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Published by U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Division of Safety Research in Morgantown, WV .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Homicide -- United States -- Prevention -- Congresses.,
  • Occupational mortality -- Research -- United States -- Congresses.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesHomicide in US workplaces.
GenreCongresses.
SeriesDHHS (NIOSH) publication -- no. 92-103., DHHS publication -- no. (NIOSH) 92-103.
ContributionsNational Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. Division of Safety Research.
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 7 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16947041M

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