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"Preserving Health and Ensuring Safety: A Journey Through Time" Fire sprinklers, a revolutionary invention from the 19th century

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Fire sprinklers, 19th century
Fire sprinklers. This system of sprinklers was designed to extinguish fires, and here has been installed in a theatre in 19th-century France

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Laboratory technician
MODEL RELEASED. MODEL RELEASED. Laboratory technician wearing a face mask and hair net

Background imageHealth And Safety Collection: Pupils of Ross Place School, Ardwick, Manchester, jump across a sea of mud to enter

Pupils of Ross Place School, Ardwick, Manchester, jump across a sea of mud to enter school. December 1970

Background imageHealth And Safety Collection: BT engineer testing lines, United Kingdom, Europe

BT engineer testing lines, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageHealth And Safety Collection: Engraving depicting a portable stirrup pump for use as a fire extinguisher or a garden spray

Engraving depicting a portable stirrup pump for use as a fire extinguisher or a garden spray, 19th century
5309108 Engraving depicting a portable stirrup pump for use as a fire extinguisher or a garden spray, 19th century; (add.info)

Background imageHealth And Safety Collection: A hot-air balloon fitted with a parachute

A hot-air balloon fitted with a parachute
3732624 A hot-air balloon fitted with a parachute; (add.info.: Engraving depicting a hot-air balloon fitted with a parachute. Dated 19th Century.); Universal History Archive/UIG

Background imageHealth And Safety Collection: Engraving depicting a handcart containing six cylinders charged with water

Engraving depicting a handcart containing six cylinders charged with water
5309107 Engraving depicting a handcart containing six cylinders charged with water; (add.info.: Engraving depicting a handcart containing six cylinders charged with water)

Background imageHealth And Safety Collection: Engraving depicting a fireman opening the door of the ventilating furnace at the bottom of a coal

Engraving depicting a fireman opening the door of the ventilating furnace at the bottom of a coal pit
5309094 Engraving depicting a fireman opening the door of the ventilating furnace at the bottom of a coal pit; (add.info)

Background imageHealth And Safety Collection: Engraving depicting a railway guard waiting to give the all-clear whistle for the train to move

Engraving depicting a railway guard waiting to give the all-clear whistle for the train to move off, 19th century
5309003 Engraving depicting a railway guard waiting to give the all-clear whistle for the train to move off, 19th century; (add.info)

Background imageHealth And Safety Collection: Sectional view of a furnace ventilation shaft typical of many coal mines

Sectional view of a furnace ventilation shaft typical of many coal mines
5307486 Sectional view of a furnace ventilation shaft typical of many coal mines.; (add.info.: Sectional view of a furnace ventilation shaft typical of many coal mines)

Background imageHealth And Safety Collection: Advertisement for the harden grenade fire extinguisher, which produced ammonia and carbon dioxide

Advertisement for the harden grenade fire extinguisher, which produced ammonia and carbon dioxide
5309106 Advertisement for the harden grenade fire extinguisher, which produced ammonia and carbon dioxide, starving the fire of oxygen

Background imageHealth And Safety Collection: Advertisement for the harden grenade fire extinguisher, which produced ammonia and carbon dioxide

Advertisement for the harden grenade fire extinguisher, which produced ammonia and carbon dioxide
5309105 Advertisement for the harden grenade fire extinguisher, which produced ammonia and carbon dioxide, starving the fire of oxygen

Background imageHealth And Safety Collection: An engraved guide of the Grotto del Cane, demonstrating the dangers of suffocating in the grotto

An engraved guide of the Grotto del Cane, demonstrating the dangers of suffocating in the grotto by holding his dog in
5311017 An engraved guide of the Grotto del Cane, demonstrating the dangers of suffocating in the grotto by holding his dog in the fumes until it was almost unconscious

Background imageHealth And Safety Collection: Scene of the Late Fatal Explosion of Fireworks at Lambeth, 1858. Creator: Unknown

Scene of the Late Fatal Explosion of Fireworks at Lambeth, 1858. Creator: Unknown
Scene of the Late Fatal Explosion of Fireworks at Lambeth, 1858. A large order caused extra work, and filled the factory brimful of dangerous missiles...after the men had left

Background imageHealth And Safety Collection: The Peace Commemoration at Brighton - Fireworks on the Chain Pier, 1856. Creator: Edmund Evans

The Peace Commemoration at Brighton - Fireworks on the Chain Pier, 1856. Creator: Edmund Evans
The Peace Commemoration at Brighton - Fireworks on the Chain Pier, 1856. Report in the "Brighton Herald" newspaper of celebrations marking the end of the Crimean War....signal rockets were

Background imageHealth And Safety Collection: The Foundry, after Adolf Friedrich Erdmann Menzel, c1880-83. Creators: Adolph Menzel, W Manfield

The Foundry, after Adolf Friedrich Erdmann Menzel, c1880-83. Creators: Adolph Menzel, W Manfield
The Foundry, after Adolf Friedrich Erdmann Menzel'. From "Modern Artists" by F.G.Dumas. [J.S.Virtue & Co Ltd, London, c1880]

Background imageHealth And Safety Collection: Les bains a quatre sous, 19th century. Creator: Honore Daumier

Les bains a quatre sous, 19th century. Creator: Honore Daumier
Les bains a quatre sous, 19th century. Public baths which cost 4 sous - (overcrowded and dangerous)

Background imageHealth And Safety Collection: Senator William Alden Smith, between 1914 and 1917. Creator: Harris & Ewing

Senator William Alden Smith, between 1914 and 1917. Creator: Harris & Ewing
Senator William Alden Smith, between 1914 and 1917. American politician, chaired the Senate hearings into the sinking of the Titanic. His report led to major reforms in maritime safety

Background imageHealth And Safety Collection: Firing the Park Guns for the Great Victory in the Crimea, 1854. Creator: Smyth

Firing the Park Guns for the Great Victory in the Crimea, 1854. Creator: Smyth
Firing the Park Guns for the Great Victory in the Crimea, 1854. Cannons are fired in London to celebrate the Russian defeat in the Crimean War

Background imageHealth And Safety Collection: Sharecropper family near Chesnee, South Carolina, 1937. Creator: Dorothea Lange

Sharecropper family near Chesnee, South Carolina, 1937. Creator: Dorothea Lange
Sharecropper family near Chesnee, South Carolina

Background imageHealth And Safety Collection: Christ in the House of His Parents - painted by J. E. Millais, 1850. Creator: Unknown

Christ in the House of His Parents - painted by J. E. Millais, 1850. Creator: Unknown
Christ in the House of His Parents - painted by J. E. Millais, 1850. Exhibition at the Royal Academy in London. The child Jesus shows the stigmata, presaging his crucifixion:.a picture painted

Background imageHealth And Safety Collection: Skate City opens in London on the South Bank on 26th August 1977

Skate City opens in London on the South Bank on 26th August 1977. It is Britains first commercial skateboard park costing 100, 000 to develop. 14-year-old Jonathan Turnbull of London in action

Background imageHealth And Safety Collection: Steeplejack Fred Dibnah brought down the 100 foot Jameson

Steeplejack Fred Dibnah brought down the 100 foot Jamesons fireclay works chimney at Corbridge, Northumberland on 26 April 1987

Background imageHealth And Safety Collection: 1913 Thames coach. Creator: Unknown

1913 Thames coach. Creator: Unknown
1913 Thames coach

Background imageHealth And Safety Collection: Working on a chimney JLP01_08_060724

Working on a chimney JLP01_08_060724
ISLE OF GRAIN, MEDWAY. Construction workers suspended in harnesses working on the surface of a chimney stack at the South Eastern Gas Boards (SEGAS) Power Station on the Isle of Grain

Background imageHealth And Safety Collection: Manufacture of the Armstrong Gun at Woolwich Arsenal: casting the shot and shell for 100... 1862

Manufacture of the Armstrong Gun at Woolwich Arsenal: casting the shot and shell for 100... 1862. Creator: W Thomas
Manufacture of the Armstrong Gun at Woolwich Arsenal: casting the shot and shell for 100 pounders, 1862. In viewing the manner in which the work is carried out in the various branches of the Royal

Background imageHealth And Safety Collection: The International Exhibition: range of boilers for supplying steam to machinery in the... 1862

The International Exhibition: range of boilers for supplying steam to machinery in the... 1862. Creator: Unknown
The International Exhibition: range of boilers for supplying steam to machinery in the Western Annexe, 1862....each boiler is 6ft. 6in. in diameter, and 35ft

Background imageHealth And Safety Collection: Fall of three houses in Amherst-road, Hackney, 1862. Creator: Unknown

Fall of three houses in Amherst-road, Hackney, 1862. Creator: Unknown
Fall of three houses in Amherst-road, Hackney, [London], 1862. On the morning of Wednesday week, between the hours of ten and eleven o'clock

Background imageHealth And Safety Collection: British Railways Notice, 1950

British Railways Notice, 1950
A BR Western Region notice issued in 1950, informing staff that the practice of jumping over engine pits is strictly prohibited

Background imageHealth And Safety Collection: A medieval property in Spon Street which nearby residents say is an eyesore

A medieval property in Spon Street which nearby residents say is an eyesore and a danger to children. The unoccupied property has been boarded up for several years waiting for a "

Background imageHealth And Safety Collection: A young boy allowed to touch an elephant at London Zoo. 29th December 1954

A young boy allowed to touch an elephant at London Zoo. 29th December 1954

Background imageHealth And Safety Collection: Bob Thomson, deputy site manager celebrating safety success

Bob Thomson, deputy site manager celebrating safety success. For the first time in 30 years, ICI Wilton works has for a month churned out chemicals nonstop without an accident

Background imageHealth And Safety Collection: No health and safety here as this painter stands precariously on top of the hand rails of

No health and safety here as this painter stands precariously on top of the hand rails of the safety cradle on 14th September 1985

Background imageHealth And Safety Collection: Newcastle Area Skateboarders competition, held in the grounds of the West Denton High

Newcastle Area Skateboarders competition, held in the grounds of the West Denton High School. Malcolm Bishop of Heaton demonstrating his freestyle on 3rd December 1977

Background imageHealth And Safety Collection: Pint-sized Ashley Kane, aged eight, from Washington shows the sort of skills which won

Pint-sized Ashley Kane, aged eight, from Washington shows the sort of skills which won hme the Under-13s freestyle title on 26th February 1978

Background imageHealth And Safety Collection: The first National Skateboard Show opened at the Royal Horticultural Halls

The first National Skateboard Show opened at the Royal Horticultural Halls, Westminster on 13th February 1976. Mike Williams demonstrates the high jump with the skateboard

Background imageHealth And Safety Collection: Spotlighted against the wintry city skyline are members of a team of steeplejacks who are

Spotlighted against the wintry city skyline are members of a team of steeplejacks who are carrying out a survey of the spire and roof of St Marys Cathedral, in Clayton Street

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#37050063

Background imageHealth And Safety Collection: Extreme window cleaning JLP01_1154513_11

Extreme window cleaning JLP01_1154513_11
CHELSEA AND WESTMINSTER HOSPITAL, FULHAM ROAD, KENSINGTON AND CHELSEA, GREATER LONDON. A rock climber abseiling and cleaning a window in the atrium at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital

Background imageHealth And Safety Collection: Extreme window cleaning JLP01_1154512_12

Extreme window cleaning JLP01_1154512_12
CHELSEA AND WESTMINSTER HOSPITAL, FULHAM ROAD, KENSINGTON AND CHELSEA, GREATER LONDON. A team of rock climbers abseiling and cleaning the roof of the atrium at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital

Background imageHealth And Safety Collection: Safety signs DP076746

Safety signs DP076746
Dover Castle, Dover, Kent. Detail of safety signage at the castle, behind stacked security fencing panels

Background imageHealth And Safety Collection: Rescue team demonstration JLP01_09_751828

Rescue team demonstration JLP01_09_751828
Grain Power Station, Grain, Isle of Grain, Medway, Kent. The site rescue team using a dummy victim and scaffolding to demonstrate the rescue of a worker overcome by fumes at a great height

Background imageHealth And Safety Collection: Health and safety exhibition JLP01_09_751824

Health and safety exhibition JLP01_09_751824
Grain Power Station, Grain, Isle of Grain, Medway, Kent. Three men at a Laing exhibition stand looking at a display of faulty lifting tackle and hard hats that had saved lives

Background imageHealth And Safety Collection: Safety training video JLP01_11_53757_01

Safety training video JLP01_11_53757_01
Glaxo Medical Research Centre, Gunnels Wood Road, Stevenage, Hertfordshire. Workers employed on the Glaxo Research Centre construction site in Stevenage watching a safety training video

Background imageHealth And Safety Collection: Gas masks JLP01_09_841262

Gas masks JLP01_09_841262
BRITISH LIBRARY, EUSTON ROAD, ST PANCRAS, CAMDEN, GREATER LONDON. Three men wearing Draeger gas masks during a safety course at the British Library construction site

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Petrol Station MOT01_01_01
Eashing Petrol Station, Lower Eashing, Shackleford, Guildford, Surrey. A car parked outside the thatched B.P. petrol station on the Guildford Godalming Bypass Road at Lower Eashing, 1930s

Background imageHealth And Safety Collection: Cartoon titled Poisoning by Food Adulteration

Cartoon titled Poisoning by Food Adulteration
5308993 Cartoon titled Poisoning by Food Adulteration'; (add.info.: Cartoon titled Poisoning by Food Adulteration')

Background imageHealth And Safety Collection: Securitas Publica, 1718 / 25. Creator: Sir James Thornhill

Securitas Publica, 1718 / 25. Creator: Sir James Thornhill
Securitas Publica, 1718/25



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"Preserving Health and Ensuring Safety: A Journey Through Time" Fire sprinklers, a revolutionary invention from the 19th century, continue to safeguard lives and properties against devastating fires. Diligent laboratory technicians work tirelessly behind the scenes, ensuring health and safety standards are met for all scientific experiments. Fearless pupils of Ross Place School in Ardwick, Manchester, bravely navigate through a sea of mud to prioritize their well-being while pursuing education. BT engineers diligently test lines across the United Kingdom and Europe, guaranteeing seamless communication with utmost regard for public safety. The powder fire extinguisher stands as an iconic symbol of preparedness against unexpected blazes – a vital tool in maintaining health and safety protocols. Unveiling societal concerns about food adulteration through a thought-provoking cartoon titled "Poisoning by Food Adulteration, " emphasizing the importance of safe consumption practices since ages past. An enigmatic 1913 Thames coach transports passengers safely amidst uncertain times – showcasing how prioritizing health has always been paramount throughout history. Brave workers scaling chimneys exemplify dedication towards maintaining safe environments even in perilous conditions - highlighting the significance of occupational health measures throughout time. Skate City's grand opening on London's South Bank in August 1977 brings exhilarating fun while adhering to stringent safety regulations - proving that enjoyment can coexist harmoniously with well-being. Love Conquered Fear back in 1840 when individuals embraced new medical advancements fearlessly - reminding us that progress is often achieved by prioritizing our collective health over uncertainties or apprehensions. 11 & 12: Extreme window cleaning challenges push boundaries but not at the expense of safety. Skilled professionals undertake daring feats while strictly adhering to rigorous protocols ensuring their own well-being during high-altitude tasks.