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Poster - 'Back Attacks', Department of Labour, circa 1980s Document Reg. No: HT 11998

Summary:
Colour poster with 'Con the Fruiterer' demonstrating proper lifting techniques. Produced by the Department of Labour, Nauru house, Melbourne, in the Occupational Health and Safety Division, circa 1980s.
Description:
Colour poster with "Con the Fruiterer" demonstrating proper handling techniques. Image depicts Con in three separate scenarios. The first image shows him reaching for a box from a high shelf, the second image shows him placing the heavy box on a shelf about waist height, and the third image shows him leaning against the shelf pointing to the heavy box
Acquisition Information:
Collected from Department of Labour, 1991
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 42.0 cm (Width), 59.5 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: occupational health safety, public health
Themes this item is part of: Medicine in Society Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection
Primary Classification: TRADE UNIONS
Secondary Classification: Occupational Health & Safety
Tertiary Classification: posters
Inscriptions: Printed across top: "BACK ATTACKS - Watch out for him! / UP HERE FOR THINKING
Printed on bottom right hand corner: "DEPARTMENT OF LABOUR / Nauru House, 80 Collins St., Melbourne 3000. Tel (03)655 6444 / Occupational Health and Safety Division / For more information on manual handling / Call (03) 655 6444'
Issued By: Department of Labour, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1980s

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