List of environmental health hazards

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'Environmental hazard' is the state of events which has the potential to threaten the surrounding natural environment and adversely affect people's health. This term incorporates topics like pollution and natural disasters such as storms and earthquakes. Hazards can be categorized in five types:

  1. Chemical
  2. Physical
  3. Mechanical
  4. Biological
  5. Psychosocial


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