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Women of Courage: 100 Years of Lady Factory Inspectors 1893-1993

Susan Yeandle; Editorial Consultant: Sheila Pantry


Health and Safety Executive

London, HMSO

February 1993

130 pp

ISBN 0118863738


Women of Courage identifies the changing and challenging role of Lady Inspectors, as they were first called, over the first 100 years. The first two were appointed on 5 May 1893. This book celebrates the centenary of these appointments, and acknowledges the contribution made by women inspectors.


Sheila Pantry OBE BA FCLIP manages an independent information services consultancy and electronic publishing business, including websites. She has had a long and varied career in information management in a range of industry sectors, and also in government as Head of Information Services for the Health and Safety Executive. She specializes in worldwide occupational health and safety information and is an experienced trainer, writer, editor, lecturer and conference organiser.