This was observed by the IHRB (as the Industrial Fatigue Board) in World War One and almost totally disregarded in World War Two when the lesson that a 12-hour working day was wasteful and extravagant in terms of output, illness, accidents and absenteeism had to be re-learned (Kay & Wart, 1970).
If the problem is seen as arising from a new technology, rather than as a phenomenon that may have arisen from different work in the past, the resemblance to telegraphists' cramp, which was investigated by Smith, Culpin, and Farmer (1927) for the IHRB, will not be noticed.
We contribute to the Equine Centre's funding and the drug testing services of the IHRB
, so there is a logic in looking to see if there are efficiencies to be found," Kavanagh suggested.
No easy solution to trainer problem THOSE IHRB
- we used to know it as the Turf Club - statistics for 2017, and in particular the figures illustrating the decline in the number of trainers, didn't tell us anything really new.
The betting patterns surrounding Yorkhill are also being examined by the IHRB after the gelding was easy to back before the Dublin Chase on the same afternoon.
But IHRB chief executive Denis Egan believes the betting patterns were suspicious enough to be looked into.
RIDER James Bowen was yesterday referred to the IHRB
referrals' committee after leaving Gowran Park without permission despite having been reportedly instructed to remain at the track for a stewards' inquiry.