The Triangle Factory fire and workplace safety regulations
On the 100th anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire in New York City, Elkan Blout Professor of Environmental Genetics David Christiani talks about how the tragedy mobilized government officials and the public to strengthen workplace safety regulations. He also talks about Alice Hamilton, the first woman professor at Harvard, who became a leading researcher in industrial hygiene and toxicology at the Harvard School of Public Health. March 25, 2011 (5:39)
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