Code Of Hammurabi

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Goetsch, D. L. (2015) has explained from the textbook that development of safety movement came to rise in the 1900s Before the industrial revolution there was still a high rate of occupational death because of the lack of codes and laws that would protect workers. Due to the increased costs caused by occupational accidents, an awareness to safety and health gave rise to the safety profession The Code of Hammurabi was a set of laws that governed the working environment of accidents and injuries The code states the outcome of accidents and injuries caused in the work environment should be given consequences For instance, monetary payment, and what is now a fellow servant rule, meant that the injurer should receive the same losses as the injured;
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