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Caving injury analysis (& prevention)
« on: January 21, 2020, 02:45:38 pm »
US article - with one cited cause being "loss of cave integrity":
https://www.wemjournal.org/article/S1080-6032(12)00095-6/pdf

US statistics: https://caves.org/pub/aca/

For comparison, UK statistics each year since 2004 (from 1995 were on a previous website):
https://www.caverescue.org.uk/about-cave-rescue/incident-reports/

& 1994: http://www.arbarama.com/cave/speleo/bcrc94.html

Several teams also have annual / summary reports on their websites.

In addition:
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Cave Research Group of Gt. Britain (CRG) : Newsletter 133 (Apr 1973) [held by: BCL]
p.11-14      Early Northern Potholing Incidents

British Cave Research Association (BCRA) : Caves & Caving 6 (Nov 1979) [held by: BCL]
p.11-19   Forder, John   An analysis of cave rescue statistics

British Cave Research Association (BCRA) : Transactions Vol 4 (3) (1977) [held by: BCL]
p.367-372   Forder John   S.R.T. Accidents and incidents

British Cave Research Association (BCRA) : Transactions Vol 8 (4) (1981) [held by: BCL]
p.229-230   Forder John   Symposium on Exploration Medicine - The causes of caving accidents

British Cave Research Association (BCRA) : Cave and Karst Science Vol 28 (3) [held by: BCL]
p.131-134   Forder J.   An anaysis of cave rescue statistics, Dales area, UK, 1935 to 2000
The last 3 are available at (& latter includes list of fatalities):
http://bcra.org.uk/pub/candks/catalogue.html

Article relating training to accidents:
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/265612893_Perceptions_and_Prevalence_of_Caving_Skills_Training_in_the_United_States_and_the_United_Kingdom
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