The New Zealand Railways Magazine, Volume 1, Issue 3 (July 24, 1926)
Among the most prolific causes of accidents to-day are unsafe and thoughtless practices-a forgetting of the relation between cause and effect. Life has developed interests due to the wonderful progress of our age which have multiplied the pre-occupations of the mind. We perform operations without that rational thought and sober reflection which safety demands. It is thus that accidents happen. The remedy lies in taking our jobs more seriously, and concentrating our whole attention on the work we have in hand.
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