safety first

idiom

used to say that the most important thing is to be safe

Examples of safety first in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The company, one of the great gems of US corporate America and had always been very focused on engineering first, safety first, and then over time the culture changed. Andy Mills, Quartz, 27 Mar. 2024 Critics said that before the merger, Boeing had a reputation as a company run by people with engineering backgrounds who cared about quality and safety first. Chris Isidore, CNN, 30 Jan. 2024 How To Protect Your Transgender Child and Your Rights While Traveling One of my children is transgender, so my walls have never come down regarding the need to put her safety first. Amber Leventry, Parents, 18 Dec. 2023 But the Bears safety first faces a big test in practice Wednesday. Chicago Tribune Staff, Chicago Tribune, 5 Sep. 2023 Tepco, which has in the past been accused of a lack of transparency, has vowed to put safety first and stop the discharges if problems arise. Janis MacKey Frayer, NBC News, 26 Aug. 2023 Please put your own safety first before engaging with any nefarious characters. Caitlin O'Kane, CBS News, 17 July 2023

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“Safety first.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/safety%20first. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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