Duck Cottage Books: Industrial Safety
found: 15 books

 
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Electrical Accidents and their Causes 1940 to 1945.
Unpublished. Hardback, Dustjacket: No jacket. Size: 4to. A privately bound collection of photocopies of government reports on electrical accidents. These wartime reports from the Factory Department (Electrical Branch) of the Home Office have been collected and professionally bound in smart grey-green cloth-covered boards, with gilt titles to the front board. Report for 1940 is 30 pages long, 1941 40 pages, 1942 37 pages, 1943 45 pages, 1944 (lacking a title page) 57 pages and 1945 79 pages. The 1945 report has its standard departmental accompanying letter, from H.W.Swann, left laid in. Other related material laid in. Condition: Single-sided photocopies, of indifferent quality, but professionally bound; a smart, clean volume. Weight before packing 2.1 kg; extra postage will be needed for destinations outside the UK.. Very good.
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Book number: 5365
GBP 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 58 US$ 63.82 | JP¥ 6936]
Keywords: Electricity, electrical safety, industrial safety, electrical accidents, World War 2

 
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International Labour Review.
London, ILO/George Allen & Unwin, 1938. Hardback, Dustjacket: No Jacket. Size: 8vo. This item comprises the complete copy of the paper-covered journal as issued, Vol. XXXVIII No 5, November 1938, laid in a blue casing with a title label: "An Historical Survey of Factory Inspection in Great Britain, D H Blelloch, ILO Int. Labour Review VOL Vol. XXXVIII No 5, Nov. 1938 p 614-659". Another copy of this label, orange lettering on a blue ground, has been taped into the rear cover of the casing and a third left laid in. Condition: Some age darkening to the card covers of the journal, some soiling to its spine strip, but otherwise clean, sound and bright; unmarked. Casing clean, sound and bright. Very Good.
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Book number: 6327
GBP 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 23.25 US$ 25.53 | JP¥ 2774]
Keywords: Factory Inspection, Blelloch, International Labour Organisation

 
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Report of the Departmental Committee Appointed to Inquire into the Ventilation of Factories and Workshops; with Appendices.
London, HMSO, 1902. Hardback, Dustjacket: No Jacket. Size: Folio. The complete set of reports (First and Second Parts 1 and 2, with appendices). Red-brown cloth-covered boards, gilt titles to spine and front board. With many diagrams, and illustrations from photographs. Condition: Boards rubbed and bumped, with some soiling. Internally clean, sound and bright. Weight before packing 1.1 kg; extra postage will be needed for destinations outside the UK.. Very Good.
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Book number: 6403
GBP 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 58 US$ 63.82 | JP¥ 6936]
Keywords: Industrial safety, Factory Legislation

 
BRYAN, SIR ANDREW
The Evolution of Health and Safety in Mines.
Ashire Publishing Ltd, 1975, First edition. ISBN: 0950438707. Hardback, Dustjacket: No Jacket. Size: 8vo. A Mine and Quarry publication. Red cloth-covered boards, black titles to spine and front board, 192 pages. Related material (photocopy) left laid in. Condition: Clean, bright and sound. Very Good.
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Book number: 6724
GBP 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 23.25 US$ 25.53 | JP¥ 2774]
Keywords: Mining, Mines, health, Safety

 
CAMERON, A M
Chemistry in Relation to Fire Risk and Fire Extinction.
London, Sir Isaac Pitman, 1948, 3rd. Hardback, Dustjacket: Very good. Size: 8vo. Written for candidates for examinations of the Institution of Fire Engineers. The publishers describe it as 'easily understandable by students of fire insurance as well as fire brigade officers'. Green cloth-covered boards, gilt titles to spine, 198 pages. Condition: Some soiling to dustjacket, boards rubbed, library remnants across front end papers and stamps etc to title page. Remnants of previous taping of dust jacket to rear paste down. Pages clean and bright. Good.
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Book number: 6382
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.75 US$ 12.76 | JP¥ 1387]
Keywords: Fire risk, fire prevention

 
COWEE, GEORGE ALVIN
Practical Safety Methods And Devices.
London, George Routledge & Son, 1916, First edition. Hardback, Dustjacket: No Jacket. Size: 8vo. Ex-library, having been owned by a Government department, the Post Office Research Station Library and G.P.O. West Engineer-in-Chief's Reference Library, with their stamps and with label remnants to front paste down. Dark green cloth-covered boards, gilt titles to spine, 434 pages and including 128 illustrations. Condition: Spine defaced by removal of a library mark; boards a little rubbed and worn, front end papers messy with library stamps and remains of library label, title page creased and discoloured, soiling to exernal edges of text block. Pages clean, bright and unmarked. Weight before packing 1.3 kg; extra postage will be needed for destinations outside the UK.. Good.
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Book number: 3524
GBP 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 34.75 US$ 38.29 | JP¥ 4162]
Keywords: Industrial safety, health and safety

 
DAVIES, C.N.
Dust Is Dangerous.
London, Faber and Faber, 1954, First edition. Hardback, Dustjacket: Very good. Size: 8vo. Discussing dust hazards and their management. Brown cloth-covered boards, gilt titles to spine, illustrations from photographs, yellow dust jacket, 116 pages. Condition: A very little bumping to boards, age-tanning to endpapers, some dust-soiling to fore edges, chip to fold of dustjacket. The dustjacket is not price-clipped and is in a protective wrapper. Overall a sound, bright copy. Very good.
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Book number: 5292
GBP 13.00 [Appr.: EURO 15.25 US$ 16.59 | JP¥ 1803]
Keywords: Health and safety, industrial safety

 
LINDER, L
Safe Working Loads of Lifting Tackle.
London, Coubro and Scrutton Ltd, 1952, 2. Hardback, Dustjacket: No Jacket. . Ex-library- stamp of Admiralty Library to title page and verso of fold-out plate of diagrams bound in at front, stamp (D.G.S. Library) to front paste down and title page, stamp (D.N.C. Reference Library) also to title page. Other stamps here and there throughout volume. Pasted in to the front, inelegantly but effectively, is a document marked as 'Restricted. For Official Use Only. Not to be communicated to anyone outside H.M. Service': Admiralty Fleet Order AFO 2/58, Lifting Appliances- Tests, Maintenance and Periodical Inspections. This addition is a stapled pamphlet of 22 pages. The book itself is in light blue cloth-coverd boards, gilt motif to front board, gilt titles to spine, 344 pages. Condition: Boards soiled and faded, spine faded and blotchy, librray marks to spine, a somewhat whiffy copy. Weight before packing 1.1 kg; extra postage will be needed for destinations outside the UK.. Fair.
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Book number: 4637
GBP 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 23.25 US$ 25.53 | JP¥ 2774]
Keywords: Industrial safety, naval, Royal Navy

 
MINISTRY OF MUNITIONS,
Health of Munition Workers Committee, Memorandum No 2, with 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13.
London, HMSO, 1915. No binding, Dustjacket: No Jacket. Size: Folio. A collection of 12 memoranda on the Health of Munition Workers during World War 1, dated 195 to 1916. Ex-library, from Armstrong College, Newcastle, in their original paper covers, as issued. Topics include Employment of Women, Industrial Fatigue and Its Causes, Special Industrial Diseases etc. Please ask if you need more details. Condition: These rather fragile documents vary from Good to Fair. All are soiled, all have the library's stamp to the front cover, some are creased, some have rusted staples, some have brief notes from a previous reader to the front cover ("Economic Seminar"). All are complete. Good.
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Book number: 6722
GBP 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 46.5 US$ 51.05 | JP¥ 5549]

 
PALMER, K N
Dust Explosions and Fires.
London, Chapman and Hall, 1973, First edition. ISBN: 412094304. Hardback, Dustjacket: Very good. Size: 8vo. In the 'Powder Technology' Series. Grey dustjacket, grey cloth-covered boards, gilt titles to spine, prelims to xii, then 396pp, 29 black and white illustrations, including aftermath of explosions; tables and diagrams in run of text. Condition: Neat bibliographical notes to front free end paper, otherwise unmarked; a clean, bright copy in a smart dustjacket. Very Good.
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Book number: 3414
GBP 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 34.75 US$ 38.29 | JP¥ 4162]
Keywords: Industrial safety, dust

 
SURREY, JOHN
The Urban Transportation of Irradiated Fuel.
London, Macmillan, 1984, First edition. ISBN: 0333369386. Hardback, Dustjacket: Very good. Size: 8vo. With a foreword by Ken Livingstone. Light brown cloth-covered boards, gilt titles to spine, yellow dust jacket, 336 pages. Material left laid in includes a leaflet (ECOROPA INFORMATION SHEET 15), "Chernobyl, Radiation and Nuclear Power". Condition: Light edge wear to jacket, some dust soiling to external page edges, previous owner's name to front free end paper. Very Good.
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Book number: 4736
GBP 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 17.5 US$ 19.15 | JP¥ 2081]
Keywords: Nuclear power, industrial safety, public safety, Chernobyl

 
TILLYARD, F
The Worker and the State: Wages, Hours, Safety and Health.
London, George Routledge & Sons, Ltd., 1923, First edition. Hardback, Dustjacket: No Jacket. Size: 8vo. Black cloth-covered boards, gilt titles to spine, 298 pages. With bookseller's label: "Supplied by Industrial Welfare Society Book Service Dept, 51, Palace Street, S.W.1.". Condition: Considerable foxing to endpapers, age-darkening generally to pages, spotting to fore-edges, boards bumped and worn. Good.
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Book number: 4904
GBP 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 23.25 US$ 25.53 | JP¥ 2774]
Keywords: Industrial safety, industrial law, social history, industrial history

 
VERNON, H.M.
Accidents and Their Prevention.
London, Cambridge University Press, 1936, First edition. Hardback, Dustjacket: No jacket. Size: 8vo. Covering all manner of accidents- road accidents, railway accidents, those in the home, factory accidents and coal mining accidents. Green cloth-covered boards, gilt titles to spine, gilt stamp of Institution of Mechanical Engineers to front board, 336 pages. Condition: Boards sound but with a mark to the front board, partly expunged shelf mark in white to the spine, library label (and later 'Withdrawn' stamp) and label remnants to front paste down. Overall, sound and clean, although the hinges are worn across both sets of endpapers. Good.
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Book number: 5293
GBP 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 17.5 US$ 19.15 | JP¥ 2081]
Keywords: Accident prevention

 
WELCH, HENRY J.
Industrial Psychology in Practice.
London, Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, 1932, First edition. Hardback, Dustjacket: No Jacket. Size: 8vo. Co-author G H Miles. Green cloth-covered boards, gilt titles to spine and front board, 249 plus 28 pages of publisher's catalogue and advertisements, folding plates, three of which illustrate safety posters, illustrations in run of text including some from photographs. Topics covered include reduction of fatigue, effects of environmental conditions, selection and training. A small booklet dated 1932- "How Bedaux Works", Labour White Papers No. 45, has been left laid in. Condition: A very little wear to the boards, with a scuff mark to rear board, spine strip somewhat soiled, previous owners' names to front free end paper; overall a clean, bright, sound copy. Very Good.
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Book number: 3482
GBP 22.00 [Appr.: EURO 25.5 US$ 28.08 | JP¥ 3052]
Keywords: Occupational medicine, occupational psychology

 
ZABETAKIS, MICHAEL G
Safety with Cryogenic Fluids.
London, Heywood Books, 1967, First edition. ISBN: 9042012285. Hardback, Dustjacket: Good. Size: 8vo. First UK edition. In the International Cryogenics Monograph Series. Dark blue cloth-covered boards, gilt titles to spine, 156 pages. Condition: Dust jacket worn and soiled, mottled on back. Book clean and sound, a little rubbing or other mark to front board. Very Good.
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Book number: 6611
GBP 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 46.5 US$ 51.05 | JP¥ 5549]
Keywords: Health and safety, industrial safety

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