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Protection of workers against radio-frequency and microwave radiation

Protection of workers against radio-frequency and microwave radiation

a technical review.

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Published by International Labour Office in Geneva .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nonionizing radiation -- Health aspects.,
  • Nonionizing radiation -- Safety measures.,
  • Radio waves -- Health aspects.,
  • Microwaves -- Health aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 55-60.

    SeriesOccupational safety and health series,, no. 57
    ContributionsInternational Labour Office.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQP82.2.N64 P76 1986
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 72 p. :
    Number of Pages72
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2433079M
    ISBN 10922105604X
    LC Control Number87123083

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