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Needless coal mine accidents

John B. Andrews

Needless coal mine accidents

a program for their prevention.

by John B. Andrews

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  • 36 Currently reading

Published in [n.p .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Accidents -- Prevention,
  • Coal mines and mining,
  • Mine accidents

  • Edition Notes

    Reprinted from the American Labor Legislation Review, March, 1924.

    The Physical Object
    Pagination15 p.
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16909594M


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