2 edition of Ergonomics, health and safety found in the catalog.
Ergonomics, health and safety
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||W.T.Singleton and J. Dirkx, eds. ; editorial board, W.T. Singleton ... [et al.].|
|Series||Studia psychologica, Studia psychologica (Louvain, Belgium)|
|Contributions||Singleton, W. T., Dirkx, Jan., Verhaegen, Paul.|
|LC Classifications||TA166 .E738 1991|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||355 p. :|
|Number of Pages||355|
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