These are way more eye-catching than those televised public service announcements about carbon monoxide leaks and downed power lines. They're also straight-up ghoulish.

Over at 50 Watts, art and design blogger Will Schofield has curated a fantastic collection of vintage workplace safety posters, printed in the Netherlands from the 1920s through 1970s. We've featured a few of our favorites here, but you'll want to check out 50 Watts for the full roundup.

All images courtesy of Geheugenvannederland.nl (Memory of the Netherlands) via 50 Watts.

1925-1926, illus. Willem Papenhuyzen via Memory of the Netherlands


1925-1949, poster by Evert Möllenkamp via Memory of the Netherlands


1926-1927, poster by Albert Hahn via Memory of the Netherlands


1927-1928, poster by Albert Hahn via Memory of the Netherlands


1940, poster by Drik de Leeuw via Memory of the Netherlands


1942, poster by Hans Bolleman via Memory of the Netherlands


1967, designer unknown, via Memory of the Netherlands


1975, poster by Frans Mettes via Memory of the Netherlands

[Spotted on Fresh Photons]