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Worker attitudes about health and safety in three asbestors brake manufacturing plants

Sally Luce

Worker attitudes about health and safety in three asbestors brake manufacturing plants

a study

by Sally Luce

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Published by Royal Commission on Matters of Health and Safety Arising from the Use of Asbestos in Ontario in Toronto, Ont .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ontario
    • Subjects:
    • Asbestos industry -- Ontario -- Employees -- Diseases.,
    • Asbestos industry -- Ontario -- Employees -- Attitudes.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementprepared by Sally Luce, Gene Swimmer for the Royal Commission on Matters of Health and Safety Arising from the Use of Asbestos in Ontario.
      SeriesStudy series / Royal Commission on Matters of Health and Safety Arising from the Use of Asbestos in Ontario ;, no. 6, Study series (Royal Commission on Matters of Health and Safety Arising from the Use of Asbestos in Ontario) ;, no. 6.
      ContributionsSwimmer, Gene, 1916-, Royal Commission on Matters of Health and Safety Arising from the Use of Asbestos in Ontario.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD7269.A552 C25 1982
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 v. (various pagings) ;
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3103593M
      ISBN 100774370572
      LC Control Number82209477

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      The teamsters take your dues and help management achieve their goals at the cost of workers. Even though it is right to work, it does not matter, if you dont pay dues you are in for trouble. The sheer amount of drama at work is disturbing, you go to a union rep and tell them about issues they claim they are going to do something, nothing happens/5().


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Author(s): Luce,Sally Title(s): Worker attitudes about health and safety in three asbestos brake manufacturing plants: a study/ prepared by Sally Luce, Gene Swimmer, with the assistance of Carol Nelder-Corvari, Rosemery Nicholson, Jamie Wyllie for the Royal Commissionon Matters of Health and Safety Arising from the Use of Asbestos in Ontario.

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