27 Photos Show That Workplace Safety Is Overrated

“Emergency “exit” in a friend’s office building. First time they opened it was DURING A FIRE ALARM”

“Sharps container? These people apparently never heard of one…the needles were poking out of the box.”

“Only entrance to my current job site.”


“Found in a graduate electrical engineering lab”

“Right above the toilet. Good thing I’m not 6’1”.”

“We had 5-6 people scrape/cut themselves walking past this exposed thermostat, so we finally complained… came in this morning to this solution.”


“I’ve always worked in refineries where safety is usually top priority. Now that I’m working commercial I’m amazed at what I’ve seen.”

“9 inch width of unsecured grating over a 25 foot pit. Been this way for years.”

“Emergency power shut off for a machine shop class with 25+ manual lathes, 5 manual mills, and 4 CNC mills is behind a bookshelf”

““If it rains harder than X amount, we have to empty this every 5 minutes “ – employee of the month”

“Opened my lab’s first aid kit because I burned myself, this was the extent of its contents…”

“Quick he’s having a heart attacking”

“Does my dads dryer at the warehouse count?”

“I can’t even, not pictured is the 6 power strips daisy chained with 2 heaters”

“Not sure if a bar is the right place for this, but this is the back office of my sisters job.”

“Not sure if a bar is the right place for this, but this is the back office of my sisters job.”

 

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