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CARNEGIE LIBRARY OF PITTSBURGH



INDUSTRIAL ACCIDENTS

A SELECT LIST OF BOOKS





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Factory and lluhl^ll■ial Acoicleiits in (ieiieral - - - 4

Fire Prevention and Prutection - - - - - 5

First Aid Manuals - - - - - - - 5

Mine Accidents - . - - - - - -6

Railway Accidents - - - - - - - 7

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Industrial Accidents

This brief bibliography inchides only the more important of the
books in the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh which deal with industrial
accidents and their prevention. Many papers and magazine articles of
value are indexed in the Technology Departifient.



Factory and Industrial Accidents in General

Calder, John. * 614.8 C12

Prevention of factory accidents. 1899.

Eastman, Crystal. 331.823 E18

Work accidents and the law. 1910.

Contents: The cause of work-accidents. — Economic cost of work-accidents. — Em-
ployers' liability. — Appendices.

The same 1331.823 E18

V.2 of findings of the Pittsburgh .Survey.

Gol^biewski, Eduard. r6i7.2 G58

Atlas and epitome of diseases caused by accidents; authorized trans-
lation from the German, with editorial notes and additions by Pearce
Bailey. 1900.

Hard, William, and others. 1331.823 H25

Injured in the course of duty; being an exposition and some con-
clusions on the subject of industrial accidents, how they happen, how
they are paid for and how they ought to be paid for; a plan on which
labor and capital can unite to the advantage of both. 1910.

Reprinted, with some additions, from "Everybody's magazine."

Law, Frank E. & Newell, William. 614.8 L39

Prevention of industrial accidents. 1909. ( Fidelity and Casualty
Company, New York. General pamphlet no.i.)

"It is believed that this is the first attempt that has been made in this country to
gather together in a systematic treatise what has been settled by experience with regard
to the prevention of industrial accidents, and to present a measurably adequate and
comprehensive treatment of this vital ([uestion." Introductory note.
Illustrates many safety devices.

Minnesota — Labor, industries and commerce bureau. r33i.823 M72

Bulletin, Oct. 1909-date. no.i-date. [i909|-date.

no.i. Industrial accidents and workingmen's compensation, by |1. D. Lescohier.

West, Thomas Dyson. 614.8 W56

Accidents; their causes and remedies; a treatise of the development
of care and faithfulness to aid the safeguarding of life and property.
1908.

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INDUSTRIAL ACCIDENTS 5

Fire Prevention and Protection

Braidwood, James. r6i4.84 B68

I'irc prevention and fire extinction. 1866.

Contents: Memoir. — Fire prevention, inchuling fireproof structures; Causes of
fires. — Fireproof structures. — Fire extinction, including fire l)rigades, fire engines and
water supply. Fire brigades. — London fire brigade. — Kdinlnirgli fire brigade. ■- I"'ire
engines. — Water supply. — Appendi.x.

British Fire Prevention Committee. r6i4.84 B75

I'ublicatiuns; cd. by E. O. Sachs, no.i-dale. i8ij7-(hUc.

no. 12 is a report on the Home building fire, Pittsburgh, i8y8.

Ingle, Herbert, & Ingle, ilarry. 614.84 I24

Chemistry of fire and fire prevention; a handbook for insurance sur-
veyors, w^orks' managers, and all interested in firo risks and their
diminution. 1900.

The same r6i4.84 I24

Merryweather, James Compton. r6i4.84 M63

Fire brigade handbook; a manual of organisation and equipment ol'
fire brigades. 1888.

For volunteer and private fire brigades.

Sachs, Edwin O. qr6i4.84 S12

hires and public entertainments: a study of some i.ioo iiMiable fire.-).
1897.

St. Louis — Education board. 1614.84 S14

The safety of the schools; published l'(»r the information of the

parents and the public. iyo8.

What is being done in St. I.nuis to prevent fire in the school buildings and to insure
the safety of the ])uiiils.

Schwartz, Dr von. 614.84 S39

Fire and explosion risks; a handbook dealing with the detection,
investigation and prevention of dangers arising from fires and ex-
plosions of chemico-technical substances and establishments, for the
use of fire insurance officials, fire brigade officers, members of the
legal profession, law officers, councillors, factory inspectors and factory
owners. 1904.

Especially for non-chemists.



First Aid Manuals

Austin, J. A. 614.88 A93

-Manual of first aid; being a text-book for ambulance classes and a
work of reference for domestic and general use. 1898.

Doty, Alvah H. 614.88 D75

Manual of instruction in the principles of prompt aid to the injured,
including a chapter on hygiene and the drill regulations for the hospital
cori)s. U.S.A.; designed for mi!itar\' and civil use. 1902.



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Drinkwater, H. 614.88 D82

First aid to the injured and ambulance drill. 1900.

Bibliography, p. 99-1 00.

"The number and excellency of the illustrations are special features of this little
book... Can be strongly recommended as a clear and trustworthy instruction in 'first
aid.' " Nature, igoi.

Dulles, Charles Winslow. 614.88 D88

Accidents and emergencies; a manual of the treatment of surgical
and medical emergencies in the absence of a physician. Ed./, rev. & enl.
1909.

Simple, practicable suggestions.

Lynch, Charles. 614.88 L99

American national Red-cross text-book on first aid and relief col-
umns; a manual of instruction, how to prevent accidents and w^hat to
do for injuries and emergencies. 1908.
"References," p.239-240.

McCurdy, Stewart LeRoy. r6i4.88 M14

Surgical and medical emergencies in abstract. 1906.
Pocket compendium of first aid treatment.

Pilcher, James Evelyn. 614.88 P58

First aid in illness and injury. 1899.

The same. 1899 r6i4.88 P58

The same. 1905 r6i4.88 P58f

United States — Surgeon-general's office. r6i4.88 U25

Outlines of first aid, U. S. army. 1899.

Wilder, Bert Green, comp. 614.88 W7r

Emergencies; how to avoid them and how to meet them. 1887.
"References," p. 35-36.

Mine Accidents

Abel, Sir Frederick Augustus. 622.8 A13

Alining accidents and their prevention; also the United States,

British and Prussian laws regulating the working of coal mines. 1889.
The same. 1889 r622.8 A13

Beard, James Thom. 622.41 B34

Mine gases and explosions; text-book for schools and colleges and

for general reference. 1908.

Chemistry and physics of mine gases, effects of heat, the atmosphere, common mine

gases, mine explosions, safety-lamps and testing for gas.

Chamberlin, Rollin Thomas. r557-3 U25b no.383

Notes on explosive mine gases and dusts, with special reference to
explosions in the JNlonongah, Darr and Naomi coal mines. 1909. (In
United States — Geological survey. Bulletin no.383.)

Crane, Walter R. roi6.622 C85

Accidents in mining. (In his Index of mining engineering literature.

1909, p. I.)

A 29-page bibliography of mine accidents. Nearly i ,000 references. Classified.



INDUSTRIAL ACCIDENTS 7

England — Royal coiumi.ssiuii 011 mines. qr622.33 E64

Report ui a committee appointed l>y ilu- Royal commissi(jn on minos
to inquire into the causes of and means of preventing accidents from
falls of ground, underground haulage and in shafts, lyoy.

Garforth, William Kdward. 622.86 G18

Suggested rules for recovering coal mines after explosions anil fire.-.

1909.

Small book, about half of which is devoted to precautions against accidents and

ciiuipuicnl of rescue stations. Deals esijecially witli conditions in British mines, bin

much of the information is applicable elsewhere.

Hall, Clarence, & Snelling, W. O. r557.3 U25b no.333

Coal mine accident.-; their causes and prevention; a i^reliminary
statistical report, with introduction by J. A. Holmes. 1907. (In United
States — Geological survey. Bulletin no.333.)

International Correspondence Schools, Scranton, Pa. 622.4 I24

Properties of gases, mine gases, niine-venlilatioii |and| fuels, lyoj.
(International library of technology, v. 27^-)

The same r622.4 I24

Lamprecht, Robert. 622.82 L19

Recovery work after pit fires; a description of the principal methods
pursued, especially in fiery mines, and of the various appliances em-
ployed, such as respiratory- and rescue-apparatus, dams, etc.; tr. from
the German by Charles Salter, jyoi.

Payne, Henry M.

Coal dust as a factor in mine explosions; a resume of theories ad-
vanced, experiments conducted and conclusions of different authorities.
1908.

From "Mines and minerals," July 1908.

Sawyer, Arthur Robert. qr622.8 S27

Accidents in mines in the Xorth Staffordshire coalfield, arising from
falls of roof and sides; their causes and the means of diminishing their
frequency. 1887.

Stuart, Donald M. D. q622.8i S93

Origin and rationale of colliery explosions. 1895.

Wattejme, Victor, and others. '■557-3 U25b no.369

The prevention of mine explosions; report and recommendation.-.
1908. (In United States — Geological survey. Bulletin no.369.)

By the inspector-general of mines. Belgium; the councillor for mines, Germany, ami
tlie inspector of explosives. England.

Railway Accidents

Adams, Charles Francis. 656.4 A21

Notes on railroad accidents. 1879.
Crum, Frederick S. r33i U25b no.84

Accidents to railroad employees in New Jersey, 1888 to 1907. 1909.
(In United States — Labor bureau. Bulletin no.84. p. 183-337.)



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England — Trade board. qr656.4 E64

General report upon the accidents that have occurred on the rail-
ways of the United Kingdom during the year 1906. 1907.
England — Trade board. qr656.4 E64r

Returns of accidents and casualties as reported to the Board of
Trade by tlie several railway companies in the United Kingdom for the
year ending Dec.31, 1902-date. 1903-date.
Fagan, James O. 656.4 F13

Confessions of a railroad signalman. 1908.

Appeared in the "Atlantic monthly," v.ioi-102, Jan. -July 1908.

Essays on the question of safety on American railroads.

Hamilton, Allen AIcLane. 340-6 H19

Railway and other accidents, with relation to injury and disease of

the nervous system; a book for court use. 1905.
Technical. For lawyers and medical men.

Johnson, Frederick William. 621.338 J36

Prevention of accidents. Ed. 3. 1910.

For electric railway companies, and especially for the "instruction of conductors
and motormen, along practical lines, with respect to the prevention as well as the proper
handling, of the more common types of accidents." Preface.

Kent, Otis Beall, comp. rsSs K19

Index-digest of decisions under the federal safety appliance acts.

1910.

Prepared by direction of the United States interstate commerce commission.

Richards, Ralph Coffin. r656.4 R41

Conservation of men; address to the operating men of the Chicago

& Northwestern railway on the prevention of accidents. 1910.

Richards, Ralph Coffin. 656.4 R41

Railroad accidents; their cause and prevention. 1906.

Cites numerous cases of injury to patrons, trespassers and employees, and shows
that many of the accidents might have been avoided.

Stretton, Clement E. 656.5 S91

Safe railway working; a treatise on railway accidents, their cause

and prevention, with a description of modern appliances and systems.

1893-

United States — Interstate commerce commission. r856.4 U25

Accident bulletin, showing collisions and derailments of trains and
casualties to persons, Oct. 1902-date. no.6-date. T903-date.

Safety Devices

Association des industriels de France centre les r6i4.8 A84

accidents du travail.

Instructions, no. 2-4. 6. 1908.

no.2. Instructions sur les precautions a prendre concernant les transmissions et Ic
maniement des courroies.

no. 3. Instructions concernant les precautions a prendre dans I'emploi des meules
en gres et des meules artificielles.

no. 4. Instructions sur les moteurs industriels, leur mis en marche et leur arret.

no.6. Instructions sur les scieres mecaniques et les usines a travailler le bois.



INDUSTRIAL ACCIDENTS 9

Bavaria — Konigliclu-s l)ay(.Ti>cli<.-s ai"l)c-ilei-imisi.iuii r6i4.8 B32

ill Miincheii.

Jalircsbericht (i.-J.), 1906-07. 1907-08.

Organized as tlie Museum fiir .ArbeitcrWolilfalirtscinriclUungcn. I'I.-khI niulir
govcriiuient control in 1906, with present name. l'"or earlier reports see r6l4.8 Mq6.

Bavaria — Konigliches bayerisches arbeiti.T-niu.st.'uin qr6i4.8 B32m

ill Miinclicn.
Mittciluiig, 1007-oy. ini.1-4. igo7-og.

Munich, Museum fiir Arbeiter-Wohlfahrtseinrichtungen. r6i4.8 M96
Jaliresbericht (,2.-5.), lyo 1/02- 1904/05. 1902-06.

Since 1906 under control of Bavarian government. l-'or furtlur reports see

r6i4.8 B32.

New York (city), American Museum of Safety Devices r6i4.8 N26

and Industrial Hygiene.

Catalogue of the exposition of safety devices aiul in(ki>trial liygiciu-,
1908.

With this is bound the Catalogue of the first international exposition of safety de-
vices and industrial hygiene, 1907, held under the auspices of the American Institute of
Social Service from which developed the permanent American .Museum of Safety De-
vices and Industrial Hygiene.

Van Schaack, David, cd. q6i4.8 V19

Safeguards for the prr\ ention of industrial accidents. 1910. .Mtna
Life Insurance Co.

Published in interests of .<dna liability insurance but contains very little advertising.
Discusses factory sanitation and describes and illustrates representative safety devices.
Most of the suggestions are of a general nature and applicable to a large number of
industries. Gives sample rules and regulations, instructions to emjiloyees, factory warn-
ing notices, etc.



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