Implementation of safety and health on construction sites

proceedings of the first international conference of CIB Working Commission W99, Lisbon, Portugal, 4-7 September 1996 by CIB Working Commission W99. International Conference

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Other titlesProceedings of the First International Conference of CIB Working Commission W99
Statementedited by Luís M. Alves Dias, Richard J. Coble.
ContributionsDias, Luís M. Alves., Coble, Richard J.
LC ClassificationsTH443 .C53 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 601 p. :
Number of Pages601
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19946935M
ISBN 109054108479

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