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Airborne hazards at work

Airborne hazards at work

assessment and control : a one-day symposium organised by QMC Industrial Research Ltd., 20 December 1976.

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Published by [QMC Industrial Research Ltd.] in [London] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Work environment -- Congresses.,
  • Air -- Pollution -- Congresses.,
  • Threshold limit values (Industrial toxicology)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes the text of The threshold limit values for 1975 by the American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists and Hygiene standards for airborne asbestos dust concentrations for use with Asbestos regulations 1969 by H.M. Factory Inspectorate.

    ContributionsQMC Industrial Research Ltd., Great Britain. HM Factory Inspectorate., American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsT59 .A4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination206 leaves in various pagings :
    Number of Pages206
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4283742M
    LC Control Number78310199


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