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UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

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u.S. DEIPOTORY


Statement No. M-400
JANUARY, 1932


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS


SUMMARY OF ACCIDENTS REPORTED BY STEAM RAILWAYS FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 1932



Employees on duty
Total Total Employees on duty Other
eKind of accident ient r Total persons trespassers nontrespassers Total Tra en Other Passengers nontreapasers
accidents Total Trainmen emov ts e
~~~_____~~_____________________________ ___Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injure Killed Injure Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured
TRAIN ACCIDENTS
Collisions ........................................... 1932 121 5 36 1 3 4 33 4 13 4 9 4 12 S
1931 164 56 1 55 24 15 9 25 6
Derailments ..........................................1932 321 3 72 1 3 2 69 2 20 2 16 4 42- 7
1931 439 6 52 6 52 3 17 3 17 3 28 7
Locomotive-boiler accidents .......................... 1932 1 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 -
1931 -
Other locomotive accidents ........................... 1932 48 1 1 1 1 -
1931 67 ..
Miscellaneous ........................................ 1932 55 7 13 5 4 2 9 1 1 2 2 6
1931 80 12 12 6 6 6
Total ........................................... 1932 546 16 124 7 10 9 114 7 37 7 29 56-- 2 21
1931 750 6 120 1 6 119 3 47 3 38 9 3 53 19
#At highway grade crossings,olassified above 1932 11 7 13 5 4 2 9 1 1 2 8
1931 10 9 9 9
TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS
Coupling or uncoupling care or locomotives ............................... 1932 1 36 1 36 1 6 1 36 -
1931 2 41 2 4.1 21 39 1 2 -
Coupling or uncoupling air hose .......................................... 1932 15 15 15 13 2 -
1931 1 23 1 23 1 23 1 19 4 -
Operating locomotives ..................................................... 1932 97 9 97 194 3 -
1931 126 126 126 125 1 -
Operating hand brakes ........................................................ 1932 51 51 51 51 -
1931 2 84 2 g4 2 84 2 84 -
Operating switches ........................................................ 1932 28 28 28 25 3 -
1931 36 36 36 33 3 -
Coming in contact with fixed structures .................................. 1932 4 18 2 2 18 2 18 2 18 --
1931 3 21 3 3 18 3 18 3 18 -
Getting on or off cars or locomotives .................................... 1932 29 311 26 77 3 234 3 145 2 139 1 6 85 4
1931 33 371 25 70 8 301 5 205 5 200 5 3 90 6
Accidents at highway grade crossings # ................................... 1932 145 380 4 3 1l41 377 2 2 1 1 1 1 139 375
1931 144 457 5 15 139 442 1 1 1 1 138 441
Struck or run over, not at public crossings .............................. 1932 90 59 69 29 21 3 10 1148 3 8 7 6 11 16
1931 104 85 79 41 25 44 14 19 4 8 10 11 3 3 8 22
Miscellaneous ........................................................... 1932 44 421 24 67 20 35 18 24. 12 209 6 9 58 2 48
1931 32 513 26 60 6 53 1 4 3589 3 316 1 1 V45 1 50
Total "........................................................... 1932 313 1,416 125 176 188 1,240 36 654 21 594 15 60 143 152 443
1931 321 1,757 135 189 186 1,568 32 911 19 843 13 68 7 138 147 519
TOTAL TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS ................................ 1932 329 1,540 132 1986 197 1,354 43 691 28 623 15 768 O- 199 1 l4 464
1931 327 1,877 135 190 192 1,687 35 958 22 881 13 77 10 191 147 538
Locomotive-miles:
January, 1932 ............ 96,116,940
January, 1931 ............ 116,150,442
Casualties per million locomotive-miles ................ 1932 3.42 16.02 1.37 1.94 2.05 14.09 0.45 7.19 0.29 6.48 0.16 0. 2.07 1.60 4.83
1931 2.82 16161 16 1.64 1.65 14.52 .30 8.25 .19 7.58 .11 .6 0.09 1.6 1.27 4.63
TOTAL NONTRAIN (INCLUDING INDUSTRIAL) ACCIDENTS ........................ 1932 17 1,052 9 25 8 1 027 6 896 16 6 880 49 2 82
1931 27 1,405 5 23 22 1,382 18 1,233 26 18 1,207 46 14- 103
GRAND TOTAL ACCIDENTS OF ALL CLASSES ................................... 1932 346 2,592 141 211 205 2,381 49 1,587 28 639 21 948 248 156 5446
1931 354 3,282 140 213 214 3,069 53 2,191 22 907 31 1,284 10 237 151 641
Increase or Decrease Per cent ............................................ 2.26 21.02 *0.71 0.94 4.21 22.42 7.55 27.57 *27.27 29.55 32.26 26.17 100.00 *4.64 *'3.31 14.82
Man-hours (Class I Roads):
January, 1932 ............ 202,062,2i6
January, 1931 ............ 263,396,271
Casualties per million man-hours ....................... 1932 0.24 7.85 -
1931 .20 8.32 -
HIGHWAY GRADE-CROSSING ACCIDENTS
Number of accidents:
January, 1932 ............ 351
January, 1931 ............ 396
#Total casualties at highway grade crossings ........... 1932 152 393 9 7 143 386 2 3 1 2 1 1 141 383
1931 144 466 5 15 139 451 1 1 1 1 138 450


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J63709-0 U. S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE 1932





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