This page collects material that most likely influenced Heinrich in his thinking about safety.
The 1931 Bibliography
Beyer, D.S. (1916) Industrial Accident Prevention. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company.
Find the book online (and download if you fancy): https://archive.org/details/industrialaccid00beyegoog/page/n1
Here is a very positive review from when it came out: https://www.journals.uchicago.edu/doi/pdfplus/10.1086/212741
My own summary/discussion of the source: https://mindtherisk.com/literature/200-industrial-accident-prevention-by-david-stewart-beyer
Beyer also wrote an interesting paper on the early years of safety:
Beyer, D.S. (1917) Accident Prevention. The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 70, Modern Insurance Problems: 238-243. https://www.jstor.org/stable/1013605
Cowee, G.A. (1916) Practical Safety Methods and Devices. Manufacturing and Engineering. New York: D. Van Nostrand Company.
Read and download the book online: https://archive.org/details/practicalsafetym00cowe/page/n4
Swuste et al. discuss Cowee and his contemporaries in their informative 2010 paper that sheds light on the early safety movement: https://tudelft.openresearch.net/image/2016/11/24/swuste_vangulijk_zwaard_2010_safety_science_48.pdf
My own summary/discussion of the source: https://mindtherisk.com/literature/201-practical-safety-methods-and-devices-manufacturing-and-engineering-by-george-alvin-cowee
Ashe, S.W. (1917) Organization in Accident Prevention. New York: McGraw-Hill.
A digital version is available for online reading, and download: https://archive.org/details/cu31924003811266/page/n6
My own summary/discussion of the source: https://mindtherisk.com/literature/202-organization-in-accident-prevention-by-sydney-w-ashe
Lange, F.G. (1926) Handbook of Safety and Accident Prevention. New York: The Engineering Magazine Company.
At this moment no digital version appears to be available online. But you can find a review online:
Hayhurst, E.R. (1926) Handbook of Safety and Accident Prevention. American Journal of Public Health and the Nations Health, 16(7): 730–731. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1321244/pdf/amjphealth00019-0062.pdf
My own summary/discussion of the source: https://mindtherisk.com/literature/198-handbook-of-safety-and-accident-prevention-by-f-g-lange
DeBlois, L.A. (1926) Industrial Safety Organization for Executive and Engineer. New York: McGraw-Hill.
You can read the book online - and download it: https://archive.org/details/in.ernet.dli.2015.149661
My own summary/discussion of the source: https://mindtherisk.com/literature/199-industrial-safety-organization-for-executive-and-engineer-by-lewis-a-deblois
Williams, S.J. (1927) The Manual of Industrial Safety. Chicago & New York: A.W. Shaw Company.
At this moment no digital version appears to be available online, and getting an original copy is next to impossible...
My own summary/discussion of the source: https://mindtherisk.com/literature/197-the-manual-of-industrial-safety-by-sidney-williams
Fisher, E.B. (1922) Mental Causes of Accidents. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company.
Read the book online or download it: https://archive.org/details/mentalcausesacc01fishgoog/page/n21
Review by Sidney J. Williams: https://www.journals.uchicago.edu/doi/pdfplus/10.1086/253559, or https://www.jstor.org/stable/1824585
There is another (long) review by G.F. Mischelbacher here (on page 57): https://www.casact.org/pubs/proceed/proceed23/23049.pdf
My own summary/discussion of the source: https://mindtherisk.com/literature/203-mental-causes-of-accidents-by-boyd-fisher
Chase, S. (1929) Men And Machines. New York: The MacMillan Company.
Find the book online: https://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/000953295
My own summary/discussion of the source: https://mindtherisk.com/literature/195-men-and-machines-by-stuart-chase
Dow, M.A. (1928) Stay Alive! In Which Jim the Truckman gently kicks the Drivin’ Fools and Walkin’ Yaps. New York: Marcus Dow Publishers.
Not available online, and hard to find.
Slocombe, C.S. & Bingham, W.V. (1927) Men Who Have Accidents: Individual Differences Among Motormen and Bus Operators. Personnel Journal, 6: 251–257.
I managed to find this paper here: https://archive.org/details/personneljournal06persuoft/page/250
Safety Institute of America (1920) Safety Fundamentals. New York: Safety Institute of America.
These can be read and downloaded here: https://archive.org/details/safetyfundamenta00safe
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