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2016-17 Safety Observance and Event Calendar

Dates are subject to change.

January Safety Events


National Radon Action Month

Environmental Protection Agency

February Safety Events


American Heart Month

American Heart Association

Feb. 5-11, 2017

National Burn Awareness Week

American Burn Association

Feb 20-23, 2017

44rd annual Safety & Health Conference

North Dakota Safety Council

Feb. 21-22, 2017

Campbell Institute Symposium, New Orleans, LA

National Safety Council

March Safety Events


National Nutrition Month

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics


Workplace Eye Wellness Month

Prevent Blindness America


Save Your Vision Month

American Optometric Association

March 5-7, 2017

Texas Safety Conference & Expo, Fort Worth

National Safety Council

March 12-18, 2017

National Patient Safety Awareness Week

National Patient Safety Foundation

March 19-25, 2017

National Poison Prevention Week

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

March 26-28, 2017

Lifesavers National Conference on Highway Safety

Community Event

April Safety Events


Distracted Driving Awareness Month

National Safety Council


Alcohol Awareness Month

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence


Sports Eye Safety Month

American Academy of Ophthalmology


National Youth Sports Safety Month

Stop Sports Injuries

April 3-7, 2017

National Work Zone Awareness Week

American Traffic Safety Services Association

April 3-9, 2017

National Public Health Week

American Public Health Association

April 7, 2017

World Health Day

World Health Organization

April 12-13, 2017

46th annual New Hampshire Safety & Health Conference

National Safety Council of Northern New England

April 19-21, 2017

64rd annual Professional Conference & Expo

Iowa-Illinois Safety Council

April 28, 2017

Workers' Memorial Day

American Federation of Labor & Congress of Industrial Organizations

May Safety Events


Motorcycle Safety Month

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration


National Bike Month

League of American Bicyclists


National Electrical Safety Month

Electrical Safety Foundation International


Older Americans Month

Association for Community Living


Clean Air Month

American Lung Association


Healthy Vision Month

National Eye Institute


National Physical Fitness & Sports Month

President’s Council on Fitness, Sports, and Nutrition


Mental Health Month

Mental Health America


Better Hearing Month

American Academy of Audiology


Building Safety Month

International Code Council


Global Youth Traffic Safety Month

National Organizations for Youth Safety


Global Employee Health and Fitness Month

National Association for Health and Fitness

May 16-18, 2017

Minnesota Safety & Health Conference

Minnesota Safety Council

June Safety Events


National Safety Month

National Safety Council

July Safety Events


National Fireworks Safety Month

Prevent Blindess America

August Safety Events


National Immunization Awareness Month

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention


Back to School Month

National Safety Council


Children's Eye Health & Safety Month

Prevent Blindness America

Aug. 17-Sept. 5, 2016

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

September Safety Events


National Alcohol & Drug Addiction Recovery Month

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration


National Preparedness Month

U.S. Department of Homeland Security


National Food Safety Education Month

National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation


Sports Eye Safety Month

Prevent Blindness America

Sept. 13-15, 2016

88th annual Maine Safety & Health Conference

Safety Council of Northern New England

Sept. 18-24, 2016

National Child Passenger Safety Week

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

Sept. 22-29, 2016

Fall Prevention Awareness Week

Fall Prevention Center of Excellence

Sept. 24, 2016

Family Health and Fitness Day USA

Health Information Resource Center

October Safety Events


National Crime Prevention Month

National Crime Prevention Council

Oct. 3-7, 2016

Drive Safely Work Week

Network of Employers for Traffic Safety

Oct. 5, 2016

24th annual South Dakota Safety & Health Conference

South Dakota Safety Council

Oct. 6, 2016

Safety & Health Summit

Safe Nebraska

Oct. 9-15, 2016

National Fire Prevention Week

National Fire Protection Association

Oct. 12-14, 2016

Utah Conference on Safety and Industrial Hygiene

Utah Safety Council

Oct. 15, 2016

Home Fire Drill Day

National Safety Council and Multiple Partners

Oct. 15-21, 2016

NSC Congress & Expo, Anaheim, CA

National Safety Council

Oct. 16-22, 2016

National Teen Driver Safety Week

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

Oct. 16-22, 2016

National School Bus Safety Week

National Association for Pupil Transportation

November Safety Events

Nov. 1, 2016-Jan. 1, 2016

Tie One On For Safety

Mothers Against Drunk Driving

Nov. 6-13, 2016

Drowsy Driving Prevention Week

National Sleep Foundation

Nov. 17-18, 2016

North Carolina Safety Congress

Safety and Health Council of North Carolina

December Safety Events


Safe Toys & Gifts Month

Prevent Blindness America


“Holiday Season Drunk Driving Campaign

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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