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The health and safety implications of changing patterns of employment

Great Britain. Health and Safety Commission.

The health and safety implications of changing patterns of employment

discussion document

by Great Britain. Health and Safety Commission.

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Published by Health and Safety Executive in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Industrial hygiene -- Great Britain.,
  • Industrial safety -- Great Britain.,
  • Part-time employment -- Great Britain.,
  • Temporary employment -- Great Britain.,
  • Self-employed -- Great Britain.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHealth and Safety Commission.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination15p. ;
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19004067M

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