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Published by Carswell in Scarborough, Ont .
Written in English


  • Work capacity evaluation.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementLaurie J. Blake, Troy Cumiskey, Hilary J. Brown.
SeriesCLV special report series
ContributionsBrown, Hilary J., Cumiskey, Troy.
LC ClassificationsRC963.4 .B52 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 85 p. :
Number of Pages85
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18968844M
ISBN 10045956353X

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