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Application Period Opens for Our Driving Concern Texas Employer Traffic Safety Awards

Itasca, IL - Each year, the National Safety Council and Our Driving Concern honor Texas employers that encourage positive driver behaviors among employees on and off the job through education, training and other activities centered on traffic safety. The Read More

NSC Congratulates Emory University on Reaccreditation as a Safe Community

​Itasca, IL – The National Safety Council and Safe Communities America congratulate Emory University on its reaccreditation as a Safe Community. The designation recognizes Emory and its coalition, the Emory Safety Alliance…
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National Safety Council Statement on Tom Petty's Death

Itasca, IL – The National Safety Council extends its deepest sympathies to Tom Petty’s family, friends, band members and millions of fans as they grapple not only with his l…
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One Week Left to Apply for 2018 Safe System Innovation Grants

​Itasca, IL – Applications are still being accepted for the 2018 Safe System Innovation Grants through the Road to Zero coalition – a nationwide initiative managed by the National Safety Council to end all motor vehicle de…
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NSC Congratulates Sullivan County on Reaccreditation as a Safe Community

Itasca, IL – The National Safety Council and Safe Communities America congratulate Sullivan County, Tenn., on its reaccreditation as a Safe Community. The designation recognizes the county for effectively using evidence-based and promising strategies to keep its residents safe and free …
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Accidental Injury Becomes #3 Cause of Death For The First Time in U.S. History

Itasca, IL – Unintentional, preventable injuries – commonly known as "accidents" – claimed a record high 161,374 lives in 2016 to become the third leading cause of death in the United States for the first time in recorded history, according to National Safety Council data anal…
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National Safety Council Proud to Welcome Four New Members to The Campbell Institute

Itasca, IL – The Campbell Institute at the National Safety Council is pleased to announce four new member organizations dedicated to world class environmental, health and safety (EHS) practices. ERM, First Group North America, San Diego Gas & Electric and United Airlines have all jo…
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More Than 660 People May Be Killed, 76,000 Injured on U.S. Roads Over the Holidays

​Itasca, IL – The National Safety Council urges caution as people plan road trips to celebrate holidays with family and friends. NSC estimates 308 people may be killed and 35,400 may be seriously injured in car crashes during the upcoming Christmas holiday period. As many as 356 fat…
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NSC Statement on the Rise in Workplace Deaths

​Itasca, IL – The National Safety Council is very disheartened to see the latest data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics showing a 7% rise in workplace deaths since 2015. Fatal work injuries reached 5,1…
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New Short Film Brings Opioid Users Face to Face With Those Who’ve Lost Loved Ones to Overdose

Itasca, IL – One in four Americans has been directly impacted by the opioid crisis, but 40% still do not consider it to be a health and safety threat to their family, according to recent National Safety Council poll resultsRead More

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