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Health hazards at wastewater treatment works

Warren Spring Laboratory.

Health hazards at wastewater treatment works

the implications of the COSHH regulations

by Warren Spring Laboratory.

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Published by Foundation for Water Research in Marlow, Buckinghamshire .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain.,
  • Industrial Safety.,
  • Sewage Disposal.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 6-1 - 6-9.

    Statementby Warren Spring Laboratory.
    SeriesResearch report -- FR/W 0002
    ContributionsFoundation for Water Research.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[134]p. :
    Number of Pages134
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20222631M

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