Another Symbol Designed By A Committee

Red triangle with skull and crossbones is for danger - new UN radiation symbol

"A skull and crossbones, a running person and radiating ionizing waves, all on a deep red triangle, joined other more common warning symbols today as part of a United Nations effort to reduce needless deaths and serious injuries from accidental exposure to large radioactive sources such as food irradiation and cancer therapy equipment."

Editor's note: Personally, this symbol makes me think that big ceiling fans can send flaming arrows down to kill pirates and people crossing the street.

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