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1934 Home Office Industrial Museum

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1934. Catalogue front cover.
1934. Catalogue rear cover.
1934. Index 1.
1934. Index 2.
1934. Gallery
1934. Baking Section - Alfred Hunt.
1934. Boiler and Steam Plant.
1934. Grinding Section.
1934. Machine Tool Section - Frederick Town and Sons.
1934. Textile Section.
1934. Ventilation Section.
1934. Industrial Diseases Section.
1934. Laundry Section.
1934. Welfare Section.
1934. Welfare Section.
1934. Welfare Section.

Note: This is a sub-section of the Home Office Industrial Museum

General Note
The Building
- Electric Lighting

Transmission machinery—
- General

- Lubrication

- Fencing of overhead belts

- Belt mounting

- Belt hooks, hangers or perches

Machine tools

Power presses

Textile machinery (p25)

Pottery manufacture (p36)

Chaff cutter (p40)

Cellulose lacquer spraying (p41)

Indiarubber machinery (p43)

Bakehouse machinery

Laundry machinery (p47)

Printing machinery (p55)

Cardboard box machinery (p57)

Power driven sewing machines (p58)

Steam boilers and other steam plant (p59)

Hoists (p63)

Woodworking machinery (p66)

Grinding machinery (p75)

Boot and shoe machinery (p79)

Speed variation gear (p81)

Ladders (p81)

Floor surfaces (p82)

Non-slip stair-treads (p82)

Building operations (p83)

Jib cranes (p85)

Shipbuilding (p86)

Electrical (p96)

Docks (loading and unloading of ships)(p101)

Rail lines and sidings (p102)

Lifting gear (p103)

Fire prevention and escape (p109)

Eye accidents (p113)

Hand tools (p116)

Belt fastenings or joints (p118)

Safety First (p120)
Labour saving (p121)

Weight lifting and carrying (p123)

Chemical works (p124)

Apparatus for ascertaining atmospheric conditions

Gassing—rescue apparatus

Respirators (p128)

Industrial diseases
- Anthrax (p131)

- Lead poisoning (p133)

- Silicosis (p138)

- Asbestosis (p145)

- Dermatitis (p146)

- Other industrial diseases (p148)

- Seats for workers (p149)

- Welfare supervision (p155)

- Canteens and messrooms

- First Aid and Ambulance (p164)

- Protective clothing (p167)

- Training, rest pauses, recreation (p169)

- Clothing accommodation (p170)

- Washing and sanitary conveniences (p173)

- Drinking water (p177)

- Ventilation (p177)

- Explosions

- Factory Heating

- Lighting

- Noise Insulation

- Electric welding

Printing Machinery

Building for demonstrating effects of atmospheric conditions
Stone Dressing Plant

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