Safety Lessons from History
Safety and the 70's
Posted by Virginia Womelsdorf on
Does it seem as though some of our products have a bit of a 70's flair? You wouldn't be wrong. In fact, there is a reason behind this, so please stick around and read along... The year was 1970. Richard Nixon was the current president in office, Paul McCartney announced that the Beatles were breaking up, and the Apollo 13 spacecraft, which was meant to land on the moon, returned to earth after an oxygen tank had exploded, preventing the astronauts from ever taking their walk. It was also the year a very important bill was passed into law, one that would change...
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