Poster - 'Back Attacks', Department of Labour, circa 1980s Document Reg. No: HT 12059

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.
Colour poster with "Con the Fruiterer" demonstrating proper lifting techniques. Image depicts Con in three separate scenarios. The first image shows him carrying a heavy crate of fruit in his arms, the second image shows him carrying the crate on his shoulder, and the third image shows him with the crate on a trolley.
Acquisition Information:
Collected from Department of Labour, 1991
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 42.0 cm (Width), 59.4 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: occupational health safety, public health, greek communities, performers, television production, comedy, cultural stereotypes
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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