Platt Brothers Notice

Made:
1899 in Oldham
Sign made by Platt Brothers and Co. Ltd, Oldham, 1899
Photographed on display in the Textiles gallery.

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Sign made by Platt Brothers and Co. Ltd, Oldham, 1899 Photographed on display in the Textiles gallery.
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Notice, Platt Brothers and Co. Ltd, Oldham, 1899, regarding the Workmens Compensation Act 1897 and employee behaviour, by order Jno [Jonathan] Wynne, Secretary, square with black lettering on cream background.

The text of this notice reads:

"Notice is hereby given that in all cases where an accident may occur to any person in the employ of this company by reason of his leaving his proper work and being in any place or intermeddling with any machine or thing other than that or those in about or which he is then employed by this company such person will be debarred from obtaining compensation under the above act."

Details

Category:
Textile Industry
Object Number:
Y6000.490
type:
sign