Medicine: Health in Industry

Men and women in war industries should not work more than six days a week, with a maximum of 56 hours for men, 44 for women. They should have balanced nutritious food, snacks between meals while at work.

These rules of health were recommended at the Congress on Industrial Health in Chicago last week by a physiologist, who declared they were based on British war experience.

All Work and No Play? Famed Physiologist Andrew Conway Ivy of Northwestern University, in a paper on The Physiology of Work, summarized the lessons the British learned after Dunkirk when men in British factories began to work...

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