• The National Safety Council Library

    ​The National Safety Council Library is a leading resource for information on safety at work, at home and on the road.

  • Welcome to the National Safety Council Library

    Holdings and Resources

    The NSC Library has more than 174,000 books, research reports, and articles, covering a wide range of topics such as:

    • Safety Management
    • Compliance and Regulations
    • Training
    • Statistics
    • Best Practices
    • Archived Materials (dating back to the early 1900s)
    • ​NSC Congress Transactions, 1912-1978

    Members can access the collection for free, while non-members can access the collection for a fee.

  • ​The National Safety Council Library is the most comprehensive resource for information about safety at work, at home and on the road. Staffed by professional librarians and recognized by government agencies, universities, and research organizations, the NSC Library is a crucial source for safety information.

  • More Resources for Members

    NSC members get access to the Library Catalog, as well as:

    • Ask the Library, Archived Materials: A compilation of frequently requested topics
    • Library Alerts: A monthly listing of selected recent library acquisitions
    • Safety & Health Internet Resources: Links to websites and e-tools.
    • Supplemental Reading for NSC Webinars


    Membership with the National Safety Council also offers many other benefits. Learn more.

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  • Contact Information

    ​Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:45 p.m. CT
    Phone: (630) 775-2199
    1121 Spring Lake Drive
    Itasca, IL 60143-3201
  • Library Resources for Members

    ​​Member-exclusive content at your fingertips. 

  • Need Additional Help?

    ​The NSC Library also provides referrals to experts for specialized information and assistance in locating Internet resources.

National Safety Council Mission

The National Safety Council saves lives by preventing injuries and deaths at work, in homes and communities, and on the roads through leadership, research, education and advocacy.

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