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Occupational Hazards In Pulp And Paper Industries

The use of numerous synthetic chemicals and other aspects of constructed environment in paper industry have become a matter of concern to the environmentalists. Several studies have revealed that chemical industries are associated with health hazards. However, precious little data is available about the effects of such environment on the health of workers in these industries.




Hazards, Pollutants, Psychological, Physical ailments, Pulp and Paper



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