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Report to the Workers" Compensation Board on occupational exposure to PCBs and various cancers

Report to the Workers" Compensation Board on occupational exposure to PCBs and various cancers

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Published by IDSP in Toronto .
Written in English

  • Industrial hygiene -- Ontario.,
  • Industrial safety -- Ontario.,
  • Polychlorinated biphenyls -- Physiological effect.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 54-62.

    StatementIndustrial Disease Standards Panel.
    SeriesIDSP report -- no. 2
    ContributionsOntario. Industrial Disease Standards Panel., Ontario. Workers" Compensation Board.
    LC ClassificationsRA1242.P7 R47 1987
    The Physical Object
    Pagination133 p. :
    Number of Pages133
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15197013M
    ISBN 100772934207

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