Industrial Fatigue and Efficiency [book]

H. M. Vernon
2022 unpublished
First published in 1921, Industrial Fatigue and Efficiency aims to provide a fairly complete overview of industrial fatigue and its influence on efficiency. It brings crucial themes like fatigue and its measurement; output in relation to weekly hours of work; output and hours of work in various industries; the sixhours day and multiple shifts; work spells and rest periods; limitation of output; lost time and its causation; sickness and mortality; industrial acci dents and their causation; the
more » ... evention of industrial accidents; and adoption of healthy factory conditions, to showcase the importance of adequate light ing, heating and ventilation, washing facilities, cloak rooms, ambulance room and a well found canteen as basic requirements in factories. This book is an important historical document for scholars and researchers of labour studies, labour economics, industrial studies, and political economy.
doi:10.4324/9781003291046 fatcat:p5y3b3l32vdtfoh7pfwvicx4wy