The Worker and the State: Wages, Hours, Safety and Health

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G. Routledge, 1923 - 298 pages

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Page 200 - If in any employment to which this Act applies personal injury by accident arising out of and in the course of the employment is caused to a workman, his employer shall, subject as herein-after mentioned, be liable to pay compensation in accordance with the First Schedule to this Act.
Page 8 - ... handicraftsman, miner, or otherwise engaged in manual labour, whether under the age of twentyone years or above that age, has entered into or works under a contract with an employer, whether the contract be made before or after the passing of this Act, be express or implied, oral or in writing, and be a contract of service or a contract personally to execute any work or labour.
Page 196 - By reason of the negligence of any person in the service of the employer who has the charge or control of any signal, points, locomotive engine, or train upon a railway...
Page 244 - ... gases, vapors, dust, or other impurities generated in the course of the manufacturing process or handicraft carried on therein that may be injurious to health.
Page 254 - Where the Secretary of State is satisfied that any manufacture, machinery, plant, process, or description of manual labour, used in factories or workshops, is...
Page 227 - ... be transferred to and vest in the workman, and upon any such transfer the insurers shall have the same rights and remedies and be subject to the same liabilities as if they were the employer, so however that the insurers shall not be under any greater liability to the workman than they would have been under to the employer.
Page 45 - In fixing minimum rates under this section, the agricultural wages board shall, so far as practicable, secure for able-bodied men wages which, in the opinion of the board, are adequate to promote efficiency and to enable a man in an ordinary case to maintain himself and his family in accordance with such standard of comfort as may be reasonable in relation to the nature of his occupation.
Page 251 - An act relating to labor, constituting chapter thirty-one of the consolidated laws," is amended by the addition of a new section numbered fifty-eight, to read as follows: § 58. Industrial poisonings to be reported. 1. Every medical practitioner attending on or called in to visit a patient whom he believes to be suffering from poisoning from lead, phosphorus, arsenic...
Page 251 - ... 2. If any medical practitioner, when required by this section to send a notice, fails forthwith to send the same, he shall be liable to a fine not exceeding ten dollars.
Page 118 - A child shall not be employed in any occupation likely to be injurious to his life, limb, health, or education, regard being had to his physical condition.

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