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THE MOST DANGEROUS JOB IN HISTORY!? The Horrifying Story Of Radium Girls
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THE MOST DANGEROUS JOB IN HISTORY!? The Horrifying Story Of Radium Girls

Today we take a look at the most dangerous job in the entire history, and no, we are not talking about miners or soldiers, this job had dozen of people dead in the first year itself. And hundreds more followed. This is the story of The Radium Girls.The Radium Girls were female factory workers who contracted radium poisoning from painting watch dials with self luminous paints. After being told the paint was "Harmless", the women in the facility ingested deadly amount of radium after being instructed to point their brushes with the tip of their lips.Factory workers painting radium over watch dialsThe women were instructed to use the brush that way because using rags or water would have considerably increased both the time and cost of the production, as the paint was made fr...