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In terror and in silence: an investigation into safety levels and standards at petrol stations: petrol station 5 safety project, December 2002

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dc.date.accessioned 2003-07-16 en
dc.date.accessioned 2020-03-09T13:15:23Z
dc.date.available 2020-03-09T13:15:23Z
dc.date.issued 2015-08-25 en
dc.identifier.isbn 0796920087 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11910/8723
dc.description.abstract What do we know about the petrol attendants we see on an almost daily basis? They are often subjected to verbal abuse. In fact, most of our 5,000 petrol attendants live and work in constant fear, as this report shows. The study found that at least one violent crime is committed every day at an SA petrol station. To top it all, petrol attendants are amongst the most poorly paid employees in our formal economy. In response to the shocking murder of five Grassy Park petrol station workers mid-2001 last year, the HSRC Social Cohesion and Integration (SCI) research programme, in conjunction with the Nelson Mandela Foundation, the Community Chest and the Institute for Security Studies (ISS) launched an extensive study into the dynamics and social conditions at South Africa's petrol stations. Publication has evoked widespread comment. Business Day described the 26 recommendations as 'common sense', urging that they be implemented without delay and recommending a 1% levy on the price of petrol to be able to implement security structures at petrol stations. The working group gathered information from presentations, letters and submissions from interested parties and conducted a major survey of service stations in the Western Cape, interviewing petrol attendants and their managers. en
dc.format.medium Print en
dc.publisher Human Sciences Research Council en
dc.subject PETROL STATIONS en
dc.title In terror and in silence: an investigation into safety levels and standards at petrol stations: petrol station 5 safety project, December 2002 en
dc.type Monograph (Book) en
dc.BudgetYear 2002/03 en
dc.ResearchGroup Social Cohesion and Integration en
dc.PlaceOfPublication Cape Town en
dc.ArchiveNumber 2143 en
dc.outputnumber 292 en
dc.bibliographictitle Hadland, A.J.C. (2002) <i>In terror and in silence: an investigation into safety levels and standards at petrol stations: petrol station 5 safety project, December 2002. </i> Cape Town: Human Sciences Research Council. en
dc.publicationyear 2002 en
dc.contributor.author1 Hadland, A.J.C. en


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