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Acceptable Risk?

Australia, 1985 (MIFF 1987, Australian Sites: South)

Director: John Hughes

This production investigates the background to the health hazards the workers in one particular industry have been exposed to over a number of years. Through its innovative approach Acceptable Risk? confronts the myth of the careless worker.

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Film Work

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TRAPS

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