Personnel Administration Volume 10-11

Personnel Administration Volume 10-11

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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. 1922 edition. Excerpt: ... if they are to use light in the right way and be contented with what is really good lighting. Many employees do not understand that carrying brightness too far is as injurious and fatiguing as semi-darkness. The tendency of the worker is to think that the brighter the light the better, just as many laymen cannot give up the logic that if one drop of medicine is good, ten drops will work an instantaneous cure. Lighting has a great deal to do with satisfactory working conditions, and a little time and attention put into educating employees in the principles of good lighting is justified." This article reproduces the substance of an article by the supervisor of electrical maintenance of the McCallum Hosiery Company, pointing out the principles of good lighting and showing that increased illumination is not necessarily beneficial. R. H. Waging War on Carelessness. By E. S. Gillette, Service Engineer, Lyon Metallic-Manufacturing Company. Factory, September, 1922, pp. 250-251. This article tells of a "safety record board" and "photographic safety bulletins" which have been most effective aids in reducing accidents due, in a plant equipped with safety devices, to carelessness by the employees. The "safety record board" fills considerable wall space in a centrally located department'. The board shows at a glance the number of accidents that have occurred during the current month, the days on which they happened, and the departments responsible. A line of check books, one for each day, follows the name of each department. A green check is hung on each hook for each day in which no accident occurs. A red check is put up, instead, if an accident takes place. The board has aroused considerable healthful...
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  • Paperback | 148 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 277g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236964306
  • 9781236964304