Illustration for article titled 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.

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"Don't Walk Under the Transmission Arbor"

Illustration for article titled Soviet Accident Prevention Posters Depict A Dozen Gruesome Ways To Die
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"Look Out For The Buffers"

Illustration for article titled Soviet Accident Prevention Posters Depict A Dozen Gruesome Ways To Die

"They Are Working Upstairs"

Illustration for article titled Soviet Accident Prevention Posters Depict A Dozen Gruesome Ways To Die
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"Don't Clean The Cylinder While It's Moving"

Illustration for article titled Soviet Accident Prevention Posters Depict A Dozen Gruesome Ways To Die
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"Hide The Hair"

Illustration for article titled Soviet Accident Prevention Posters Depict A Dozen Gruesome Ways To Die
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[See more posters at Retronaut]

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