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safety hazard

This page is about the collocation safety hazard

collocation pattern: noun + noun

Meaning

something that isn't safe or creates danger

For example

  • Ice on roads is a serious safety hazard.

  • Liquids are regarded as a safety hazard on planes because some explosives are liquids.

Note:
A related collocation with a contrasting meaning is "safety feature", as in "Seat belts are a safety feature in cars."

Quick Quiz

A safety hazard is something that could

a. be dangerous

b. reduce danger

c. increase safety

Contributor: Matt Errey