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Hazardous waste & human health

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English



  • Great Britain.


  • Hazardous wastes -- Health aspects,
  • Hazardous waste treatment facilities -- Health aspects -- Great Britain,
  • Environmental health -- Government policy -- Great Britain,
  • Environmental Health -- Great Britain,
  • Hazardous Waste -- adverse effects,
  • Hazardous Waste -- prevention & control -- Great Britain

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesHazardous waste and human waste.
StatementBritish Medical Association.
ContributionsBritish Medical Association. Professional and Scientific Division.
LC ClassificationsRA579 .B75 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 242 p. :
Number of Pages242
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2027720M
ISBN 100192177826, 0192861425
LC Control Number91003784

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