Using health and safety cartoons has been proven as very beneficial and effective, especially in the workplace. The cartoons grasp people’s attention quickly and the messages they’re sending are understood easily and within seconds. This can help save a person’s life or prevent losing a limb so it’s an investment that will definitely be worth your money. If you use a professional cartoonist to create customized health and safety cartoons for you, your entire workforce can benefit.
One of the reasons for the effectiveness of the health and safety cartoons is that we all grew up with cartoons and have learned how they function. The cartoons are also something we all like(d) to watch so they’re real attention grabbers. The audience likes cartoons and many industries are using this fact to make successful advertising campaigns. Cartoons get the message across within a few moments, and the message can be comprehended by many people. On the other hand, if you only use written text, many won’t bother to read it and a portion of those who do read it may not understand it. In addition, a professionally drawn health and safety cartoon will also contain a pinch of humor to lighten up the atmosphere without minimising the dangers that are lurking. When the cartoon is skilfully made, the concept is clear and the message is strong and effective.
Lowering the tension
Again, the cartoons we watched as children made a positive impact on us. They were filled with humour and made us feel good. In the same manner, using health and safety cartoons around the workplace can help reduce the tension and make people more relaxed, counting the happiness and fun associated with cartoons. These cartoons can also work as conversation starters and get people to talk about them. That’s something a dull message or a sign can never do. You can get your workers to unite around it with humor but with a serious underline meaning.
How to get the most out of the health and safety cartoons
Health and safety cartoons can deliver a major impact, but only if they’re made by professionals who already have experience in the area. A good and customized health and safety cartoon will work specifically for your workplace and it can help save lives and protect your property from damage, hence saving you significant amount of money. Get your health and safety cartoons from Richard Duszczak, cartoonist for hire to get your message through in a lighthearted way.
Spot the hazards cartoon – Restaurant and Kitchen health and safety…
This cartoon is very large poster size A2 which is 59.4cm wide x 42cm deep. Ideal for training staff/colleagues and customers to be more safety conscious.
Some of the health and safety hazards include: knives ill placed on work surface, not paying attention while using meat cleaver, not using safety gloves while chopping meat, meat left out of fridge cross contamination, guy in trainers – not proper foot wear, drunk worker, pan fire near fat dripping from extractor – fire hazard, cross contaminations from meats, not lifting correctly, dirty cloth left near meats, trying to open tin can with knife, scratching backside then not washing hands, bully from senior chef, sneezing on food, slip hazard while carrying very hot soup – scolding hazard, chemicals left on work surfaces, gas ring left on unattended – napkins nearby could cause fire hazard, walk-in fridge temperature is high, mixed meats on shelving, reaching up for heavy tubs, stood on containers…but there’s plenty more!
You can purchased the ‘Restaurant and Kitchen health and safety’ cartoon at the following link:
If you’ve been running your own business for a while, you’re probably familiar with all the problems that can occur in the workplace. Accidents can happen and people can get injured. The injuries can be as insignificant as bumps and scratches but they can also be very severe. Depending on the work position, people can easily lose a limb or even lose their life in case of an accident. Just like every job position has its own dangers, so do the different times of the year. If you want to raise people’s awareness about the lurking dangers all around us, you can hire a cartoonist to make you a safety cartoon calendar.
Cartoons are the most efficient way of getting people’s attention. We all react positively to cartoons as we associate them with happy and careless childhood, fun and humor. This has been recognized by many industries and lately, it’s being recognized in safety campaigns as well. If you want to raise awareness and to educate people about safety throughout the entire year, the easiest way to do it is with a safety cartoon calendar. You can have a different safety cartoon each month so that the people spend enough time to memorize one episode, but they also get a new lesson each month to keep things interesting and fresh.
When you decide to use a safety cartoon calendar, you’re choosing what’s best for you and your employees. Not only will your workers be safer, they will also be entertained and you can benefit from reduced compensation costs you’d pay for work-related injuries. Your employees are your most valuable asset as they’re the heart and soul of any company. Without the workers, a company would become a soulless and dull machinery that would eventually fall apart due to lack of ideas. As an employer, it’s your obligation to implement and use best safety practices and a safety management program.
Keeping up the awareness all year long with a safety cartoon calendar is especially effective not only because it draws attention, teaches a lesson in a fun way and keeps things fresh, but also because you can present many different hazards and make the content of cartoons more relevant for each moth. As an example, in December, you can try raising awareness about the dangers of leaving the heater turned on when leaving the office, etc. Using the services of a skilled cartoonist such as myself can maximize the effects of your campaign through fun, effective, and engaging drawings for your safety cartoon calendar.
Contact Richard on +44 1246 209034 or email if you want to have a cartoon calendar created to highlight hazards to your workers next year.
Whiteboard animation Personal Protective Equipment – Good+Bad
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Personal Protection Equipment.
The following P.P.E must be worn at all times on site.
Safety helmets – hard hats
Safety footwear – steel toe capped boots
High visibility vests
Short/long sleeved shirts
Any task specific PPE as detailed in RAMS (Risk assessments and Method Statements.)
Not like this guy:(Cartoon of guy smoking, baseball cap on back to front, ordinary vest, shorts and sandals.)
For other health and safety videos here on YouTube:
Warehouse health and safety hazards: https://youtu.be/sTMDBAV8FU0
Manually pulling-pushing a load: https://youtu.be/d3q5gwbSZYo
Manual-handling Lifting a load correctly and safely: https://youtu.be/c_CjxAiMSDI
Working in confined spaces: https://youtu.be/skpCvuGe9sQ