California Safety News Volume 1-3

California Safety News Volume 1-3

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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. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ...blow-off and feed valves are properly closed and locked or tagged. Allow no one to remove locks or tags but yourself. DON 'T make a false or misleading report to please any one. Remember your obligations to your fellow men. DON'T use a boiler as a sleeping place. The ground outside, under the shade of a tree. is far more safe. DON'T take a chance, at any time; you may get away with it for awhile, but will slip in the end. DON'T FAIL to preach SAFETY FIRST in every boiler house or plant you enter. Your field is large and you have a wonderful opportunity for educational work on safety. ' DUTIES OF THE SAFETY ENGINEER. By DAVID VAN SCI-IAACK. Director, Bureau of Inspection and Accident Prevention, Etna Life Insurance Company and the Etna Casualty and Surety Company, Hartford, Conn. Proceedings of the Sixth Annual Safety Congress, New York City, 1917. It seems to me that the title of my paper might well have been amplified so as specifically to mention the opportunities, as well as the immediate duties, of the safety engineer, for the two are as inseparably bound together as they are manifold. Safety engineering is comparatively a new occupation in this country, yet I think it may fairly be held that it has already attained the dignity of a profession. Our Work is Unqualifiedly Constructive. There is a trite old saying that it is easy enough to make a dollar, but mighty hard to save one. Another has it that if one takes care of the pennies the pounds will look after themselves. We all know in our private life how much more quickly we can run down than we can build up. And, publicly, in this great war now prevailing so universally, the world has its clearest proof of how the constructive work of ages can be destroyed in...show more

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  • Paperback | 162 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 299g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123693976X
  • 9781236939760