Spoken like a helper. Sylvan your correct when you said never let a helper out of the cage alone.
Before you take out the tub you may find it It may be advantageous to disconnect the waste connection and possibly remove the tub spout so you have room to work.
It is scary how the helpers today are so lax in training.
Sylvan You are so right on the money never have a helper enter you home other then for cleaning up the mess left by the mechanics.