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The National Safety Council Does Not Believe in Accidents

  • ​The Fourth Leading Cause of Fatalities in America

    Unintentional injuries and death can be avoided if people recognize the hazards and know the right way to do things. As the nation's leading safety advocate, NSC spotlights these issues, engaging businesses, government agencies, elected officials and the public to make an impact.

  • Workplace Safety

    ​The Journey to Safety Excellence is a roadmap to  help you build a workplace that keeps people safe. It comes with free, practical tools collected from 100 years of experience.

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Leading Safety into the Future: Top 5 Safety Issues



National Safety Council designates significant resources to a number of initiatives to reduce injuries and deaths.

  • Distracted Driving

    ​Eighty percent of Americans still believe hands-free cell phone use while driving is safer than hand-held. It's not.

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  • Car Crashes: the # 1 Cause of Teen Death

    ​Half of all teens will be involved in a car crash before graduating from high school. The more you know, the more you can do to prevent these crashes.

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  • Prescription Drug Abuse

    ​America's most fatally abused drug is legal and sitting in the medicine cabinet. Understand the risks and how to prevent deaths and injuries.

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  • Safe Communities

    Nearly half of all unintended injuries occur in the home. Safe Communities America reduces injuries and deaths by bringing community partners together to tackle safety issues locally.

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National Safety Council Mission

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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