"First published 2010 by Ashgate Publishing"--t.p. verso.
Formatted Contents Note
1. Industrialization and the frequency and nature of risk 2. The rise of a reforming interest and the Mines and Collieries Act of 1842 3. Organized labour and the home office 4. Intervention in coal mining, 1850-1887 5. The Kinnaird Commission and the regulation of metalliferous mining 6. The Metalliferous Mines Regulation Act of 1872 7. Scientific, technological and medical advances 8. Hazards and heroics.