Table of Contents

Contents

The hope of the world

Foreword "A red armband view"

What follows

Part One - Dangers high and low

Introduction: Scaffolding

Chapter 1 19th century: Free for all

Chapter 2 1900-1950: A hard half-century

Chapter 3 1950-2000: The harder they fall

Chapter 4 21st century: Frameworks for fear

Chapter 5 Hazardous knacks

Part Two - Disease, dirt and discontent

Chapter 6 Occupational health

Chapter 7 Amenities

Part three - Helping hands

Chapter 8 Benefits

Chapter 9 Compensation

Part four - Injustice within the law

Chapter 10 "Killing no murder"

Epilogue "High aims and aspirations"


Apparatus

Vocabulary

Further references

Acknowledgements

Index