• Short Summary

    Reminder to workers with injuries to apply directly for new sickness benefit.

  • Description

    Ministry of Information public information trailer.

    Location unknown.

    MS worker (Sam Costa) putting piece of wood through a saw on a factory workbench slips and gets a splinter of wood in his finger. CU of poster behind him "Don't Lick It - Get First Aid". CU hand with heavily bandaged index finger. MS worker with bandaged finger and factory's First Aider (medical cabinet with Red Cross in background). CU accident record book with worker trying but not succeeding writing in it. First Aider pushes him aside and writes entry. MS worker sitting at desk in doctor's office with doctor writing out sickness certificate. CU certificate showing attached claims form for National Insurance sickness benefits. CU envelope with hand addressing it to the local National Insurance office. Title "If you hurt yourself at work you must make your claim to the local National Insurance office".

    NB: item was originally part of Gazette issue 48/61.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2921.08
    Media URN:
    84311
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    29/07/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:37:00 / 01:08:38:00
    Canister:
    48/61 (TRAILERS)

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