Reducing noise at work
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Reducing noise at work guidance on the Noise at work regulations 1989 by

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Published by HSE Books in Sudbury .
Written in English


  • Noise control -- Great Britain.,
  • Noise pollution -- Great Britain.

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Edition Notes

StatementHealth and Safety Executive.
ContributionsGreat Britain. Health and Safety Executive.
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 92p. :
Number of Pages92
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22102866M
ISBN 100717615111

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