Careful There, Comrade!

Judging by these safety posters from the site English Russia it seems Soviet-era Russia was not quite the Workers’ paradise it was cracked up to be. At least we all got some handsome graphics out of all those industrial accidents they must’ve been struggling with.

Which is your favorite way to be maimed?

russian-bracing

Translation: “Don’t leave anything without bracing.”

russian-drunk

Translation: “I was drunk at work.”

russian-hair

Translation: “Hide the hair.”

russian-picker

Translation: “Don’t open the lid of the picker before the engine stops.”

russian-transmission

Translation: “Don’t walk under the transmission arbor.”

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