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Manager"s responsibility for safety, including a chapter on manual lifting and handling

Manager"s responsibility for safety, including a chapter on manual lifting and handling

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Published by Industrial Society in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement(by Joan Henderson and others).
SeriesNotes for managers -- 12
ContributionsHenderson, Joan., Industrial Society.
The Physical Object
Pagination(4), 43 p.
Number of Pages43
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20273597M

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