Report of the Department of Mines of Pennsylvania, Part 2 (Google eBook)

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The Department., 1918 - Coal mines and mining
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Page 118 - Workmen must see that no gas blowers are left burning upon leaving their working places. 376. All ventilating fans used at mines shall be provided with recording instruments, by which the number of revolutions or the effective ventilating pressure of the fan shall be registered, and the registration with its date for each and every day shall be kept in the office of the mine for future reference for one year from its date. 377. Where...
Page 118 - ... and that they are closed when necessary so that the ventilating current can be conducted in sufficient quantity through the last cut-through to the face of each room and entry by means of stoppings.
Page 540 - Commonwealth, and the persons so appointed shall, after being duly organized, take and subscribe, before an officer authorized to administer the same, the following oath, namely: " We, the undersigned, do solemnly swear (or affirm) that we will perform the duties of examiners of applicants for certificates of qualification as mine foremen, assistant mine foremen, and fire bosses ; that we will not divulge or make known to any person any question prepared for the examiners, or In any manner assist...
Page 118 - ... convey at least two injured persons and two attendants at one time, and shall be provided with seats for the attendants. The stretchers shall be constructed of such material, and In such a manner, as to insure ease and comfort in the carriage of the injured persons. At all mines there shall be provided bandages, splints, and other medical supplies, to render first aid and relief to employees who may be Injured. These supplies shall be kept In a suitable room. The room shall be located near the...
Page 1219 - The miner shall at all times be careful to keep his working place in a safe condition during working hours. Should he at any time find his place becoming dangerous from gas or roof or from any unusual condition that may arise, he shall at once cease working and inform the mine foreman or the assistant mine foreman of...
Page 164 - ... persons who desire to attend the examination shall notify the chairman of the board of their intention. If possible, not less than six days prior to the day set for the examination. The boards shall Inquire Into the character and qualifications of applicants who present themselves for examination. Applicants for certificates of qualification as mine foremen and assistant mine foremen shall be citizens of the United States of good moral character and of known temperate habits, at least twenty-three...
Page 3 - Coal and Iron Company, and in a short time obtained a miner's certificate. He was next employed for a number of years at Carbondale and Peckville.
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Page 541 - ... dailies during the consolidation flurry of the twenties than there was in most of the thirties. Newspaper statistics should be studied in relation to those of the increase in population in the United States: thus we find that with a population increase of sixteen per cent in the decade before 1929, there was a decrease of nearly five per cent in the number of English-language dailies of general circulation, but an increase of about fifty per cent in the aggregate circulation of those dailies....
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