occupational hazard

noun
a danger or hazard to workers that is inherent in a particular occupation: Silicosis is an occupational hazard of miners.

Origin:
1950–55

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Main Entry:  occupational hazard
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  the risks inherent in one's job or occupation, esp. physical risks
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Sadly, an occupational hazard of academics is self absorption and narcissism.
Hype is an occupational hazard of anti-ageing research.
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