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


  • Video display terminals -- Health aspects.

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ContributionsUnited States. Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 28 p. :
Number of Pages28
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17695776M

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