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- Contaminated land that could contain hazardous substances in or on the land that are likely to have significant adverse effects on the environment.
- A hazardous substance is generally defined as any substance that is explosive, flammable, corrosive, oxidising or toxic.
- Natural hazard means any atmospheric, earth or water related occurrence where the action of the hazard can adversely affect human life, property, or other aspects of the environment.
- Building environments – wind zones and seaspray zones that need to be considered when designing a building
- Weathertightness refers to the resistance of a building to the natural weather elements.