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Electrical hazards

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration in [Washington, D.C.?] .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Electrical injuries -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc,
  • Electricity in mining -- Safety measures

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesSafety manual -- no. 9, Safety manual (National Mine Health and Safety Academy) -- 9
    ContributionsUnited States. Mine Safety and Health Administration
    The Physical Object
    Pagination51 p. :
    Number of Pages51
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15007886M


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