Benefits in the case of industrial accidents and occupational diseases.
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Benefits in the case of industrial accidents and occupational diseases. Fifth item on the agenda. by International Labour Office.

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Published in Geneva .
Written in English


  • Workers" compensation.,
  • Occupational diseases.,
  • Industrial accidents.

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At head of title: Report 5(1)- International Labour Conference. 48th sess., 1964.

ContributionsInternational Labour Conference (48th : 1964 : Geneva, Switzerland)
LC ClassificationsHD7816 A3 I55
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL14508158M

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