“Safety First!”: This Online Group Is Sharing Photos Of People Who Ignore Work Safety Rules As If They’re Immortal (95 New Pics)

It’s no secret that health and safety precautions are crucial at work. However, often employers and their employees tend to overlook it, showing complete disregard for personal safety. We’re talking about worn tires, unsecured loads on vehicles, clutter blocking fire exits, incorrect placement of ladders; the list goes on. There’s a place on the Internet that brings attention to such hazards with a touch of humor.

The subreddit r/OSHA is named after the Occupational Safety and Health Administration and their community description reminds you: “Safety first!”. More than 762K members are sharing photos of people who are walking on thin ice and pushing their luck while doing everyday tasks at work.

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Bored Panda collected some of the best images from this online group that will make you laugh and roll your eyes. After you’re done enjoying this, make sure to have a look through our previous posts about the legendary subreddit right here, here, and here.

#1 Good Advice

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#2 This Hammer Was Repaired In My Work Today

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#3 I Had To Follow This Guy After He Did A Collection From The Warehouse

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#4 Who Ya Gonna Call?

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#5 How To Be Really Creative And Stupid At The Same Time

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#6 Temporary Panel Cover

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#7 Managment Says Its Fine/Not An Issue…

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#8 My Local Uni Intentionally Drilled A Hook Into The Wall To Lock An Emergency Switch

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#9 This Is Down The Road From Me

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#10 We Refused To Go Up With Out A Basket So The Boss Made His Son Do It

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#11 Height Aside, How The Hell Are The Ladders Connected?

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#12 Me And My Coworker Where Trying To Decide Which One Of Us Was Gonna Plug This Back In After It Became Unplugged

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#13 Don’t Worry! I Got You

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#14 Totally Passes The Inspection

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#15 What Could Possibly Go Wrong?!

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#16 Getting A Tree Removed

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#17 Mid-Shelf Acetone

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#18 No Issues With This Pier

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#19 Gonna Have To Bring A Ruler To The Bathroom

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#20 Corporate Says Tires Are Too Expensive And All Of Our Delivery Vans Are Just Fine

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#21 Hang In There Buddy…

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#22 This Portapotty

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#23 Someone Fucked Up

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#24 Just Why?

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#25 Secured Load? Who Needs Them?

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#26 My Buddy Sent This To Me. I’m At A Loss Of Words…

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#27 Is This Safe? Liquid Nitrogen Tank

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#28 How Many Men Does It Take To Screw In A Lightbulb?

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#29 Shed Held Up By A Forklift While Insulating The Floor. Nothin To See Here Folks

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#30 How To Make Sure No One Gets Electrocuted

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#31 Friendly Reminder That Height Restrictions Are Not A Suggestion

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#32 Hm

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#33 Can’t Decide Between 1 And 2

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#34 I See Your Leaning Beam, And Offer This From A Job I Worked Many, Many Years Ago

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#35 I Love Grinding In The Gas Room

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#36 My Store Has Gone Downhill Since The New Manager Took Over

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#37 They Actually Asked Me Why Their Temp Light Isn’t Working

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#38 Things Like This Tend To Happen When You Shift Saws In The Middle Of A Cut

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#39 Ah Yes The Alarm

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#40 In Egypt, Workers Use Construction Lifters As Elevators

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#41 Olly Olly Oxen Free!

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#42 There’s Something Almost Poetic About This

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#43 Rules Enforced Via Angry Forklift

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#44 Philippines

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#45 Kazakhstani Workers Handling Yellowcake Uranium

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#46 If Anyone Is Needing Loose Asbestos

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#47 So Instead Of Renting A Pole Saw To Cut The Root That Was In The Way In Their Drilled Shaft They Decided To Duct Tape A Chainsaw To A 4×4. That Also Means Duct Taping The Throttle Wide Open Along With Duct Taping The Deadman Switch

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#48 Gotta Make Sure Everything Looks Right

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#49 Seems Safe Enough

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#50 At Least It Will Be A Soft Landing

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#51 Who Decided That This Was A Good Idea?

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#52 Something I’ve Spotted 10 Years Ago

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#53 Emergency Exit? Nah, How About 12 Inches Of Threaded Rod And 4 Eyebolts

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#54 Regulators Fear The Homegrown Spa Repairman

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#55 That’ll Wreck Your Day For Sure

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#56 The Building Across The Street From My Job Is Being Worked On, And This Was The Set Up The Contractors Used To Remove Damaged Bricks, Which They Dropped Directly Onto The Sidewalk

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#57 How To Keep A 480v Cabinet Closed

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#58 Not Even Safety Glasses

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#59 I Was Told You’d Guys Would Appreciate This. A Tractor-Powered Sawbench

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#60 Confiscated At A Large Commercial Construction Site

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#61 Some Welders Came Into My House, This Is Their Welding Machine And Electric Cord…

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#62 Call To Locate The Underground Power Lines? Nah You Don’t Need To Do That…

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#63 In Case Of Fire Wade Through Flamables

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#64 Buddy Of Mine That Was Born Completely Deaf In One Ear Hit The Ppe Lottery Today

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#65 We All Know The Feeling

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#66 Boss Be Like: We’ll Look At That But Not Now. (Proceeds To Drive 200km)

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#67 They Said They Had To Move My D Ring This Is What I Came Back Too

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#68 Yes That’s A Ratchet Strap, Yes Those Are Power Lines, Yes It’s Been Like This For 3 Months

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#69 We’re Doing Dangerous Table Saws?

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#70 Walls Done Boss

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#71 A Forklift With Zero Safety Features. No Clue How Old This Thing Is, Couldn’t Find A Data Plate

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#72 Typical Residential Painting

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#73 On Flip-Flops…

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#74 This Seems Perfectly Safe To Inhale

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#75 My Harness Lanyard Is 10 Meters Long, Yours Is Not Attached, Let’s Get This Job Done!

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#76 That Is A Great Way To Die

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#77 Saw This From My Balcony Friday Afternoon And Was Finally Able To Give Them A Ring When They Opened Monday Morning. Final Destination Crisis Averted

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#78 Caught Me Taking A Pic

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#79 That Should Be Enough To Stop The Fire From Getting In

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#80 Hmmmm

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#81 Just A Safe Afternoon On The Roof

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#82 Keep Circuit Breakers Clear For 3 Centimeters

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#83 But Tell Me, How Am I Supposed To Mitigate Stupidity In My Job Hazard Assessment Form?

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#84 Extra Spicy Bucket

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#85 People Walking All Around This

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#86 “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough”

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#87 At Least They Don’t Have To Worry About The Top Rung Of The Ladder

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#88 Seriously? There’s A F**king Rated I Beam Right There

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#89 Parent Fears For Doorsteps, Or Youngster Hates Tall People?! (In Hebrew: ‘Fire Door’)

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#90 I Love My Job

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#91 Neighbors Had A Wobbly Ladder, Not Anymore!

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#92 Today I Committed A Violation

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#93 Why Stick A Fork In The Outlet When You Can Stick The Outlet In You?

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#94 Accidents Never Happen Using Common Sense

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#95 I Asked For A Cart. I Received The Shin Guillotine

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