Harm definition

Harm means ill-treatment or the impairment of health or development, including for example, impairment suffered from seeing or hearing the ill-treatment of another; 'health' means physical or mental health; and
Harm means an unexpected or normally avoidable outcome relating to the Operators‟ Services that negatively affects a Client‟s health and/or quality of life and occurs while the Client is at the Facility or within ten (10) days of the Client‟s visit, including but not limited to: Severe Harm (critical incident) - Client attempts suicide, suffers death, complete loss of limb or organ function or requires intervention to sustain life. Moderate Harm - Client suffers partial loss or limb or organ function. Minimal Harm - Client suffers any form of harm that is less extensive and does not involve death, loss of limb or organ function, and may include clusters of infections among Clients treated in the Facility. No Apparent Harm – at the time of the event or reporting of the event, the Client does not appear to suffer any harm, but could do so in the future.
Harm means anything reasonably regarded as loss, disadvantage, or injury, including harm to another person in whose welfare the person affected is interested.

Examples of Harm in a sentence

  • Rybicki: Why Foreseeable Harm Should Be an Aspect of the Mens Rea of Honest Services Fraud, 28 Am. J.

  • A/HRC/21/60/Add.1; A/HRC/30/65; A/HRC/31/56/Add.1; A/HRC/33/61/Add.1; CCPR/C/USA/CO/4; submissions by Race Equality First, the Association for the Prevention of Torture, Harm Reduction International, Advocates for Human Rights; www150.statcan.gc.ca/n1/pub/89-657-x/89-657-x2019002-eng.htm; www.oci- bec.gc.ca/cnt/rpt/annrpt/annrpt20182019-eng.aspx; www.oas.org/en/iachr/reports/pdfs/ViolenceLGBTIPersons.pdf.

  • The principle is now used widely by many aid organizations, including governments and multilateral organizations.OECD (2010), Conflict and Fragility: Do no Harm - International support for state building, https://www.oecd.org/dac/conflict-fragility-resilience/docs/do%20no%20harm.pdf; Anderson M.

  • Harm will be mitigated by conducting surveys and monitoring, avoiding known sensitive habitat, and by having a qualified biologist on the crew who can identify sensitive habitat in the vicinity.

  • Harm includes significant habitat modification or degradation that actually kills or injures listed animals by significantly impairing essential behavioral patterns, including breeding, feeding, and sheltering [50 CFR 17.3(c)].


More Definitions of Harm

Harm means injury, death, or loss to person or property.
Harm means any detrimental effect of a significant nature on a person’s physical, psychological or emotional wellbeing (and includes self-harm).
Harm means the same as that term is defined in Section 78A-6-105.
Harm means pain, mental anguish, emotional distress, hurt, physical or psychological damage, physical injury, serious physical injury, suffering, or distress inflicted knowingly or intentionally.
Harm means the ill treatment or the impairment of the health or development of the child, including impairment suffered as a result of seeing or hearing the ill treatment of another. In this context, ‘development’ can mean physical, intellectual, emotional, social or behavioural development and ‘health’ can mean physical or mental health. Whether the harm suffered, or likely to be suffered, by a child or young person is ‘significant’ is determined by comparing the child’s health and development with what might be reasonably expected of a similar child.
Harm means, in relation to a child:
Harm means a physical or mental or emotional injury or damage to a resident including those resulting from neglect or violations of a resident's rights.