Electrical 'danger' sign, ca. 1930

Contributed by Maine Historical Society

Electrical 'danger' sign, ca. 1930

Purchase a reproduction of this item on VintageMaineImages.com.

Description

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.

View/Add Comments

About This Item

  • 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 Company collection
  • Object Type: Physical Object

For more information about this item, contact:

Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219
Website

Please post your comment below to share with others. If you'd like to privately share a comment or correction with MMN staff, please use this form.