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Published by VUGA in "s-Gravenhage .
Written in English


  • Industrial hygiene -- Law and legislation,
  • Industrial hygiene,
  • Industrial safety -- Law and legislation,
  • Industrial safety

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Edition Notes

StatementR. Prins ... [et al.].
LC ClassificationsHD7261 .N38 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination140 p.
Number of Pages140
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17016664M
ISBN 109052506868

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