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Enactment of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, with an effective date of 28 April 1971, is a milestone in the history of industrial hygiene in the United States. With the stroke of a pen there was created an almost immediate need for thousands of professionals of several categories to participate in carrying out the provisions of the act. Not only is there a shortage in trained personnel, but there is also an inadequate supply of persons capable of training them and of suitable teaching aids. The publication of Fundamentals of Industrial Hygiene could hardly have been more
Fundamentals of Industrial Hygiene.. Ann Intern Med. 1971;75:490. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-75-3-490_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1971;75(3):490.
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