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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 nonprofit organizations to reduce deaths and prevent injuries and illness where you live and play.​

Call 811 Before you Dig


April is National Safe Digging Month.

Did you know there is more than one football field's length of buried utilities for every man, woman and child in the United States? That's more than 100 billion feet of cable, gas, electric, telephone and water lines buried underground, according to data by Common Ground Alliance from various industry groups.

Reduce the chance of causing damage. Call 811 before you dig.

Be Prepared for Winter Driving


Prepare your car for winter by checking the condition of your vehicle’s major systems like brakes and your battery. Winter weather can quickly ensnare you in a slippery mess or even envelope you in white-out conditions.

AAA offers helpful winter driving tips:

  • Never mix radial tires with other types of tires
  • Avoid using your parking brake to slow or stop
  • Do not use cruise control in wintery conditions
  • Look and steer in the direction you want to go
  • Accelerate and decelerate slowly
  • Increase following distance to 8 to 10 seconds
  • Know whether you have antilock brakes, which will "pump" the brakes for you in a skid
  • What are the Top Causes of Injury and Death?


    Keep your community and family safe by understanding what the biggest causes of unintentional injury-related deaths are according to Injury Facts 2016. The list includes:

    1. Poisoning
    2. Motor Vehicle Crashes
    3. Falls
    4. Choking and Suffocation
    5. Drowning
    6. Fires & Burns
    7. Natural and Environmental Incidents

    Injury Facts 2016 is now available for purchase as a print and download bundle, or as a download only.

    Chairman's Message


    On behalf of our leadership and members, welcome to the Community Safety Division. Our goal is to share best practices, tools and techniques for ensuring our employees are as safe off the job as they are at work.

     

    We welcome your participation and are certain you'll find it worthwhile.

    Lev Pobirsky, Chairman, Community Safety Division

    Meet the Community Safety Division Leadership Team

     

    Pobirsky

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

    Worden 

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

    Perry 

    Jason Perry
    Manager, Environment, Health & Safety
    Americas Region, eBay
    Community Safety Division Secretary

    Hannon

    Dan Hannan, CSP
    Vice President, Safety Director
    Merjent, Inc.
    Community Safety Division Immediate Past Chairman

    Maes

    Christy Maes
    christy.maes@nsc.org
    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.


The 2017 NSC Spring Meetings May 23 and 24 at Loews Coronado Bay in San Diego will include individual division meetings, networking, social events and technical sessions.

Registration is $250. (Green Cross for Safety awards gala and professional development seminar are not included.)

Hotel reservations must be made by April 25 to receive the group rate.

Learn More

Register Today

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Watch: Reverse 911 Saves Lives – and it's Free



With Reverse 911, offered by SafetyInformed.org, local responders will send you an alert in real time about emergencies such as wildfires, floods, severe weather, chemical spills and police action. NSC Community Safety Division member Steven Dutro presented this program on SafetyInformed.org's Reverse 911 at a recent Division meeting.

What Do You Live For?

Everyone has something they live to see or experience. No matter what your passion, engaging in safe behavior allows you to live for what matters.

Retrieving Data

Safety & Health Magazine

If off-the-job safety is important to your workers, you'll want this magazine. It covers defensive driving, prescription drug addiction, pet safety and countless other topics. Call (800) 621-7619 to subscribe to Family Safety+Health, the official off-the-job safety magazine of the National Safety Council.

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The National Safety Council eliminates preventable deaths at work, in homes and communities, and on the road through leadership, research, education and advocacy.

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