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NSC Congratulates Norfolk, NE, on Reaccreditation as a Safe Community

​Itasca, IL – The National Safety Council and Safe Communities America congratulate Norfolk, NE, on its reaccreditation as a Safe Community.

Norfolk was first accredited as a Safe Community in 2011. It is the only active Safe Community in the state.

"We are honored to …
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Road to Zero Announces 2018 Safe System Innovation Grant Recipients

​Itasca, IL – The Road to Zero Coalition, managed by the National Safety Council, is pleased to announce the recipients of the second annual Safe System Innovation Grants through the Road to Zero initiative. The grants are awarded to organizations with innovative approaches to make road…
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NSC Congratulates Hammond, LA, on Reaccreditation as a Safe Community

​Itasca, IL – The National Safety Council and Safe Communities America congratulate the residents and representatives of Hammond, LA, on their reaccreditation as a Safe Community. In the nearly six years since Hammond was first accredited, the community has made great strides in pre…
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NSC to Employers: Your Workers May be Especially Tired on Monday

Itasca, IL – As most parts of the country prepare to turn clocks ahead one hour, the National Safety Council is cautioning employers that workers in certain positions and industries who already have a higher risk of being drowsy may be even more tired than usual next Monday.

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car2go Expands Road Safety Education Courses to All U.S. Members

​AUSTIN, TX  – car2go​​​​, the largest one-way carsharing service in North America with over one million members in the U.S. and Canada, today will expand access of its free online road safety courses to all 625,000 U.S. members. The expansion of car2go’s 2017 road safety course pi…
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National Safety Council Statement on the Rise in Opioid Overdoses

​Itasca, IL – The National Safety Council is grieving over the new CDC data showing a 30% year-over-year increase in opioid overdoses seen in hospital emergency rooms. For the last two decades, the United States has been in the throes of an unprecedented opioid epidemic. The new data de…
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NSC Congratulates Torine Creppy on Being Named CEO of Safe Kids Worldwide

​Itasca, IL – The National Safety Council offers a hearty congratulations to Torine Creppy, who has been appointed CEO and president of Safe Kids Worldwide.

Under Creppy's leadership, the Council will continue its longti…
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Why Employers Often Get Worker Wellbeing Wrong

​Itasca, IL – a new report from the Campbell Institute indicates not all employers are getting worker wellbeing right, and it could be affecting the sustainability of their business.

While many organizations today are focu…
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Time To Refocus: Odds Of Accidentally Dying Are Getting Worse

​Itasca, IL – While many Americans fear flying, violence and natural disasters, the odds of dying from preventable, everyday incidents are far greater – the greatest ever, in fact, in United States history. A person's lifetime odds of dying from any unintentional cause have risen to …
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NSC Statement on Reported Plateau in Pedestrian Deaths

​Itasca, IL - The National Safety Council is discouraged by new figures from the Governors Highway Safety Association that show a plateau in pedestrian deaths in 2017, marking a second consecutive year of record-high numbers. The findings dovetail with a nationwide leveling off of all m…
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