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.


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.

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Master of Arts

Item type Thesis (Research Master thesis)
URI https://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/15380
Subjects Historical > Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Social Sciences and Psychology
Historical > FOR Classification > 1801 Law
Historical > FOR Classification > 1503 Business and Management
Keywords Industrial safety, OHS, industrial accidents, working conditions, workplace safety
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