Hazards of Life and All That
A Look at Some Accidents and Safety Curiosities, Past and Present 3rd Revised edition
By (author) John Bond
Foreword by Frank E. Bird, Jr.
Illustrated by Keith D. Jenkins
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Hazards of Life and All That by John Bond
Book DescriptionA light-hearted look at an extremely serious subject, The Hazards of Life and All That: A Look at Some Accidents and Safety Curiosities, Past and Present, Third Edition presents numerous examples of accidents throughout history and around the world, drawn from a wide range of contemporary sources. Illustrated with high-quality cartoons, this historical anthology addresses important issues affecting humans while presenting them in a humorous, accessible style. The author relates anecdotes from the gentleman struck, even in death, by lightning to the ICI invention of WATER, a cheap resource for quenching fires. The anecdotes contain salutary reminders on the precautions one should take to secure a long and healthy life.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780750303606
(235mm x 156mm x 14mm)
Imprint: Institute of Physics Publishing
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Jan-1996
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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