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Act of Parliament referring to haulage : General

Rules 16 and 24, 19725, 19737.
Electric haulage, effect of, on number of accidents,

20067.
Number of accidents, 20150.
Position of driver, 20151.
Prevention of :

Chains, provision, 20145.

Inspection of shackles and of drawbars of

trams, 19732, 20067, 20141.
Rubbish accumulations, freedom of road-
ways and manholes from, 19621 (par. 9),
19712, 19721, 19725.
Separate travelling roads advocated, 19621
L (par. 9), 19711, 19715, 19969, 19962,
^ 20066.

Widening of roads, views as to, 19621 (par. 9),
19711, 20149.
South Wales, system in, 20143, 20146.
Spragging, position of driver in relation to, 20152.

Homo Socrotary :

Attention given to mining industry by, views

as to, 20184.
Special Rules, framing by, suggestions as to.

19621 (par. 7), 19700, 19931.

knspoctlon of Minos by Men :

Amount of work entailed, views as to, and as to
increase in number of men making inspections.
19894.
Cost of, borne by the men themselves, 19686,

19891.
Extent to which power is exercised, 19621 (par. 2),

19680, 19686, 19884, 20014.
Owners and managers :

Attitude towards, 19676, 19680, 19984,

19900, 19907, 20016.
Protection of rights of, 19906.
Qualifications of men making inspection, 19621
(par. 2), 19671, 19675, 19899, 20040, 20106.
Inspodion off Minos by Minos Officials :

Adequacy of, views on thjs point, and as to what
constitutes adequate inspection, 19621 (par. 4),
19752, 19910, 19917, 20007, 20027, 20052.
20116,20121,20125.



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Intpectioii off Minos by Mines Oflicials - <.co?i<.

Distriots, size of, 20116, 20208.
Duties of deputy or fireman :

Distinct from duties of overman, 20201.
Other than inspection, 19621 (par. 4), 19688,
19762, 19917, 20027, 20062.
Gas, testing for, and report on presence of,

19621 [par. 13), 19762.
Hours of work, 20209.
Importance of firemen, 19762, 20134.
Qualifications of, class of men appointed, &c.,
19621 (par. 3), 19687, 19911, 20001, 20044,
20131, 20134.
Certificate of competency, views as to, 19621
{par, 3), 19687, 19763, 19911, 19917.
Wages of firemen as compared with miners, 20049.

Inspoctors off Minos (Homo OIRco Inspoctors) :

Adequacy of inspections, views on this point,
and as to what constitutes adequate inspection,
19621 (par. 1), 19847, 19996, 20082, 20084,
20091.
Appointment^ method of, objections to, 19646.
Assistant inspectors, additional, advocated, and
suggestions as to appointment of working
mmers, 19621 (par. 1), 19630, 19636,
19639, 19643, 19646, 19669, 19814, 19863,
19996,20204.
Salary, 19663.
Authority to order cessation of dangerous

practices, views as to, 20206.
Districts, size of, suggestion as to sub-division,

19631, 19642, 19987.
Number of inspections desirable, 19849, 20091.
Number of inspectors, inadequacy of, 19621 (par.

1), 19629, 19642, 19882, 19986, 20089.
Qualifications of, 19860.
Surprise visits, desir^^bility of, 20103.

Manofors:

Appointment of, to control of more than one

colliery, 20010. '^
Certificate of competency :

Number of certificates granted annually,

19874.
Qualifications of candidates for, number of
working miners holding certificate, &c.,
19869, 20001, 20044.
Suspension of certificates, views as to, 19789,
20214.



District, size of, 19991.

Minister of Minos and special department for mining,
views as to, 20186.

Monmootiisliiro District, size of, 19989.

Overman, duties of, 20034, 20039.

Prosecutions, advantages of, as compared with fines,
19694, 19820, 19924, 20021, 20026.

Roscvo Woric and Appliances :

Inspection advocated, 19776.

Keeping in readiness near face, advocated, 19621

(par. 14), 19769, 20172.
Provision by men where not provided by owners,
20173.
Increased attention to provision advocated,
19963.
Stretchers, use of, 20174.
Training men in use of, 19777, 19780.

Safoty Lamps :

Act of Parliament: Coal Mines Regulation Act,

1887, General Rule 8, amendment of, views as

to, 19621 (par. 12), 19836.
Compulsory introduction of, views as to, 19621

(par. 12), 19761, 19828.
Extent to which used, 19832.
Falls of roof and sides in relation to use of, 19829.
Naked lights, use of, in same ventflating district

with safety lamps, prohibition advocated,

19761.
Objections to, on part of owners and men, 19828,

19832.
Oils, selection by manager, objections to, and

suggestions as to a standard, 19621 (par. 11),

19749, 20077.
l^^pes used, selection by manager, objections to,
and suggestions as to a standard, 19621
(par. 11), 19749, 19755, 20075.
Testing of types, 1974a



RICHARDS, Mr. T., m.P.—cotU.
Safety Lamps— con^.

Ventilation: indications of gas furnished by
safety lamps : ordinary miners should not test
for gas, 19761.
Wages, decrease in power of earning, resulting
from use of safety lamps, 19831.

Sanitary Condition off Mines :

Ankylostomiasis :

Sanitary conveniences, provision, views as

to, 19794.
South Wales and Monmouthshire, no cases in,
19621 (par. 16.) ^

Baths, provision at pit-head, views as to, 20181.
General condition, 19838, 20181.
South Wales, 19621 (par. 16), 19794, 20180.

Sbatti* distance from one another, regulation as to,
20176.

Soutlisrn District : sub-division advocated. 19631.

Speciai Rnios:

Advice to men as to importance of obeying, 20066.

Arbitration, objections to, 19930.

Copies of, supply to workmen, necessity for,

19621 (par. 6), 19698, 19927, 20064.
Discussion between owners and miners before

introduction of, views as to, 19621 (par. 7),

19701, 19708, 19929.
Inspection, necessity for, would be lessened if g

rules were properly observed, 20069.
Introduction of, suggestions as to, 19929. .

Preparation by Secretary of State and
Parliamentary sanction, suggestions as to,
19621 (par. 7), 19700, 19931.
{See also aub-heading Discussion.)
Suggestion by miners, absence of any right as to^

19948, 19960.



Accidents in relatton to :

Carelessness of men, decrease in number of

accidents caused by, 19844.
Cause, chief, of, 19846.
Systematic timbering, probable reduction of
number of accidents by, 19621 (par. 8),
19703, 20140.
Discussion as to, between managers and miners
after consultation with Home Office, advocated,
19704, 19708, 20066.
General Rule, difficulty of formulating, owing to

varying conditions, 19707.
Special men for, views as to, 20136.
Special Rules as to roof timbering, strengthening

of, views as to, 19843.
Spragging, Genend and Special Rules as to, views

as to, 19841, 20060, 20063.
Supply insufficient, of timber to men, effect of

rule as to withdrawal of men in case of, 20069.
Systematic timbering advocated, 19621 (par. 8),

19703, 20140.
Wa^: payment for piece work, effect of on
efficiency of timbering, 20137.

UnskSllod Woricmen, employment of, 20167.



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Report by fireman when gas is present, advocated,
19621 (par. 13).
(See also title Safety Lamps, sub-heading Ventilation.)

Wagos:

Firemen and colliers, wages compared, 20049.
Piece-work, effect of, on efficiency of timbering,
20137.

Wagons:

Dust from, prevention of, views as to :
Loading, 19621 (par. 10), 19741, 20069.
Type of wagon advocated, 19621 (par. 10)»
19741, 20070.

Haulage, see that title.

ROACH. Mr. MICHAEL, Agent, Monmoutli Western
Valleys District, South Wales Miners' Federation.
(See queationa 35071—35266.)

Aceidonto :

FaUs of roof and sides, number of, 35099.

Comparison of haulage roads and headings,
as to, 35121, 35130, 35232, 35247.

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Aceidtntt— con/.

Haulage accidents, number of, 35100, 36135,

35146.
Inspection of mine after by men's representatives

advocated, 35106.

Airways, Rtturn, use of, as travelling roads advocated,
35100, 36151.
Ventilation would be improved by, 35166.

baths, and drying of clothes, provision for, advocated,
35200.

Fines, advantages of prosecution as compared with,
and suggestion as to abolition of fining, 36096.

Harrit, Mr., evidence of, reference to, 3509S.

Hauiagi Roads:

Accidents :

Fall of roof and sides, 36121, 35130, 36232,

36247.
Haulage, 35100, 35135, 36145.
Cleaning, greater attention to, advocated, 35137.
Separate travelling roads advocated, 35155.
Signals, separate code, advocated, 35101.
Suspension of haulage while men are travelling

advocated, 35100.
Width of, increase of, views as to, 35100, 35137,
35160,35164.
Accident proving necessity for increase,
' 36145,

Insptctiaa of Minas by Man :

Frequency with which this examination should
take place, 35082.
- Owners, reprisals by, fear of, and its effect on

reports, 35086.
Instance of unfavourable report received in
proper spirit, 35085.

Impaction off Mlnat by Officials :

Appointment of firemen should not rest with

manager, 36088, 35212.
Districts, size of, decrease advocated, 36087. •
Hours of work of firemen, reduction advocated,

36092.
Qualifications of firemen, class of man appointed,

desirability of certificate of competency, &c.,

36092, 36113, 35212, 86227.



Hana Offlaa :

Districts, division advocated^ 35073.

Kumber of, increase advocated, appointment of
working miners as additional assistant
inspectors advocated, 35073, 35076.
Certifioation, 36079.

Salaries, 36073.

Marfan, Mr. W^ evidence of, reference to, 36097.

Quaiiflcalians of Witness, 35071, 35186.

Raiaua Waric and Afi^iancas : Increased ambulance
provision advocated, 35201.
Case proving necessity for, 36204.

Safaty Lamps, compulsory introduction whore gas
has be^ found, advocated, 35105.

SignalSi separate code when haulage engine is bringing
coal from two separate districts, advocated, 35101.

8|MCiai Rnlas, introductioQ : Co&sttltation between
owners and men advocated, 36097.

TilaHianii Oawininnicatian between eveiy district in
a mine and surface advocated, 35208.

Timfearing :

Accidents from falls of roof, 35121, 35125, 35147.
Distances, 35142, 35180, 36192.
Person setting :

Greater discietion to men aa to putting up
timber advocated, 35125, 35172, 36233,
35254, 35268.
Most suitable person, appointment of special
person, &c., views as to, 35258, 36260,
35262.
Systematk} timbering advocated, 35098, 35142,

35147, 35252.
Wages question in relation to, 35128, 35139,
35174, 35238, 35254.

Wagans :

Loading, 35110, 35157,
Bepair of, 3511



ROBERTSON, Mr. D. A. W., General Manager,
Metropolitan Coal Company of Sydney, Chair-
man of the Board for appointing Examiners in
New South Wales. (See queHions 26352—26657.)
Autlralia:

Manager's certificate of competency:

Metalliferous mines, certificate for, 26632.
New South Wales, see that title.

Canada :

Fernie explosion, damp scone traversed by, 26352

(par. 2), 26416, 26449, 26458.
Manager's certificate of competency, question as

to, 26629.

DalaVingna, Mr^ evidence of, reference to, 26352
(par. 1).



Dust, inflammability of, 26352 (par. 2).

Nantaga AaeManta, prevention of, views as to :
Gangways, 26422.

New South Wales, prevention in, 26419, 26492.
Separate travelling roads, 26352 (par. 2), 26419,

26492,26494.
Width of roads, incieaae of, 86493.

Itttpaatian af Minas by mines officials, safety lamps
used in, suggestions as to, and as to oil to be burnt
in, 26352 (par. 2), 26426, 26431, 26467, 26478,
26549, 26637.

Managar'8 CartMltata at tampataney :

Metalliferous mines, absence of special certificate

for,.26631.
New South Wales, see that title.
New Zealand, separate examination for, question

as to, 26027.
Qualifications of candidates :

Medical examination of candidates not

required, 26598.
Reoognitioa of expetienoe in English mines
in New South Wales, %iod request for
same reoognition in Englsod of experience
in New Sc^th Wales, su title New South
Wales, 8ub'?ieading Manager's Certificate
of Competenoy— ^Kecognition, &c.
Maw Saath WHaa :

Area of mines, 26442, 26556.

Baths and other facilities for washing at pit-head,

impossible owing to shortage of water, 26635.
Coal Mines Act^ provisions as to engine-winders,

26585, 26592, 26594, 26600.
Coal production of the Commonwealth practically
confined to, 26631.
Development of coal production, 26623.
Depth of mines, 26445.
Engine-winders :

Certificate of competency required for,
obiections to, 26585, 26592, 26600.
Metalliferous mines, engine-drivers*
requirements, difierenca in 26606,
Transvaal, practice as to, in, 26608.
Medical examination, periodical, not prac-
tised, 26594.
Desirability of, 26596.
^es:

Offences punished by, 26576, 26578.
Objections to fining, 26579.
Haulage accidents, pvevention of, 26419, 26492.
Kemfaia explosion :

Cause of, uncertainty as to, 26451.
Course traversed by, and point of arrest —
damp or wate red zone apparently
traversed, 26352 {par. 2), 26397,
2643S, 26446, 26458, 26566.
Natural^ or artificially damp zone,
question as to, 26447, 26462.
Dust analysis, 26352 (par. 2), 26413.
Electric coal-cutters, use of, question as to,

26454.
Inspection and report by Witness after
explosion, 26417.
Manager's certificate of competency, examination
for:
Ambulance examination, 26517.
Board of examination, 26524.
Electricity, examination in, 26522.
Good managers who could not have passed

the examination, question as to, 26601.
Machinery, knowledge of, inclusion in, 26522,



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ROBERTSON, Mr. 0. A. W.— conf.
New South Wal6t->con<.

Manager's certificate of competency, &c. — conL
Number of examinatioiifl and places at which

held, 26525.
Number of men gaining certificates more

than equal to demand, 26624.
Oral examination, practical knowledge of
mining required m» 26621.
• Qualifications required of CMMJidates, 26373,

26378.
Experienoe in Britiah or foreign mines,
aocept&noe of, question as to,
26360, 2650a
Evideiiee of eueh experienoe, regu-
lations as to, 26375, 26380, 26509,
26612.
Other States of Commonwealth,
experienoe in.notalwaysacoepted,
26378, 26385.
Exclusion of candidates from other

places not praotis^, 26533.
Mining engineer, apprenticeship to, as
alternative to equivsjent period of
employment in mine, 26499, 26619.
Surveying, experience in, as equivalent
for experience in mines, question as
to» 26500.
Technical college and classes, certificates
^ from* not accepted as equivalent to

experience in a mine, 26505.
^ Recognition, mutual, of English certificates,

and New South Wales certificates,
suggestioDfl as to, 26352 {par. 1),
26358, 26389, 26584 :
Oharact^ of examinations, 26359, 26366,

26303.
Ooftespondence with English Govern-
ment ae to, in 1903, 26352 {par, 1),
26366.
Notifioaiton of any canoeUation of certifi-

oates advooa4Mi, 26542.
Other States of Commonwealth not
included in this Suggestion, 26393,
26628.
PMsent positioii as to, 26370,



Bflgistration of oertificatee, 26536.
Melliod of working mines, 26444.
Bfinee bispeetfon Act of 1901, application to
metalliferous mines, i96588.
Engine-winders, qualifioations under, 26605.
Output in coal mines :

Largest output in New South Wales, question

as to, 26554.
Metropolitan Coal Company, Ltd., 26552.
Prosecutions of men for breaches of discipline,
26570.
Admonition for minor offences, 26574.
Prosecution of officials of manager for neglect of
duty, practice ae to, 26581.
Court of enquiry and ofl&ceQing of certificate

in case of serious offences, 26583.
Record of such prosecutions, 26562.
Report of Department of Mines for 1906, 26395.
Ba^y lamps, see that title.
Shot-filing :

In coal, not practised, 26559.
Watering in neighbourhood of a shot, 26352
{par. 2), 26559.
Special Rules, nature of and number of, 26626.
"Ventilation :

Adequate ventilation, rule as to and defini-
tion of, 26547.
Black damp^ 2664a

Carbonic oxide given off naturally from
coal, 26640.
Amount with which men aiay work in

safety, 26643, 26A6.
Analysis, 26645, 26654.
Effect of, on health, 2665Q.
Character of mines as to, amount of gas, &c.,

26442, 26546, 26648.
Safety lamps in relation to, aee title Safety
Lamps.
Watering in mines :

Compulsory, not advooated, 26352 {par. 2).
Danger and diffieolty of, 26662.

Nature of roof in i^tioa to, 26564.



ROBERTSON, Mr. D. A. W.^cofii.
New gouth Walet^coiU.

Watering in miaea—corU.

Experience of Witness ae to, 26496.
Extent of, 26557.

Thorough watering impracticable, 26563.
Systems of, 26558.

Ntw ZMltnd :

Coal production in, 26531.

Manager's certificate of competency, examination
for, question as to, 26027.

Quslillcationt of Witness, 26352 {par. I), 26353, 26393,
26425. ^

Safobf UmiM :

Compulsory use of, views as to, 26352 {par. 2).
Oil to be burnt in, for detection of gas (colza oil
not aufficiently sensitive), 26352 {par. 2),
26426, 26431, 26467, 26549.
Experiments and tests, 26478, 26637.
Measuring cap, 26434.
Mixture of kerosene and colza oil, 26550.
(^ee also title Ventilation.)

Shot-firing :

Watering in neighbourhood of a shot, 26352
{par. 2), 26559.

Tranviirf :

Engine-winders* eert^oate of competency, regu-
lation as to, 26608.

Ventilation :

Adequate ventilation, standard of, advocated,

26427, 26637.
New South WaJee, see that tiUe.
Safety lamps, indications of gas furnished by,

see title Safety Lamps, sMb-keading Oil to be

burnt in.

Watering In Mines :

Compulsory, not advocated, 26352 {par. 2).
Exp^ience of Witness as to, 26496.
Extent to which dust can be removed or pre-
vented, 26352 (par. 2).

Zonei, Watftro« :

Explosions, failure to arrest, see title Canada,
sub-heading Fernie Explosion^ and liHe New
South Wales, svA-heading Kembla Explosion.

Length required, 26352 {par. 2).

ROWARTH, Mr. S. W^ General Secretly of the
Derbyshire and Nottinghamsliire Enginemen's and
Firemen's Union. {See questiane 28117^28396.)

Acts off rafinni«rt nni fionami Rnlaa, Amendment

of, as regards engine-winding regulations, views as
to whetiier desirable, 28167, 28178, 98d<H.
{See also title General Rules.)

Bills, Parliamentary :

Steam Engines (l^rsons in Charge) BiH 28124.
Amended Bill, 26160, 28391.

ftonnritloi. Select, of 1901 :

Certificate for engine-windieiB^ evidence and
i^^rt aa to, 28167* 28164, 282S9, 28393.

Darbythiro and Nottii^^lianitliira Enginomon't and
rt Union, membership, 28119, 28125.



Eattwootf MHarfat, accident at, owing to absence of
partition between engines, 28203.



Additional man, presence of, views as to whether

desirable, 28153, 28353, 28357«
Admission to, of any person except engi&e winder,

prohibition, 28136, 28138.
Partition between engines, necessity for, 28201.
Sanitary conveniences in, provision advooated,

28139, 28200.
SignsA from banksman to ei^;ftte-hoase^ ptovWon

advocated, 28182, 28267.
Two or more engines in one house, objections to»

28366, 28371.

Engina-wlndart :

Absence from engine-room, prohibition, 28139,
28185, 28360.
Disnussal for absence, 28139,



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EnciM-windtrt— con^.

Accident or iUneas, possibility of, 28361.

Comparison with collier, as regards health,

28149.
Instance of, question as to, 28354.
Certificate of competency :

Advantages of, 28167, 28229, 28293.
. Emergencies, powers to Home Secretaiy as
to appointment of men as winders in event
of, views as to, 28246, 28296.
Strikes and lock-outs in relation to this

suggestion, 28298, 28303.
Training of men:

Decision ajs to men to be trained should
^ rest with Union, not with manager,
28241, 28373, 28383, 28388.
Membership of Union, condition as to,

28377.
School for, attitude of Witness as to,
28384, 28390.
Duties of:

Other than winding, objections to this
system, 28136, 28186, 28207, 28211,
28270, 28360.
Accidents resulting,. 2821 6.
Injured men waiting to be drawn up
shaft, instances of, 28276.
Supervision of other engines, necessitating
absence from engine-room, 28185, 28206.
Hours of work excessive : suggestion as to an
eight-hours day, &c., 28126.
Accidents resulting from, question as to

number of, 28145, 28150.
Arrangements as to hours in certain col-
lieries, 28129, 28328, 28342.
Greatest strain occurs at end of shift, 28129,

28222, 28318.
Increased strain under modem conditions,
28331.
Number of men wound, 28330, 28346.
Responsible nature of work of, 28346.

Qtnoral Rults as to engine- winding, suggestions as to

amendment of:
Brakes, Rule 30 as to, 28176.
Detaching-hooks and speed of winding, Rule 26

as to. 28171.
Engine-winders, Rule 24 as to, 28167, 28186,

28360.
Safety catches, rule as to, advocated, 28247.
Signalling, Rule 25 as to, 28182.

€l«riliany, engine- winders in:

Number of men wound, 28357.
• Two engine- winders present when men are being
wound, 28153, 28358.

Qualifleationi of Witness, 28117, 28123.

Scotland, Engine- winders in, hours of work, 28345.

Shafts :

Engine-house, see that tide.
Engine-winders, see that title.
Number of men riding in cage, 28346.
Overwinding, prevention :

Brakes, foot and steam, provision advocated,

28176, 28281.
Detaching hooks or visors, 28169, 28173,
28256.
Patents, 28269.
Rope :

Examination and testing, 28290.
Winding on friction-wheel, question as to,
28283.
Safety catches for cages, provision advocated,
28247.

Transvaal, Commission on Safety Catches, Report o^
on Overwinding Accidents, 28236.



SEWELL, Mr. ^N.-^cont.

Inspaction of Mints by Minas Officials :

Adequacy of, views on this point, 24334.
Arbitration between deputy and manager, views

as to, 24267.
Di8trict«, size of, 24327, 24335.
Duties of deputies, 24327, 24331, 24391.
Hours of work of deputies, 24336.

Inspectors, Homo OfRco :

Arbitration between deputy and manager, views

as to, 24267, 24272.
Cage, niunber of persons riding in, decisions as to,

advocated, 24224, 24255, 24347.



8EWELL9 Mr, W.y Derbyshire Miners' Associa-
tion. (See questions 2UAQ—24S92.)

Baths and change of clothes at pit-head, Witness has
not considered this suggestion, 24376.

Coal Minos Rofulation Act 1SS7, powers of inspector
under, 24269, 24272.



Qualifications of Witness, 24146.

Sanitary Convonioncos, provision in Derbyshire Mines
unnecessary, 24380.

Shaft Acciionts :

Cages :

Accidents from men falling off. Witness

knows no instance of, 24340.
Coal, placing on cage, method of, 24216.
Father and sons aU riding in one cage, no

measures taken to prevent, 24390.
Loading of men should be all at one time

when there are two or three decks, 24281.
Number of men riding in, limitation advo-
cated, 24223, 24352, 24385:
Board to decide number, advocated,

24256.
Discretion of inspector as to, views as

to, 24224, 24255, 24347.
Increase in number under present con-
dition, impression of men as to, 24278.
Length of time occupied in taking men
up and down, probable effect on,
24243, 24252, 24350, 24372.
Safety catches for holding cages, advocated,
24284, 24289, 24316.
Number of shaft accidents :

Increase probable, impression of men as to,

24171.
Rarity of, 24244.
Permanent stop, 24341.
Signals, number of, 24177, 24206.
Speed of winding, 24249.

Decrease advocated, 24348.
Working of more than one seam in one shaft,
danger of, and desirability of prohibition,
24171, 24337 :
Accidents, recent, arising from, 24174, 24202 i

24339.
Drift bringing men to one level advocated,
24192, 24215, 24293.
Cost of, question as to, 24200, 24294,

24314.
Instance of, 24201.

Length of time that would be occupied
• in getting men to working place,
24311.
Falls from insets, Witness knows of no cases
of, 24207, 24214.

Stallmon :

Definition, 24320.

Number of staUmen, 24160, 24167, 24320.

Size of stall: number of men working, 24159,

24168, 24318.
Timbering, see that title.

Timhoring :

Persons setting and withdrawing : stallmen, 24160,

24164, 24167, 24170.
Responsibility of stallmen, 24164, 24170,

24323, 24330.
Supervision by deputy, 24326, 24331.

SHARP. ANDREW, Secretary, Cumberland Miners'
Association. (fSee qaestimis 35970 — 36205.)

Aceidonti :

Explosion in William Pit> 36144.

Inspection of scene of, by men's representatives,

36052.
Investigation :

Coroner's inquests : adjournment advocated
to give relatives or fellow workmen time
to collect particulars as to cause, &c.,
36050.



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Investigation — coni.

Non-fatal accidents, statement or evidence
not obtained in oases of: Report of
manager to inspector should be accessible
to men, 35998, 36002, 36005, 36174.



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