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 and a women in uniform in three separate scenarios. The first image illustrates the woman seated on a stool which is too high, the next image shows Con lifting the work table to the appropriate height, and the next image shows the woman seated on an office chair at the correct height of the work table.

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