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Zoom Talk – Women of Courage

Industry

Our very own Frank Hyland will be entertaining us with our second Zoom talk. Women of Courage, the First Women Factory Inspectors is on Tuesday 30 March at 2.30pm

Women of Courage’ describes the challenges and changes faced by the first ‘Lady Inspectors’ as they were called. We follow their contribution and their determination to achieving safe standards for workers in a range of industries. We look in particular at the achievements of women factory inspectors during the two world wars and their development in post war times.

In a career of over 35 years as a government health and safety inspector. Frank Hyland worked with some notable colleagues and had access to historical material included in this talk.

We will issue an email to our members in advance of this Zoom talk, with a link to the session.

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