Speaker to Discuss Legacy of Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire

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Date: 03/21/2012

Dr. Mark Caddell of the Occupational and Environmental Health Center of Eastern New York will speak about the far-reaching impact of the 1911 Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire, one of the deadliest industrial disasters in New York City history, resulting in the death of 146 garment workers.

Dr. Caddell will discuss how the fire, which made national headlines 101 years ago, greatly influenced fire codes and workplace safety in general. His talk, hosted by the Albany Law School Labor & Employment Law Society, will take place on Wednesday, March 28, at 5:30 p.m. in the East Wing.

This event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact mheintz@albanylaw.edu or 518-445-3208.