Building safety sign from the Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd factory site at Coburg, likely in use from the mid to late 1990s until the factory closure in 2004.
This object is part of the Kodak collection of products, promotional materials, photographs and working life artefacts collected from Kodak Australasia in 2005, when the Melbourne manufacturing plant at Coburg closed down.
Kodak manufactured and distributed a wide range of photographic products to Australasia, such as film, paper, chemicals, cameras and miscellaneous equipment. Its client base included amateur and professional photographers, as well as specialist medical and graphic art professionals who used photography, x-ray and other imaging techniques.
Metal powder coated green with painted white inscription and white diagram of a face being flushed by an eye wash. In original plastic bag. Has a hole in each corner for attaching to a wall.
Donation from Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, Ms. Kate Metcalf - Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, 2005
Courtesy of Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd.
Place & Date Used
Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, Coburg, Greater Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1990s-2004
Based on condition and style of signage, and the collection date of the object directly from the site after the closure in 2004.
Printed: 'EMERGENCY / EYE WASH / FOR CHEMICAL SPLASH WASH FOR 15 / Min PRIOR TO MEDICAL TREATMENT'
Type of item
31.2 cm (Length), 23.8 cm (Width)
Measurement includes plastic bag.