4 Workplace Safety Lessons From Villainous Comic Book Characters

Aug 23, 2018 10:45 AM ET
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Supervillains--without them, there would be no superheroes.

Over the years, Marvel and DC Comics have left us with a swarm of merry miscreants — villainous counterparts to the likes of Batman, Spider-Man, and Superman.

Some villains are born, but others are created. Freak accidents are one of the most common supervillain origin tropes, but probably one of the most avoidable. If only the imaginary corporations of our favorite comic book worlds had been able to mitigate those workplace safety hazards...

Of course, we know that doing so would make for a much blander story. Still, when we stop to examine the origin stories of some of the most infamous comic book villains of all time, we find some great workplace safety lessons and reminders.

Read all 4 villain-focused EHS case studies here.

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