Dockyard Health and Safety

This image gallery contains a collection of Health and Safety posters from Portsmouth Dockyard. Health and Safety became increasingly important during the twentieth century and these posters represent that feeling.

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Use your safety gear

Use your safety gear

RoSPA health and safety poster with the text "Please use your safety gear". This a black and white poster depicting the following safety gear: a hard hat, gloves, glasses, ear protectors and shoes. Health and safety posters became increasingly common in the dockyard during the 1970s. This is because of the 1974 Health and Safety at Work Act.

Use your safety gear
Fire precaution in workshops
These are your most valuable tools
Health and Safety at Work Act Poster
Breathe Easy