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3(23) 2010

Tsapko V. G.1,2, Sterenbogen M. Yu.2, Chudnovets A. Y.2, Papach V.V.3


1National University of Life and Environmental, Kiev
2Institute for Occupational Health of AMS of Ukraine, Kiev
3Regional Sanitary and Epidemiological Station, Cherkassy

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Literature data analysis and results of hygienic investigations of work conditions in production of liquid biofuel (biodisel) from plant raw material at different technological stages are presented. Technological and hygienic characteristics of peculiarities in biofuel processing are given.

Keywords: biofuel, work conditions, fuel processing


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