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New NSC Report Highlights Safety Benefits of Contractor Management Programs

Itasca, IL – The National Safety Council recently released a new report, Making the Case for Contractor Management: Examining the Safety Benefits of 3rd-Party Management. The report includes an independent analysis of data provided by BROWZ, LLC, a global leader in contract…
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National Safety Council Statement on NTSB Investigation Report into the Tesla Crash

​Itasca, IL – The National Safety Council was not surprised that the NTSB investigation into the 2016 fatal Tesla crash found "driver error" and an "overreliance on vehicle automation"…
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Statement from NSC President & CEO, Deborah Hersman, on NHTSA Guidance on the Future of Automated Driving Systems

Itasca, IL – "The National Safety Council is pleased to see that safety continues to have a prominent place in the 12 elements of 'A Vision for Safety,' the next iteration of guidance on the future of automated driving systems, released today by the N…
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National Safety Council Appoints Jennifer Steffus as Chief Development Officer

​Itasca, IL – The National Safety Council is pleased to announce the appointment of Jennifer Steffus as Chief Development Officer. Ms. Steffus will oversee the Council's philanthropic efforts, which …
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Hurricane Irma Headed for Florida; Are You Prepared to Survive This Storm?

​Itasca, IL – The National Safety Council encourages everyone in the path of Hurricane Irma to keep informed, heed government warnings and stay safe. Unlike tornadoes and earthquakes, hurricanes can be forecast several days ahead of landfall, giving residents time to take precautions…
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During Baby Safety Month, NSC Urges Parents to Protect Babies at Home and on the Road

​Itasca, IL – The National Safety Council has joined the Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association of Mount Laurel, NJ, in an awareness campaign to alert parents and caregivers on the importance of properly using safety devices such as straps and harnesses on all juvenile products. Read More

NSC: One in Three Illinoisans Directly Impacted by Opioid Abuse or Misuse

​Itasca, IL – A new poll from the National Safety Council shows one in three Illinois residents has been directly touched by the opioid epidemic. Residents may have personally known someone who has become addicted to opioids, known someone who overdosed or died from an overdose, or suff…
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Hurricane Harvey: Could You Weather the Storm?

Itasca, IL – The National Safety Council encourages everyone in the path of Hurricane Harvey to keep informed, heed government warnings and stay safe. Because severe weather and natural disasters can occur at any time with devastating effects, an impending storm is a timely reminder to …
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NSC: More Than 400 People May be Killed on U.S. Roads this Labor Day Holiday

​Itasca, IL – The National Safety Council estimates 421 people may be killed and another 48,400 may be injured seriously enough to require medical attention in car crashes during the upcoming Labor Day …
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NSC Statement on IIHS Report Detailing Safety Benefits of Lane Departure Warning, Blind Spot Monitoring Systems

​Itasca, IL – The National Safety Council applauds the new Status Report from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety that highlights the safety benefits of lane departure warning and blind spot monitoring systems.

NSC estimates indicate the country is fresh off the steepest t…
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