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occupational hazard

Tuberculosis is an occupational hazard among nurses in Taiwan.
  any condition of a job that can result in illness or injury
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  • Tuberculosis is an occupational hazard among nurses in Taiwan.
  • Occupational hazard?
    Kiera Cass  --  The Elite
  • He swiped at a bead of sweat that trickled down the back of his burnt red neck, an occupational hazard from sitting next to an open car window all day with the sun beating down on him.
    David Baldacci  --  Zero Day
  • "An occupational hazard, son," Bernie sang.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide

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  • It’s an occupational hazard of being a werewolf.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
  • Being continually outshone was an occupational hazard of being his friend and cannot have been any more pleasurable as a brother.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
  • Or on the occupational hazards that—
    Jules Verne  --  Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
  • Think of this as an occupational hazard, you witch!
    James Patterson  --  The Angel Experiment
  • He did not have the slightest doubt that the change in his voice was nothing more than the first sign of a serious cold, which was an occupational hazard for travelling salesmen.
    Franz Kafka  --  Metamorphosis
  • Death became demystified, an occupational hazard.
    James Bradley  --  Flags of Our Fathers

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  • Now, there were some occupational hazards associated with the job.
    Willie & Korie Robertson  --  The Duck Commander Family
  • It’s not a bad trade, despite long hours, occupational hazards, and utter lack of security; it has fringe benefits, with many openings and rapid advancement for a man with push and willingness to learn.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  Glory Road
  • "Occupational hazard," says the gasping man.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  • It’s an occupational hazard for surgeons."
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • Blue feet were an occupational hazard of Caucasians.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
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Associated words [difficulty]:   occupational hazard [8] , occupational disease [9]
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