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Injury statistics as an aid in preventing accidents in metal and nonmetallic mines
Circular produced by the U.S. Bureau of Mines to promote safety through a series of reports on accident prevention in mines. According the the scope statement, "This first section of the revised series of circulars covers various phases of accident prevention at metal and nonmetallic mines. It presents compilations of statistical data on past accident experience, based on injuries resulting from accidents. This information shows how accident-injury records can be used in planning, executing, and measuring the effectiveness of accident-prevention programs" (p. 2).
Accidents from explosives at metal and nonmetallic mines
Circular produced by the U.S. Bureau of Mines to promote safety through a series of reports on accident prevention in mines. According the the scope statement, "This is the fourth section of the revised series of circulars that cover various phases of accident prevention in metal and nonmetallic mines; it give information on accidents and injuries from storing, handling, and using explosive in metal and nonmetallic mines and discusses the precautions by which they can be prevented" (p. 2).
Miners' Safety and Health Almanac for 1920
Report presenting the Miner's Safety and Health Almanac, which contains a calendar and information on diseases that may affect miners and their families. Some more common causes of accidents in mines and show how the miner can lessen the risks of their work.
Procedure in Sealing and Unsealing Mine Fires and in Recovery Operations Following Mine Explosions
Circular describing organization, equipment, and materials, and procedure in fighting, sealing, and unsealing mine fires and in recovery operations at the time of or after fires or explosions.
Fires, gases, and ventilation in metal and nonmetallic mines
Report including seven miners' circulars on accident prevention in metal and nonmetallic mines. The explain the cause of mine fires and methods used to prevent and control them, the occurrence of gases in mines, and the importance of standards in ventilation.
Sampling Mine Gases and Use of the Bureau of Mines Portable Orsat Apparatus in Their Analysis
Report describing the sampling of mine gases an the use of the Bureau of Mines Portable Orsat Apparatus in order to keep people safe during mine disasters.