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Published by CCOHS in Hamilton, Ont .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Lungs -- Dust diseases,
  • Dust -- Physiological effect.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementRenzo Bertolini.
ContributionsCanadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD7264 .B473 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationii, 7 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18231459M
ISBN 100660127784

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