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The Hazards of Life and All That: A Look at Some Accidents and Safety Curiosities, Past and Present

The Hazards of Life and All That: A Look at Some Accidents and Safety Curiosities, Past and Present (Paperback)

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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.

Medical & VeterinaryMedicine: general issuesPublic health & preventive medicineScience & MathematicsScience: general issues Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd Publication Date: 01/01/1996 ISBN-13: 9780750303606  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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