Rushworth, George Edward, b. 1930, industrial health and safety consultant

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Rushworth, George Edward, b. 1930, industrial health and safety consultant

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Rushworth was born in Horsforth, Leeds, in 1930 and completed his school education at Leeds Boys Modern School in 1948.

Following a series of industrial jobs (including as a works chemist, oak bark tannery manager and works manager in a woollen mill), he became an HM Inspector of Factories in Leeds, Wrexham, Cardiff and Glasgow. After twenty years, he left the inspectorate to set up as a consultant (Industrial Health and Safety Services Ltd, Bearsden and Comrie), 1979-1993. During that time he acted also as director of the Cancer Prevention Society, a Glasgow-based charity and volunteer centre, for ten years until 1989.


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Cancer Prevention Society, Glasgow (1978-c.1989)

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1979 - 1989

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Rushworth was Director of the Cancer Prevention Society.

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Created by Anna-K Mayer, 2 February 2016. Revised by Victoria Peters, May 2017.


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