By Tania Clarke   |  
December 29th, 2015

17 Workers Who Failed At Workplace Safety

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We don’t condone unsafe work practices, but sometimes the worse safety fails need to be seen to be believed! We’ve compiled the best we found on the internet.

Might be a good idea to move away from flammable gas while smoking.



Improvised eye protection is only recommended for professionals.


At least this guy went a step further.


To join this window cleaning crew, you need to be really light.


This is not going to end well.


Forklifts have so many uses.


The leg “outstretched for stability” is an advanced move.


It’s part work and part workout.


The leaning tower of pallets


One way to clean a window.


Low hanging power lines are no match for a cone and stick.


Everything looks safe down there.


He’s putting a lot of faith in them.


This has disaster written all over it.


What safety harness?


Good thing he’s wearing a helmet.



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