Some Aspects of Industrial Safety in British Columbia

CIM Bulletin, 1948


LESS than a hundred years ago the engineer was able to do his job without concern for the science that underlay his practices or for the men who operated his machines. But toward the end of the last century science began to be applied to industry, and its success was such that the plant which clung to empiricism was unable to compete with the plant that followed science.
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