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Coal Mine Accidents (Youths And Boys)

Volume 389: debated on Wednesday 5 May 1943

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asked the Minister of Fuel and Power the number of accidents to youths and boys of 16 years of age and under in the coalmines of Great Britain; and the number of accidents which proved fatal, respectively, for each of the three -years ended December,1940, 1941 1942?

Information for 1942 is not yet available, but the figures for 1940 and 1941, for the age-groups "under 16 years," and "16 and under 18 years," are as follow:

Number of Persons Killed and Injured aged under 16 years, and 16 and under 18 years, at Mines under the Coal Mines Act in Great Britain during the years 1940 and 1941.

Under 16 years.16 and under 18 years.Under 16 years.16 and under 18 years.Under 16 years.16 and under 18 years.
(a) 19401333641937
(a) 19412227823029
(a) Number of Persons Killed.
(b) Number of Persons Injured and Disabled for more than 3 days.