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Preventing occupational disease and injury

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Published by American Public Health Association in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Occupational diseases -- Prevention -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.,
  • Industrial safety -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by James L. Weeks, Barry S. Levy, Gregory R. Wagner.
    GenreHandbooks, manuals, etc.
    ContributionsWeeks, James L., Levy, Barry S., Wagner, Gregory R., American Public Health Association.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC964 .P73 1991
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiv, 750 p. :
    Number of Pages750
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1494237M
    ISBN 100875531725
    LC Control Number93168599


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