Safety Branch

Scope and Content

Comprises papers concerning accidents and safety issues. Includes: fatal accident reports and inquest files for incidents within collieries across the South Wales Coalfield, including collieries that were situated in Glamorgan, Carmarthenshire and Gwent; reports on ignitions and outbursts, HM Inspector of Mines Annual Reports and Explosion Reports; files concerning ventilation and fans at Cwm Colliery; and files concerning precautions against inrushes at Tower Colliery.