Poster - 'Back Attacks', Department of Labour, circa 1980s Document Reg. No: HT 12064

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, and a women in uniform in three separate scenarios. The first image illustrates the woman seated on a stool which is too high, the next image shows Con lifting the work table to the appropriate height, and the next image shows the woman seated on an office chair at the correct height of the work table.
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
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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