Handbook of Machine Shop Management

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McGraw-Hill book Company, Incorporated, 1915 - Machine shops - 374 pages
 

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Page 249 - ... into their elements, he would make comparatively small progress in a lifetime, and at best would become a skilful guesser. It is, however, equally true that all of the work done in a given trade can be divided into a comparatively small number of elements or units, and...
Page 252 - The analytical work of time study is as follows: a Divide the work of a man performing any job into simple elementary movements. b Pick out all useless movements and discard them. c Study, one after another, just how each of several skilled workmen makes each elementary movement, and with the aid of a stop watch select the quickest and best method of making each elementary movement known in the trade. d Describe, record and index each elementary movement, with its proper time, so that it can be quickly...
Page 249 - No system of time study can be looked upon as a success unless it enables the time observer, after a reasonable amount of study, to predict with accuracy how long it should take a good man to do almost any job in the particular trade, or branch of a trade, to which the time student has been devoting himself.
Page 345 - Duties of Room Captains. They should perform the same general duties in their respective rooms as are prescribed for the floor chief, subject to the latter's direction and supervision, excepting that they shall have no authority to change the assignment of exits, nor sound the general building alarm unless under direction of the floor chief.
Page 350 - ... employee or his employing officer at age 60 for men, age 50 for women, and for retirement by reason of permanent total incapacity regardless of age. Minimum service requirement in all cases was 20 years. The monthly pensions were and are still computed on the following basis: For each year of service 1 per cent of the average monthly pay received during the last 10 years of service — no pension to be more than $100 per month nor less than $12 a month. The general regulations contained the following...
Page 249 - ... elements, he would make comparatively small progress in a lifetime, and at best would become a skillful guesser. It is. however, equally true that all of the work done in a given trade can be divided into a comparatively small number of elements or units, and with proper implements and methods it is comparatively easy for a skilled observer to determine the time required by a good man to do any one of these elementary units.
Page 347 - Don't run. Don't lag behind, breaking up columns. Don't scream or make unnecessary noise. Don't laugh or talk. Don't cause confusion. Don't remain in toilet or dressing room. Don't return for your clothing. Don't try to use elevators. Don't attempt to leave place in line until you return to the building. Don't attempt to leave building except in accordance with exit drill regulations.
Page 345 - Duties of Guards. Guards are to be subject to the orders of the floor chief or room captains, and shall see that the march from the rooms and in descending the stairway is orderly and without crowding and at uniform speed, with careful observance of spacing between files. They shall be especially watchful of persons stumbling or falling to prevent trampling, and no conditions should...
Page 347 - Put chairs, stools and other obstructions on top of or under benches to clear the passageway. Form line promptly with front of column facing the usual egress aisle and wait word of command from Floor Captain.
Page 337 - Emery wheel and buffing wheel exhaust systems should be kept separate, owing to danger of sparks from the former setting fire to the lint dust from the latter, if both are drawn into the same suction main.

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