Records of three days of site visits decades ago still have lessons for today

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Records of three days of site visits decades ago still have lessons for today

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David McBride

Industry
The safety climate, or culture, was not all it should have been at Staveley

OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH

Having practised occupational and environmental medicine since 1988, with the last 25 years in an academic post, occupational health expert. David McBride determines the way forward is to remove the divisions between “health” and “safety”

My first job, as assistant area medical officer in the Wales and Western Group of the British Coal Corporation, was very different to where I find