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loose top or ignored the fact if they did.?    
Two were caught while they were laying  
switches in room necks. One was laying   Want of space does not permit us to re-
track under loose slate at the face. One   late in detail how men are injured in the
went to the face of an idle entry for   mines. The greater number are injured,
tools when the slate caught him. Another { though not so seriously, in the handling
was caught under a fall as he was rocov—   of material, coal, rock, rail, ties,
ering rail beyond the pillar robbing.   posts, etc. Slate falls caused hundreds
  of injuries of a serious nature, broken
  kfacks, bggken hips and pelvisss, arms and _
      " egs. Ha age accidents caused fractures
  and often lost legs, feet, arms, hands
  and fingers. There were hundreds of lost *'
      eyes because of no eye protection. It is Q
  estimated that each injury had an average ;
   ’—-T—_—·•-_·~»———*__—*·——·—_;T"5_*i·;1—-<'-·—-. of BO days lost time, so all of the in-
*7      juries were the equivalent of 864 men
$4     losing a whole year’s work. Multiply this
gh;    by thousands for the whole not ion and you
  might have an idea what accidents are
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