Safety in the Mining Industry

Safety in the Mining Industry

Date: 1950
Creator: Harrington, D.
Description: Report discussing mines accidents in the United States, their causes, and the progress that has been made over a period of many years to improve safety practices in the mining industry. Although mining accidents occur in the United States with greater frequency than in several European nations, the positive effects of new mining methods, mechanization, and others advances in mining are reflected in the statistics.
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Quarry Accidents in the United States During the Calendar Year 1931

Quarry Accidents in the United States During the Calendar Year 1931

Date: 1933
Creator: Adams, William W.
Description: Report published by the U.S. Bureau of Mines which is a compilation of accidents in quarries located in the United States with data regarding the number and kinds of accidents as well as information about the mining operations (e.g., number of men employed, kinds of quarries, amount of work performed, etc.). This report covers 1931, which was the safest year for the industry since 1913; the data represents all states of the quarrying industry and figures are based on returns representing 1,530 quarries.
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First National Mine-Safety Demonstration, Pittsburgh, PA., October 30 and 31, 1911

First National Mine-Safety Demonstration, Pittsburgh, PA., October 30 and 31, 1911

Date: 1912
Creator: Wilson, Herbert M
Description: Report discussing the first national mine-safety demonstration in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, for the purpose of aiding the increase of safety in the mining industry. The demonstration was conceived as a means of encouraging the adoption of first-aid instruction or instruction in the use of artificial breathing devices and life-saving apparatus. This bulletin is intended for those who were unable to attend the demonstration.
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Metal-Mine Accidents in the United States During the Calendar Year 1935

Metal-Mine Accidents in the United States During the Calendar Year 1935

Date: 1938
Creator: Adams, W. W.
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines covering accidents that happened in metal mines located in the United States including statistics for injuries, fatalities, kinds and causes of accidents, and operational data, such as number of mine workers and shifts worked.
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Quarry Accidents in the United States During the Calendar Year 1940

Quarry Accidents in the United States During the Calendar Year 1940

Date: 1942
Creator: Adams, William
Description: Report published by the U.S. Bureau of Mines which is a compilation of accidents in quarries located in the United States with data regarding the number and kinds of accidents as well as information about the mining operations (e.g., number of men employed, kinds of quarries, amount of work performed, etc.).
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Metal- and Nonmetal-Mine Accidents in the United States During the Calendar Year 1939 (Excluding Coal Mines)

Metal- and Nonmetal-Mine Accidents in the United States During the Calendar Year 1939 (Excluding Coal Mines)

Date: 1941
Creator: Adams, William W.
Description: Report published by the U.S. Bureau of Mines regarding accidents at mines located in the United States for all operations except coal mines. The report includes statistics about the number and kinds of accidents as well as information about the mining operations (i.e., number of persons employed, average amount of work performed per person, etc.).
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Coal-Mine Accidents in the United States, 1940

Coal-Mine Accidents in the United States, 1940

Date: 1942
Creator: Adams, William W.
Description: Report compiled by the U.S. Bureau of Mines including statistics on fatal and non-fatal accidents in coal mines located in the United States as well as data regarding the various operations (e.g., number of miners employed and average production). The information is organized into tables for comparison and the text draws some overall conclusions in the summary.
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Coal-Mine Accidents in the United States, 1939

Coal-Mine Accidents in the United States, 1939

Date: 1942
Creator: Adams, William W.
Description: Report compiled by the U.S. Bureau of Mines including statistics on fatal and non-fatal accidents in coal mines located in the United States as well as data regarding the various operations (e.g., number of miners employed and average production). The information is organized into tables for comparison and the text draws some overall conclusions in the summary.
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Coal-Mine Accidents in the United States, 1935

Coal-Mine Accidents in the United States, 1935

Date: 1938
Creator: Adams, W. W.
Description: Report compiled by the U.S. Bureau of Mines including statistics on fatal and non-fatal accidents in coal mines located in the United States as well as data regarding the various operations (e.g., number of miners employed and average production). The information is organized into tables for comparison and the text draws some overall conclusions in the summary.
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Quarry Accidents in the United States During the Calendar Year 1935

Quarry Accidents in the United States During the Calendar Year 1935

Date: 1937
Creator: Adams, William W.
Description: Report published by the U.S. Bureau of Mines which is a compilation of accidents in quarries located in the United States with data regarding the number and kinds of accidents as well as information about the mining operations (e.g., number of men employed, kinds of quarries, amount of work performed, etc.).
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