'Transforming Labour' at the Westrail Workshops, Midland, WA, 1960s to 1990s
MetadataShow full item record
The paper identifies ways in which labour was transformed at the Westrail Workshops, Midland, WA, from the 1960s to the 1990s. It examines the change from steam to diesel locomotives and the resulting impact on the various skilled trades, and the implementation of better health and safety practices. The paper discusses ways in which these changes affected the apprenticeship structure and examines whether safer, more inclusive work practices empower workers, making them more in control of their work place and their future.
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
Evans, Louis; Cronin, Darryl (2006)OverviewThe Northampton workshop was convened by the Centre for Sustainable Mine Lakes (CSML) and the Central West College of TAFE in association with the Ngalang Boodja Council, Collie. The workshop was conducted at ...
Evans, Louis; Batty, Dennis; Cornwell, Terry (Koodah); Edgar, Kathy; Flugge, Kelvin; Ross, Joe; Smith, Wendy; Thomas, Rob; Worth, Kerry; Zed, Jenna; Boyd, Melanie (2004)Description: Many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are conducting successful natural resource enterprises in a range of areas including tourism, bush foods and aquaculture, while others are seeking to develop ...
Halkett, Georgia; O'Connor, M.; Aranda, S.; Jefford, M.; Merchant, S.; York, D.; Miller, L.; Schofield, P. (2016)Introduction: Patients sometimes present for radiation therapy with high levels of anxiety. Communication skills training may assist radiation therapists to conduct more effective consultations with patients prior to ...