Comical Processing: You Write The Cartoon Caption Winner Nov. 3, 2014

We have a winner. Congratulations to Harry Harris of Grand River, Ohio, for writing the funny caption.

"Comical Processing" features drawings by award-winning cartoonist Jerry King. It’s our way of letting you take a break from all the serious stuff you deal with at work — by coming up with appropriate light-hearted captions.

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I feel safer already!!

Honorable Mentions

"So....why's the sign out here in the parking lot?" Submitted by ED RUDDY, KANSAS CITY, Mo.

"You're right, that sign does cover the hole where the #7 and #12 pressure relief valves landed." Submitted by Gene Botts, Stillwater, Okla.

"Well Larry, there goes the safety budget........" Submitted by Ian Cairns, Leeds, UK

"No you can't buy any more PPE, we spent all our money on the sign." Submitted by Kirby Hostetler, Barberton, Ohio

"Impressive, but I would have spent the money on gloves..." Submitted by Larry Shade, Augusta, Ga.

Other Submissions

"You know how managers tend to always give any kind of feedback to feel important, sometimes it's the margins, sometimes it's the font type, this time it was the font size." Submitted by Assem Abdou, Alexandria, Egypt

"Hey, this rupture disc shouldn't be here!" Submitted by Claudio Novida, Philippines

"I can't read that without my safety glasses." Submitted by Dale Stout, Colorado Springs, Colo.

"I hope it doesn't fall on me." Submitted by Dale Stout, Colorado Springs, Colo.

"Geez, from the size of this sign, I guess that new project team must be bringing in some big equipment." Submitted by Dave Laycock, Singapore

"I heard the new plant manager was big on safety." Submitted by DOUG MANCOSKY, Rome, Ga.

"As you can see in this picture taken just before the fatal sign collapse, our cost reduction efforts got us down to only one bolt for the entire structure." Submitted by ERIC SCHARPF, Dunedin, New Zealand

"The HSE director has young children and believes that you get peoples attention by increasing the volume of the message" Submitted by Fred Durrenberger, Columbia, Mo.

"Manangement is emphasizing its huge commitment to safety." Submitted by Fred Durrenberger, COLUMBIA, Mo.

"An audio file is available too. It can play up to 90 dB." Submitted by Gianluca Premoli, Schaffhausen, Switzerland

"Corporate mandated to improve our safety record, did you step foot in the field? Goodness no, that's dangerous. I exhausted our approved capital expenditures on this giant sign!" Submitted by Greg G., Illinois

"Well Larry, there goes the safety budget........" Submitted by Ian Cairns, Leeds, UK

"Apparently not good results last month on Safety!" Submitted by Jesús E. Velazquez y Martinez, Panjin, Mexico

"I think this is readable enough during foggy days." Submitted by Johann Cruz, Philippines

"It's big enough, but I don't think it will pass the monthly saftey inspection!" Submitted by JOHN OPIOLA, TELFORD, Pa.

"Is this really the safest place for the sign?" Submitted by Joseph Bedson, San Antonio, Texas

"If this doesn't increase our safety awareness, I don't know what will." Submitted by Kelsey Kaplan, Wisconsin

"I wonder how long this has been here?" Submitted by Ken Macholl, Warrenville, Ill.

"Well I guess this means they really are serious this time." Submitted by Kenneth Russell, Buford, Ga.

"I think the exclamation point really enforces the message" Submitted by Kevin Summ, Milwaukee, Wisc.

"Yah....that will fix everything." Submitted by KIRBY HOSTETLER, BARBERTON, Ohio

"I feel safer already..." Submitted by LARRY SHADE, Augusta, Ga.

"¿Qué dice? (what does it say?)" Submitted by Larry Shade, Augusta, Ga.

"Maybe this program will last more than a year..." Submitted by Larry Shade, Augusta, Ga.

"I heard the new owners were big on safety..." Submitted by Larry Shade, Augusta, Ga.

"I guess we couldn't afford a real safety program !" Submitted by LAWRENCE FOLEY, Cincinnati, Ohio

"Think safety... make it bigger!" Submitted by Lino Santos, Coimbra, Portugal

"According to GHS, "Safety" is an irritant." Submitted by Luke Vincent, Visalia, Calif.

"That's a pretty tall order around here" Submitted by LYLE LEONARD, BUDD LAKE, N.J.

"SAFETY EXPLANATION POINT! Code words for, STAY HERE OR DANGER!" Submitted by Marvin Sager, Rockville, Md.

"It's very windy. We shouldn't be standing here." Submitted by Michael Sweeney, Cumberland, R.I.

"So what do you think they are trying to tell us?" Submitted by Monica Murray, Sweden

"This sign alone is expected to reduce our incidents by 20%..." Submitted by Orlando Rainey, Front Royal, Va.

"I was looking for more impact. I wish we could have fit all of the text on one line." Submitted by RANDY JOHNSON, Piscataway, NJ

"Larry, I think on this sign is missing something, let's add: "Before, After and Always"" Submitted by RIGOBERTO RUIZ, Houston, Texas

"Funny they put this sign up in front of the Corporate offices..." Submitted by Robert Dotson, Jacksonville, Fla.

"Without a bolt holding the top of that sign to the post, it is only a matter of time before it falls and hurts someone!" Submitted by Robert Janoschek, Marlborough, Mass

"Do you think everyone will see the sign this time?" Submitted by Roger Cassell, West Alexandria, Texas

"I may be wrong, but I THINK the order was for (10) 1-foot wide signs, not (1) 10-foot wide sign." Submitted by Scott Bryan, Newhebron, Miss.

"They must have had leftover year-end money....." Submitted by Tony Tipton, Aiken, S.C.