In the UK, workers are recommended to carry a whistle to call for help if they are injured. Colleagues may be close by, but unable to hear over the noise of chainsaw(s) still running. The whistle tends to overcome this.
Other articles related to "whistle, whistles":
... Additional keyboards – Bjørn Ole Rasch Jon Kjell Seljeseth Bagpipes (Uilleann pipe) low whistle - Davy Spillane (tracks 2, 4, 7 10-11) Whistle Norwegian whistle – Hans Fredrik Jacobsen (tracks 1, 6-7 ...
... The film was based on the play The Silver Whistle by Robert E ... that of the play, Belvedere was not a character in The Silver Whistle ... The Silver Whistle, with all of its original characters, was telecast in 1959 on Playhouse 90, in which Eddie Albert played the role of Erwenter ...
... was famous for his "Glasgow type police whistle", a robust, heavy, round pea whistle with an elliptic window being identified with his designs and known as ... Many of his whistles also included a two hole fipple from hence referred to by collectors as "pig nose" whistles ... Auld designed the Glasgow syle escargot-type whistle, a Heavy robust brass whistle made of 6 parts and registered the first patent for this style ...
... Hudson of Birmingham, England, made the first whistle ever to be used by a football referee ... Atack was the world's first to use a whistle to stop a game of sport in 1884 ... By 1884, Joseph Hudson had perfected his whistles and he released the world's most successful whistle to date, the "Acme Thunderer" (the first ever pea whistle) ...
... The Hancock air whistle was a railroad whistle intended for use on North American diesel locomotives in place of the standard air horn ...
Famous quotes containing the word whistle:
“All we who prefer to live
Have a little whistle we give,
And flash, at the least alarm
We dive down under the farm.”
—Robert Frost (18741963)
“The dusk runs down the lane driven like hail;
Far off a precise whistle is escheat
To the dark; and then the towering weak and pale....”
—Allen Tate (18991979)
“Daughter daughter whistle
And you shall have a sheep”
—Unknown. Whistle, Daughter, Whistle (l. 1718)