It's not my responsibility/fault

It's not my responsibility/fault

Cry Wolf Quotes

Such accidents are little short of deliberate suicide. No legislation can reach such cases as this.

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West Virginia’s chief mine inspector, James Paul. 1903.
01/01/1903 | Full Details | Law(s): General: Mine Safety

The present state of knowledge on the causes and effects of acid rain is, at best, ambiguous… There is time for science to guide the public policy debate.

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National Association of Manufacturers. 1987.
01/01/1987 | Full Details | Law(s): Clean Air Act of 1990

We find that 80 to 90 percent of the injuries which are occurring in our company [Du Pont] are due to a human failure rather than a piece of equipment, a machine, or so on.

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J. Sharp Queener, Safety Director for Du Pont Co., and representative of the U.S Chamber of Commerce. Testimony, House Select Subcommittee on Labor.

Personally I can quite agree with Dr. Thompson’s wholesome point of view, but still I am afraid human progress cannot go on under such restrictions and…they must be allowed to proceed if we are to survive among the nations.

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Emery Hayhurst, an industry-linked scientist, Public Health Reports (date unknown).