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Health and safety needs of older workers / Committee on the Health and Safety Needs of Older Workers ; David H. Wegman and James P. McGee, editors.
p. ; cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 0-309-09111-X (hardcover)
1. Aged—Employment—Health aspects—United States. 2. Age and employment—United States. 3. Industrial hygiene—United States.
[DNLM: 1. Occupational Diseases—prevention & control—United States. 2. Age Factors—United States. 3. Occupational Health—United States. WA 440 H4346 2004] I. Wegman, David H. II. McGee, J. (James), 1950- III. National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on the Health and Safety Needs of Older Workers. IV. Institute of Medicine (U.S.)
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Suggested citation: National Research Council and the Institute of Medicine. (2004). Health and Safety Needs of Older Workers. Committee on the Health and Safety Needs of Older Workers. D.H. Wegman and J.P. McGee, editors. Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.