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Improving safety in small enterprises through an integrated safety management intervention

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Improving safety in small enterprises through an integrated safety management intervention. / Kines, Pete; Andersen, Dorte; Andersen, Lars Peter Sønderbo; Nielsen, Kent Jacob; Pedersen, Louise.

I: Journal of Safety Research, Bind 44, Nr. 1, 2013, s. 87-95.

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Kines, Pete ; Andersen, Dorte ; Andersen, Lars Peter Sønderbo ; Nielsen, Kent Jacob ; Pedersen, Louise. / Improving safety in small enterprises through an integrated safety management intervention. I: Journal of Safety Research. 2013 ; Bind 44, Nr. 1. s. 87-95.

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