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"

"Look Out For The Buffers"

"They Are Working Upstairs"

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

"Hide The Hair"

[See more posters at Retronaut]