The Art of Health and Safety

Joe Cushner, Cominco Staff Artist (1950s – 70s)

Poster of a man working that says "We Take Every Precaution"
an advertisement for safety month with cartoon characters.
a poster of a man holding a sign and safety wear that says you need them all.

Presented in Partnership with Teck Trail Operations

Trail Operations artist Joe Cushner created meaningful and entertaining safety-related posters from the early 1950s through the early 1970s. He created over 200 posters that described safety incidents, candidly pointing out causes and suggesting ways to prevent recurrences. 

On display from: March 20 - April 28

Evening opening event: March 28 at VISAC Gallery from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Gallery open hours: Monday to Thursday 12 PM - 4 PM