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Health Hazards of Insecure Work

White, Kevin Neil; Moss, Jeremy; McGann, Michael

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This paper draws on data collected in interviews with 72 rural workers in rural Victoria. It documents the impact of insecure and casual work on the respondents health: that they come to work sick, that they continue working while injured, that they conceal OH&S accidents, and that they forgo health interventions. All of these actions are a direct consequence of the major transformation in the social organisation of work towards more flexible and less secure forms of employment such as...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Conference paper
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/21567

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