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He went among the moving parts of the screeing machinery to put on a belt that had come off the pulleys, and got caught by the driving pulley.
He was crushed by the bell crank of the pumping engine, which was started while he was preparing to paint the logs on which it is set.
While inside a dross conveyor, repairing it, the engine was started and he got caught.
When crossing the line on the colliery premises he was run over by waggons which were being shunted by the Caledonian
While oiling the siding points he was run over by two waggons and a Caledonian Railway Co.'s locomotive while shunting.
When passing between two standing waggons, a third moving waggon struck one of them, and he was crushed between the
When between two waggons, at the screes, shovelling coals, the waggoner brought forward other waggons which moved one of the standing waggons, and he was caught between the buffers.
While jointing water pipes in a track crossing the siding he was run over by eight full waggons propelled past the screes by a
24, Painter. Thos. Scobbie, 21, Engineer.
On Railways, Sidings, or Tramways.
A scaffold was being erected on the dirt bing. He stepped upon a plank which had just been sawn through and fell 20 feet.
He appears to have stepped upon the top of dross in a hopper which was drawn off at the bottom. Apparently a cavity had formed at the bottom, and his weight caused the arch the eby formed to give way. He was drawn in and suffocated. When standing at his post at a level crossing he was run into by a cyclist who lost control of his machine.
Explosion of gelignite and gunpowder in a bothy. It was said to have been caused by the bursting of an old electric incandescent lamp which they were testing.
Struck by a piece of iron projected by a shot of gelignite used to break up an old spur wheel.
* All mines are coal mines, unless otherwise specified.
Ellismuir Colliery, Lanark.
26, Drawer. Thos. Craigie, 75,
Plean Colliery Co., Ltd.
Registered No. of
LIST OF FATAL ACCIDENTS AT QUARRIES UNDER THE QUARRIES ACT.
Names of Persons Killed, Age, and Occupation.
Cause of Accident and Remarks.
John Tosney, 41, Quarryman. James Gillies, 36, Quarryman.
John Campbell, 31, Quarryman. Douglas Martin, 17, Boiler fireman.
A stone fell upon a ledge from the quarry face and a piece broke off and struck him on the head.
Fall of slate from face of quarry.
The jib chain of a hand crane broke and the jib fell. Either the jib or the chain struck him.
A steam excavator overturned while the full bucket was being swung round and he was caught by it.
OUTSIDE THE QUARRIES.
Drumcavil Quarry Lanark.
Wm. Anderson & Co.
Thos. Lafferty, 73, Labourer.
Collapse of an old brick kiln in which he was taking his breakfast. (Another man was injured.)
APPENDIX II.-LIST OF PROSECUTIONS.
LIST OF PROSECUTIONS UNDER THE COAL MINES REGULATION ACTS. (a.) PROSECUTIONS by sanction of the SECRETARY of STATE, and of UNDER OFFICIALS by the PROCURATOR FISCAL.
(b.) PROSECUTIONS by the OWNERS, or by the PROCURATOR FISCAL, against