"The more I practice, the luckier I get." Arnold Palmer. >>> "Kennedy, Sheila"
5/5/2010 3:18 PM >>> "Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity" - Seneca (mid-1st century Roman) ~ Sheila -- Sheila M. Kennedy, CHO Safety Coordinator Chemistry & Biochemistry Teaching Laboratories University of California, San Diego (858) 534-0221 From: DCHAS-L Discussion List [mailto:DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**list.uvm.edu] On Behalf Of Dr. Jay A. Young Sent: Wednesday, May 05, 2010 1:32 PM To: DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**LIST.UVM.EDU Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] safety quotes Gail, 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 ******************************* ----- Original Message ----- From: Herriott, Carole To: DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**LIST.UVM.EDU Sent: Wednesday, May 05, 2010 10:45 AM Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] safety quotes "'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 -Carole x 5401 253 249-6709 (cell) From: DCHAS-L Discussion List [mailto:DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**list.uvm.edu] On Behalf Of Gail Hall Sent: Wednesday, May 05, 2010 7:19 AM To: DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**LIST.UVM.EDU Subject: [DCHAS-L] safety quotes All, 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. Thanks. Gail 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**bc.edu
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