Protecting yourself and your workers from poison oak and ivy
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Protecting yourself and your workers from poison oak and ivy leaves of three-let it be = Protéjase usted mismo y a sus trabajadores contra el zumaque venenoso y la hiedra venenosa : si tres hojas tiene-tocarlo no te conviene. by

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Published by Safety and Health Assessment and Research for Prevention (SHARP) Program, Washington State Dept. of Labor and Industries, Pacific Northwest Agricultural Safety and Health Center, Washington State Cooperative Extension Service, Washington State University in [Olympia, Wash.], [S.l.], [Pullman, Wash.] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Poison oak -- Washington (State),
  • Poison ivy -- Washington (State),
  • Poisonous plants -- Washington (State)

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesProtéjase usted mismo y a sus trabajadores contra el zumaque venenoso y la hiedra venenosa, Leaves of three-let it be, Si tres hojas tiene-tocarlo no te conviene
SeriesSHARP publication -- no. 63-1-2000, Publication (Washington (State). Safety and Health Assessment and Research for Prevention) -- 2000/63-1.
ContributionsWashington (State). Safety and Health Assessment and Research for Prevention., Washington State University. College of Agriculture and Home Economics., Pacific Northwest Agricultural Safety and Health Center.
The Physical Object
Pagination7, 11 p. :
Number of Pages11
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14513439M
OCLC/WorldCa45352036

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