a danger or hazard to workers that is inherent in a particular occupation: Silicosis is an occupational hazard of miners.
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- occupation groupings,
- occupation layer,
- occupational dermatitis,
- occupational disease,
- occupational medicine,
- occupational pension,
- occupational psychology,
- occupational safety and health administration,
- occupational therapy
Origin of occupational hazard
First recorded in 1950–55
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