The purpose of a good accident prevention poster is to place fearÂ in the hearts and minds of workers, to make themÂ fear breaking the rules, show them where breaking the rulesÂ can takeÂ them. And some of those classy vintage Soviet workplace posters are right onÂ point with this. See them here, translated for you. First one above says “Take away your hair”.
Don’t use your leg to remove the belt.
Learn how to release the victim of electrocution – chop the wires with an axe.
Don’t try to remove things when the drum is rolling.
Be afraid of buffers.
Don’t open the lids until theÂ machine is fully stopped.
Be careful with a shovel!
Be careful with a hoe!
Look where you step!
Don’t walk underneath the transmission shaft!
“I was drunk on the job”.
Don’t throw straps into the manhole without warning.
Don’t work with an unfixed hose.
Don’t put the belt on while it’s rolling.
People are working above. Don’t stand below the post.
StackÂ the bricks correctly, 25 rows.
Don’t carry acid bottles without the plugs.
Don’t try to put outÂ the fire with water. Water conducts electricity.
Don’t try to check for voltage with your finger.
TetherÂ yourself when working on the roof.
Don’t work with an unsecuredÂ sledgehammer.
Secure the end of the shaft.
Ventilation is your friend. It should always be on.
Bend those nails!
You could be hit with a stick here.
Be careful with a pitchfork!
Don’t leave anything unfastened above!
Hope you liked this selection!