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2016 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

2/1 - 2/4

43rd annual Safety & Health Conference

North Dakota Safety Council

2/1 - 2/7

National Burn Awareness Week

American Burn Association


Alcohol, Drugs and Impairment Division Meeting, Las Vegas

National Safety Council


2016 Robert F. Borkenstein Award Dinner, Las Vegas

National Safety Council

2/25 - 2/26

Campbell Institute Symposium, Austin, TX

National Safety Council

2/29 - 3/1

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

Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety

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

3/6 - 3/13

National Sleep Awareness Week

National Sleep Foundation

3/13 - 3/19

National Patient Safety Awareness Week

National Patient Safety Foundation

3/15 - 3/17

Southwest Safety Congress & Expo

National Safety Council Arizona Chapter

3/20 - 3/22

Texas Safety Conference & Expo, San Antonio

National Safety Council

3/20 - 3/22

2016 NSC Spring Divisions Meeting, Austin, TX

National Safety Council


3/20 - 3/26

National Poison Prevention Week

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

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

4/3 - 4/5

Lifesavers National Conference on Highway Safety

Community Event

4/3 - 4/9

National Window Safety Week

Window Safety Task Force

4/4 - 4/10

National Public Health Week

American Public Health Association


World Health Day

World Health Organization

4/10 - 4/13

NSC Labor Division Spring Meeting, Columbus, OH

National Safety Council

4/11 - 4/15

National Work Zone Awareness Week

American Traffic Safety Services Association

4/12 - 4/13

45th annual New Hampshire Safety & Health Conference

National Safety Council of Northern New England

4/13 - 4/15

63rd annual Professional Conference & Expo

Iowa-Illinois Safety Council

4/16 - 4/23

National Infant Immunization Week


4/18 - 4/22

National Playground Safety Week

National Program for Playground Safety


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


Keep Kids Alive - Drive 25 Day

Keep Kids Alive Drive 25

5/1 - 5/7

North American Occupational Safety & Health Week

American Society of Safety Engineers

5/3 - 5/5

Minnesota Safety & Health Conference

Minnesota Safety Council

5/16 - 5/18

74th annual Wisconsin Safety & Health Conference & Expo

Wisconsin Safety Council

5/16 - 5/22

National Safe Boating Week

National Safe Boating Council

5/15 - 5/21

National EMS Week

American College of Emergency Physicians

5/17 - 5/23

National Dog Bite Prevention Week

American Veterinary Medical Association


North American Occupational Safety & Health Week

American Society of Safety Engineers


Nebraska's Safest Companies Award Luncheon

Safe Nebraska

5/23 - 6/5

Click It or Ticket Campaign

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

Various days by state

Heat Safety Awareness Day

National Weather Service

June Safety Events


National Safety Month

National Safety Council

6/1 - 6/7

National CPR & AED Awareness Week

American Red Cross


6th annual Vermont Safety Retreat

Safety Council of Northern New England


National Forklift Safety Day

Industrial Truck Association

6/15 - 6/17

Oklahoma Safety & Health Conference

Oklahoma Safety Council


National Ride to Work Day

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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

8/17 - 9/5

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

9/13 - 9/15

88th annual Maine Safety & Health Conference

Safety Council of Northern New England

9/18 - 9/24

National Child Passenger Safety Week

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

9/22 - 9/29

Fall Prevention Awareness Week

Fall Prevention Center of Excellence


Family Health and Fitness Day USA

Health Information Resource Center

October Safety Events


National Crime Prevention Month

National Crime Prevention Council

10/3 - 10/7

Drive Safely Work Week

Network of Employers for Traffic Safety


24th annual South Dakota Safety & Health Conference

South Dakota Safety Council


Safety & Health Summit

Safe Nebraska

10/9 - 10/15

National Fire Prevention Week

National Fire Protection Association

10/12 - 10/14

Utah Conference on Safety and Industrial Hygiene

Utah Safety Council

10/15 - 10/21

NSC Congress & Expo, Anaheim, CA

National Safety Council

10/16 - 10/22

National Teen Driver Safety Week

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

10/16 - 10/22

National School Bus Safety Week

National Association for Pupil Transportation

November Safety Events

11/1 - 1/1

Tie One On For Safety

Mothers Against Drunk Driving

11/17 - 11/18

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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