Purple Book

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A directory of transitional year programs for doctors wanting to sample multiple specialties before deciding on one. It provided information on required and elective rotations, call scheduling, etc.
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(ed.) (2011) The Purple Book: A Progressive Future for Labour, London, BiteBack.
The GHS document, also known as "The Purple Book," establishes hazard classification and communication provisions with explanatory information on how to apply the system.
In the weeks ahead, the forum's efforts will show visible results in the form of an operating manual--dubbed the "purple book"--for the processes of placing business.
Now known as the "Purple Book," it also includes the complete Constitution and By-laws of the Association and is designed to be copied and distributed among the Chapter leaders for ready reference.
In the same year the GHS was agreed by the UN Committee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods and the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (The Purple Book').