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The Most Horrifying Workplace Safety Video Ever: WILL YOU BE HERE TOMORROW?

“Workplace safety” videos are closely related to “mental hygiene” filmstrips, which were instructional films for children and teens ranging in themes from sex education, drugs, dating, and physical and mental health topics. Workplace safety videos are kind of the grown-up version of mental hygiene films.  Most workplace safety videos show examples of the right and […]

Films 

The Strangest Public Awareness Campaign Ever: Be a Safe Elevator Rider!

So-called “mental hygiene” filmstrips gained popularity after WWII and wer a main source of instruction through the 1980s. These films, often unintentionally hilarious, were meant to offer guidance for children and teens, ranging in topics from sex education, safety, drugs, dating, social etiquette, and physical and mental health topics. Frequently, these films used scare tactics; […]

Films 

Hygiene Horrors!: Danger Out of Doors

So-called “mental hygiene” filmstrips gained popularity after WWII and were a main source of instruction through the 1980s. These films, often unintentionally hilarious, were meant to offer guidance for children and teens, ranging in topics from sex education, safety, drugs, dating, social etiquette, and physical and mental health topics. Frequently, these films used scare tactics; other […]