What is it about?

The causes of colliery explosions in Britain and New Zealand are remarkably similar. This paper explains why this is the case.

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Why is it important?

Hopefully our paper will contribute to better regulation of mine safety.


I am from New Zealand and visited two coal mines in my youth. Miners lived in the country town where I grew up. Mining safety is a matter close to my heart.

Professor James Reveley
University of Wollongong

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This page is a summary of: Carbon copy, Journal of Management History, January 2018, Emerald,
DOI: 10.1108/jmh-07-2017-0037.
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