The Factory Inspectors

The Factory Inspectors : A Legacy of the Industrial Revolution

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Using graphs, stats and around 40 pics, this is a record of the price paid in injury and death by men, women and children in industrial society, and the development of political reform and laws to protect them (factory inspectors etc). Also documented are the changes as industry developed; in nineteenth century, the First World War, and the development of a chemical industry (impact of asbestos etc) in the twentieth century, concluding with up-to-date 'new approach', and changes wrought from European Community.
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  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 167.6 x 246.4 x 15.2mm | 539.78g
  • The History Press Ltd
  • Stroud, United Kingdom
  • English
  • UK ed.
  • 0752435698
  • 9780752435695

About Eddie Crooks

Eddie Crooks is extremely knowledgeable about his subject, having worked as a health and safety executive for 16 yrs and retiring as HM health and safety inspector.
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