2016 Safety Observance and Event Calendar

Dates are subject to change.

DateEventSponsorWebsite
January Safety Events

January

National Radon Action Month

Environmental Protection Agency

epa.gov

February Safety Events

February

American Heart Month

American Heart Association

heart.org

2/1 - 2/4

43rd annual Safety & Health Conference

North Dakota Safety Council

ndsc.org

2/1 - 2/7

National Burn Awareness Week

American Burn Association

ameriburn.org

2/21

Alcohol, Drugs and Impairment Division Meeting, Las Vegas

National Safety Council

nsc.org

2/21

2016 Robert F. Borkenstein Award Dinner, Las Vegas

National Safety Council

nsc.org

2/25 - 2/26

Campbell Institute Symposium, Austin, TX

National Safety Council

campbellinstitute.org

2/29 - 3/1

The Changing World of Work Health & Safety Conference, Vancouver, British Columbia

Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety

CCOHS.ca

March Safety Events

March

National Nutrition Month

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

eatright.org

March

Workplace Eye Wellness Month

Prevent Blindness America

preventblindness.org

March

Save Your Vision Month

American Optometric Association

aoa.org

3/6 - 3/13

National Sleep Awareness Week

National Sleep Foundation

sleepfoundation.org

3/13 - 3/19

National Patient Safety Awareness Week

National Patient Safety Foundation

npsf.org

3/15 - 3/17

Southwest Safety Congress & Expo

National Safety Council Arizona Chapter

southwestsafetycongress.org

3/20 - 3/22

Texas Safety Conference & Expo, San Antonio

National Safety Council

tsce.nsc.org

3/20 - 3/22

2016 NSC Spring Divisions Meeting, Austin, TX

National Safety Council

Registration

3/20 - 3/26

National Poison Prevention Week

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

poisonhelp.hrsa.gov

April Safety Events

April

Distracted Driving Awareness Month

National Safety Council

nsc.org/ddmonth

April

Alcohol Awareness Month

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence

ncadd.org

April

Sports Eye Safety Month

American Academy of Ophthalmology

geteyesmart.org

April

National Youth Sports Safety Month

Stop Sports Injuries

stopsportsinjuries.org

4/3 - 4/5

Lifesavers National Conference on Highway Safety

Community Event

lifesaversconference.org

4/3 - 4/9

National Window Safety Week

Window Safety Task Force

nsc.org

4/4 - 4/10

National Public Health Week

American Public Health Association

nphw.org

4/7

World Health Day

World Health Organization

who.int

4/10 - 4/13

NSC Labor Division Spring Meeting, Columbus, OH

National Safety Council

nsc.org

4/11 - 4/15

National Work Zone Awareness Week

American Traffic Safety Services Association

atssa.com

4/12 - 4/13

45th annual New Hampshire Safety & Health Conference

National Safety Council of Northern New England

nscnne.org

4/13 - 4/15

63rd annual Professional Conference & Expo

Iowa-Illinois Safety Council

iisc.org

4/16 - 4/23

National Infant Immunization Week

CDC

cdc.gov

4/18 - 4/22

National Playground Safety Week

National Program for Playground Safety

playgroundsafety.org

4/28

Workers' Memorial Day

American Federation of Labor & Congress of Industrial Organizations

aflcio.org

May Safety Events

May

Motorcycle Safety Month

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

nhtsa.gov

May

National Bike Month

League of American Bicyclists

bikeleague.org

May

National Electrical Safety Month

Electrical Safety Foundation International

esfi.org

May

Older Americans Month

Association for Community Living

aclnys.org

May

Clean Air Month

American Lung Association

lungusa.org

May

Healthy Vision Month

National Eye Institute

nei.nih.gov

May

National Physical Fitness & Sports Month

President’s Council on Fitness, Sports, and Nutrition

fitness.gov

May

Mental Health Month

Mental Health America

meantlhealthamerica.net

May

Better Hearing Month

American Academy of Audiology

audiology.org

May

Building Safety Month

International Code Council

icc-foundation.org

May

Global Youth Traffic Safety Month

National Organizations for Youth Safety

noyos.org

May

Global Employee Health and Fitness Month

National Association for Health and Fitness

healthandfitnessmonth.com

5/1

Keep Kids Alive - Drive 25 Day

Keep Kids Alive Drive 25

keepkidsalivedrive25.org

5/1 - 5/7

North American Occupational Safety & Health Week

American Society of Safety Engineers

asse.org

5/3 - 5/5

Minnesota Safety & Health Conference

Minnesota Safety Council

minnesotasafetycouncil.org

5/16 - 5/18

74th annual Wisconsin Safety & Health Conference & Expo

Wisconsin Safety Council

wisafetycouncil.org

5/16 - 5/22

National Safe Boating Week

National Safe Boating Council

safeboatingcampaign.com

5/15 - 5/21

National EMS Week

American College of Emergency Physicians

acep.org

5/17 - 5/23

National Dog Bite Prevention Week

American Veterinary Medical Association

avma.org

5/25

North American Occupational Safety & Health Week

American Society of Safety Engineers

asse.org

5/25

Nebraska's Safest Companies Award Luncheon

Safe Nebraska

safenebraska.org

5/23 - 6/5

Click It or Ticket Campaign

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

nhtsa.gov

Various days by state

Heat Safety Awareness Day

National Weather Service

nws.noaa.gov

June Safety Events

June

National Safety Month

National Safety Council

nsc.org/nsm

6/1 - 6/7

National CPR & AED Awareness Week

American Red Cross

redcross.org

6/8

6th annual Vermont Safety Retreat

Safety Council of Northern New England

nscnne.org

6/15 - 6/17

Oklahoma Safety & Health Conference

Oklahoma Safety Council

oksafety.org

6/20

National Ride to Work Day

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

ridetowork.org

July Safety Events

July

National Fireworks Safety Month

Prevent Blindess America

preventblindness.org

August Safety Events

August

National Immunization Awareness Month

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

cdc.gov

August

Back to School Month

National Safety Council

nsc.org

August

Children's Eye Health & Safety Month

Prevent Blindness America

preventblindness.org

8/17 - 9/5

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

nhtsa.gov

September Safety Events

September

National Alcohol & Drug Addiction Recovery Month

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

recoverymonth.gov

September

National Preparedness Month

U.S. Department of Homeland Security

ready.gov

September

National Food Safety Education Month

National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation

foodsafetymonth.com

September

Sports Eye Safety Month

Prevent Blindness America

preventblindness.org

9/13 - 9/15

88th annual Maine Safety & Health Conference

Safety Council of Northern New England

nscnne.org

9/18 - 9/24

National Child Passenger Safety Week

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

nhtsa.gov

9/22 - 9/29

Fall Prevention Awareness Week

Fall Prevention Center of Excellence

stopfalls.org

9/24

Family Health and Fitness Day USA

Health Information Resource Center

fitnessday.com

October Safety Events

October

National Crime Prevention Month

National Crime Prevention Council

ncpc.org

10/3 - 10/7

Drive Safely Work Week

Network of Employers for Traffic Safety

trafficsafety.org

10/5

24th annual South Dakota Safety & Health Conference

South Dakota Safety Council

southdakotasafetycouncil.org

10/6

Safety & Health Summit

Safe Nebraska

safenebraska.org

10/9 - 10/15

National Fire Prevention Week

National Fire Protection Association

nfpa.org

10/12 - 10/14

Utah Conference on Safety and Industrial Hygiene

Utah Safety Council

utahsafetycouncil.org

10/15 - 10/21

NSC Congress & Expo, Anaheim, CA

National Safety Council

congress.nsc.org

10/16 - 10/22

National Teen Driver Safety Week

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

trafficsafetymarketing.gov

10/16 - 10/22

National School Bus Safety Week

National Association for Pupil Transportation

napt.org

November Safety Events

11/1 - 1/1

Tie One On For Safety

Mothers Against Drunk Driving

madd.org

11/17 - 11/18

North Carolina Safety Congress

Safety and Health Council of North Carolina

safetync.org

December Safety Events

December

Safe Toys & Gifts Month

Prevent Blindness America

preventblindness.org

December

“Holiday Season Drunk Driving Campaign

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

nhtsa.gov

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