Date: Wed, 5 May 2010 16:31:54 -0400
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From: "Dr. Jay A. Young" <chemsafety**At_Symbol_Here**VERIZON.NET>
Subject: Re: safety quotes

Try this one:

"An accident is a near miss that hit its target."
[AXIOM: All accidents announce their impending arrival; the announcements are called "near misses".  So while the forthcoming accident in its Near-Miss-Stage, eliminate the causes of the near miss that has occurred.]
Jay Young
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=93=92Safety first=92 does not mean a smug self-satisfaction with everything as it is. It is a warning to all persons who are going to cross a road in dangerous circumstances.=94  Stanley Baldwin (Earl Baldwin of Bewdley) 1867-1947  Source: The Times May 21 1929

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I am going to present an award to a graduate student who intervened following a chemical explosion in a lab and prevented serious burns to a colleague by his quick action, and also put out a fire in a fume hood.  Do you have any appropriate =93safety=94 quotes I can put on a plaque?  I=92m looking for something more than the common ones - I=92ve already searched Google.



N. Gail Hall, CHMM

Acting Director, Office of Environmental Health and Safety

Boston College - St. Clements Hall

140 Commonwealth Ave. Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

617-552-0300   gail.hall**At_Symbol_Here**

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