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evolution of health and safety in mines

Bryan, Andrew Meikle, Sir

evolution of health and safety in mines

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Published by Ashire Publishing Ltd in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mine sanitation -- History.,
  • Mine safety -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Sir Andrew Bryan.
    SeriesA Mine and quarry publication
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTN295 .B7 1975
    The Physical Object
    Pagination192 p. :
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21627349M
    LC Control Number76-676145


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