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Increase in pit accidents

Title
Increase in pit accidents
Genre
Interview
TX Date
20 Nov 1978
Year of production
1978
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Duration
00:04:36
Description
Arthur Scargill discusses the increase in pit accidents since the introduction of the incentive scheme, due to longer hours, more fatigue and less awareness due to the longer shifts. A higher day rate should already be implemented he says and the incentive scheme should be scrapped. Interviewer not identified.
Contributors
Arthur Scargill
Keywords
Accidents; Wages; Working conditions; Occupational health and safety; Mining; Coal miners

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