review of accidents in the construction industry by Building Research Establishment.

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Reprinted from Building, vol.229, no.6900, September 1975, pages 99-102.

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Statement[by] J F Eden.
Seriescurrent papers -- no.91/75.
ContributionsEden, J F.
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Pagination4p. [99-102]
Number of Pages102
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