Item 1 - History of health and safety at work

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GB 249 DAL/9/1

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History of health and safety at work

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  • 1942 - 1991 (Creation)

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2 folders

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Folder entitled ‘H&S History II’ on the history of health and safety at work. Includes:


  • transcript of proceedings at Labour Research Department Speakers' School, 1942
  • account of proceedings at open meeting of National Union of Railwaymen, 1943
  • Amalgamated Engineering Union first report on health and welfare enquiry, 1944
  • report of Labour Research Department conference on accidents and ill health at work, 1960
  • press release by Health and Safety Executive announcing first health and safety prosecution on indictment for alleged infringement of health and safety legislation, 1975
  • Association of Scientific, Technical and Managerial Staffs special report on Vinyl Chloride Monomer, 1980
  • 'Reagan in the workplace: unravelling the health and safety net' by Philip J. Simon, 1983
  • academic papers on various health and safety at work issues, 1948-1991

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  • English

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