Promoting safety is an efficient way to keep up an employee’s awareness against safety. In fact, many corporate offices make use of safety slogans or quotes that encourage and ensure safety, which is an effective tool of communication.
Making safety a way of life …. worldwide.”
~ World Safety Organization
Every organization has its safety issues and protecting employees, resources, the environment and property as well as maintaining their progress, is a prime task at hand that the organization has to execute. Safety slogans or quotes (also called safety motto) come to the rescue, as they are a clever way of prompting or alerting workers to maintain safety at work.
Safety slogans are easy to remember and interpret, and instantly attract one’s attention. According to the relevancy, choose the slogans that suit your workplace and ensure that the message conveyed is clear, pertinent and most importantly, put forth in positive words.
A clever safety slogan such as “Be aware, take care,” encourages employees to abide by the safety rules. Before you sit down to draft the safety slogans you want to put to use, have a look around your workplace so that you don’t miss out on any unsafe zone.
How to Use Safety Slogans at Work
Slogans can be used in the form of sticky notes, instructions/bulletined boards, etc. Safety symbols are one of the effective ways of non-verbal communication used in many offices and institutes. Nowadays, these slogans are efficiently used along with safety symbols and images. The slogans you utilize should be catchy, decipherable, thought-provoking, and needn’t have to be a long one. The whole point is to convey a mentally stimulating message that says, in short; “stay safe”.
Health Related Slogans
▣ Working safely each day will keep the doctor away.
▣ In case of injury, remember RICE: Rest, Ice, Compress, Elevate.
▣ Your good health is your greatest wealth.
▣ Have an eye for safety or be blinded by bad habits.
▣ Exercise indoors when the air temperature plus the humidity reaches 150F.
▣ Safety Glasses – All in favor, say, “EYE!”
▣ Those who work the safest way, live to work another day!
▣ Even in a hi-tech world, your eyes are still your greatest asset.
▣ Make it your mission, not to live in unsafe condition.
▣ Wipe up and avoid a slip up!
▣ A place for everything and everything in its place.
▣ Stop! Think! Then Act!
▣ Alert today. Alive tomorrow.
▣ Be alert! Accidents hurt.
▣ “Be Courageous! Have Faith! Go Forward.” – Thomas Edison
▣ “I’m a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it.” – Thomas Jefferson
▣ “Common sense is genius dressed in its working clothes.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
▣ You cannot plow a field by turning it over in your mind.
▣ “You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” – Mahatma Gandhi
▣ Better to lock out than luck out.
▣ Nature saves us, we have to save them.
▣ “Common sense is not so common.” – Voltaire
▣ “Nobody ever drowned in his own sweat.” – Ann Landers
▣ The door to Safety swings on the hinges of common sense.
Slogans Beginning with Safety
▣ Safety is as simple as ABC… Always Be Careful.
▣ Safety is success by purpose – Not Accident.
▣ “Safety First, Last and Always.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
▣ Safety awareness saves lives.
▣ Safety – everyone’s full-time job.
▣ Safety has no time out.
▣ Safety – a good friend to take home.
▣ Safety – it’s the tool for LIFE.
▣ Safety is the seam that joins the fabric of life. Don’t let a loose thread bring it all undone.
Accident Prevention Slogans
▣ BEST Be Safe Today.
▣ The chance taker is the accident maker.
▣ Hear today, gone tomorrow – use your hearing protection.
▣ Accident prevention – Your no. 1 intention.
▣ Safety records don’t happen by accident.
▣ Carbon monoxide is the “silent killer”, install CO detectors.
▣ Think positive – an accident is only an attitude away.
▣ Safety is our goal, what’s yours?
Slogans Related to Prevention
▣ Protect your back, use a jack.
▣ The life you save just might be yours!
▣ Check your shoes and don’t let your day slip away.
▣ A spill, a slip, a hospital trip.
▣ Danger never takes a vacation.
▣ “Slow and steady wins the race.” – The Hare and the Tortoise, Aesop’s Fables
▣ Be sure… be safe.
▣ Get in S.T.E.P. – Safety Takes Every Person.
▣ Electricity can turn you off.
▣ Earth allows you to stand. Let it stand the way it is …
▣ Before you start be safety smart.
▣ To sit in the shade, you have to save paper first.
Tips to Stay Safe at Work
Keep your workplace clean, the walkway area clear and ensure that there are no carelessly spilled items. It is best to read the instructions before operating any electrical appliances. Make employees aware of electrical problems that can occur due to extension cords, frayed wires, a light socket, power strips, power voltage, etc. New users can be explained how to use electrical appliances with time.
All Equipment should be Checked By Experts
Manufacturing companies involving mechanical, electrical work, etc., are at a higher risk. So, safety measurements should be proper, equipment should be checked and maintained on a daily basis before use. The employer can provide hands-on instructions and show safety videos if available.
Please do not crowd the elevator beyond the weight limit.
A fixed fire extinguishing system, equipment and protective-wear for fighting fire can be provided at the workplace.
Smooth surfaces are not always safe to walk on, especially in a dimly lit area. Hence, watch your step because along with less lighting, the floor could be slippery too.
One of the most popular organizations dealing with workplace safety issues is the World Safety Organization. Every year, they celebrate environmental safety programs and honor companies and individuals for their outstanding workplace safety endeavor. It is in the hands of employers and employees to succeed in establishing a safe and sound workplace. It goes without saying that motivation plays a prime role in keeping the workplace environment safe and secure. Those responsible for making the work environment a safe place are also people who go a long way in inspiring their co-workers to work in a safe manner. Be sure… Be safe!