Business & Finance: Slip

On Monday, March 21, a worker in the big Remington Typewriter Co. plant at Syracuse, N. Y. stepped on a match. His foot slid along with it and he lost his balance. Down he went. As he sat on the floor moaning and clutching a fractured kneecap he was probably not at all aware that his slip had broken something else as well—the factory's long no-accident record which had begun July 25, 1929 and run for 795 working days. "It is the greatest individual factory safety record in the history of the civilized world,"...

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