30 Ways to Shock Yourself

Here are 30 illustrations from the book Elektroschutz in 132 Bildern. These diagrams outline causes of electrical accidents


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  • Michael 6y

    ROFL!!! ... .I'm PISSING myself (and it's supposed to be a serious set!)

    @autogyro: ROFLMAO!!!
  • Sergio Angulo 6y

    it has subliminal messages.
  • bcgrote 6y

    If only Klaus hadn't lost his hat....
  • Aya Rosen 6y

    Is it just me or do all those images seem like some bizzar fetishistic instructions?
  • David 6y

    oops I take it back- THIS one is my favorite.
  • Jonathan Hall 6y

    Never headbutt electrical wires. No matter how well they burned you. Or your cattle. (Electrical wiring, especially DC, is infamous for Deine Mutter zings)
  • matrix29gj 6y

    I'm still puzzling over how this guy was steering the haw wagon. The guiding rope is tied to a stick in the middle of the hay pile and neither of the ox's heads have a guiding rope attached to them.
  • Jason Claypool 6y

    That's because it's attached to their balls. Duh. How did you think an ox was steered?
  • Daxis 6y

    jasonsargo -- please, oh PLEASE tell me you meant that as a pun (to "steer" an ox, ropes attached to testicles ...). I've resisted posting until I read that.
  • Jason Claypool 6y

    Oh, you see what I did there...
  • Grant Huhn 6y

    Impossibly, each photo is better than the last.
  • Ray2Jerry 6y

    Mmm Figgy - Yeah, I find it strange that the hay is drawn so well but the people are either freakishly large or small or look like they're constipated.

    By the way, does it appear to anyone else like he was in the middle of playing " Guitar Hero: Farm Tour" with that pitchfork and didn't notice he had to duck??
  • lucky_dog 6y

    almost hilarious.

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Electrical Installations, and we'd love to have this added to the group!
  • chupocabara 6y

    I can't help but feel the farmer has constructed this situation in order to test the strength of his skull.
  • goopuddle 6y

    And as a safety note here,
    Never do farm work barefoot.
    In the rain.
    Near cattle and wagons.

    I also noticed that the wagon in the picture looks like the one that Marty Feldman's character in Mel Brooks' Young Frankenstien was driving when he picked up Frederic at the train station.
    SO this is how the Igor character got to look like he did in the movie!!
  • zanderredux 6y

    well, at least this way of dying of electrocution is still relevant today - if you work on a farm.

    finally one pic that stood the test of time!!!
  • Laurie Pink 6y

    Wow - the drama in this one! The action!

    And I bet he thought his solid pewter oxen would be the risk in a thunderstorm.

    Thanks for exhibiting some of the most unique illustrations I have seen. Totally humorous, yet good to know, good to publish for the safety of the general populace, indeed. Robert

    Why not post more in the group CAN YOU IMAGINE IT.......the members will love these unique drawings. Rob
  • aaron_ireland 2y

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