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A Brief History of Health and Safety in the Workplace

It is possible to trace the formation of a structured health and safety system back to 1833 when the Factories Act began. It was the duty of inspectors to help to prevent injuries to young children working in terrible conditions and also to try and prevent overworking.  In these early days the inspectors faced a… Read the Full Post

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