Man and accidents offshore an examination of the costs of stress among workers on oil and gas rigs by Valerie J. Sutherland

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  • North Sea,
  • North Sea.


  • Offshore oil industry -- North Sea -- Employees.,
  • Offshore gas industry -- North Sea -- Employees.,
  • Job stress -- North Sea.

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Other titlesMan & accidents offshore.
StatementValerie J. Sutherland, Cary L. Cooper.
ContributionsCooper, Cary L.
LC ClassificationsHD8039.O342 N667 1986
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 207 p. :
Number of Pages207
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2335210M
ISBN 101850440824
LC Control Number86224921

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