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A review of mine safety & health: The state of the industry today

United States

A review of mine safety & health: The state of the industry today

hearing before the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections of the Committee on Education ... held in Washington, DC, September 14, 2000

by United States

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Published by [U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, distributor] .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatUnknown Binding
Number of Pages181
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10113063M
ISBN 100160646456
ISBN 109780160646454
OCLC/WorldCa45999282

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