necessarily… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • To do danger — Danger Dan ger, n. [OE. danger, daunger, power, arrogance, refusal, difficulty, fr. OF. dagier, dongier (with same meaning), F. danger danger, fr. an assumed LL. dominiarium power, authority, from L. dominium power, property. See {Dungeon},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • injury — in‧ju‧ry [ˈɪndʒəri] noun injuries PLURALFORM [countable, uncountable] 1. physical harm to a person, for example in an accident: • Mr. Lewis was awarded $75,000 as compensation for injuries suffered in the accident. • absence from work due to… …   Financial and business terms

  • injury — Any wrong or damage done to another, either in his person, rights, reputation, or property. The invasion of any legally protected interest of another. Restatement, Second, Torts, No. 7. Absolute injuries. Injuries to those rights which a person… …   Black's law dictionary

  • injury — Any wrong or damage done to another, either in his person, rights, reputation, or property. The invasion of any legally protected interest of another. Restatement, Second, Torts, No. 7. Absolute injuries. Injuries to those rights which a person… …   Black's law dictionary

  • injury — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ appalling (esp. BrE), bad, catastrophic, devastating, horrendous, major, nasty, serious, severe, terrible …   Collocations dictionary

  • To run a risk — Risk Risk, n. [F. risque; cf. It. risco, risico, rischio, Pg. risco, Sp. riesgo, and also Sp. risco a steep rock; all probably fr. L. resceare to cut off; pref. re re + secare to cut; the word having been probably first used among sailors. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • injury — A term comprising such conditions as fractures, wounds, sprains, strains, dislocations, concussions, and compressions. In addition, it includes conditions resulting from extremes of temperature or prolonged exposure. Acute poisonings (except… …   Military dictionary

  • To Write Love on Her Arms — To Write Love on Her Arms, also known as TWLOHA, is an American non profit organization which aims to present hope and find help for people struggling with problems such as depression, drug addiction, self injury, and suicide. Based in Central… …   Wikipedia

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