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Hazards of Life and All That
By John Bond

Hazards of Life and All That

A Look at Some Accidents and Safety Curiosities, Past and Present 3rd Revised edition

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Hazards of Life and All That by John Bond

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A 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 Details

ISBN: 9780750303606
ISBN-10: 0750303603
Format: Paperback
(235mm x 156mm x 14mm)
Pages: 238
Imprint: Institute of Physics Publishing
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Jan-1996
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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