Occupational epidemics of the 1990"s fifth U.S.-Finnish Joint Symposium on Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, Ohio, June 9-12, 1992 by U.S.-Finnish Joint Symposium on Occupational Safety and Health (5th 1992 Cincinnati, Ohio)

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

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  • Occupational diseases -- Congresses,
  • Industrial accidents -- Congresses

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Statementarranged by the Institute of Occupational Health ... Helsinki, Finland, and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Robert A. Taft Laboratories ... Cincinnati, Ohio
ContributionsTyöterveyslaitos, Robert A. Taft Laboratories
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Paginationiv, 25 p. ;
Number of Pages25
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