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ITV safety advert 1970's (Sir Issac Newton poem)

There was a safety advert on ITV in the 1970's that I remember. I think it was about wearing hard hats on building sites. The poem went thus: "Sir Isaac Newton told us why, an apple fell down from the sky, And from this fact, it's very plain, all other objects do the same, A brick, a bolt, a bar, a cup, invariably fall down, not up...."

Can anyone remember the rest of the poem please?


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Do You Remember ITV safety advert 1970's (Sir Issac Newton poem)?

Do You Remember ITV safety advert 1970's (Sir Issac Newton poem)?

  • Anonymous user
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    DES HOW GOOD ARE YOU...who did the voice over...loved the tone
  • Anonymous user
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    Sir Isaac Newton told us why an apple falls down from the sky And from this fact, it's very plain, all other objects do the same A brick, a bolt, a bar, a cup, invariably fall down, not up And every common working tool is governed by the self-same rule So when you handle tools up there, let your watchword be "Take Care" If at work, you drop a spanner, it travels in a downward manner At work, a fifth of accidents or more, illustrate old Newton's law But one thing he forgot to add, the damage won't be half as bad if you are wearing proper clothes, especially on your head and toes These hats and shoes are there to save the wearer from an early grave So best feet forward and take care about the kind of shoes you wear It's better to be sure, than dead, so get a hat and keep your head Don't think to go without is brave; the effects of gravity can be grave