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Contributor(s):
United States. Public Health Service.
Publication:
[Washington, DC] : The Service, [1941]
Language(s):
English
Format:
Moving image
Subject(s):
Accidents, Occupational -- prevention & control
Occupational Medicine
Protective Devices
United States
Abstract:
This World War II-era film highlights America's industrial army and its contribution to the war effort. Food production and inspection, sewage disposal, home construction, and production of war materiel are shown. The film notes that workers can fall sick or be hurt on the job, and industrial and public health measures must be taken to avoid dangerous conditions and treat injuries and illnesses when they occur. Onsite dispensaries and clinics can treat cuts, lung infections, and fractured bones, while industrial hygiene units conduct research and implement measures to prevent the ill effects of gases, chemicals, and metals. The role of the National Institute of Health in studying hazards such as metal poisoning, harmful dust, and the effect of altitude changes on those who fly is profiled.
Rights:
The National Library of Medicine believes this item to be in the public domain. (More information)
Extent:
012 min.
Color:
Black and white
Sound:
Sound
Provenance:
Received: (date unknown) as a donation from United States Public Health Service.
Technique:
Live action
NLM Unique ID:
8700217A (See catalog record)
Contributor(s):
United States. Public Health Service.
Publication:
[Washington, DC] : The Service, [1941]
Language(s):
English
Format:
Moving image
Subject(s):
Accidents, Occupational -- prevention & control
Occupational Medicine
Protective Devices
United States
Abstract:
This World War II-era film highlights America's industrial army and its contribution to the war effort. Food production and inspection, sewage disposal, home construction, and production of war materiel are shown. The film notes that workers can fall sick or be hurt on the job, and industrial and public health measures must be taken to avoid dangerous conditions and treat injuries and illnesses when they occur. Onsite dispensaries and clinics can treat cuts, lung infections, and fractured bones, while industrial hygiene units conduct research and implement measures to prevent the ill effects of gases, chemicals, and metals. The role of the National Institute of Health in studying hazards such as metal poisoning, harmful dust, and the effect of altitude changes on those who fly is profiled.
Rights:
The National Library of Medicine believes this item to be in the public domain. (More information)
Extent:
012 min.
Color:
Black and white
Sound:
Sound
Provenance:
Received: (date unknown) as a donation from United States Public Health Service.
Technique:
Live action
NLM Unique ID:
8700217A (See catalog record)