Quotes are words but they are not just words. They can change a mind and thus common practices.

It is said that a whole life of different experiences can be made into a sentence or two – quotes – others could learn from. Slogans are tips,  action statements and philosophy. They can be easily remembered.

In this blog post, we have collected some of the best safety quotes and slogans. Make them your practice and you will work safe and healthy. 




“Safety First is Safety Always.” – Charles M. Hayes  

“Safety is 30% Common sense; 80% Compliance and the rest is good luck.” – Barry Spud

  “For safety is not a gadget but a state of mind.” – Eleanor Everet  

“We must respect the past and mistrust the present if we wish to provide for the safety of the future.” – Joseph Joubert

  “At the end of the day, the goals are simple: safety and security.” – Jodi Rell  

“Safety is a common denominator across all aspects of life, hence knowledge should always be shared. It is not a matter for industry it is a matter for humanity. – Doug Bourne  

“One earnest worker can do more by personal suggestion to prevent accidents than a carload of safety signs.” – Making Paper, E.R. Brown  

“There is no safety in numbers, or in anything else.” – James Thurber  

“Tomorrow: your reward for working safely today.” – Robert Pelton  

“Safety is something that happens between your ears, not something you hold in your hands. – Jeff Cooper  

Never give safety a day off 

Safety is about doing the right thing, even if no one is looking because safety starts with me! 

Housekeeping you skip may cause a fall or slip. 

Know Safety No Pain, No Safety Know Pain

When You Gamble with Safety You Bet Your Life

A Casual Attitude Toward Safe-TY = Casualty

At Work at Play – Let Safety Lead the Way

If You Don’t Think It Will Happen to You – Find the Person Who Had it Happen to Them

If You Think Safety is Expensive – Try Ignorance

Safety First Makes Us Last


Chinedu is passionate about occupational safety and health. He keeps following trends in industrial safety. Chinedu currently lives in Ikare-Akoko, Ondo State, Nigeria.

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