occupational hazard

Definition of "occupational hazard"
  1. A risk or danger pertaining to specific professions, such as the risk of hearing loss for people working with loud machinery or in music bands
How to use "occupational hazard" in a sentence
  1. He accepted the risk of hearing damage as an occupational hazard of working in the factory.
  2. The risk of falling from great heights is an occupational hazard for construction workers.
  3. Being exposed to harsh weather conditions is an occupational hazard for fishermen.

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