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2016-17 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

Feb. 5-11, 2017

National Burn Awareness Week

American Burn Association

ameriburn.org

Feb 20-23, 2017

44rd annual Safety & Health Conference

North Dakota Safety Council

ndsc.org

Feb. 21-22, 2017

Campbell Institute Symposium, New Orleans, LA

National Safety Council

campbellinstitute.org

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

March 5-7, 2017

Texas Safety Conference & Expo, Fort Worth

National Safety Council

tsce.nsc.org

March 12-18, 2017

National Patient Safety Awareness Week

National Patient Safety Foundation

npsf.org

March 19-25, 2017

National Poison Prevention Week

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

poisonhelp.hrsa.gov

March 26-28, 2017

Lifesavers National Conference on Highway Safety

Community Event

lifesaversconference.org

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

April 3-7, 2017

National Work Zone Awareness Week

American Traffic Safety Services Association

atssa.com

April 3-9, 2017

National Public Health Week

American Public Health Association

nphw.org

April 7, 2017

World Health Day

World Health Organization

who.int

April 12-13, 2017

46th annual New Hampshire Safety & Health Conference

National Safety Council of Northern New England

nscnne.org

April 19-21, 2017

64rd annual Professional Conference & Expo

Iowa-Illinois Safety Council

iisc.org

April 28, 2017

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

May 16-18, 2017

Minnesota Safety & Health Conference

Minnesota Safety Council

minnesotasafetycouncil.org

June Safety Events

June

National Safety Month

National Safety Council

nsc.org/nsm

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

Aug. 17-Sept. 5, 2016

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

Sept. 13-15, 2016

88th annual Maine Safety & Health Conference

Safety Council of Northern New England

nscnne.org

Sept. 18-24, 2016

National Child Passenger Safety Week

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

nhtsa.gov

Sept. 22-29, 2016

Fall Prevention Awareness Week

Fall Prevention Center of Excellence

stopfalls.org

Sept. 24, 2016

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

Oct. 3-7, 2016

Drive Safely Work Week

Network of Employers for Traffic Safety

trafficsafety.org

Oct. 5, 2016

24th annual South Dakota Safety & Health Conference

South Dakota Safety Council

southdakotasafetycouncil.org

Oct. 6, 2016

Safety & Health Summit

Safe Nebraska

safenebraska.org

Oct. 9-15, 2016

National Fire Prevention Week

National Fire Protection Association

nfpa.org

Oct. 12-14, 2016

Utah Conference on Safety and Industrial Hygiene

Utah Safety Council

utahsafetycouncil.org

Oct. 15, 2016

Home Fire Drill Day

National Safety Council and Multiple Partners

HomeFireDrillDay.MakeSafeHappen.com

Oct. 15-21, 2016

NSC Congress & Expo, Anaheim, CA

National Safety Council

congress.nsc.org

Oct. 16-22, 2016

National Teen Driver Safety Week

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

trafficsafetymarketing.gov

Oct. 16-22, 2016

National School Bus Safety Week

National Association for Pupil Transportation

napt.org

November Safety Events

Nov. 1, 2016-Jan. 1, 2016

Tie One On For Safety

Mothers Against Drunk Driving

madd.org

Nov. 6-13, 2016

Drowsy Driving Prevention Week

National Sleep Foundation

sleepfoundation.org

Nov. 17-18, 2016

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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