|Use AND to retrieve results that contain both of your search terms.||laboratory AND accident|
|Use OR to retrieve results that contain any or all of your search terms.||laboratory OR lab|
|Using NOT to exclude irrelevant results.||lab NOT retriever|
|Combine terms with parentheses to create complex searches.||(laboratory OR lab) AND accident|
|Use quotation marks to search for a phrase||"chemical hazard"|
|Search for terms with different word endings using an asterisk.||manag* = manage, managed, managing, management|
|A question mark can be used to replace a single letter within a word.||analy?e = analyse, analyze|
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