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Dying to Work : Death and Injury in the American Workplace.

Author/Creator:
Karmel, Jonathan D.
Publication:
Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2017.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (263 pages)
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Subjects:
Industrial accidents-United States.
Industrial safety-United States.
Occupational mortality-United States.
Hazardous occupations-United States.
Industrial hygiene-United States.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
This is a book for anyone interested in issues of worker health and safety, and it will serve as the cornerstone for courses in public policy, community health, labor studies, business ethics, regulation and safety, and occupational and environmental health policy.
Contents:
Dying to Work
Contents
Preface
Introduction
1. America Goes to Work
2. The Torch That Lighted Up the Industrial Scene
3. Keeping Americans Safe at Work
4. Just the Facts
5. Stories
Grocery Clerk
Hotel Housekeeper
Electrician
Coal Miner
Oil and Gas Worker
Dredging
Logging
Combustible Dust
Warehouse Worker
Packinghouse Worker
Manufacturing
Grain Handling
Registered Nurse
Elevators
6. What Can We Do?
7. Are There Really Any Accidents?
Epilogue
Notes
Index.
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Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Other format:
Print version: Karmel, Jonathan D. Dying to Work
ISBN:
9781501714382
9781501709982
OCLC:
987437575