Public Health Reform in the U.S.
A review of Alice Hamilton's autobiography, "Exploring the Dangerous Trades: The Autobiography of Alice Hamilton, M.D.", and the outcome of her work.
# 95960 | 2,822 words | 18 sources | MLA | 2007 |
Published on Jun 06, 2007 in English (Analysis) , Business (Applied Operations) , Law (General) , Labor Studies (General)
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This paper explores the dangerous trades and public health reforms in the United States. The paper examines Alice Hamilton's contribution to improving workplace environments by looking at her autobiography, "Exploring the Dangerous Trades: The Autobiography of Alice Hamilton, M.D." The paper describes the outcome of her work, such as the establishment of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), which prevents worker abuse and protects American citizens from harmful work environments.
Sample of Sources Used:
- American Chemical Society. (2006). National historic chemical landmarks: Industrial toxicology. American Chemical Society [Online]. Available: http://acswebcontent.acs.org/landmarks/landmarks/hamilton/ham4.html [2006 November 3]
- D'Orsie, S.M. (2004, August). Leadership without authority. Professional Safety, 49(8), pp. 32-35.
- Hamilton, A. (1943). Exploring the dangerous trades: The autobiography of Alice Hamilton, M.D. Boston: Little Brown and Company.
- Henig, R.M. (1997). The people's health: A memoir of public health and its evolution at Harvard. Washington, D.C.: National Academies Press.
- Kantrov, I., Walker, H., Sicherman, B., & Green, C.H. (1983). Notable American women, the modern period: A biographical dictionary. Cambridge, MA: Belknap.
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