Joint publication on teaching epidemiology in occupational health

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Published by National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, World Health Organization in [Atlanta, Ga.?], [New York, N.Y.?] .

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  • Epidemiology,
  • Industrial hygiene

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SeriesDHHS (NIOSH) publication -- no. 87-112, DHHS publication -- no. (NIOSH) 87-112
ContributionsNational Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, World Health Organization
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
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Open LibraryOL14290002M

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This allows the scientific community to view, download, distribution of an article in any medium, provided that the original work is properly cited, under the term of "Creative Commons Attribution License".In addition to providing information to our previously described audience, this handbook should also be of assistance to persons who wish to advocate for an FETP and for persons developing competency-based epidemiology training programs that do not fully meet the definition of an FETP.Occupational epidemiology is the study of the distribution and causes of illness and injury that result from hazardous workplace exposures.

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