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A hazard is anything with the potential to cause harm like a cutting machine. The potential severity of harm from the machine could be a minor cut needing a plaster if you knock into it or a serious cut or amputation if you get a hand caught in it.
Some examples of hazards and the injury that could occur are:
Finally, hazards in the workplace can also cause harm to the environment. This can be things like chemicals getting into to rivers or dust leaving a factory.