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Framework of Flesh

Builders' Labourers Battle for Health and Safety

Framework of Flesh( )
Author: McQueen, Humphrey
Publication Date:Sep 2009
Publisher:Ginninderra Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $30.00
Book Description:

McQueen uses labourers' own words to retell their battles around scaffolding and shithouses, for the safe removal of asbestos, prompt and adequate compensation, and a decent burial. The stories start in convict times and cover the six states and the ACT. The labourers' struggle for health and safety is followed into their dismantling of the framework of fear erected by the Building and Construction Commission. By tracking on-the-job experiences of demolishers, dog-men, hod-carriers and...
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