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Preliminary Estimates: Motor Vehicle Deaths Plateaued in 2017, But Still Up 6% from 2015

​Itasca, IL – Preliminary estimates from the National Safety Council indicate motor vehicle deaths dipped slightly – 1% – in 2017, claiming 40,100 lives versus the 2016 total of 40,327. The small decline is not nece…
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NSC Adopts Interactive Map That Memorializes Those Lost to Opioid Overdose

​Itasca, IL – The National Safety Council has adopted the Celebrating Lost Loved Ones map, which allows family and friends of those lost to the opioid epidemic to place an image and description of their late…
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Accidental Deaths in Pennsylvania Rise 15% in One Year, Driven By Opioid Overdose

​Pittsburgh – According to National Safety Council analysis of federal data, 1,086 more Pennsylvanians died accidentally in 2016, an increase of 15% over 2015, and 78% of those deaths were caused by opioid overdose. In response to the epidemic – recently declared a statewide disaster em…
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When it Comes to Safety, There are CEOs Who “Get It”

Itasca, IL – The National Safety Council has announced the 2018 CEOs Who "Get It," an annual recognition presented to safety leaders who go above and beyond to protect employees both on and off the job.

"These leaders understand that nothing drives business like sa…
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NSC Congratulates Central Kentucky on Accreditation as a Safe Community

​Itasca, IL – The National Safety Council and Safe Communities America congratulate central Kentucky on its accreditation as a Safe Community. The designation recognizes central Kentucky and its coalition – comprised of re…
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Application Period Opens for 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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