Grace Golden (born 1904 - died 1993)View Artist Biography
It's Dangerous to Distract
19.75 x 30
Rare original linen backed Bristish vintage poster: It's Dangerous to Distract a Man at His Job. Ministry of Labour and National Service poster. This wartime poster, with an illustration by Grace Golden, promotes safe work practices in the factory. It was issued by the Ministry of Labour and National Service and produced by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents. It is one of a series of 'safety first' posters produced during the Second World War in response to the growing number of women working in factories. Their presence was seen to bring new hazards and safety issues into the previously male-dominated factory environment.