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model for the identification of high risk occupational groups using RTECS and NOHS data by David H Pedersen

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations and Field Studies, For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Cincinnati, Ohio, Washington, D.C .
Written in English

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  • Industrial hygiene -- United States

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StatementDavid H. Pedersen, Randy O. Young, and David S. Sundin
SeriesNIOSH technical report, DHHS (NIOSH) publication -- no. 83-117, DHHS publication -- no. (NIOSH) 83-117
ContributionsYoung, Randy O, Sundin, David S, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations, and Field Studies
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13606941M

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