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Workers deaths by electrocution.
Morgantown, WV: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2000-115, 2000 Apr; :CD-ROM
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Mortality; Electrocution; Surveillance-networks; Safety; Medical-recordkeeping; Information-systems; Electrical-equipment; Energy; Occupational-hazards; Epidemiology; Accident-prevention; Electrician; Injury-prevention; Identification-systems; Powerlines; Burns; Falls; Electric-utility-industry; Accident-statistics
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DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2000-115
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