Physical harm definition

Physical harm means bodily injury, impairment, or disease.
Physical harm means bodily pain, injury, impairment, or disease suffered by an adult.
Physical harm. (OAA) means bodily injury, impairment, or disease.

Examples of Physical harm in a sentence

  • Physical harm may also be caused when a parent or carer fabricates the symptoms of, or deliberately induces, illness in a child.

  • Physical harm or threat of physical harm to any person or persons, including, but not limited to assault, sexual abuse, or other forms of physical abuse.

  • Physical harm can also be caused when a parent or carer fabricates the symptoms of, or deliberately induces, illness or temporary, permanent injury or disabilityof a child.EmotionalEmotional abuse involves doing harm to a child’s emotional, intellectual, mental or psychological development.

  • Physical harm may also be caused when a parent or carer fabricates the symptoms of, or deliberately induces illness in a child, Fabricated and Induced Illness Syndrome (FIIS).Physical abuse also includes Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) – see 4.13.

  • Physical harm may include a parent or carer fabricating the symptoms of, or deliberately causing ill health to a child they are looking after (Fabricated or Induced Illness), because they enjoy or need the attention they get through this.


More Definitions of Physical harm

Physical harm means any physical pain or injury, regardless of gravity or duration;
Physical harm means death or any physiological disorder or condition, cosmetic disfigurement or anatomic loss affecting one or more of the following body systems:
Physical harm means any injury, illness, or other physiological impairment, regardless of its gravity or duration.
Physical harm means the impairment of a person's physical health or bodily integrity, as established by competent evidence.
Physical harm means any injury to a child's physical condition.
Physical harm means a bodily injury or illness requiring first aid or other medical procedures.