Summary

Note: This object includes a cultural stereotype. Such representations are not condoned by Museums Victoria which considers them to be racist. Historical distance and context does not excuse or erase this fact.

Colour poster with 'Con the Fruiterer' demonstrating proper lifting techniques. Produced by the Department of Labour, Nauru house, Melbourne, in the Occupational Health and Safety Division, circa 1980s.

Physical Description

Colour poster with "Con the Fruiterer" demonstrating proper lifting techniques. Image depicts Con in three separate scenarios. The first image shows him reaching for a box from a high shelf, the second image shows him placing the heavy box on a shelf about waist height, and the third image shows him leaning against the shelf pointing to the heavy box.

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