Top 10 best (worst?) fails from the r/OSHA subreddit
Don’t try this at work, at home or anywhere!
A few years ago, we made an amazing discovery: The OSHA Subreddit. And believe me when I say
this: It does not disappoint.
It might have been a place where people came to discuss the ins and outs of workplace health and
safety compliance and legislation. It could have been a place for people to ask questions and/or seek
advice. It should have been many things. What it was, was something glorious:
A (beautiful) dumping ground for the worst (THE BEST) of workplace health and safety.
Get comfy and get ready for a jaw-dropping time! Here are the 10 best (worst) bits of advice
carefully extracted from this week’s OSHA Reddit’s safety fails
10. It’s a tick (tick BOOM) from me!
If it works, it’s not stupid but boy let’s hope you’re lucky!
9. Damn, straight!
Damn, straight and there’s no room for errors. NONE! A roundabout would really throw a spanner in the works here!
8. Just in case the office fish needs to use the emergency stairs
PANIC! “Oh, my cod! Quick, let’s go.” said the office fish, during a scheduled evacuation.
7. Work-life balance!
The after school circus classes could pay off here. A real balancing act. Always have a good work-life balance, that’s if you make it home!
6. The weekend is calling, time to get crawling!
It’s certainly not safe, but it works! But on the flip side, he’s way under the load limit for this machine!
5. If there’s a will, there’s a way!
The wrong way, that is! From every angle, this is NOT the right way to complete this job.
4. June 1996, what could go wrong? It was a great year!
It’s important to stay up-to-date with all fire and safety equipment. Congratulations on having zero fires in 25 years, we hope! Here’s to the next 25, fingers crossed.
3. Where do I start? No. Seriously!
When you raise a ticket with the IT department and you don’t know how to explain the problem.
2. Safety, perhaps!
Safety 3rd! from r/OSHA
If it’s not safety first, it’s not considered safe at all!
1. Monday = 10 fingers, Friday = 8!
Ten little fingers, ten little toes,
Two little ears and one little nose
Two little eyes that shine so bright…
Not with this approach!!
OK, if it isn’t 100% totally clear that all of these are a joke then let me make it crystal clear:
DO NOT FOLLOW ANY ADVICE I HAVE GIVEN ON THIS POST. IT IS INTENDED FOR SATIRICAL PURPOSES ONLY.
It might be obvious to you, but hey; it always pays to be safe.
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