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Historical trends in occupational health and safety in Victoria

Edwards, Kenneth J. (1993) Historical trends in occupational health and safety in Victoria. Research Master thesis, Victoria University of Technology.

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Abstract

This thesis reviews the history of Occupational Health and Safety legislation in Australia from its conception in attempts to regulate the factory system in the mid-nineteenth century until the passing of the Occupational Health and Safety Act in 1985 in Victoria.

Item Type: Thesis (Research Master thesis)
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Master of Arts

Uncontrolled Keywords: Industrial safety, OHS, industrial accidents, working conditions, workplace safety
Subjects: Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Social Sciences and Psychology
FOR Classification > 1801 Law
FOR Classification > 1503 Business and Management
Depositing User: VU Library
Date Deposited: 09 Jul 2010 01:31
Last Modified: 23 May 2013 16:43
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/15380
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