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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS


Statement No. M-400
JULY, 1932


SUMMARY OF ACCIDENTS REPORTED BY STEAM RAILWAYS FOR THE MONTH OF JULY, 1932


Total Total Employees on duty Other
Kind of accident accidNumber of train Total persons trespassers nontrespassersen Other Passengers nontrespassers
No obaccidentsrItrespassers Total Trainmen employees _______
Killed InJued Killed Injure, Ki lKilled Inmured Kied InjurilledIirKilled InJured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured
TRAIN ACCIDENTS
Collisions .............................................. 1932 100 6 12 6 12 5 6 5 6 1 5 1
1931 206 7 90 3 2 4 88 3 17 3 11 6 1 68 .3
Derailments .............................................. 1932 219 1 32 1 4 28 11 11 11 6-
1931 406 7 31 5 7 2 24 2 8 2 8 11 5
Locomotive-boiler accidents ............................. 1932 .... -. -
1931 ..- -
Other locomotive accidents ............................... 1932 42 -
1931 46 -
Miscellaneous ............................................ 1932 63 6 12 6 12 1 1 1 1 5 11
1931 95 8 11 8 11 1 1 -. 8 O10
Total ............................................... 1932 424 13 56 1 4 12 52 6 18 5 17 1 1 1 16 5 18
1931 753 22 132 8 9 14 123 5 26 5 20 6 1 79 8 18
#At highway grade crossings, classified above 1932 9 4 14 4 14 4 14
1931 11 7 10 7 10 7 10
TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS
Coupling or uncoupling oars or locomotives ................................ 1932 15 15 15 14 1 -
1931 1 39 1 39 1 39 1 38 1 -
Coupling or uncoupling air hose ........................................... 1932 1 7 1 7 1 7 1 7 -
1931 20 20 20 19 1 -
Operating locomotives ..................................................... 1932 75 75 75 74 1 -
1931 133 133 133 127 6 -
Operating hand brakes ..................................................... 1932 1 42 1 42 1 42 1 42 -
1931 2 79 2 79 2 79 2 79 -
Operating switches ........................................................ 1932 18 18 18 18 -
1931 24 24 24 24 -
Coming in contact with fixed structures ................................... 1932 13 40 13 28 12 11 11 1
1931 4 44 4 21 23 22 22 1
Getting on or off cars or locomotives ..................................... 1932 60 367 59 174 1 193 1 112 1 101 11 78 3
1931 46 393 42 155 4 238 2 153 2 147 6 1 78 1 7
Accidents at highway grade crossings# .................................... 1932 108 235 1 10 107 225 1 1 107 224
1931 116 309 3 113 309 1 4 2 1 2 112 305
Struck or run over, not at public crossings ............................... 1932 190 98 158 73 32 25 15 9 5 6 10 3 1 1 16 15
1931 178 94 137 56 41 38 18 19 6 9 12 10 1 23 18
Miscellaneous ............................................................. 1932 68 417 5 103 11 314 9 21 5 175 4 40 2 74 25
1931 79 560 6 94 13 466 10 326 7 261 3 55 1 92 2 58
Total ................................................................. 1932 441 1,314 288 388 153 926 27 505 13 449 14 56 3 153 123 268
1931 426 1,695 252 326 174 1,369 34 809 18 728 16 81 2 171 138 389
TOTAL TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS ................................. 1932 454 1,370 289 392 165 978 33 523 18 466 15 57 4 169 128 286
S1931 448 1,827 260 335 188 1,492 39 835 23 748 16 87 3 250 146 407
Locomotive-miles:
July, 1932 .......... 86,081,761
July, 1931 ..........113,804,366
Casualties per million locomotive-miles ................... 1932 527 15.92 3-36 45 1.92 11.36 0.3 6.08 0.21 5.41 01 0.6 0.5 1.96 1.49 3.32
1931 3:94 16.05 2.28 2.9 165 13.11 4 7-34 .20 .57 1 .76 .03 2.20 1.28 3-58
TOTAL NONTRAIN (INCLUDING INDUSTRIAL) ACCIDENTS ........................ 1932 20 951 7 41 13 910 9 807 13 9 794 1 29 3 74
1931 18 1,484 4 34 _14 1,450 _14 1,276 1 15 13 1,261 49 125
GRAND TOTAL ACCIDENTS OF ALL CLASSES .................................... 1932 474 2,321 296 433 178 1,888 42 1,330 18 479 24 851 5 198 11 360
1931 466 3,311 264 369 202 2,942 53 2,111 24 763 29 1,348 3 299 146 532
Increase or Decrease Per cent ........................................... *1.72 29.90 *12.12 *17.34 11.88 35.83 20.75 37.00 25.00 37.22 17.24 36.87 *66.67 33.78 10.27 32.33
Man-hours (Class I Roads):
July, 1932 .......... 180,445,803
July, 1931 ......... 255,625,102
Casualties per million man-hours .......................... 1932 0.23 737 -
1931 .21 2 -
HIGHWAY GRADE-CROSSING ACCIDENTS
Number of accidents:
July, 1932 .................. 209
July, 1931 .................. 279
#Total casualties at highway grade crossings .............. 1932 112 249 1 10 111 39 1 1 111 238
1931 123 319 3 120 319 1 2 1 2 119 315


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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION


JULY, 1932


BUREAU OF STATISTICS



SUMMARY OF ACCIDENTS REPORTED BY STEAM RAILWAYS FOR THE SEVEN MONTHS ENDING WITH JULY, 1932

Number of train Total persons Total Total Employees on d __ty _Other Pas~ekgers Other

Kind of accident accidents trespassers nontreepassers Total TrainmeneoTer nontreepassere
accidents^^^ T_^__^otal Trainmen^^ employees _____ ^^
KilledI.jue il Injure d Killed Inj Killed Injured Killed'Injured Killed InjuredInured Killed Injured Killed injured Killed Injured
TRAIN ACCIDENTS
Collisions ................................................ 1932 704 20 12 1 19 122 18 61 1 53 1 8 1 36 25
1931 1,164 19 34 15 300 14 103 14 81 22 1 147 50
Derailments .............................................. 1932 1,900 38 327 16 140 22 287 15 91 14 78 i1 18 150 7 46
1931 2,895 54 312 19 21 35 291 19 115 19 10 9 3 142 13 34
Locomotive-boiler accidents ............................... 1932 7 3 4 3 4 3 4 3 4 -
1931 9 2 3 2 3 2 3 2 2 1 -
Other locomotive accidents ................................ 1932 03 2 2 2 2 -
1931 402 4 4 1 1 3 -
Miscellaneous ............................................. 1932 354 46 59 7 8 39 51 3 14 2 12 1 2 4 36 3
1931 574 144.1 70 1 11 '413 66 5 28 14. 23 1 5 2 38 3
Total ................................................ 1932 3,268 107 517 241 51 83 466 39 172 36 1 44 3 28 1 190 43 104
1931 5,044 119 693 4 29 95 664 40 250 39 213 1 37 4 294 51 120
#At highway grade crossings, classified above ... 1932 66 49 50 5 4 44 46 2 4 2 4 2 42 40
1931 84 49 50 3 48 47 3 1 2 3 2 45 45
TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS
Coupling or uncoupling cars or locomotives ................................ 1932 11 18 11 11 18 9 177 2 1 -
1931 5 24 5 24 5 24 23 1 6 -
Coupling or uncoupling air hose ........................................... 1932 4 61 4 61 4 61 3 53 1 8 -
1931 6 104 6 104 6 104 5 87 l 17 -
Operating locomotives ..................................................... 1932 5 604 5 604 5 604 5 590 14 -.
1931 3 876 3 876 3 876 2 861 1 15 -
Operating hand brakes ...................................................... 19321 5 6 5 356 5 356 5 356 -
1931 72 12 2 12 2 11 41 1 1 -
Operating switches ....................................................... 1932 130 150 130 125 7 -
1931 149 149 14'9 124 7 -
Coming in contact with fixed structures ...................................1932 45 159 34 63 11 96 11 95 11 94 1 1
1931 33 203 21 65 12 138 11 135 11 131 4 1 3
Getting on or off cars or locomotives ..................................... 1932 316 2,297 290 896 26 1,401 18 900 14 844 4 56 6 459 2 42
1931 262 2,438 233 749 29 1,689 18 1,135 17 1,079 1 56 7 512 4 42
Accidents at highway grade crossings# ..................................... 1932 814 2,072 26 47 788 2,025 6 17 1 11 5 6 1 5 781 2,003
1931 995 2,672 30 49 965 2,623 5 24 1 16 4 8 5 960 2,594
Struck or run over, not at oublice crossings ............................... 1932 852 525 699 346 153 179 75 85 22 46 53 39 3 6 7a 88
1931 979 612 765 346 214 266 92 105 24 52 68 53 a 8 116 153
Miscellaneous ............................................................. 1932 383 2,791 287 545 96 2,246 87 1,573 6 1,330 24 245 3 390 6 283
1931 3 ,481 255 428 85 3,053 68 2,216 46 1,906 22 310 3 465 14 372
Total ................................................................ 1932 2,435 9,173 1,336 1,897 1,099 7,276 222 3,999 133 3,624 89 75 13 860 864 2,41
1931 2,635 11,27 13 4 16371,331 9.610 220 456 121 4,979 99 4775 lb 990 1,095 3:b16
TOTAL TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVIOE ACCIDENTS ................................. 19322,542 9,690 3660 1,948 1,182 7,742 261 4,171 169 3,768 92 405 14 1,050 907 2,521
1931 2,754 11 940 li: 8 1,666 1,426 10,274 260 5,706 160 5,192 100 514 20 1,284 1i,146 3,284
Locomotive-miles: "
7 months 'ending with July, 1932 .............. 636,526,318
7 months ending with July, 1931 .............. 785,513,824
Casualties per million locomotive-miles .................... 1932 53.99 15.22 2.14 3.06 1.86 12.16 0.41 6.55 0.27 .92 0.14 0.63 5 0.02 1.65 1.42 3:96
____1931 3.51 15.20 1.69 2.12 1.82 13.08 .33 7.26 .20 6.6l .13 .65 .03 1.63 1.46 4.18
TOTAL NONTRAIN (INCLUDING INDUSTRIAL) ACCIDENTS .........................1932 123 7,143 45 224 78 6,q19 62 6,101 73 62 6,028 1i 274 No 44
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1931 153 9,650 4,2 193 111 9,457 95 8,379 1 118 941 8,261 38 1 28
OGAND TOTAL ACCIDENTS OF ALL CLASSES .................................... 1932 2,665 16,833 1,405 2,172 1,260 14,661 323 10,272 169 3,841 154 6,431 15 1,324 922 3,065
1931 2,907 21,590 1,370 1,859 1,537 19,731 355 14,05 161 5,310 194 8,775 20 1,664 1,162 3,982
Increase or Decrease Per cent ........................................... 8.32 22.03 02.55 *16.84 18.02 25.70 9.01 27.07 *4.97 27.66 20.62 26.71 25.00 20.43 20.65 23.03
Man-hours (Class I Roads):
7 months ending with July, 1932 .............1,377,995,803
7 months ending with July, 1931 ............ 1,792,254,232
Casualties per million man-hours ........................... 1932 0.23 7.45 -
1931 .20 7.86 --
HIGHWAY GRADE-CROSSING ACCIDENTS
Number of accidents:
7 months ending with July, 1932 .................... 1,906
7 months ending with July, 1931 .................... 2,393
#Total casualties at highway grade crossings ............... 1932 86 3 2,122 31 51 832 2,071 8 21 15 6 1 7 823 2,043
1931 1,044 2,722 51 52 1,013 2,670 8 26 4 18 4 8 5 1,005 2,639
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