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Injury Experience in the Coking Industry, 1951

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From Introduction and Summary: "Reports from operating companies showed that 25,715 men worked at coke ovens in 1951, about 6 percent more than were employed in 1950 and, except in 1943, the largest work force since 1930, when 28,139 men were employed. The work time for all employees was 70,190,493 man-hours. The returns indicated an average of 344 work days per man as compared with 341 days in the previous year. Accidents at the ovens resulted in the death of 10 and injury to 768 workers, both of these figures representing fewer injuries than in 1950."

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Reese, Seth T.; Kearney, Naomi W. & Miller, Elizabeth A. 1954.

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From Introduction and Summary: "Reports from operating companies showed that 25,715 men worked at coke ovens in 1951, about 6 percent more than were employed in 1950 and, except in 1943, the largest work force since 1930, when 28,139 men were employed. The work time for all employees was 70,190,493 man-hours. The returns indicated an average of 344 work days per man as compared with 341 days in the previous year. Accidents at the ovens resulted in the death of 10 and injury to 768 workers, both of these figures representing fewer injuries than in 1950."

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30 p. : ill.

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  • 1954

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  • 1916 - 1951

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Reese, Seth T.; Kearney, Naomi W. & Miller, Elizabeth A. Injury Experience in the Coking Industry, 1951, report, 1954; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc12685/: accessed March 30, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.