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A Well Placed Post Will Protect Your Life

Part of Sherrill Martin papers

H { Tf I . ` i . i ig-Magix -w-9 -Fe?-@-9** w.rx;>.ya assay A ] *d ]WBa,.SEUElE ` We arc not talking to a bunch of H. P. A. " -*. J V _ _ t _, _ `WR ~ V Eworkers, but to you workers in a mine. " ni ` _ {Fl `yq _ 'N"Rest On Your Tools" whenever a supervis ` er" _ A `,V V ior visits your working place. "Rest On VQ; I " A- A23 V4 Your Tools" whenever he comes upon you ~ p { vt ,_ _ in w,~ glaying track, setting timbers, cleaning , V "wm , Q__ __..- i `&::::LE ' yup slate falls, or doing any other work , ._ ~ ",M . ',_" - I} ,| in or about a mine. A few minutes spent - _ _jeQ '_`. ~ ?in talking things over will do much to- n' tx (V ri. wards planning the work so it will COIHG ` J _. ""\\ _____ i /_ V {easier and safer for you. Your ideas will . . gj;r;IIij;;;;;:;:F;;E;E$_,,> _ help him, and he may be able to help you. ` Z, ._ _. The workman who rushes at work when the . ` Qforeman approaches is usually not a safe Tire Changing Diagram . worker; that post should have been set, . t or the loose slate taken down, before he Now that we are going to find it impose- Qcame. `Anyway, a miner, or a trackman, ' ible to get-tires or have them rationed or any other workman is judged by the out to us, more-care will have to be taken work he does, and the way he does it, and to make the ones we now have last longer. ith; most skilled and safest menfalways give that few moments to talking things .We can make them last longer by slower over. . _- driving, by applying our brakes less and V A avoiding quick starts and sudden stops, Q - J , J and keeping the tires properly_inflated. @ Qt ,. ` " T A.K E C A R E 'Q_E_ Y O U R S E LF" Experience has also proven that regular , `_, ,_ tg _ and systematic rotation of tires from Your fellow worker or your_foreman will wheel to wheel_increases tire mileage and tell you to Be Careful, but when you are V reduces the hazard of uneven wear and gtold to "Take_Care of Yourself" fit is blowouts. ` i i generally from some loved one at home. _- _ .` Even if.they do not express it in words _ Tires on the right-hand wheels tend to Qthey may be hoping and praying that you, wear out more rapidly than those on the {will; so for them, _"Take Care of left side because: , g I ]Yourself." ` . _ i _ l. Crowned roads throw more of the car's "` _ weight to the right. Q __ V . 2. The right-hand tires frequently ride Q T_MOST DANGEROUS PLACE. , the rough edge of pavement off the shoul-; der and back again. , . The Most Dangerous Place in any mine is Z. The right hand tires often rub the Ethe place that looks safe and isn't, not i curbs. ' ithe place that looks dangerous. 4. Therighthand tires are more apt to 5 t _.. ._ '~ _, encounter sharp stgnes, glass, nails, Qetc V _ ___1____ , 2-; that find their way to the gutters. T_SAFEGUARD ` The above diagram illustrates a scheme Q which includes the spare in regular turn Egg g Egg THINKETH, SO HE wORKS_ EE ivith the others. 5 "___"" """""` "" I $5URE YQQ KNO? ITS RIGHT BEFORE YOU _ PREVDQTIQQ ACCIDENTS I_ jBGIN. IT MAY BE WRONG. ._?*5`?.IE@T.&Q2I!;*&.P2 EEETE ""`" THTR HAND, ITf_HARD IE_YQQ gQ_T_IT zssr. 5