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Sliding Down the Wind

Sliding Down the Wind

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Application In the case of exposed machinery. 25. An employe must inspect appliances used by him for his employers interest as well as his own. 26. When machinery is defective an employe must exercise the same care to find this out as in other cases. 27. An employes duty when there is more than one way of working. 28. An employe is liable to another for his negligence. CHAPTER in. DUTIES OF EMPLOYERS. (33.) Section 1. The General Rule. 1. The rule stated. 2. What is meant by ordinary care. 3. How defined by the United States Supreme Court. 4. Application of the rule in a hazardous business. Section 2. The Selection of Competent Servants. 1. Competent employes must be selected. 2. Statement of the rule. 3. Employers are presumed to have selected competent servants. 4. If competent when hired, the presumption is they remain so. 5. The injury charged must be traced to the incompetency of the servant. 6. Proof of incompetency in Pennsylvania. 7. Criticism of the rule by other courts. 8. Is sustained by Massachusetts. 9. Michigan rule concerning proof of competency. 10. An employe is justified in assuming that competent persons are employed. 11. The policy of advancing men is in harmony with the rule requiring care. Section 3. The Selection of Suitable A ppliances. 1. What are appliances? 2. The statement of the general rule. 3. The newest or safest need not be provided. 4. What an employer must do in regulating an appliance for use. 5. He is not responsible for I ts unintended use. 6. His duty to guard appliances. Section 4. The Employer s Duty to Make Repairs. 1. Employers must make repairs. 2. Consequence to employes of using appliances needing repairs without notifying their employers.
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August 1978 : USA Hardback
Title: Sliding down the Wind
Author(s): Donald Everett Axinn
ISBN: 0-8040-0793-4 / 978-0-8040-0793-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Swallow Press
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