Regulating Health and Safety in the British Mining Industries, 1800-1914

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This book explores the emergence and growth of state responsibility for safer and healthier working practices in British mining and the responses of labour and industry to expanding regulation and control. It begins with an assessment of working practice in the coal and metalliferous mining industries at the dawn of the nineteenth century and the hazards involved for the miners, before charting the rise of reforming interest in these industries. The 1850 Act for the Inspection of Coal Mines in Great Britain brought tighter ...

Regulating Health and Safety in the British Mining Industries, 1800-1914 2016, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781138274204

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Regulating Health and Safety in the British Mining Industries, 1800 1914 2010, Routledge

ISBN-13: 9780754660873

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