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Published by Alliance of American Insurers in Chicago, IL (20 N. Wacker Dr., Suite 2140, Chicago 60606) .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Deafness, Noise induced.,
  • Acoustic trauma.,
  • Audiometry.,
  • Noise -- Physiological effect.,
  • Disability evaluation.,
  • Workers" compensation -- United States.

Book details:

Edition Notes

SeriesTechnical guide ;, no. 9, Technical guide (Alliance of American Insurers) ;, no. 9.
ContributionsAlliance of American Insurers.
LC ClassificationsRF293.5 .B33 1981
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 105 p. :
Number of Pages105
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3790538M
LC Control Number81069210

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