Hazardous Materials Response Handbook by Gary Tokle

Cover of: Hazardous Materials Response Handbook | Gary Tokle

Published by Natl Fire Protection Assn .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Handbooks, manuals, etc,
  • Hazardous substances,
  • Accidents

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages993
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8112634M
ISBN 100877653747
ISBN 109780877653745
OCLC/WorldCa27333731

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