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Electrical 'danger' sign, ca. 1930

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Electrical 'danger' sign, ca. 1930

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Safety was an increasing concern of electric utilities by the 1880s. This "Danger of Death, Keep Off" sign is part of the emphasis on safety.

Organizations such as the National Safety Council, the National Associated Safety Organizations, or the American Society of Safety Engineers lobbied for increased education, safer equipment, and more support of workers injured on the job.

Other Information


  • Title: Electrical 'danger' sign, ca. 1930
  • Creator: Brilliant Manufacturing Co.
  • Creation Date: circa 1930
  • Subject Date: circa 1930
  • Media: Enameled metal
  • Local Code: 2004.090.0920
  • Collection: Central Maine Power Co.
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822
http://www.mainehistory.org

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