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Published by Oregon Occupational Safety & Health Division in [Salem, Or.] .
Written in English


  • Industrial safety -- Oregon -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.,
  • Small business -- Oregon -- Safety measures.

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Other titlesFor workplaces with 10 or fewer employees.
GenreHandbooks, manuals, etc.
ContributionsOregon. Occupational Safety and Health Division.
The Physical Object
Pagination43 p. :
Number of Pages43
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16136833M

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