Methods of estimating fatalities from a major hazard accident
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Methods of estimating fatalities from a major hazard accident by B. G. R. V. Poblete

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Thesis(M.Phil.) - Loughborough University of Technology 1985.

Statementby B.G.R.V. Poblete.
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