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Welfare work in British munition factories.

Great Britain. Ministry of Munitions. Health of Munition Workers Committee.

Welfare work in British munition factories.

Reprints of the memoranda of the British health of munition workers committee. April, 1917.

by Great Britain. Ministry of Munitions. Health of Munition Workers Committee.

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Published by Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Industrial welfare -- Great Britain.,
  • Women -- Employment -- Great Britain.,
  • War.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesBulletin of the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics -- 222, Bulletin of the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics -- 14
    ContributionsUnited States. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination66 p.
    Number of Pages66
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23003875M

    "Includes brief description of the work of the Imperial Munitions Board (Dept. of Aeronautical Supplies) under Major Austin Taylor, to supply B.C. Sitka spruce for aeroplanes, and the building of wooden ships in B.C. under the direction of R.P. Butchart. Also: Canadian catalogue lists a Toronto, Longmans Green, ed. No copy located."-- Edwards, M. H., Lort, J. C. R., & Carmichael, W. J.   A female worker gauges shells in a munitions factory during the first world war. Composite: Hulton Deutsch/Corbis via Getty Images Between and , the lives of millions of women in Britain Author: Sheila Rowbotham.

    Sarah’s list of research topics women were involved in aiding the war effort between women were involved in munitions by the time of Armistice Day. There were in Germany. The women worked hours a day. Prior to munitions work. Most women were servant/ domestic. Many had TNT poisoning. They knew. Work in the munitions factories at Parkgate and in the Dublin Dockyard Company saw working-class women earning more than many of their male counterparts. While the war was a liberating experience for women of all social classes, only those from working-class backgrounds were subjected to regular social censure, usually for spending leisure time.

    Employment of women and juveniles in Great Britain during the war [electronic resource]: reprints of the memoranda of the British Health of Munition Workers Committee. Author/Creator: Great Britain. Ministry of Munitions. Health of Munition Workers Committee. Publication: Washington: G.P.O., Series. Health of Munition Workers Committee: Industrial efficiency and fatigue in British munition factories. Reprints of Interim report and memoranda of the British health of munition workers committee. Reprints of Interim report and memoranda of the British health of munition workers committee.


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Welfare work in British munition factories by Great Britain. Ministry of Munitions. Health of Munition Workers Committee. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Welfare work in British munition factories: Reprints of the memoranda of the British Health of Munition Workers Committee. April, [Great Britain. Ministry of Great Britain. Ministry of Munitions. Health of Munition Workers Committee. Byabout two million workers were engaged in munitions work in thousands of establishments regulated by the Ministry of Munitions.

A selection of different munitions factories are shown on the following pages and further details of the recorded factories may be found online at Pastscape. Welfare work in British munition factories. Reprints of the memoranda of the British Health of Munition Workers Committee.

April, By Great Britain. Ministry of Munitions. Health of Munition Workers Committee. and United States. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Abstract. Mode of access: Internet. Welfare Work in British Munitions Factories, The Scientific Monthly, Vol 4, No 6 (Jun ) p Effect of Dilution of Labour in a Shell Factory, Monthly Review of the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, Vol 6, No 3 (March ) p The Work of the Welfare Supervisor, by W J Ashley, The Economic Journal, No (Dec ) p Over the course of WWI between the yearsmore thanwomen joined the two million Brits already working in munitions factories making bombs, shells, bullets and cartridges Author: Hannah-Rose Yee.

A number of new initiatives were soon introduced to improve production levels. One of these was an appeal to women to register for war service work. Thousands of women volunteered as a result, and many of these were soon employed in the growing number of munitions factories across the country.

Those possessing the most ‘grit’ were arguably the army of munitions workers, who risked their lives to supply the armed services with ammunition.

Female Factory Worker in Overalls Between andhundreds of British factories altered their functions to make munitions. Proud defines, welfare work refers to “the efforts on the part of employers to improve, within the existing industrial system, the conditions of employment in their own factories.”19 N.M.

Joshi () welfare work, “covers all the efforts which employers make for the benefits of their employees over and above the minimum standard of workingFile Size: KB.

The Minister of Munitions was a British government position created during the First World War to oversee and co-ordinate the production and distribution of munitions for the war effort.

The position was created in response to the Shell Crisis of when there was much newspaper criticism of the shortage of artillery shells and fear of sabotage.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Jump to navigation Jump to search. Women working as munitionettes at Kilnhurst Steelworks during the First World War as painted by Stanhope Forbes. Munitionettes were British women employed in munitions.

There is a distinct image of female munitions workers during the First World War which occupies perhaps the most prominent place in Britain’s collective memory; the patriotic women who, though jaundiced and slowly poisoned, were proud to be doing ‘their bit’ and eager to take advantage of the new world of employment offered to them by the : Cbishop.

Women in the engineering trades: a problem, a solution, and some criticisms, being a report based on an Welfare work in British munition factories. Reprints of the memoranda of the British Health of Munition Industrial efficiency and fatigue in British munition factories.

Reprints. AroundBritish women worked in munitions factories during the Second World War, making weapons like shells and bullets. Munitions work was often well-paid but involved long hours, sometimes up to seven days a week. Workers were also at serious risk from accidents with dangerous machinery or when working with highly explosive material.

The work was extremely dangerous and in one explosion in an East London factory, 12 women were killed. Other accidents at munition factories resulted in over deaths during the First World War. Others suffered health problems such as TNT poisoning.

Full online access to this resource is only available at the Library of Congress. Monster guns in a British munitions factory Created / Published London: published by Associated Newspapers Ltd., [between and ] The British navy at work.

Welfare work in British munition factories: reprints of the memoranda of the British Health of Munition Workers Committee.

[Great Britain. Ministry of Munitions. However, restrictions on hours of work introduced in were justified by reference to American and British research into the effects of industrial fatigue.

The point is that such research could be used to vindicate concessions made to organised labour on such questions, while simultaneously denying that workers' demands were, in themselves Cited by: 1.

Welfare Measures of Factory Act, 1. IsmaIlsaheb mulla law College satara DIploma In labour law The Factories Act, Welfare Measures Presented By: Londhe.

Bhosale. j Salunkhe. 2. Adequate and suitable facilities for washing for the use of workers in the factories.Get this from a library! Welfare work in British munition factories. Reprints of the memoranda of the British Health of Munition Workers Committee.

April, [Great Britain. Ministry of Munitions. Health of Munition Workers Committee.].Welfare work in British munition factories. Reprints of the memoranda of the British Health of Munition Industrial efficiency and fatigue in British munition factories.

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