Encyclopaedia of occupational health and safety, Volume 1
International Labour Office, 1972 - Medical - 1621 pages
Signed articles, arranged alphabetically by subject, intended as a practical tool for those responsible for the protection of the health of industrial workers throughout the world. Emphasis on such topics as psychology of work, health and safety needs of developing countries, and safety precautions. References are included in the articles. Some illustrations, cross references. Index of authors (with identifications and locations). Subject index. V. 1, A-K; v. 2, L-Z.
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