100 Inspirational Safety Messages, Sayings and Quotes

Here are 100 inspirational safety messages that capture the need to proceed with caution.

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Don’t learn safety by accident.

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Precaution is better than cure.

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Safety brings first aid to the uninjured.

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One earnest worker can do more by personal suggestion to prevent accidents than a carload of safety signs.

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Safety is as simple as ABC – Always Be Careful.

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Safety’s just danger, out of place.

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The danger which is least expected soonest comes to us.

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There is safety in numbers.

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Our insignificance is often the cause of our safety.

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A chain is only as long as the weakest link.

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One could not always put safety up front as the prime goal. Do that, and who would ever achieve anything of note?

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There’s an old saying that if you think safety is expensive, try an accident.

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Out of this nettle, danger, we pluck this flower, safety.

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Don’t play for safety – it’s the most dangerous thing in the world.

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There’s an old saying that if you think safety is expensive, try an accident. Accidents cost a lot of money. And, not only in damage to plant and in claims for injury, but also in the loss of the company’s reputation.

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A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.

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They were willing to work all the time; and when people did their best, ought they not to be able to keep alive?”

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A lot of the people who keep a gun at home for safety are the same ones who refuse to wear a seat belt.

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One can go back toward safety or forward toward growth.

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Paper doesn’t save people, people save people.

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Tomorrow – your reward for working safely today.

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We must respect the past and mistrust the present if we wish to provide for the safety of the future.

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Every accident is a notice that something is wrong with men, methods, or material

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Working together…work safely if everyone is moving forward together and taking responsibility for their safe work environment then our safety takes care of itself.

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You don’t need to know the whole alphabet of safety. The a, b, c of it will save you if you follow it: Always Be Careful.

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Government’s first duty and highest obligation is public safety.

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Obscurity often brings safety.

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People often believed they were safer in the light, thinking monsters only came out at night. But safety – like light – is a façade.

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Accidents, and particularly street and highway accidents, do not happen – they are caused.

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Who can hope to be safe’ who sufficiently cautious’ Guard himself as he may, every moment’s an ambush.

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They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.

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We must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.

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For safety is not a gadget but a state of mind.

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Working safely may get old, but so do those who practice it.

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You are your last line of defense in safety. It boils down to you.

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The safety of the people shall be the highest law.

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Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.

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Also, they may simply have been blinded by their zeal to do something quick and easy for safety – and thus doing nothing for it.

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Guard himself as he may, every moment’s an ambush.

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Much easier to sell an answer than a question. Much more comforting to sit in delusion than reality.

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Safety isn’t expensive, it’s priceless.

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The ache for home lives in all of us. The safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned.

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Safety work is today recognized as an economic necessity. It is the study of the right way to do things.

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Prepare and prevent, don’t repair and repent.

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He that’s secure is not safe.

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Perhaps home is not a place but simply an irrevocable condition.

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An incident is just the tip of the iceberg, a sign of a much larger problem below the surface.

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Nothing is of greater importance that the conservation of human life.

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Respect the unexpected. Think through your risks.

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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.

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Safety saves sickness, suffering, sadness.

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If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed.

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Shortcuts cut life short.

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Telling me to be careful is very different to saving my life.

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Safety is something that happens between your ears, not something you hold in your hands.

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The only safety for the conquered is to expect no safety.

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Measuring safety as the number of years without a lost time injury is as bad as measuring a marriage by the number of years without an affair.

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If Safety is “Zero Harm” then Love must be “Zero Hate.”

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At the end of the day, the goals are simple: safety and security.

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The horse is prepared against the day of battle, but safety is of the Lord.

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Shallow men believe in luck; wise and strong men in the cause and effect.

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Save Time. Save Lives.

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There is always safety in valor.

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If you don’t think it’s safe, it probably isn’t.

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We believe that we want to do what we are doing, otherwise how would we explain to others why we are doing it?

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Safety is 30% Common sense; 80% Compliance and the rest is good luck.

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Better a thousand times careful than once dead.

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Measuring performance by the numbers of injuries you have is liked measuring parenting by the number of smacks you give.

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Working safely is like breathing – if you don’t, you die.

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Safety doesn’t happen by accident.

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If you put good people in bad systems, you get bad results. You have to water the flowers you want to grow.

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Putting a bunch of policies, mantras and checklists in place as a response to Due Diligence actually demonstrates that one has not been diligent.

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Carefulness costs you nothing. Carelessness may cost you your life.

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Safety means first aid to the uninjured.

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The best safety lies in fear.

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Insisting on perfect safety is for people who don’t have the balls to live in the real world.

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The desire for safety stands against every great and noble enterprise.

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Safety is in Heaven. Put your values there only; put your heart there. No tears are there to flood your heart, no sorrows there to break it, no losses there to grieve and embitter.

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Chance takers are accident makers.

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The tongue is safe; even among thirty teeth.

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Safety is from God alone.

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It is better to be safe than sorry.

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Safety from external danger is the most powerful director of national conduct.

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Choosing safety is a choice of life over career.

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Luckily my company has a Zero Harm Policy do I don’t have to worry about safety as much as others do.

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The best car safety device is a rear-view mirror with a cop in it.

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The safety and happiness of society are the objects at which all political institutions aim, and to which all such institutions must be sacrificed.

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It is never safe to look into the future with eyes of fear.

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The safety and happiness of society are the objects at which all political institutions aim, and to which all such institutions must be sacrificed.

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We all wind up drawn to what we’re afraid of, drawn to try to find a way to make ourselves safe from a thing by crawling inside of it, by loving it, by becoming it.

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There is no such thing as an accident, only a failure to recognize the hand of fate.

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Traditional Safety is not enough, but traditional safety is too much.

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Do I believe in the concept of Zero Harm? Let’s just say I believe that nothing is impossible.

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It takes leadership to improve safety.

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Where there are many counselors there is safety.

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There is no safety in numbers, or in anything else.

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The dangers of life are infinite, and among them is safety.

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Let’s manage safety recognizing how humans are and stop managing safety the way we wish humans were.

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The real enemy of safety is not non-compliance but non-thinking.

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Luck runs out but safety is good for life.

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Do not think because an accident hasn’t happened to you that it can’t happen.

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I hope you enjoyed these inspirational safety messages and quotes that encourage you to be mindful of your environment and its conditions.