Occupation health and safety
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San Francisco: Fidelity Mutual Aid Association, 1890. Single long leaf (6.2x19.5 inches)of pink paperstock printed dark blue and folded five times to make 12 printed panels (6.2x3.3) filled with conditions of membership, list of late claims paid (name, city, nature of disability, amount) and excerpted letters of gratitude (name, city...
Clintwood, VA: Council of Southern Mountains, 1977. Magazine. 47p., wraps, paper slightly browned (printed on newsprint), wraps edgeworn, pen notation on front wrap else very good condition, 7.75x10.5 inches. Entire issue devoted to textiles & union organizing along with section on dust standards & brown lung.
Urumqi: Xinjiang renmin chubanshe, 1980. 51p., wraps, line drawing illustrations; not found in OCLC. Handbook on rural electric safety, this example a translation produced for Uyghurs of Xinjiang, adapted from the Cultural revolution-period Chinese original. Includes overview of how electricity is conducted, common mishaps in agrarian settings, and first aid advice.
Washington: United States Department of Labor, . 9.5x12 inch stiff paper folder with printed cover design and title, containing a set of 12 government-published safety education pamphlets targeted at young people who are beginning in the workforce. Includes three pamphlets on safety for young farmworkers, as well as booklets on...
New York: Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union, J.P. Stevens Boycott, [circa 1966]. Four page brochure, 5.5x8.5 inches, very good condition. Focuses on the anti-union attitude of J.P. Stevens and on health and safety issues including brown lung, with quotes from workers in Georgia and North Carolina. Includes a call.....
no city: [associated Railroad Brotherhoods], 1955. Paperback. 192p., small limp booklet under 6.5x4 inch printed cover sheets fastened with slot-headed aluminum bolts. Covers have picked up a little handling soil and are slightly loose under the bolts, the semi-coated text paper is mildly toned, a good unmarked copy.
Washington DC: Bureau of Indian Affairs, 1968. 74p., wraps, 8.5x11 inches, spiralbound; rubberstamp on cover indicating rejection as duplicate by Harvard's Tozzer Library. Assesses efforts by BIA to improve workplace safety at Bureau offices, Tribal workplaces supported by the BIA, Tribal schools, etc. Many B&W photos of safety award winners.....
Barcelona: Biblioteca Obrera Sindicalista, publicaciones de "Union Obrera" [circa 1929]. Pamphlet. 63, [i]p., wraps edge worn with minor chipping, foxing and stains, spine shows clumsy old repairs (still holding), paper toned but flexible, partly unopened. Not found in OCLC as of 11/2016. Communist logo on rear wrap (hammer, sickle &...