Neurotoxicity: Identifying and Controlling Poisons of the Nervous System
Publisher: U.S. Government Printing Office 1990
Number of pages: 362
Neurotoxic substances that are found on the job and even in the home pose a great public health threat. The full scope of this threat is made clear in this volume, which reviews US Federal research, testing, monitoring, and regulatory programmes conducted by leading agencies such as NIOSH, the EPA, OSHA and CDC.
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