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Safety first : technology, labor, and business in the building of American work safety, 1870-1939

Author: Mark Aldrich
Publisher: Baltimore, Md. ; London : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1997
Series: Studies in industry and society, 13
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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At the heart of these changes, Aldrich contends, was the emergence of a safety ideology that stressed both worker and management responsibility for work accidents-a stunning reversal of earlier  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Aldrich
ISBN: 0801854059 9780801854057
OCLC Number: 477063041
Description: xx, 415 p. : illustrations ; 26 cm
Series Title: Studies in industry and society, 13
Responsibility: Mark Aldrich

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"In the first extensive history of the Safety First movement, Mark Aldrich offers a unique and balanced view of changes in workplace safety. Applying his economist's eye and training, Aldrich Read more...

 
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