occupational hazard

noun

: an injury or ailment resulting from the work one does or from the environment in which one works
Hand injuries are an occupational hazard for typists.

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“Occupational hazard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/occupational%20hazard. Accessed 5 Feb. 2023.

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