The Workmen's Compensation Law Journal Volume 6

The Workmen's Compensation Law Journal Volume 6

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1920 edition. Excerpt: ...be op-er&ted by means of a horse pulling on a rope, or similar contrivance attached to the rear of the said cars, in such a manner as to allow the horse to pass along the side track and opposite the said cars, and thus draw the cars forward, and without providing any means for stopping the progress of said cars in the event that the horse was stopped; and by allowing the said fortvard car to be shoved forward by the force and weight of the rear car, without having it attached to the rear car, and without having any devices or other means for stopping it in the event that the rear car should be stopped at any time; and by allowing the said cars to be operated by one man walking along by the side thereof driving the horse pulling the same, which necessitated said man being in such a position behind the said horse and near the rear of the said cars that it was impossible for him to see the track ahead of said car, or to see the opposite side of the said car, so as to protect persons who might rightfully be in such positions; and by operating said car as aforesaid without formulating, promulgating, or enforcing! any rules or regulations, or providing any system of communication by means of signals or otherwise, so as to protect the public from injury by the said cars as they were being shoved forward in advance of the operator along said track; and by operating said cars with one man only, instead of providing a sufficient number of men to enable the operator to keep a watch ahead of the said cars, so as to avoid collissions with obstacles upon or near the track or with persons who might rightfully be in front of said cars; and by piling the said lumber alongside the said track in such proximity to said track that the said loaded cars were unable to...show more

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  • Paperback | 456 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 23mm | 807g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236672070
  • 9781236672070