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Published by Engineering and Safety Service, American Insurance Association in New York .
Written in English


  • Chemical industry -- Accidents.,
  • Chemical industry -- Safety measures.

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SeriesTechnical survey - Engineering and Safety Service, American Insurance Association ; no. 3
ContributionsAmerican Insurance Association. Engineering and Safety Dept. Division of Technical Services.
LC ClassificationsTP149 .A54 1979
The Physical Object
Pagination112 p. :
Number of Pages112
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4455643M
LC Control Number79118379

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