Date: Wed, 5 May 2010 14:58:18 -0700
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From: Robert Alaimo <rjalaimo**At_Symbol_Here**ATT.NET>
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I’ll add this one to the list:

“A Recordable is an accident where the victim lives to write it down”

Bob Alaimo

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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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From: Herriott, Carole

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“’Safety first’ 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.”  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 “safety” quotes I can put on a plaque?  I’m looking for something more than the common ones – I’ve 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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