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UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

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SUMMARY OF ACCIDENTS REPORTED BY STEAM RAILWAYS FOR THE ELEVEN MONTHS ENDING WITH NOVEMBER, 1932


DEPO"TORY

Kind of accident Number of train Total persons Total Total Employees on duty Other
Kin accident accidents s trespassers nontrespassers Total Trainmen Other Passengers nontres-oassers
Total rainmen n eAmnsivR
Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed InjuredKilled Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured
TRAIN ACCOGIDENTS
Collisions ............................................... 1932 1,135 33 339 1 4 32 533 29 104 28 94 1 10 1 187 2 44
1931 1,788 31 '444 4 10 27 434 25 151 25 127 24 1 228 1 55
Derailments .............................................. 1932 3,036 64 488 27 69 37 419 20 150 18 127 2 23 197 17 72
1931 4,256 98 541 31 76 67 465 37 175 36 154 1 21 3 219 27 71
Locomotive-boiler accidents ............................. 1932 9 3 5 3 5 3 4 1 -
1931 4 6 8 6 8 6 7 1 -
Other locomotive accidents .............................. 1932 471 1 3 1 3 1 3 1 2 1 -
1931 582 5 5 2 2 3 -
Miscellaneous ............................................ 1932 564 63 87 7 8 56 79 3 24 2 21 1 3 7 53 48
1931 878 62 110 1 6 1 104 9 41 4 31 5 10 7 52 56
Total ............................................... 1932 5,215 164 922 35 81 129 841 56 286 52 248 4 38 1 391 72 164
1931 7,518 197 1,108 36 92 161 1,016 77 377 71 321 6 56 4 4457 80 182
#At highway grade crossings, classified above 1932 108 73 71 5 4 68 67 2 6 2 6 66 86
1931 138 __7 -108 1 3 73 105 3 7 3 4 3 12lb 70 2
TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS
Coupling or uncoupling cars or locomotives .............................. 1932 18 282 18 282 18 282 16 277 2 5 -
1931 8 371 8 371 8 371 6 363 2 8 -
Coupling or uncoupling air hose .......................................... 1932 6 109 6 109 6 109 3 97 3 12 --
1931 12 159 12 159 12 159 11 134 1 25 -
Operating locomotives ................................................... ..1932 6 948 6 948 6 948 6 927 21 --
1931 7 1,300 7 1,300 7 1,300 6 1,278 1 22 -
Operating hand brakes ................................................... ..1932 11 548 11 548 11 548 11 548 -
1931 18 766 18 766 18 766 16 763 2 3 -
Operatine switches ......................................................... 1932 2 184 2 184 2 184 2 174 10 .
1931 226 226 226 214 12 -
Coming in contact with fixed structures ................................. 1932 68 270 53 117 15 153 15 152 15 i49 3 1
1931 59 315 40 95 19 220 18 214 1 207 7 1 1 5
GettinR on or off cars or locomotives ................................... 1932 495 '3,631 450 1,429 45 2,202 30 1,397 26 1,317 4 80 13 726 2 79
1931 427 3,798 378 1,226 49 2,572 28 1,73 24 1,648 4 86 16 772 5 66
Accidents at highway grade crossings# .................................... 1932 1,291 3,459 41 68 1,250 3,391 8 34 2 25 6 9 1 6 1,241 3,351
1931 1,557 4,079 45 78 1,512 4,001 9 31 3 20 6 11 7 1,503 3,963
Struck or run over, not at public crossings ............................. 1932 1,464 47 1,201 554 263 293 116 122 35 64 81 58 4 12 143 159
1931 1,606 965 1,262 551 344 44 149 164 38 78 11 86 10 13 185 237
Miscellaneous ........................................................... 1932 623 14 411 488 910 135 3,501 123 2,438 87 2,076 36 362 3 631 9 432
1931 570 5, 414 414 745 15 17 3,394 83 2,915 34 79 691__ 1 584
,69 17 3,3941291
Total ............................................................... 1932 3,984 14 689 2,233 3,078 1,751 11,611 335 6,214 203 5,654 132 560 21 1,375 1,395 4,022
1931 4,264 17,393 2,139 2,695 2,125 14,698 3 8,359 205 7,620 161 739 34 1,484 1,725 4,855
TOTAL TRAIN ARD TRAIN-SERVICOE ACCIDENTS ................................ 1932 4,148 15,611 2,268 3,159 1,880 12,452 391 6,500 255 5,902 136 598 22 1,766 1,467 4,186
1931 4,461 18501 2,175 2,787 2,286 15,714 443 8,76 276 7,94 167 795 38 1,941 1,805 5,037
Locomotive-miles:
11 months ending with November, 1932 .......... 992,002,648
11 months ending with November, 1931 ......... 1,209,794,541
Casualties per million locomotive-miles .................. 1932' 4.1.8 15.74 2.29 3.18 1.90 12.55 0.39 6.55 0.26 5.95 0.14 0.60 0.02 1.78 1.48 4.22
1931 3.69 -15.29 1.80 2.30 1.89 12.99 .37 7.22 .23 6.56 .14 .66 .03 1.60 1.49 4.16
TOTAL NONTRAIN (INCLUDING INDUSTRIAL) ACCIDENTS ....................... 1932 203 11,013 63 401 140 10,612 116 9,344 1 114 115 9,230 4 413 20 855
1931 232 14;602 65 341 167 14,261 145 12,646 1 167 144 12,479 1 545 21 1,070
GRAND TOTAL ACCIDEI'TS OF ALL CLASSES ................................... 1932 4,351 26,624 2,331 3,560 2,020 23,064 507 15,844 256 6,016 251 9,828 26 2,179 1,487 5,041
1931 4,693 33,:l03 2,240 3,128 2,453 29,975 588 21,382 277 8,108 311 13,274 39 2,486 1,826 6,107
Increase or Decrease Per cent ............................................ 7.29 -19.57 *4.06 *13.81 17.65 23.06 13.78 25.90 7.58 25.80 19.29 25.96 33-33 12.35 18.57 17.46
Man-hours (Class I Roads):
11 months ending with November, 1932 ......... 2,108,054,200
11 months ending with November, 1931 ......... 2,720,400,272
Casualties per million man-hours ..........................3932 0.24 7.2 -
1931 .22 7.86 .- .-. .-- -
HIGHWAY GRADE-CROSSING ACCIDENTS
Number of accidents:
11 months ending with November, 1932 ................. 3,116
11 months ending with November, 1931 ................. 3,713
#Total casualties at highway grade crossings ..............1932 1,364 ,530 46 72 1,318 3,458 10 40 4 31 6 9 1 11 1,307 3,407
1931 1,631 18717 46 1,535 4,106 120 38 6 24 6 23 1,573 4,o45
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NOVEMBER, 1932







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Statement No. M-400
INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION NOVEMBER, 1932

BUREAU OF STATISTICS


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



Tota TotaPl+ Employees on, duty
Kind of accident Number of train Total persons Total Total Employees on duty Passengers Other
accidents trespassers nontrespassers Total Trainmen e ove "8' nontrespassers
~~~_____~~__________________ _______~_____ ~ KilledI Injured Killed InjureInured Killed Injured Killed Injued Killed Injured ille Injured Killed ieure Killed Iniured
TRAIN ACCIDENTS
Collision ..............................................1932 117 5 33 1 5 32 5 9 5 9 21 2
1931 137 6 75 6 75 5 11 5 11 64 1 -
Derailments ............................................ 1932 298 5 47 3 4 2 43 16 16 20 2 7
1931 295 13 91 5 43 8 48 3 17 2 13 1 4 18 5 13
Locomotive-boiler accidents ............................ 1932 -- -
1931 1 2 2 2 2 -. -
Other locomotive accidents ............................. 1932 46 -
1931 50 -
Miscellaneous .......................................... 1932 59 6 12 6 12 7 6 1 3 6 2
1931 71 4 15 2 4 13 2 2 1 4
Total .............................................. 1932 520 16 92 3 5 13 87 5 32 5 31 1 441 8 11
1931 554 23 183 5 145 1 138 8 314 7 28 1 6 83 10 21
#At highway grade crossings, classified above. 1932 12 8 7 8 3 8 4
1931 12 9 31 9 31 5 2 3 13 9 13
TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS
Coupling or uncoupling cars or locomotives ............................... 1932 4 26 4 26 4 26 4 24 2 -
1931 23 23 23 22 1 -
Coupling or uncoupling air hose .......................................... 1932 10 10 10 8 2 -
1931 2 17 2 17 2 17 2 15 2 -
Operating locomotives ..................................................... 1932 69 69 69 68 1 -
1931 1 96 1 96 1 96 1 95 1 -
Operating hand brakes ..................................................... 1932 2 52 2 52 2 52 2 52 --
S1931 71 71 71 71 --
Operating switches ........................................................ 1932 1 21 1 21 1 21 1 19 2 --
1931 18 i18 18 17 1 -
Coming in contact with fixed structures .................................. 1932 13 2 11 11 10 1 -
1931 6 17 6 2 15 15 15 -
Getting on or off cars or locomotives ..................................... 1932 30 290 25 85 5 205 3 122 3 114 8 2 74 9
1931 40 306 3 92 6 21 5 139 133 1 6 67 1 8
Accidents at highway grade crossings# .................................... 1932 155 1440 6 5 14-49 135 7 6 1 1149 k28
1931 149 400 5 9 142 391 2 3 3 2. 142 388
Struck or run over, not at public crossings .............................. 1932 126 64 104 34 22 30 32 8 3 1 9 7 2 10 20
1931 130 77 103 0 27 37 1I 13 6 6 6 7 1 1 1 4 23
Miscellaneous ............................................................. 1932 40 322 3 41.8 7 274 7 1 208 3 178 14 30 4 21
1931 63 427 55 17 372 13 281 10 243 3 538 142 4 49
Total ................................................................ 1932 358 1,307 168 174 190 1,133 29 534 16 480 13 54 21 121 19 478
1931 391 1,452 194 198 197 1,25 35 676 23 620 12 56 1 110 161 46g
TOTAL TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS ................................ 1932 374 1,399 171 179 203 1,220 4 566 21 511 13 55 2 165 167 489
1931 414 1,635 199 23 215 1.392 3 10 648 3 62 1 193 171 489
Looomotives-miles:
November, 1932 ...... 88,011,944
November, 1931 ..... 99,278,069
Casualties per million locomotive-miles ................... 1932 4.25 15.90 1.94 2.03 2.31 13.86 0.39 6.43 0.24 5.81 0.15 0.62 0.02 1I87 1.90 5.R6
Caulte prmilonlcooiv-ils1931 4.17 16.47 2.00 245 2.17 14.02 3 7.15 .30 53 13 .62 .01 1.9 1.72 .93
TOTAL NONTRAIN (INCLUDING INDUSTRIAL) ACCIDENTS ........................ 1932 18 927 3 33 15 894 14 778 11 14 767 46 1 70
1931 12 1,169 7 33 5 1,136 4 984 15 4 969 47 1 105
GRAND TOTAL ACCIDENTS OF ALL CLASSES ................................... 1932 392 2,326 174 P12 218 2,114 48 1,344 21 522 27 822 2 211 168 559
1931 426 2,804 206 276 220 2,528 47 1,694 30 663 17 1,031 1 24o 172 594
Increase or Decrease Per cent ............................................ 7.98 17.05 15.53 23.19 0.91 16.38 *2.13 20.66 30.00 21.27 *58.82 20.27 100.00 12.08 2.33 5.89
Man-hours (Class I Roads):
November, 1932 ...... 178,998,443
November, 1931 ...... 208,620,448
Casualties per million man-hours ......................... 1932 0.27 7.51 -
1931 .23 8.12 -
RIGHWAY GRADE-GROSSING AGOIDENTS
Number of accidents:
November, 1932 ........... 375
November, 1931 ........... 372
#Total casualties at highway grade crossings .............. 1932 163 447 6 5 157 442 7 6 1 157 432
1931 158 43 5 1 9 153 422 2 5 2 3 1 151 1 401


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124264-0 U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE : 1933




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