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Safety Fails That Would Make OSHA Faint

Some OSHA regulations seem sort of strict and ridiculous, but some really bad safety fails make you concede the point that some rules are there for a reason. It's non an enviable situation to be in to have a boss who wants you to do some sketchy-ass moves just so you can replace a light bulb, but we've been there.

Safety fails of people in dangerous situations and on high ladders | person sitting on top of a tower of barrels balanced on a forklift in order to reach a street light. man using a circular saw with out any safety equipment with all the sparks flying on another person.
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Unsafe Coworker Who Can't Be Bothered on Phone Gets Caught on Phone

This one seems obvious. Anyone who's worked around heavy machinery knows how important it is to be mindful of  your surroundings, yet there's still coworkers out there who can't be bothered to understand how hazardous their own working conditions are. Some coworkers just don't get it, like this Karen who didn't check her email for years. Sometimes it's customers who are a nightmare, like this lady who tried to get a free washer and didn't get her way.

Unsafe and lazy coworker gets caught on phone | r/MaliciousCompliance Posted by asherMorte He's finally gone, and all had do nothing Do know guy at work every one hates rude, obnoxious, lazy one no one quite understands he still has job? Well mines name Bob months Bob "partnered" himself up with with lovely 90/10 split work. Any time called out on he got more and more obnoxious, and if actually possible did less and less work.
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Old-Timey Life Hacks from Forever Ago

Apparently instead of surgeon generals warnings and pictures of diseased lungs, cigarette packages used to contain household, survival and safety tips. Here are some vintage life hacks. For some more recent life hacks that aren't exactly relevant today, here are 90s lifehacks to free your time for drinking surge and listening to pearl jam. For something more relevant, here are some life pro tips.

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Tumblr Users Get Schooled On Physics and Car Safety

The general idea here is whether or not older cars are "better" than newer ones when it comes to accidents. Sure, an older sturdy car won't fall apart as easily in an accident. What it will do is transfer all the kinetic energy of a crash directly into your body. Sometimes people on the internet are wrong about stuff, like this discussion about the facts of plague and veganism

Tumblr user explains why newer cars are safer than old ones.
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Safety Fails and Precarious Situations that Would Make OSHA Scream

It's bold moves like these that convince people why women live longer than men. A shout-out to all the bosses who have told us "just do it it'll be fine" or "we've always done it like that" and made us climb backwards up a ladder balancing on piles of oily rags. Anyway here's safety failures that would give OSHA nightmares.

Safety fails and precarious situations that OSHA would fine you for.
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Inspector Of Labor Gets Pulled Over By Rude Cop And Gives Him A Ticket For His Own Equipment Violation

This inspector of labor got pulled over by a cop who felt like being rude upon ticketing him. Unfortunately that was the cop's second biggest mistake, with his first being not wearing the proper "equipment" which he ended up getting ticketed for. And that final ticket cost was a $2,000 fine! 

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Several Dummies Were Blown Up To Remind People To Celebrate 4th Of July Safely

The US Consumer Product Safety Commission is not messing around at all when it comes to encouraging folks to stay safe this 4th of July. They went ahead and subjected dummies to some absolutely brutal, explosive demonstrations. They just want to cut down on all the mindless, excited stupidity that can pop up on the holiday. And if you look at all these and still feel like playing with fire, we'd be shocked. 

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What we've got here is a big old gun safety fail. Good thing there was an adult around to to take it out of his hands before he did anything more stupid.

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20 Kids in Unsafe Situations That Wouldn't Fly Today

Back when a kid could just walk around the woods alone all day. Back when you could give a baby a beer and a bottle rocket. Back when a child's car seat was pretty much just a mobile iron murder cage. Has parenting gotten safer and more responsible or just less fun? Little of column A, little of column B.

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Looks like mistakes were made all over the place. Either way, this short and succinct fail is dripping with some well-timed irony.  While this whole thing is pretty minor, there are other instances where a car might be in more danger.

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29 Safety Failures That Would Give OSHA Nightmares

Ever had a boss that wanted to do something you knew was stupid, like standing on a ladder supported by a second ladder, supported by something on wheels? And you're like "I think this is unsafe" and he's all "this is how we've done it for years and nothing bad has happened, I mean except that one time." Man, screw that noise.

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30 Everyday Things That Can Kill You

The world contains more hazards than you could ever think possible. Stay safe out there.

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