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Published by U.S. Dept. of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration in [Washington, DC] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Asbestos -- United States -- Safety measures.,
  • Construction industry -- Safety regulations -- United States.,
  • Asbestos in building -- United States -- Safety measures.

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsUnited States. Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
The Physical Object
Pagination39 p. ;
Number of Pages39
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15405493M

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