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Published by Lewis Publishers in Boca Raton, FL .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Industrial safety.,
  • Rescue work.,
  • Industrial accidents.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementNeil McManus.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsT55 .M39 1999
The Physical Object
Pagination901 p. :
Number of Pages901
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL382388M
ISBN 101566703263
LC Control Number98044775

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