Soviet Accident Prevention Posters Depict A Dozen Gruesome Ways To Die

Industrial safety is a serious matter. But, in the 1920s, the Bolshevik regime — not exactly known for its restraint — went over the top with these scare posters, depicting gruesome, imaginative deaths that seem like panels from classic horror comics.

"Don't Walk Under the Transmission Arbor"

Soviet Accident Prevention Posters Depict A Dozen Gruesome Ways To Die

"Look Out For The Buffers"

Soviet Accident Prevention Posters Depict A Dozen Gruesome Ways To Die

"They Are Working Upstairs"

Soviet Accident Prevention Posters Depict A Dozen Gruesome Ways To Die

"Don't Clean The Cylinder While It's Moving"

Soviet Accident Prevention Posters Depict A Dozen Gruesome Ways To Die

"Hide The Hair"

Soviet Accident Prevention Posters Depict A Dozen Gruesome Ways To Die

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