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UNIV. OF FL LIB.
nrv.lIlUF:WTS DEPT.
UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA
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Subject to revision 3 1262 08850 7214 BUREAU OF STATISTICS
S U.e. DEPOITOfY _____


SUMMARY OF ACCIDENTS REPORTED BY STEAM RAILWAYS FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 1940



Number of Total pe Total Total Employees on duty- Passengers Travelers not Other
Kind of accident train Total Preone trespassers nontrespassers Total Trainmen Other on trains on trains nontrespassers
accidents ______e mpl oyees
Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured
TRAIN ACCIDENTS
Collisions ............................................ 1940 142 116 1 1 1 -
1939 127 2 246 2 246 1 a 1 32 6
Derailments .......................................... 19 2P-91 27 77 2 I 5 76 2 15 2 13 12 53 3 8
1939 236 24 76 24 76 14 22 1 6 13 16 9 52 1 2
Locomotive-boiler accidents ........................... 1940 4 2 2 2 1 1 -
1939 .. ..- -
Other looomotive accidents ............................ 1940 45 -
1939 32 .. .. .. .. ...
Miscellaneous ........................................19o 0 1 4 1 11 174 1 14 1 1 10i.. 3
1939 6 7 17 1 6 17 114 3 3. 6 3
Total ........................................... g... ..13 1,4 2 1 032 1531 9 2 12 16 92 26 10 8 11
33 19 113 9393415 17 11 1
*At highway grade crossings, 1 1 10
classified above ......................... 1940 16 12 6 12 a 8 ~ 12
1939 10 6 6 6 6 1 1 6
TRAIN-SERVIOE ACCIDENTS
Coupling or uncoupling cars or locomotives ...................... 1940 2 24 2 24 2 24 2 22 2 ~
1939 1 19 1 19 1 19 1 19 ..- -..
Coupling or uncoupling air hose ................................. 1940 2 10 2 10 2 10 7 2 3 .
193 9 10 10 10 -o.2....
Operating loco.otive. ..........................................19o 1 6 1 63 1 63 1 60 -
1939 1 1 1 31 1 .1.1so.-.
Operating hand brakes ........................................... 1940 o 1 Z 7 Z 7
1939 V.3 V- 3 3 2
Operating switches .............................................. 19o 21 21 21 20 1 .
1939 13 13 13 13 ....
Coming In contact with fixed etruotures ......................... 1940 4 30 3 9 1 21 1 19 1 19 1 1
1939 6 20 2 11 4 9 4 9 4 9 -
Getting on or off car. or locom.otive. ........................... 194o 16 31 15 74 1 2 1 17 1 4 4 7 11
1939 24 256 21 T71 3 135 3 98 3 94 4 31
Accidents at highway grade crossings ........................... 1940 93 276 1 5 92 271 1 4 1 4 9" 267
1939 72 273 4 3 63 270 3 2 1 68 267
Struck or run over, not at public crossilng. .....................31 o 13 6 124 2 09 1 37 4 1 1 10 3 2 11 22
1939 132 83 1624 13 23 3 19 2 1 5 1 9 11
Miscellane.ous ...................................................1940 105 4661 6 3 19 333 15 245 10 1945 5 2 106 2 2 I
1939 go0 420 62 72 18is 32438 15 209 1 3a 163 7 F 211 2 85 1 51 -
Total ....................................................1940 362 ,362 2 230 1,132 27 603 17 O M1 0 2 102 33
19393661,21 253 28131,001 32 493 l112492 o2 5 T77 338
TOTAL--TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS ........................ 1940 3 380 1,456 231 231 149 1,225 0 632 19 562 11 70 2 247 4 117 342
1939 3 399 1,357 254 27 l45 ,140 47 54 _20 457 z27 84 12 24 2 5 3
1940 1939
Locomotive-oiles 0......... 107,150,053 99,793,134
Motor train-mlles ........ 4,904,035 5,026,372
Total units ............ 112,054,088 104,819,506
Casualties per million units.............................. 1940 339 12.99 2.06 2.06 1.3 10.93 0.268 5.64 0.10 5.02 0.09810.625 () 2.20 O.O 1.044 3.05
199 3.8 .k .7 1.32 10. 048 51 :20:96 .0 G 205
1939 3. 12.95 2.42 2.07 1.3 1 .44 5.16 .191 .36 .2576 .0 1 0..07 2.34 ) .077 .801 3.3
TOTAL NONTRAIN (INCLUDING INDUSTRIAL) ACCIDENTS ............... 1940 15 1,024 2 28 13 996 11 046 7 11 39 1 72 1 73
1939 13 1,017 3 22 10 995 8 8069 17 8 52 48 2 78
GRAND TOTAL ACCIDENTS OF ALL CLASSES ........................... 1940 395 2,480 23 259 162 2,221 41 1,.27 19 569 22 909 2 247 1 76 113 420
1939 412 2,374 257 239 155 2,135 55 1,410 20 Z47'4 35 936 12 245 2 53 36 427
Incorease Peroent ........................................... *4.13 4.T47 *9.34 8.37 4.52 4.03 *25.45 4.82 *5.00 20.04 *37.14 *2.88 *83.33 0.82 *50.00 43.40 37.21 *1.64
1 1940 1939
Man-hours (Class I roads). 225,578,930 211,635,036
Casualtles per million man-hours ......................... 1940 0.182 6.55 -
1939 ~.26 6. -
HIGHWAY GRADE-CROSSING ACCIDENTS

Number of accidents ...... 24 20939
#Total casualties at highway grade orosings ........ 1940 1052 404 279 1 1 5 104 274
1939 7 279 4 3 7 26 272
0 Rate not computed because of small number involved.
* Decrease.


Statement No. M-400

AUGUST 1940







Page 2

Subject to revision


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS AUGUST 1940


SUMMARY OF ACCIDENTS REPORTED BY STEAM RAILWAYS FOR THE EIGHT MONTHS ENDING WITH AUGUST 1940



Number of Total T total Total Employees on duty Ote Pasengers Travelers not Other
Kind of accident train Ta persons trespassers nontrespassers Othr on tran on train nontrepaer
aooidents Total Trainmen employees
SKilled Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured
TRAIN ACCIDENTS
Collisilons............................................ 1940 1,128 67 618 1 2 66 616 22 165 20 128 2 37 41 426 3 25
1939 854 14 214 2 7 12 207 11 76 10 69 1 7 1 101 30
Derailments .......................................... 1940 2,4os8 75 355 8 12 67 ?4 17 107 16 88 1 19 25 190 25 46
1939 1,991 81 499 2 13 79 86 53 137 40 104 13 33 9 298 17 51
Looomotive-boiler aooidents ........................... 1940 13 8 7 8 7 8 7 8 6 1 -
1939 2 7 7 7 7 -
Other locomotive accidents ............................ 1940 401 3 3 2 2 1
1939 339 2 2 1 1 1 -
Miscellaneous ..........................................194o 570 80 87 3 o80 84 3 10 8 3 2 214 77 50
1939 483 55 81 4 1 51 80 5 39 4 14 1 25 1 15 14.5 26
Total ............................................ 1940 4,520 230 1,070 9 17 221 1,053 50 291 44 232 6 29 66 64o 105 122
1939 3,669 150 803 8 21 142 782 69 260 54 195 15 65 11 415 62 107
#At ].ghway grade aroulings,
olaeslfied above .........................1940 153 96 93 5 96 88 1 10 1 9 1 3 95
1939 10l. 67 89 2 2 65 87 7 7 7 36- 13- 558
TRAIN-SERVIOCE ACCIDENTS
Coupling or uncoupling oars or looomotlves ...................... 194 O 8 200 8 200 8 200 7 195 1 5 -
1939 8 177 8 177 8 177 8 171 6 -
Coupling or uncoupling air hose ................................. 1940 9 88 9 88 9 88 3 77 6 11 -
1939 2 90 2 90 2 90 2 77 13 -
Operating looomotivee .......................................... 1940 3 556 3 556 3. 556 3 525 31 -
1939 510 510 510 505 5 -
Operating hand brakes ........................................... 1940 8 413 8 413 8 413 8 411 2 -
1939 2 376 2 376 2 376 2 373 3 -
Operating switches .............................................. 1940 185 18 185 172 1~ -4 -
1939 106 106 106 102 -
Coming in contact with fixed setrucotures ......................... 1940 17 141 1 7 31 10 110 10 107 10 105 2 2 1
1939 23 112 4 29 9 83 9 79 9 78 1 1 3
Getting on or off oars or looomotlves ........................... 1940 123 2,166 104 417 19 1,749 18 1,121 17 1,083 1 38 71 1 7
1939 171 2,076 152 519 19 1,557 16 876 15 8$5 1 31 2 20 1
Accidents at highway grade oroseings# ........................... 1940 1,009 2,566 21 28 988 2,538 2 28 1 25 1 3 986 2,51
1939 785 2,258 23 441 762 2,214 6 26 1 20 5 3 2 756 2,183
Struck or run over, not at public crossings...................... 1940 972 535 783 304 189 231 75 95 30 48 45 47 3 6 111 130
1939 1,029 531 877 336 152 195 66 92 27 43 39 49 3 2 83 101
Misoellaneous. ................................................... 194o 524 3,250 419 425 105 2,825 90 1,9141 66 1,609 24 332 5 57 28 10 283
1939 526 2,927 450 422 76 2,505 59 1,678 140 1,395 19 283 5 516 3 36 9 275
Total ..................................................... 1940 2,673 10,100 1,334 1,205 1,33? 8,895 223 4,734 145 4,250 8 484 4 1146 1,109 2,
41 l 1 3,.o4o 8
1939 2,550 9,163 1,516 1,350 1,03 7,813 172 4,010 108 3,609 14 49 2,123
TOTAL--TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS ........................ 1940 2,903 11,170 1,343 1,222 1,560 9,948 273 5.025 189 4,482 84 543 711,786 34 1213 3,103
69 494 3 7 1,76 3 :41,213 3,103
1939 2,700 9,966 1,524 1,371 1,176 8,595 241 4,270 162 3,804 79 U466 18 1,555 6 4 911 2,730
1940 1939
Looomotive-miles ......... 817,293,529 76Q,696,437
Motor train-alles ........ 3,699,638 38,314,751
Total units ............ 854,993,167 799,011,188
Casualties per million units .............................. 1940 3.4 13.06 1.57 1.43 1.82 11.64 0.319 5.88 0.221 5.24 0.0982 0.635 0.0830 2.09 0.0398 1.42 3.63
1939 38 124 1. 1 4.76 .0989 .583 1.95 (0) .0501 1.14 3.42
199. 1.72 1.47 10.76 .302 .734.20301991.583
TOTAL NONTRAIN (INCLUDINGo INDUSTRIAL) ACCIDENTS ...............1940 113 7,917 36 199 77 7,18 63 6,67 1 72 62 6,495 1 524 1 62
1939 141 7,741 42 250 99 7,9 82 6,02 1 104lo 81 6,298 1 1 6o5
GRAND TOTAL ACCIDENTS OF ALL CLASSES .......................... 1940 3,u16 19,087 1,379 1,421 1,637 17.666 336 11,592 190 4,.554 146 7,038 71 1,786 4 558 1,226 3.730
1939 2,841 17,707 1,566 1,621 1,275 16,086 323 10,672 163 3,908 160 6,764 18 1,555 7 525 927 3,334
Increase Percent ............................................ 6.16 7.79 *11.94 *12.34 28.39 9.82 4.02 8.62 16.56 16.53 *8.75 4.05 294.44 14.86 *42.86 6.29 32.25 11.88
194o0 1939
Man-hours (Class I roads). 1,669,525,920 1,565,980,600
Casualties per million man-hours ......................... 194o 0.201 6.94 -
1939 -- -_ .206 6.81 .-- -
HIOHWAY GRADE-CROSSING ACCIDENTS


1 194o01939
Number of accidents ...... 2,388 2,014
Total oasualties at highway grade rosings ........ 1940 1,105 2,659 21 33 1,084 2,626 3 38 2 3 4 3 1,081 2585
1939 852 2,347 25 46 827 2,301 13 33 8 26 5 7 39 2 814 2.227


U. S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE 194-0.245441


Rate not computed because of small number involved.
* Decrease


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