Phenomena in the Ignition of Firedamp by Explosives: Part 1.- Particles from the Detonation

Phenomena in the Ignition of Firedamp by Explosives: Part 1.- Particles from the Detonation

Date: 1940
Creator: Gerhard, S. L. & Huff, Wilbert J.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing the ignition of firedamp by coal-mining explosives. Experiments conducted to study the ignition of these particles are described. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
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Mining Practices and Safety at the Lava Cap Gold Mining Corporation Mines, Nevada City-Grass Valley District, California

Mining Practices and Safety at the Lava Cap Gold Mining Corporation Mines, Nevada City-Grass Valley District, California

Date: 1941
Creator: Ash, S. H.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing mining safety in the Grass Valley mining district. As stated in the introduction, "the purpose of this paper is not to present an outstanding safety record but to show that gold mining can be pursued with the same degree of safety and improvement as any other industry, if and when the management recognizes that it can and must be done" (p. 1). This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs.
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Safe Mechanical Equipment for Use in Shaft Sinking

Safe Mechanical Equipment for Use in Shaft Sinking

Date: May 1922
Creator: Kudlich, R. H.
Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over shaft sinking safety. Safe mechanical equipment and procedures are discussed. This paper includes illustrations.
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Safety in Coal Mining: A Handbook

Safety in Coal Mining: A Handbook

Date: 1928
Creator: Rice, George S.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing safety measures adopted by mining operations in the United States. As stated in the introduction, "this report deals solely with accidents in coal mines and with the means of prevention that have been determined and officially approved by the bureau" (p. 2). This report includes tables.
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Notes on Explosive Mine Gases and Dusts: With Special Reference to Explosions in the Monongah, Darr, and Naomi Coal Mines

Notes on Explosive Mine Gases and Dusts: With Special Reference to Explosions in the Monongah, Darr, and Naomi Coal Mines

Date: 1911
Creator: Chamberlin, Rollin Thomas
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing coal mining gas and dust explosions, specifically those at the Monongah, Darr, and Naomi mines of Pennsylvania and West Virginia. Studies on mine explosions, as well as methods and analyses are presented. This report includes tables, and an illustration.
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Review of State Mine Inspector's Reports as They Relate to Accidents from Falls of Roof

Review of State Mine Inspector's Reports as They Relate to Accidents from Falls of Roof

Date: April 1929
Creator: Paul, James Washington
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines over state mine inspection reports from 19 U.S. states. The information in the reports includes details of accidents, locations that specific accidents occurred, and proposed remedies for prevention of future accidents. This report includes tables.
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Fighting a Fire in Number 59 Mine, Peabody Coal Company, Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois

Fighting a Fire in Number 59 Mine, Peabody Coal Company, Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois

Date: April 1950
Creator: O'Connor, J. A.; Malesky, J. S. & Higgins, T. C.
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing an electrical fire in the No. 59 mine in Springfield, Illinois. Details surrounding the fire are presented. This report includes tables, maps, and illustrations.
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Injury Experience in the Coking Industry, 1954: Detailed Analysis of Safety Factors and Related Employment Data

Injury Experience in the Coking Industry, 1954: Detailed Analysis of Safety Factors and Related Employment Data

Date: 1956
Creator: Reese, Seth T. & Kearney, Naomi W.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over injuries acquired in the coking industry. Types of injuries, and the states they took place in are presented and discussed. This report includes tables.
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