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OTHER RELEVANT READINGS

 

Head protection at work. 1986. J Occup Acc 8(3):157-236.

 

Mayer, A, S Salsi, and JP Grosdemange. 1974. Industrial safety helmets. Result of tests, principal manufacturing details, criteria for selection (in French). Notes Sci Tech 14.