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Safety in biological fieldwork

Safety in biological fieldwork

guidance notes for codes of practice

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Published by Institute of Biology in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biology -- Field work -- Safety measures.,
  • Field work (Educational method) -- Safety measures.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 59-68).

    Statementcompiled by David Nichols.
    ContributionsNichols, David, 1930-, Institute of Biology.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH318.5 .S34 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 84 p. ;
    Number of Pages84
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22373675M
    ISBN 100900490357

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      The University of Edinburgh is a charitable body, registered in Scotland, with registration number SC, VAT Registration Number GB 00, and is acknowledged by the UK authorities as a “Recognised body” which has been granted degree awarding powers. Working in the field should be a safe, enjoyable and very rewarding experience, as long as a few basic and sensible precautions are taken. Geological fieldwork is an activity involving some inherent risks and hazards, such as in coastal exposures, qurries, mines, river sections and mountains.


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