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occupational hazard

noun
1.
a danger or hazard to workers that is inherent in a particular occupation:
Silicosis is an occupational hazard of miners.
Origin
1950-1955
1950-55
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  • Sadly, an occupational hazard of academics is self absorption and narcissism.
  • Hype is an occupational hazard of anti-ageing research.
Contemporary definitions for occupational hazard
noun

the risks inherent in one's job or occupation, esp. physical risks

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