A study of the adequacy of diets selected by industrial workers on the day and night shifts

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Meredith Whitaker (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/
Orrea Pye

Abstract: Nations at war have always experienced increased demands for manpower, but in the present conflict this demand has been tremendoulsy increased. Not only on the fighting front, but also on the industrial front has this need been felt; for this is an industrial war — a war of production. The physical fitness of industrial workers is just as important as that of our fighting men. These workers face an adjustment to harder labor, longer hours of work, a longer working week, and a greater concentration of effort with its accompanying nervous strain. In the past industrial workers have been neglected in respect to housing, transportation, and especially in regard to diet. Precautions have been taken to protect the worker against occupational injuries, but in other ways his health and safety have been disregarded. The present emergency has made the nation alert to the importance of the good nutrition of its workers in maintaining improved health and morales.

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Language: English
Date: 1944
Shift systems
Working class $x Nutrition

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