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The fires and explosion at BP Oil (Grangemouth) Refinery Ltd

Health & Safety Executive

The fires and explosion at BP Oil (Grangemouth) Refinery Ltd

a report of the investigations by the Health and Safety Executive into the fires and explosion at Grangemouth and Dalmeny, Scotland, 13 March, 22 March and 11 June1987

by Health & Safety Executive

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Published by HMSO in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementHealth and Safety Executive.
The Physical Object
Pagination44p. :
Number of Pages44
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22355716M
ISBN 100118854933

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