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forseeable emergency 


Definition A term which, in OSHA* parlance, refers to any potential occurrence of equipment failure, rupture of containers, failure of control of equipment, or other potentially anticipated contingency, that could result in an uncontrolled release of a hazardous chemical in the workplace.

*US Occupational Safety and Health Administration 

Synonym 29 CFR 1910.1200, OSHA foreseeable emergency


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