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what are examples of cultural hazards?
Cultural Hazards result from where we live, our socioeconomic status, occupation, or behavioral choices. For example, we may have a nice home built in the middle of a field of big power lines. Somewhere down the line being around the power lines for a long period of time may put you at risk of developing some sort of cancer. Another example is you may choose to smoke and you already know
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Cultural Hazards result from where we live, our socioeconomic status, occupation, or behavioral choices. For example, we may have a nice home built in the middle of a field of big power lines. Somewhere down the line being around the power lines for a long period of time may put you at risk of developing some sort of cancer. Another example is you may choose to smoke and you already know that it is a hazard to your health and what the consequences may be. One more example of a cultural hazard is using drugs.
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The four categories of human environmental hazards are Cultural Hazards, Biological Hazards, Physical Hazards, and Chemical hazards. Cultural Hazards result from where we live, our socioeconomic status, occupation, or behavioral choices. For example, we may have a nice home built in the middle of a field of big power lines. Somewhere down the line being around the power lines for a long period of time may put you at risk of developing some sort of cancer. Another example is you may ...
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