1 198 RECENT LITERATURE. :RECENT LITERATURE ON SOCIAL INSURANCE AND STATISTICS OF INDUSTRIAL ACCIDENTS. PREPARED BY S. LEON LEVY. CLASSIFICATION BY SUBJECTS AND AUTHORS. ACCIDENTS. C a tls e~ 1. Nettleship, E. Accidents from defective sight. ]913. Pp New Jersey--Employers' Liability Commission. Tabulation of the causes of accidents. Trenton, '14, p. 30. h~dustrial 3. :New York Labor Department. Statistics of industrial accidents in 1912 and (New York Labor Bulletin. Whole No. 68. Series of industrial accidents and diseases No. 1. Albany, December, 1914, p. 175.) 4. Zolla, D. Les accidents du travail et les int6rsts agricoles en France et ~t l'6tranger (Revue des sciences polftiques, tome 30, pp ; tome 31, pp ) M hz es. 5. tiiggins, E. Accidents from falls of rock or ore. of Mines, Washington, D. C.) (U. S. Bureau 6. United States. Coal mine fatalities in the United States, in September, (Market World acid Chronicle, Jan. 2, 1915, p. ~8.) 7. United States--Bureau of Mines. Fourth Annual Report, Washington, D.C. 1914, p Prevention. 8. Beauquis, A. Guide pratique de la r6glementation flu travail et de ]a pr6vention des accidents dans les fabriques de papier et de carton. 1913, p. 220.
2 RECENT LITERATURE Itiggins, E. Prevention of accidents from explosives in metal mining U.S. Bureau of Mines, Washington, D. C. 10. ~elson, T. J. The prevention of electrical accidents in mines. Paper read before mining electrical engineers. Illustrated. (Iron and Coal Trades Review, London, Dec. 4, 1914.) 11. Tillson, B. F. Accident prevention by the :New Jersey Zinc Co. Causes of accidents in metal mining, and the bonus system. (Engineering and Mining Journal, Dec. 12, 1914.) 12. Travelers Insurance Co. Foremcn and accident prevention. Hartford, Conn United States Congress--Senate. Creation of Bureau of Labor Safety in the Department~ of Labor (Sup't of Documents, Washington, D. C.) 14. Thornton, W. M. The safe use of electricity in coal mining. Paper read before the British Association in Australia. Discusses conditions under which explosions of gases may result from sparks. (Scientific American Supplement, Dec. 19, 1914.) Railroads. 15. Milhand, E. Les accidents de chemins de fer sur les r~seaux concedes et sur les r~seaux d'~tat; r~ponse aux d~fenseurs des com- pagnies. (Annales de la regie directe, 1913, Vol. 5, pp ) 16. Newbern, R. H. Pennsylvania Railroad accident statistics. (American Underwriter, Oct., 1914, p. 8.) 17. Stoekert, Ludwig van. Eisenbahnunfaele volumes. Statistics. 18. Fuster, E., and Nabholz, P. Statistique internationale des accidents du travail. Paris, (Bulletin des assurances sociales, An. 24, no. 6.) 19. Massachusetts. Highway accidents in Massachusetts, (Market World and Chronicle, Jan. 9, 1915, p. 51.) 20. Schultze, E. Die Verschwendung yon Menschenleben in den Vereinigten Staaten ( Zeilschrift fur Jahrgang 4, pp , )
3 ~00 RECENT LITERATURE. CaSUALT~ INSUaA~CE. 21. United States. Casualty insurance in the United States in World and Chronicle, March 20, 1915, p. 386.) (Market Cr~I~ ADaUST~tENT. 22. Clark, W. L. The investigation and adjustment of liability insurance claims and workmen's compensation losses. 1914, p (Maryland Casualty Co., Baltimore, Md.) 23. Harbaugh, C. H. Adjusters' manual for the settlement of accident and health claims. 2d edition, (Spectator Co., N. Y.) COMPENSATION FOR WORK ACCIDENTS. Administration. 24. Downey, E. It. Essentials of workmen's compensation statistics. (Journal of Political Economy, Dec., 1914, pp ) 25. Imbert, L~on, and others. Accidents du travail. Guido pour l'~valuation des incapacit6s , p Massachusetts---Industrial Accident Board. Report of cases under the workmen's compensation act determined on appeal by the Supreme Judicial Court, June 30, 1914, to Dec. 12, (Bulletin 10, p. 23.) [nsurc~nve. 27. Annalist, The. Six months of state insurance. Jan. 25, Driggers, G. ti. True situation in Washington with regard to the statemanaged workmen's compensation fund (Workmen's Compensation Publicity Bureau, New York.) 29. ttotchkiss, W. H. Case against state insurance (Workmen's Compensation Publicity Bureau, New York.) 30. Market World and Chronicle. Misinforming figures of workmen's compensation loss experience. March 20, Missouri. Objections to state workmen's compensation insurance as found by the Missouri Compensation Commission. (Market World and Chronicle, Jan. 9, 1915.)
4 I~ECENT LITERATURE Pew York. First six months' cost and business of the New York State Fund. (Market World and Chronicle, Mar. 13, 1915.) 33. Senior, Leon S. Work of the Compensation Inspection Rating Bureau. (Market World and Chronicle, Jan. 16, 1915, p. 98.) 34. Sherman, P. T. Invasion of the insurance field by the state (Workmen's Compensation Publicity Bureau, New York.) 35. Spectator, The State compensation. (March 25, 1915.) 36. Workmen's Compensation Service Bureau. Statement of the advantages of workmen's compensation insurance in stock companies, including an account of schedule-rating under the universal analytic schedule. (New York, 1914.) Legislation. 37. American Association for Labor Legislation. Standards for workmen's compensation laws. (N. Y., 1914, p. 12.) 38. Annalist, The. Progress of compensation laws. (Jan. 4, 1915.) 39. Hotchkiss, W. H. Needed changes in the New York Workmen's Compensation Law. (Market World and Chronicle, Feb. 6, 1915.) 40. Knapp, K. K. Uniform workmen's compensation laws (Workmen's Compensation Publicity Bureau, New York.) 41. National Civic Federation. Suggestions for uniform compensation laws. (Market World and Chronicle, Jan. 30, 1915.) 42. Yew York. The aftermath of incompetent workmen's compensation. (Market World and Chronicle, Feb. 6, 1915.) 43. Wolfe, S. l=[. Defect in workmen's compensation. (New Republican, Jan. 9, 1915, pp Malingering. 44. Collie, Sir John. Malingering in skin diseases under workmen's compensation and accident insurance. (Market World and Chron~ icle, March 6, Reprinted from the Post Magazine and Insurance Monitor, of London.)
5 202 RECENT LITERATURE. 45. Petits. Les accidents, la simulation, l'accomodation. (BulleHn des assurances sociales, tome 24, no. 3, pp , Paris, ]913.) GOVERN~IENT SUPERVISION. 46. ttasbrouck, Frank. Some observations on supervision. (An address delivered by the Superintendent of Insurance of the State of New York, December 11, 1914, p. 11.) 47. Mansfield, B. Shall we abandon the American restrictions upon the classes of insurance written by (a) a company doing direct writing, (b) a company doing reinsurance? (B. Mansfield, State Insurance Commissioner, Hartford, Connecticut ) 48. New York--Insurance Department. Fees and taxes charged New York insurance companies by other states for (Albany: Insurance Department, 1915, p. 52.) INDUSTRIAL INSURANCE. 49. Schereschcwsky, J. W. Industrial Insurance : medical examination of employees and prevention of sickness its proper foundation. (1914. Superintendent of Documents, Washington, D. C.) LEGAL ASPECTS. Accident PrevenHon. 50. Hutton, Mancius S. State laws on accident prevention ) (Machinery, Aug., Compensation for Worlc Accidents. 51. Carr, James O. Workmen's Compensation--Discusses phases of the different laws in force and their practical working. (General Electric Review, Schenectady, Dec., 1914.) 52. Fisher, Willard C. Workmen's Compensation in Ontario. (American Economic Review, Vol. V, No. 1, March, 1915, pp ) 53. Hotehkiss, W. It. Analysis of New York's new workmen's compensation law for employers and employees (Merchants Association, New York.)
6 RECENT LITERATURE Legislative Reference Bureau. Workmen's Compensation Act and rules of procedure, p. 51. This has a summary of the appropriations which have been made in different states for the administration of compensation bureaus. Springfield, Ill., Ohio. Opinions in cases under the workmen's compensation act, (Bulletin, Ohio Industrial Commission, Dec., 1914, p. 199.) 56. Ontario. Final report on laws relating to the liability of employers to their employees for injuries received in the course of their employment, which are in force in other countries. ]913. (Workmen's Compensation Commission, Toronto, 0ntario.) 57. United States Congress--House. Federal employees' compensation (Government Printing, Washington, D. C.) 58. United States--Supreme Court, Decision on point of constitutionality concerning the Ohio workmen's compensation law. (Market World and Chronicle, Jan. 23, 1915, p. 126.) 59. Workmen's Compensation Publicity Bureau. Digest of workmen's compensation and insurance laws in the United States. Revised to Dec., 1914; covers laws in 24 states including Nebraska. (:New York, 1914.) Liability (Employers'). 60. Buford, Edward P. Assumption of risk under the federal employers' liability act. (Harvard Law Review, Dec., 1914, pp ) 61. Callaghan & Co. :Negligence and compensation cases annotated. 4 volumes, (Chicago.) 62. Harvard Law Review. Right of master, liable under employers' liability act, to reimbursement from one who injures servant. (Jan., 1915, pp ) 63. Harvard Law Review. The obligation of an employer to procure emergency medical attention for an employee injured without his fault. (April, 1915, pp ) 64. ttolmwood, William E. ~ew Jersey employers' liability law,,1914, p (New Jersey Law Journal Publishing Co., Plainfield, N. J.)
7 ~04 RECENT LITERATURE. 65. Peck, M. Doctrine of proximate cause and last clear chance. ($ H.C. Peck, Richmond, Va.) 66. t~ichey, IT. Federal employers' liability act, (Michie Co., Charlottesville, Va.) Occupational Diseases. 67. Bohlen, Francis H. The common law right of action for occupational diseases in Pennsylvania. (University of Pennsylvania Law Rv view, January, 1915, pp ) NATIONAL INSURANCE. 68. Nathan, E. B. Section 72 of the national insurance act. Some other features of friendly societies and national insurance, including a note on the proposed Belgian national insurance act. (Journal In,~titute Actuaries, Oct., 1914, p. 12.) 69. Willis, W. A. National health insurance through approved societies. (London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1914, p. 528.) OCCUPATIONAL DISEASES AND HAZARDS. 70. Harris, H. J. The occupation hazard of locomotive firemen. (Quarterly Publications of the American Statistical Association, Sept., 1914, p. 25.) 71. Hayhurst, E. R. Survey of industrial health hazards and occupational diseases in Ohio, (State Board of Health, Columbus, 0.) 72. i~icmurray, Samuel. Miners' nystagmus. (Colliery Guardian, London, Oct. 9, '14.) 73. Nelson, Guy W. Hazardous practices in foundries--illustrated. (Safety Engineering, New York, Aug., 1914.) 74. Sommerfeld, T., and Fischer, R. List of industrial poisons and other substances injurious to health found in industrial processes. (State Board of Health, Columbus, Ohio, 1914.) 75. Tener, Stephen W. Especial hazards of the metal industries. (Journal Engineering Society of Pen~syIvatnia, Harrisburg, July, 1914.)
8 ]~ECENT LITERATURE United States--Bureau of Labor Statistics. Lead poisoning in the manufacture of storage batteries. (Bulletin of the U. S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Whole No Industrial accidents and hygiene series, No. 6, Washington, D. C., Dec. 15, 1914, p. 38.) PENSIONS. Mothers'. 77. Edmonds, T. J., and Hextcr, M. B. State pensions to mothers in (Survey, Dec. 12, 1914, p. 2.) Hamilton county, Ohio. Old Age. 78. Brittain, J. B. The railroad pension system--principal provisions of the system of the Pennsylvania Railroad. (Proceedings St. Louis Railway Club, Nov. 13, 1914.) 79. De Nouvion, G. I~s retraites ouvrieres. (Revue Infernatianale du Commerce, June 30, 1914.) 80. Wisconsin--Industrial Commission. Report on 01d Age Relief. (Madison, Wis., 1915, p. 76.) Police. 81. Bureau of Municipal Research. Report of the police pension fund of the city of New York. (~. Y., 1914, p. 21~.) Widows'. 82. Devine, Edward T. Widows' pensions in New York. p. 30.) (Survey, April 3, 1915, SICKNESS AND INVALIDITY INSURASCE. 83. Giesberts, J. Aufgaben der Invalidenversicherungsanstalten im Kriege. (Sozial Praxis, Oct. 8, 1914, p. 2.) 84. Rubinow, I. M. Standards of sickness insurance, I. (Jaurnd of PollgcaI Economy, March, 1915, pp ) 85. Chamberlain, J. P. Sickness insurance and its possibilities in mining and railroading. (Survey, Jan. 16, 1915, pp )
9 206 RECENT LITERATURE. 86. Great Britain. Report of the departmental committee on sickness benefit claims under the national insurance act. (Cd London, Wyman, 1914.) SOClAn INSURAXCE. 87. Coman, Catharine. What will the war mean for social insurance in Europe? (Survey, Oct. 17, 1914, p. 74.) 88. National Civic Federation. Report of the committee on preliminary foreign inquiry; social insurance department. (New York, 1915.) 89. (a) Thompson, J. J. Social insurance; the question involved in practical social betterment, 1915, p (b) Personal Insurance, 1915, p (c) Employers' liability insurance, and workmen's compensation, 1915, p (d) Accident and health insurance, 1915, p (Loyola University Press, Chicago.) Unemployment Insurance. 93. Annalist, The. Unemployment insurance. (March 22, 1915.) 94. Germany. Insurance for the unemployed in Germany. (Consular and Trade Reports, Dec. 31, 1914, p. 2.) 95. Herbst, R. Die Methoden der deutschen Arbcitslosenstatistik. (Leipzig: Teubner, 1914.) 96. Seager, Henry R. Sharing the load of unemployment by means of insurance. (Survey, Feb. 20, 1915, pp )
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