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Worker safety under siege : labor, capital, and the politics of workplace safety in a deregulated world

Author: Vernon Mogensen
Publisher: Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Shows how the right of workers to safe and healthful workplaces is under attack. This collection is organized around three thematic issues that pose significant challenges to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's ability to protect workers'safety and health.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Worker safety under siege.
Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, ©2006
(OCoLC)654127809
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Vernon Mogensen
ISBN: 0765614480 9780765614483
OCLC Number: 59011570
Description: xxix, 242 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Acts of God, acts of man : the invisibility of workplace death / Jordan Barab --
Criminal neglect : how dangerous employers stay safe from prosecution / Rory O'Neill --
Regulating risk at work : is expert paternalism the answer to worker irrationality? / Peter Dorman --
Silicosis and the ongoing struggle to protect workers' health / Gerald Markowitz and David Rosner --
How safe are U.S. workplaces for Spanish speaking workers? / Laura H. Rhodes --
Got air? The campaign to improve indoor air quality at the City University of New York / Joan Greenbaum and David Kotelchuck --
State or society? The rise and repeal of OSHA's ergonomics standard / Vernon Mogensen --
The 10 percenters : gender, nationality, and occupational health in Canada / Penney Kome --
All that is solid melts into air : worker participation and occupational health and safety regulation in Ontario, 1970-2000 / Robert Storey and Eric Tucker --
The sinking of the neoliberal P-36 platform in Brazil / Carlos Eduardo Siqueira and Nadia Haiama-Neurohr --
Health and safety at work in Russia and Hungary : illusion and reality in the transition crisis / Michael Haynes and Rumy Husan. Criminal neglect : how dangerous employers stay safe from prosecution / Rory O'Neill --
Regulating risk at work : is expert paternalism the answer to workers irrationality? / Peter Dorman --
Silicosis and the on-going struggle to protect workers's health / Gerald Markowitz and David Rosner --
How safe are U.S. workplaces for Spanish-speaking workers? / Laura H. Rhodes --
Got air? The campaign to improve indoor air quality at the City University of New York / Joan Greenbaum and David Kotelchuck --
State or society? The rise and repeal of OSHA's ergonomics standard / Vernon Mogensen --
The ten-percenters : gender, nationality, and occupational health in Canada / Penney Kome --
All that's solid melts into air : worker participation in Ontario, 1970-2000 / Robert Storey and Eric Tucker --
The sinking of the neoliberal P-36 platform in Brazil / Carlos Eduardo Siqueira and Nadia Haiama-Neurohr --
Health and safety at work in Russia and Hungary / Michael Haynes and Rumy Husan.
Responsibility: Vernon Mogensen, editor.
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