Preventing back pain at work
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Preventing back pain at work resource kit by Worksafe Australia. National Occupational Health and Safety Commission.

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Published by Preventive Strategies Branch, Worksafe Australia in Sydney .
Written in English

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StatementNational Occupational Health and Safety Commission, Worksafe Australia.
ContributionsWorksafe Australia. Preventive Strategies Branch.
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Open LibraryOL18993381M

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