American Garage and Auto Dealer Volume 12
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1921 edition. Excerpt: ...That is beside the question, for the reason that the employer is the person primarily liable for the payment of compensation, and he must pay the compensation without reference to the legality of his insurance contract or his ability to compel the insurer to pay, if such liability attaches. There is, however, one phase of this question which we have touched upon before, but which must be mentioned in passing. The employer has the right to promulgate a reasonable rule for the safety of his men and he has a further right, even under the compensation system, to compel obedience. But he must compel this obedience. If he allows it to be disregarded habitually, then, in case of injury to a workman, he cannot plead the rule in bar of compensation. That is too well settled to call for further discussion. Since the employer mentioned doubtless knew that his rule was being violated, it was of no effect whatever in relieving him of his obligation, and a workman using the elevator in the forbidden manner would be entitled to compensation regardless of the hint to the contrary. That "The Workman Is No Better Than His Tools" Is Indisputable--But Modern Mechanical Genius Has Placed Good Tools Within the Reach of All A Good Burning-in Machine Means Better Work More Quickly Accomplished By J. N. Bagley Seventy-eight dollars for an overhaul job, and having it all done over again in less than a week, makes one feel like having a flock of them instead of one. If Brewster had purchased a couple of dozen of cars, peddled them around to a lot of the fellows who have a garage sign out, and ordered them overhauled, he could have reduced his millions very nicely and saved a lot of worry as to how he would get rid of them. I am not referring to the garage...
- 189 x 246 x 25mm | 857g
- 13 Sep 2013
- United States
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