Kōrero: Workplace safety and accident compensation

First aid at work (2 o 2)

First aid at work

St John ambulanceman R. Gray treats the injured eye of a worker at the Hutt railway workshops in 1952. Employers paid for the treatment of their injured staff until the creation of the Accident Compensation Commission in 1974, after which levies on workers, employers and vehicle owners paid for treatment.

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Archives New Zealand – Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: AAVK W3493 B3367

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Hazel Armstrong, 'Workplace safety and accident compensation - Workplace compensation, 19th and 20th centuries', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/23273/first-aid-at-work (accessed 22 October 2020)

He kōrero nā Hazel Armstrong, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010, reviewed & revised 18 Apr 2016