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The NSC Community Safety Division represents businesses and community organizations concerned with safety 24/7, and fosters the safety and health of workers while they are off the job and with their families. The Division collaborates with employers, community members, government agencies and nonprofits to reduce deaths and prevent injuries and illness where you live and play.​

  • Keep Kids Safe When Playing Sports

    September brings school back in session for children all over the world, and with that comes school sports.

    Every three minutes a child in the U.S. is treated for a sports-related concussion.

    Don't think it's just football players – or boys – who bang their heads. In sports in which girls and boys participate, girls suffer a higher percentage of concussions, according to a 2013 Game Changers report by Safe Kids Worldwide.

    For parents and members of the community who coach fall sports like football and soccer, make sure you have the latest information on concussions.

    Concussions aren't the only sports injury to be aware of. Knee injuries are also common, with female athletes eight times more likely to have knee injuries than male athletes. Read more about these common sports injuries here.

    Back-to-School Safety Tips

    As summer draws to a close and children start heading back to school, family life can get pretty hectic. It's important to remember – and share with your children – some key tips that will help keep them safe and healthy throughout the school year.

    Whether children walk, ride their bicycle or take the bus to school, it is vitally important that they – and the motorists around them – take proper safety precautions.

    Get lots more back-to-school safety tips from NSC here.

  • Meet the Community Safety Division Leadership Team



    Cory Worden, M.S., CSHM, CSP, CHSP, ARM, REM, CESCO
    Manager, System Safety
    Occupational Health and Safety
    Memorial Hermann Health System
    Community Safety Division Chairman


    Troy A. Bonar MST
    "The Safety Philosopher"
    The Safety Samurai
    Community Safety Division Vice Chairman


    Lev Pobirsky
    Director, Environmental, Health and Safety
    Pepsi-Cola and National Brand Beverages Ltd.
    Immediate Past Chairman


    Christy Maes
    NSC Division Program Manager



    Community Safety Division Meeting Minutes

    Meetings of the Community Safety Division are held bimonthly.

Join a Division

Division members network with other safety professionals, attend industry-specific events and participate in safety-based discussions that impact work, home and community. Join a division today.

  • Surviving an Active Shooter Event

    Community leaders now can offer free NSC training, Surviving an Active Shooter Event. Organize training in your community or find a class nearby.

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  • Changing the Game for Vehicle Safety

    Driving Technology: My Car Does What?

    ​Lane departure warning? Automatic parking? educates drivers on safety technologies built in to new cars.

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Recalls Pose Safety Threat

One in four cars on the road have an unchecked recall.

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  • Hot Cars Kill Kids

    Between Memorial Day and Labor Day, about three kids die each week in hot cars.

    What You Can Do

Injury Facts 2017

What are the top causes of preventable death in every stage of life? The answer may surprise you.

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