Center to Protect Workers" Rights by Aubrey K. Miller

Cover of: Center to Protect Workers

Published by U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health in [Atlanta, Ga.?] .

Written in English

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  • Center to Protect Workers" Rights (U.S.),
  • Industrial hygiene -- Indiana -- Marion.,
  • Drywall construction -- Health aspects -- Washington (D.C.),
  • Drywall -- Health aspects -- Washington (D.C.)

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementAubrey K. Miller, Eric J. Esswein, James Allen.
SeriesNIOSH health hazard evaluation report -- HETA 94-0078-2660.
ContributionsEsswein, Eric J., Allen, James., National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 4 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15485727M

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