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Occupational diseases: a guide to their recognition, revised edition.
Key MM, Henschel AF, Butler J, Ligo RN, Tabershaw IR, eds. Cincinnati, OH: U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHEW (NIOSH) Publication No. 77-181, 1977 Jun; :1-608
Occupational diseases are discussed in terms of occupational health hazards. The purpose of the text is to make available information needed for timely recognition of symptoms of occupational diseases. The text covers routes of entry and modes of action, biological hazards, dermatoses, diseases of the airways, plant and wood hazards, chemical hazards, chemical carcinogens, pesticides, and such physical hazards as radiation, atmospheric variations, and oscillatory vibrations. Sources of consultation and references are included.
Occupational-medicine; Industrial-hygiene; Hazardous-materials; Industrial-chemicals; Occupational-health; Industrial-health-programs; Disease-prevention
Key MM; Henschel AF; Butler J; Ligo RN; Tabershaw IR
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DHEW (NIOSH) Publication No. 77-181; Contract-099-73-0090
Occupational diseases: a guide to their recognition, revised edition
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Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division