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No State Receives an 'A' for Safety, According to NSC Report

​Itasca, IL – No state goes far enough to protect its residents from leading causes of preventable deaths and injuries – commonly known as "accidents" – on the road, in homes and communities and at work, according to a new NSC report. Despite preventable deaths being at an all…
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NSC, FCA US Announce Check to Protect Campaign Focused on Auto Recalls

​WASHINGTON – Today, in preparation for the start of summer travel season next month, the National Safety Council and founding coalition partner FCA US, launched Check To Protect, a national campaign to encourage drive…
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National Safety Council Partners with ECT-Shenzhen to Launch First Aid, CPR and AED Training in China

Itasca, Illinois, USA – The National Safety Council, an global leader in safety training, and ECT-Shenzhen have launched the new NSC First Aid, CPR & AED program in Simplified Chinese, expanding the Council's global reach to help protect Chinese workers and their families. …
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National Safety Council Statement on Bipartisan Principles for Self-Driving Vehicle Legislation

Itasca, IL – The National Safety Council applauds Sens. John Thune, Bill Nelson and Gary Peters for including "Educate the Public to Encourage Responsible Adoption of Self-Driving Vehicles" in the senators' list of bipartisan principles in advance of Wednesday's Senate Commerc…
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National Safety Council Statement on Texas Passing a Statewide Texting Ban

Itasca, IL – The National Safety Council applauds the Texas legislature and Gov. Greg Abbott for becoming the 47th state to pass a law prohibiting texting while driving. Motor vehicle deaths in Texas rose an estimated 7 percent in 2016, with more than 3,700 people dying needl…
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Preventable Deaths Increase during Summer Months, Says NSC

Itasca, IL – National Safety Council data show that July and August typically record the highest number of preventable deaths, underscoring the need to use National Safety Month – observed each June – as a time to evaluate habits and resolve to reduce risks. A total of 117,041 people di…
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Chicago Skyline to Turn Green for Safety During National Safety Month

​Itasca, IL – The National Safety Council applauds building owners across Chicago for agreeing to light their properties green in observance of June as Natio…
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NSC Announces Winners of Prestigious Green Cross for Safety Awards

​Itasca, IL – The National Safety Council presented its prestigious Green Cross for Safety Awards to individuals and organizations that have helped save lives and prevent injuries. The Council presented the Excellence Award to P…
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National Safety Council Welcomes New Member to the Campbell Institute

Itasca, IL – The Campbell Institute at the National Safety Council is pleased to announce ERM as its newest member organization dedicated to world class environmental, health, and safety (EHS) practices. ERM has joined the Institute – the global center for EHS excellence.  …
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More than 400 People May Be Killed in Car Crashes During Memorial Day Weekend

Itasca, IL – National Safety Council estimates indicate that 409 people may be killed on the roads during the upcoming Memorial Day holiday period – the highest estimate the Council has released for the Memorial Day holiday period since 2012. The estimated number of fatalities is 12% hi…
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