Safety

Safety

The unwritten story of women's role in the birth of occupational health and safety legislation

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English
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Bob Strass
Publisher: 
International Journal of Health
Publication Date: 
1999

Accounts for women's role in the formation of trade unions and development of collective bargaining, as well as in labour's historical struggle to improve day-to-day conditions from the late 1900s to the underground work of the 1950s and on to the 1970 passage of the US Occupational Safety and Health Act.

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