The effects of outsourcing on occupational health and safety: a comparative study of factory-based workers and outworkers in the Australian clothing industry.

@article{Mayhew1999TheEO,
  title={The effects of outsourcing on occupational health and safety: a comparative study of factory-based workers and outworkers in the Australian clothing industry.},
  author={Claire Mayhew and Michael Quinlan},
  journal={International journal of health services : planning, administration, evaluation},
  year={1999},
  volume={29 1},
  pages={83-107}
}
Outsourcing has become increasingly widespread throughout industrialized societies over the past 20 years. Accompanying this has been a renewed growth in home-based work, sometimes using new technologies (telework) but also entailing a re-emergence of old forms, such as clothing outwork, used extensively 100 years ago. A growing body of research indicates… CONTINUE READING