Magnetic fields : health and safety guide
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Other TitlesCampos magnéticos : gu'ia para la salud y la seguridad
World Health Organization, United Nations Environment Programme & International Radiation Protection Association. (1989). Magnetic fields : health and safety guide. Geneva : World Health Organization. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/41710
Health and safety guide ; no. 27
DescriptionCompanion volume to: Environmental health criteria ; 69
Published by the World Health Organization in collaboration with the United Nations Environment Programme and the International Radiation Protection Association
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