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April 5, 1924


JAMA. 1924;82(14):1133. doi:10.1001/jama.1924.02650400043020

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The Prevention of Industrial Accidents  The Industrial Welfare Society has issued an excellent booklet on accident prevention bound so that it can be hung up in the manager's office for immediate reference. In a foreword it is pointed out that industrial accidents are so much waste and constitute a heavy burden on industry, and that much of this waste can be eliminated by organized propaganda. The object is to place before industrial firms the fundamental principles of organized accident prevention and to outline plans for effective campaigns. These comprise posters, films and slogans to maintain interest among the employees, which are now available by an arrangement with the accident prevention department of the National Employers' Mutual General Insurance Association. It is pointed out that accident prevention schemes consist in bringing home to the worker the fact that accidents affect him and his family to a much greater extent than they

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