Static Electricity in Hospital Operating Suites: Direct and Related Hazards and Pertinent Remedies

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From Preface and Summary: "In this paper the authors present facts to show the prevalence of static electricity in the average hospital anesthetizing area, and the degree to which this easily developed electrical form of energy constitutes an explosion hazard."

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62 p. : ill.

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Guest, P. G.; Sikora, V. W. & Lewis, Bernard 1953.

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  • Main Title: Static Electricity in Hospital Operating Suites: Direct and Related Hazards and Pertinent Remedies
  • Series Title: United States Bureau of Mines Reports
  • Added Title: United States Bureau of Mines Bulletin 520

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From Preface and Summary: "In this paper the authors present facts to show the prevalence of static electricity in the average hospital anesthetizing area, and the degree to which this easily developed electrical form of energy constitutes an explosion hazard."

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62 p. : ill.

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Guest, P. G.; Sikora, V. W. & Lewis, Bernard. Static Electricity in Hospital Operating Suites: Direct and Related Hazards and Pertinent Remedies, report, 1953; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc12679/: accessed September 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.