✼ Transformative Propaganda Epub ✿ Author Mike Esbester – Bluevapours.co.uk What do seat belts life jackets and anti jack knife technology have in common They were all the subjects of campaigns run by the British Safety Council since its inception in 1957 James Tye its charis What do seat belts life jackets and anti jack knife technology have in common They were all the subjects of campaigns run by the British Safety Council since its inception in James Tye its charismatic founder and leader for nearly years created the British Safety Council to bring about a transformation in how Great Britain viewed safety and health In hundreds if not thousands of workers were killed in accidents and James marshalled every conceivable techniue to save lives including PR stunts training lobbying for better laws and crucially what he called 'propaganda' in the form of posters and other communication toolsIn a long lost collection of posters papers and letters were found gathering dust in a warehouse The British Safety Council wanting to mark its year history and its role in reducing deaths at work decided to preserve the collection and commissioned historian Mike Esbester to trace the history of health and safety in Britain from the late s through the posters and photographs of the time Transformative Propaganda Opening the Archives of the British Safety Council offers a fascinating and vivid insight into the social and political realities of the s s and s through a wealth of historical documents press cuttings correspondence photographs and posters It offers a truly extraordinary window onto the evolution of health and safety within the UK and richly deserves a place on the bookshelf of every safety professional.
- 160 pages
- Transformative Propaganda
- Mike Esbester
- 10 September 2014 Mike Esbester