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Special men, appointments for, in some
collieries in Northumberland, 24824, 24832.

Trolifymen calling deputy away from his work to
remove obstructions, &c., 24784,'; 24791, 24806,
24850.

OAViES, Mr. H., Secretary, South Wales and
Monmouthshire Mining Education Board, and
Director of Mining Instruction for Glamorgan-
shire County Council, and Secretary of the
Mining Education Board. (See questions
26658—27055.)

Absrtysswg colliery explosion, evidence as to defective
ventilation, 27049.

Accitftnts :

Causes of, circular as to, issued by Mr. Daviea to
Colliery Examiners' Association, 26866, 26942

Booli : ' ' Colliery Accidents, Causes and Prevention
of," by Mr. Davies, 26659.

Csal Mints Rtgulation Act, adequacy of, question
as to, 26816.

Disci^int, defective, accidents caused by, question
as to. 26817.



DAVIES, Mr. H.~-conL

Qlimorgansiiirt Cottnty Couitcil, &c corU.

Continuation schools and evening classes, mining
courses in, 26658 {pars, 1, 2 and 3) :
Age of boys attending, 26904.
Attendances, 26658 (par. 6).
Method of teachmg, 26908.

Practical demonstrations in mine, 26898,
26902, 27036.
Number of classes, 26899.
Grant from Government, 27038.
Lectures, 26658 (par. 4), 26821, 27037.
Owners and managers, attitude towards, 26769,

26824, 26840, 26892. 26958.
Primary schools, instruction in, 26658 (par. 1
€t seq.), 26884, 26892 :
Practical instruction at mine, extent of,

26885, 26892, 27033.
Syllabus, 5th and 6th standards, mining
subjects in, 27037.
Scholarships, 26658 (par. 5).
Teachers, preference in promotion to those
capable of giving instruction in mining, 27037.
Tours for mining students, 26658 (par. 5), 26843.

Giamorfansiiirt Fs^sration Lo4:as, lecture? and
notices at pitheads as to prevention of accidents,
26658 (par. 4). 26823.

Hauiagt :

Colliers taking place of hauliers, prevention of

accidents to, suggestion as to, 26i358 (par. 10),

26705.
Gangways, provision, views as to, 26691.
Inspection of mines, hauliers assisting firemen

in, 26825, 26959, 26974.
Prohibition of haulage on main roads and engine

planes at beginning and end of shift advocated,

26658 (par. 9), 26691, 26861.
Special travelling road, provision of, views as to,

26691.
'* Tipping" of hauliers by colliers, objection to

this system, 26658 (par. 10), 26694, 26755,

26788, 26979.
Wages of. hauliers, 26708.
Work of hauliers, 2697^.



Haun Off WoriK, South Wales mines,

inspsetioii off Minos by Man, value of, especially
Report is presented to Federation lodges,
26835.

Insptotion off Minos by Minos Officials :

Adequacy of, views of Witness on this point, and
as to what constitutes adequate inspection,
26668 (par. 7), 26661, 26702, 26825.

Appointment of firemen, objection to present
method, 26677.

Districts, size of, reduction advocated, 26671,
26825, 26959.

Duties other than inspection performed by,
objections to this system, 26665, 26667.

Hauliers assisting firemen in inspection, 26825,



eiamorganslilrs County Council, System off
Instruction, 26658 (par. 1 et aeq.):
Authority to visit mines cannot be given by

County Council, 26920.
Certificates. 26658 (par. 1), 26842.



Hours of work of firemen, reduction advocated,
26658 (par. 7), 26661, 26670, 26781, 26856.
Owners and managers, attitude of on this
point, reduction of hours in some collieries,
26783.
Qualifications of firemen, class of men appointed,
desirability of certificate of competency, 26658
(par. 7), 26673, 26786, 26859.
Safety lamps to be used by firemen when inspect-
ing for gas, suggestion as to, 26687.
Ventilation, record and measurement of air
current by firemen, views as to, 26860.

Inspocton, Homo Offlco :

Adequacy of inspection by, views on this point,

and cases proving need of increased super-

vision, 26558 (par. 13), 26710, 26732, 26734,

26736, 26799, 26802.
Appointment of, amendment of present system

advocated, 26658 (par. 12), 26710.
Districts, size of, reduction advocated, 26733.
Length of time required for making an inspection,

26830.
Number of inspections yearly and number

desirable, 26734, 26741, 26801.
Number of inspectors, increase advocated, 26658

(par. 13). 26734, 26740, 26832.
Beeponsibility of managers should not be affected

by, 26658 (par. 13). 26805.



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Welsh language, knowledge of, deeirable for
inspectors in South Wales, 26658 (par. 13),
26732. 26876.
Conference illustrating this necessity, 26875,
27008, 27018, 27021.
Working miners, appointment of men having had
experience as, views as to, 26832.

Managers' GertMcate ef OompeleRcy, examination for :
Board of examiners, suggestions as to, 26658
(par. 11).
Mining engineers taking articled pupils
should be excluded from Board, 26863,
27001.
Local knowledge, importcuice of and suggestion
V to local examinations, 26865, 26871, 26992.
27025.
Notice should be given to candidates some time

before examination, 26713.
Uniform standard advocated, and one general
examination for whole country, 26658 (par. 11),
26866, 26997, 27024.

Owneri and Managen :

Glamorgan County Council system of in-
struction to min3rs, attitude of owners
towards, see title Glamorgan County Council
System, &c.

Prevention of accidents, attitude as regards,
26817.

Prevention of Corruption Act, application of to pre-
vention of ** tipping" of hauliers by colliers.



INDBX II.

ENGLISH, Mr. J0ftE^7 President, Northum-
berland Miners' MutU^/ Confident A'^sociation.

20376.)



(Se6 question 24864-



Qualillcntions of Witness, 26658 {par. 1), 26659,
26764, 26837, 26843, 26855, 26920.

Riscuo Work and Applianeot :

Ambulance appliances, keeping at colliery

advocated, 26849.
Ambulance classes, attendances at, in South

Wales, number of men competent to give first

aid, &c., 26849.
Rescue brigade, conference as to inauguration of,

26854.

Safoty Lampt, indications of gas furnished by, see
title Ventilation.

BchOOlt in mining districts, instruction of children
in mining subjects advocated, 26658 (par. 1) :

Compulsion, views as to, 27039.

Glamorgan County Council System, see ii'le
Glamorgan County Council.

Timboring :

Diagrams showing good and bad systems, sug-
gestions as to, 26880.

Distance travelled by boy to secure timber,
proving necessity for increased supervision,
26732, 26736, 26880.

Lids, preparation, suggestion as to, 26883.

* ' Tipping " system, objections to and effect of
on efficiency of timbering. 26702, 26765. 26788,
26794, 26979.

VontHation :

Act of Parliament : Coal Mines Regulation Act,
General Rules :
Adequate ventilation, clearer definition
advocated, and establishment of a standard
of ventilation. 26890.
Measurement of air, amendment of regu-
lations as to advocated, 26811.
Measurement and record of air-current, of amount
of gas, by fireman, suggestion as to
26658 (par. 8). 26685, 26810, 26860,
26888. 26810,26933.
Curve showing percentage of fire-damp,
suggestion as to, 26825.
Responsibility of manager, continuance advo-
cated, 26812.
Safety lamps, indications of gas furnished by,
type of lamp advocated, 26687, 26826,
26935.
Withdrawal of men, indications of necessity
for, 27043.



Falls of roof and sides :

Coal -cutting machinery, danger increased by
use of; remedy suggested, 24965, 24977,
24982.
Number of, in 1905, 24984, 25249.
Working alone in lonely places, objection to,
owing to impossibiUty of communication in
case of accidents, 25355.
Haulage Accidents, see ihat title.
Shaft Accidents, see thai title.

\ work performed by, in Northumberland, 25118.

Ooal-cutting Maehinory :

Accidents from falls of roof and sides, number of,
alleged increase by use of, and suggestion as to
stoppage of machinery periodicallyfor examina-
tu)n, 24965, 25141, 25248, 26253, 25272.

Advantages of, and advisability of increased use of,
25139.

Danger caused by sparks from, 24964, 25153,



> Dust, increase of. by use of, questions as to, 24965.
Method of working, 24977, 24980, 26272.
Nimiber of maclunes in use in Northumberland,

24970, 25267.
Output, effect on, 25254.

Oomptntation for Accidonts, practice as to, 24985.

Convoyon, method of working, 25284.

Eloctricity :

Coal-cutting Machinery, see that title.
Rules, 25143.

Franco, steel bars, use of, in timbering, 25029, 25286.

Haulago Aeciionts :

Gradient, steep, probable effect of, 25344.
Instances of, 25209, 25341, 25355.
Methods of haulage, 25319.
Number of, 25318.
Prevention of ;

Chains for prevention of runaways, 25361.

Compulsory use, views as to, 25352.
Gangway's by side of haulage roads advocated,

25009.
Prohibition of men from travelling along road

when traffic is in motion, 25171, 2£^17.
Refuge holes, retention advocated, and views

as to distance apart, 25210.
Rubbish, clearing away, 25214.
Separate travelling roads, views as to, 25177,

25209.
Switches, 25017.
Trailers or devils, 25016, 25346.
Width of roads, 25174, 25211, 25323.

Intpooiion of Minos ky Mon s

Act of Parliament: Coal Mines Regulation Act,
General Rule 38, views as to adequacy of, 24940,
25289, 25291, 25293.

Extent to which practised in Northumberland,
25137.

Officialp to accompany men on inspection, com-
pulsory appointment by management advocated,
24940, 25131, 25289, 26203.

Owners, attitude towards, possible effect on reporto,
&c., 25295.

Qualifications of men appointed, 25290 :

Amendment of rule to enable men who are or
have been practical miners to be appointed,
views as to, 25291.

Value of, especially as regards ventilation, 25237.



Of Mtaiuky

Act of Parliament: General Rule 4, amendment

advocated, 24882.
District^), size of, too large for adequate inspection,

25308.
Duties of deputy, 25308, 26311, 25314:

Calling away of deputy to perform other duties

than inspection, question as to, 25315.
Report books, duties in relation to, 25078.
Omia«aon of second inspection when fore and back
shifts are worked as one continuous shift, prohibi-
{ tion advocated, 24882.



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Insptctioii of Mints by Minos Officials— con<.

Qaalifioations of deputy :

Ambulance certificate advocated, 24938, 25110,

26115.
Certificate of competency, views sa to whether
desirable, 25112.

Impodon, Homo Olilco, reluctance of men to make

complaints to, as to condition of mine, 25099,

25230, 25295.
Anonymous letters, question as to, 25239.
Communication with Home Office Inspectors

through checkweigher or through General

Secretary, question as to, 25297.
Reprisals on part of management, views as to

possibility of, 25100, 25237.



Special Rule as to ventilation, application
of similar rale to Northumberland advocated, 25260.



I of working, Northumberland mines, 25263.

Northumbottaml Minors* Mnlual ConflMont Association,

number of members, object- of, and extent to which
Witness is representative of, 24865, 24868, 24871.

Qnolillcntions off Wttnoss, 24864, 24871, 24977, 25203,
25270.



Books, regulations as to extent of observance of,
25078.

Roscuo Work and Applianoos :

Act of Parliament: Coal Mines Regulation Act,
General Rule 34, amendment advocated, 24935.

Appliances, keeping in deputy's chest advocated,
24935, 25103, 25368.

Certificate for ambulance should be held by deputy,
24938, 25110, 25115.

dasees, number of, 25115.

Saffoty Lamfis:

Act of Parliament: Coal Mines Regulation Act,
General Rule 9, amendment advocated, 24888,
24916.
Foul air sufficient to injure health of men, indi-
cations of, not furnished by some modem
lamps, 24888, 25091.
Type of lamp advocated, 24893, 24903,
24914.

Shaft AccMonts :

Act of Parliament : Coal Mines Regulation Act,

Sec. 16, sub-section 1, breach of, 24991.
Cages, safety catches or detaching hooks, use of,

advocated, 25019.
Engine-men :

Certificate of competencv for, views as to,

25005.
Medical examination of, suggestion as to,
25004, 25156.
Winding-gear, provision of, in both fore and back
shafts, advocated, 24986, 24991.
Complaints as to non -provision in back
shafts have not been mode to inspector,
24994,25000.
Wooden guides, use of, in Northumberland, 25024.

Shot-firing, undertaken by deputy, 25308.

Tlmboring :

Accidents from falls of roof and sides, danger

increased by use of coal-cutting machinery,

and suggestion as to remedy, 25150, 25249,

25272.
Act of Parliament : Coal Mines Regulation Act,

General Rules as to timbering, 24918, 24928.
Compulsory, views as to, 25206.
Distance from face, suggestion as to, and as to

fixed distances, 25024, 25178, 25198.
Person setting, suggestion as to, and as to

responsibUity of deputy, 24918, 24926, 24931,

25195, 25196.
Special Rules 46 and 92 as to, 24926, 24931,

24933.
Steffi bars on each side of barrow-way with end

notohed into coal, advocated, 25029, 25286.
Unskilled men working alone at timbering,
prohibition advocated, 24946, 25119, 25123,
25221.
Accident showing necessity for prohibition,
25221.
Withdrawal of timlier, appointment of special

men for, in Northumberland, 25361.



ENQLiSH, Mr. ^.—corU.

UnskilM Workmon, employment of :

Act of Parliament : Coal Mines Regulation Aot,
General Rule 39, 24946, 25299.
Misinterpretation of, 25301, 26305.
Number of unskilled men who may work under

one man, 24956, 25300.
Prohibition of such workmen from working
singly, extension of, advocated, 24946, 25117,
25219.
Qualification required for man taking charge of
a place, 25299.

. VontHation :

Act of Parliament : Coal Mines Regulation Aot,

General Rule 1, as to ventilation:

Adequacv of, but defective observance of,

25030, 25075, 25094, 25187, 25190, 25223,

25243.

Complaint to inspector as to defeotivB

ventilation, 25230, 25294.
Responsibility for adequate ventilation, 9t€
snb-heading Responsibility, 24876.
Amount of gas in mines, 25189, 25225, 25244.
Fan sy^^tem, 25229.
Inspection of mines by men, importance of, with

regard to, 25237.
Responsibility of overman for, advocated, 24876,
25030, 25032, 25243, 25256:
Joint responsibility with manager, 25035,

25061, 25262.
Special Rule as to, advocated, 25260.
Safety lamps, modem, indication of foul air not
always indicated by, 24888, 25091, 25185,
25222.
Complaints as to, question as to, 25099,
25230, 25239, 25295.
Special Rule as to duties of ovorman, 25258.



EVANS, Mr. J. H., Monmouthshire and South
Wales Colliery Kxaminers' As.^ociation. (^See
questions 25724—20818.)

AccMenti from falls of roof and sides, number of,
25772.

Brattice Man, duties of, 25790, 25815.

Dtputias, eee title Inspection of Mines by Mines
Officials.

Diici^ine, improvement in, but accidents still caused
by laxity, 25724 {ixirs. I a^id 2).
Instruction and encouragement of worjonen in
discipline advocated, 25724 (par. 2).

Ex^otivat :

Purchase from o\»Tiorfi only, advocated, 25724
{par. 5), 25768, 25801.
Charge for explosives in this event, 25805.
Storage of explosives in mines contrary to

regulations, 25811.
{See also title Shot- firing. ;

Haurt aff Wark, 25769 :

Three shifts, 25769, 25772.

iMpacUan af Minat liy Man :

Cost of, borne by the men, 25746.

State contribution advocated, 25746, 25763.

Extent to which practised, 25724 (/wr. 4), 25744,
25798.

Owners* attitude towards, danger of reprisals, &c.,
25751, 25763.

Payment of men, inadequacy of, 25749, 25763.

Qualification of men making inspection, employ-
ment in same mines, 25757.

Special rule as to, advocated, 25745.

Value of 25724 (par. 4), 25800.

Inapactiaii af Minas liy Mines Officials :

Brattice Men, emplovraent of, 25790, 25815.

Definition of ** deputy*" 25783.

Districts, size of, reduction advocated, 25726,

25730, 25742.
Duties of deputies, examiners, &c. :

Abolition of deputies advocated, 25724a,

25737, 25783, 25789, 25818.
Reports of deputies. 25SIS.



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Inspectton •! Min^s by Mines Officials— ccm/.

Hoars of work of mine examiners, reduction
advocated, 25724 {par. 2), 25737, 25709,
25786:
Three shifts, practice as to, 25772, 25779.
Number of fireman, 25785. ,
Number of inspections desirable, 257B9.
Substitutes in case of illness, 25787, 25794.

IMtdical Examination of Men before employment,
views as to, 25781.

Monmoutlistiire and South Wales Goltiery Examiners'
Association, evidence of Witness representative
of, 2.5724a, 25735.

Powell, Wr., evidence of, reference to, 25724a, 25734.

Qualifications, *257-24a.

Shot-flrins :

Abolition in dustv and fiery mines advocated,

25767.
Between shifts only, advocated, 25724 (par. 5),

25764.
Special men, appointment for, advocated, 25724

(par. 5)
(See also title Explosives.

Timborins :

Accidents from falls of roof and sides, number
of, 25773.
Reduction by system of thiee shifts, 25775.
Method of: propping to bo done immediately

after roof Is exposed, 2572;i (par. 3), 25740.
Supervision, keener, suggestion as to, 25724
(par. 3), 25741, 25772.

Unskilled Labour :

Accidents caused by, 25780.
(Jualification as a working miner, proof of, sugges-
tion as to, 25780.



GiLIMOURy IMr., Secretary and Agent of the

Lanark -iliire ^liners' Assodation. (See qmstlona
21207—21592.)

Acciilents :

Falls of roof and sides, number of, in relation to

timbering systems, 21283, 21502, 21547.
Haulage, see that title.
Investigation into :

Adequacy of enquiries under Fatal Accidents

Act, 21586.
Examination of Witnesses on l^ehalf of
Workmen, provision for, &<j.. Fatal Acci-
dents Enquiry (Scotland) Act, 21586.
Second enquiry, right of demand for, clause
in Bill provided by Miners' Federation,
21584.
Shaft accidents, see that titk.

Ankylostomiasis :

Foreign workmen, not having worked previously

in mines, probably free fiom disease, 21537.
Sanitary conven'enoes, provision advocated,
21524.
Absence of provision in Scottish mines,
21636.

Baths and facilities for changing clothes at pit-head,
provision advocated, 21514, 21650.

Houses, one -roomed, occupied by miners, necessity
for this arrangement increased by, 21666»

Travelling In wet clothes under piesent svBtem,
21550.

Bill Promoted by Miners' Federation, clauses in :
Accidents, investigation into, clauses as to, 21684.
Engineers, certificated, 21484.
Inspection of mines by men, 21430, 21434.
Inspector (Home Office), increased number of,
21328.
Number of inspections yearly, 21397.

Checkweigliers, inspection of mmes on behalf of men
by, views as to, 21424.

Goal Mines Regulation Act, 1887, Section 39, as to
appointment of inspectors, 21369.

Cornishmen, employment in Scotland, question as to,
21.540.



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DiscWine :

Character of Sootcli minoa as to, 21297.
Fines, see that title.
Prosecutions, see that titlo



Fines :

Advantages or disadvantages of, as compared

with prosecution, 21498.
Extent to which practised, 21299.
Offences for which inflicted, 21300.

Enfinemon, see title Shaft Accidents.

Foreign Workmen, employment of :

Ankylostomiasis in relation to, 21537.

Contractors, employment by, 21335.

Discipline and general influence in mines, 21449.

Managers not always cognisant of, 21269, 21332.

Manner in which introduced, 21329.

Names assumed, 21262.

Number empbyed, 21268, 21273.

Reduction of, or total abolition in some
mines, 21460.
Objections to, 21276, 21459.
Trades Unions, membership of, 21454.
. Wages, 21337, 21456.

France, inspection of mines by men in, cost defiayed
by Government, 21541.

Qualifications of Witness, 21207.

Haulage Accidents :

Number of, 21254.

Prevention of, suggestions as to, 21256.

Blocks or runaway points, 21257.

Chains, 21256.

Houses, one -roomed, occupied by miners, 21556.

Inspection of Mines by Men :

Appointment by men of itinerant inspectors,
who are or have been practical working
miners, suggestions as to, 21220, 21409.
Checkweighers, appointment as, views as to,

21424.
Payment by Home Office advocated, 21641.
Cost of, boine by men themselves, 21224, 21402.
Extent to which practised, 21224, 21399.
Object of this inspection, 21412.
Owners and Managers :

Attitude towards, possible effect on men
making adverse report, 21220, 21306,
21313, 21398, 21412.
Protection of owner's interests, 21429.
Qualifications of men making; inspection :

Employment of men from another mine,

21415.
Limitation to men at p.esent working in
mines, 21420.
(See also subheading Appointment.)
Reports, 21225, 21310, 21314, 21434.
Value of, 21231.

Inspection of Mines by Mines Officials :

Act of Parliament: Ccal Mines Regulation Act,

1887, as to, 21240, 21243.
Adequacy of inspection, views on this point,

21242, 21437.
Appointment of firemen by managers, objections
to and suggestions as to appointment by and
responsibility to Government, 21366, 21364.
Districts, size of, reduction advocated, 21242,

21444.
Duties, other than inspection, 21243, 21246,

21320, 21416. 21581.
Importance of firemen, 21234.
Qualifications, class of men appointed, &c., and
views as to certificates for firemen, 21237,
21241, 21319, 21366, 21370, 21439, 21679,
21682.
Coal-getters, promotion to poet of firemen,
frequency of, 21447.

inspectors, Home Office :

Act of Parliament : Coal Mines Regulation Act,
1887, Section 39 as to appointment of, 21369.
Accidents, fatal, inspection after, 21216.
Adequacy of inspection, views on this point,

21210, 21213, 21386.
Assistant inspectors, additional advocated, 21210,
21326, 21326.
Working miners, appointment as, advocated,
21210, 21218, 21232, 21371.



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Inspectors, Home Office— com/.
Complaints to, 21215, 21378.
Districts, size of, decrease by subdivision advo-
cated, 21322.
Number of inspectors, increase advocated, 21321,

21692.
Number of inspections by, desirable, 21388,
J 21397, 21404, 21405.

Managers, responsibility of, possible effect
on, 21393.
Qualifications, class of men appointed, 21590.
Men who have pieviousfy worked at the
face. 21381.

McLaren, Mr., evidence of reference to, 21387.

Proscctttion of Mon :

Advantages or disadvantages as compared with

fining, 21498.
Decision as to rests with Procurator-fiscal in

Scotland, 21495.
Expenses of defence, payment by Trades Union,

decision of Lanarkshire Miners' Association,

with legard to, 21301.
Offence punished by, 21300.

Ronoldson, Mr., evidence of, reference to, 21387,
21402, 21437, 21449

Safety Lamps, use ofjin Lanarkshire, 21235.

Sanitary Conveniences : provision advocated, 21524,
Absence of provision in Scottish mines, 21536.

Siiart Accident :

Enginemen :

Competency of, views as to and as to whether
certificate is desirable, 21286, 21295,
21341, 21481, 21572, 21577.
Bestriction in employment of, owing to action

of Trade Unions, questions as to, 21351.
'* Tramp" or unskilled enginemen, employ-
ment of, 21292, 21481, 21572.
Number of accidents, small, 21350.

Special Ruies:

Advertisement of proposed rules to give oppor-
tunity to men of making objections, views as
to, 21479, 21567.

Arbitration, 21568.

Discussion with men :

Desirability of, 21280, 21463, 21476.
Not practised in Lanarkshire, 21279.

Ignorance of men as to, and question as to
instruction by Trades Union officials, 21469.

Sufi^estion by workmen, right of advocated,
21570.

Timbering :

Accidents in relation to, 21283, 21502, 21547.
Firemen, duties of, as regards timbering, 21245,

21250.
Special men, employment of, advocated, 21501,

21547.
Special Rules :

Accidents not appreciably reduced by,

21283.
Consultation of workmen before introduction

of, desirability of, 21280.
Non-observance of, 21284.

iluskilled Labour, employment of, extent of in Lanark-
shire, 21258.

Ventilation, defective, reports on by men inspecting
on behalf of miners, 21228.

Wages, method of pa3rment, double-shifting in
Lanarkshiie, 21337.

Weir, Mr., evidence of, reference to, 21584.



tiRIFFITHS, Mr. W.,

Officials' Association.
27510.)



South Wales Colliery
(See questions 27191 —



Acciilents :

Falls of roof and side, irregular attendance of men
causing, 27191 (par. 2), 27227, 27256,
27391, 27421, 27498.
Places where accidents are most frequent,
27358.



QRIFFITH8, Mr. W.— cpnf.
Aceitfents— cotU.

Investigation : Adequacy of present system,

27191 {par. 4), 27238.
Prevention of, general suggestions as to, 27191
{par. 2).

Boys:

Prohibition from working underground until after
passing examination in Coal Mines Regulations
advocated, 27255.



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