At Work At Home On the Road

2018 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. 4-10, 2018

National Burn Awareness Week

American Burn Association

Feb 21-23, 2018

45th annual Safety & Health Conference

North Dakota Safety Council

Feb. 20-21, 2018

Campbell Institute Symposium, Charlotte, NC

National Safety Council

March Safety Events


National Nutrition Month

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics


Workplace Eye Wellness Month

Prevent Blindness America

March 5-6, 2018

Utah Safety Conference & Expo

Utah Safety Council

March 7-9, 2018

Ohio Safety Congress & Expo

Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation

March 11-17, 2018

National Patient Safety Awareness Week

National Patient Safety Foundation

March 18-24, 2018

National Poison Prevention Week

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

March 22-24, 2018

Lifesavers National Conference on Highway Safety

Community Event

April Safety Events


Distracted Driving Awareness Month

National Safety Council


Sports Eye Safety Month

American Academy of Ophthalmology


National Youth Sports Safety Month

Stop Sports Injuries

April 2-8, 2018

National Public Health Week

American Public Health Association

April 7, 2018

World Health Day

World Health Organization

April 9-13, 2018

National Work Zone Awareness Week

American Traffic Safety Services Association

April 16-18, 2018

Wisconsin Safety and Health Conference & Expo

Wisconsin Safety Council

April 10-11, 2018

New Hampshire Safety & Health Conference

National Safety Council of Northern New England

April 11-13, 2018

Southern Safety Converence & Expo (Formerly Texas Safety Conference & Expo), New Orleans

National Safety Council

April 11-13, 2018

IISC Professional Conference & Expo

Iowa-Illinois Safety Council

April 28, 2018

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 8-10, 2018

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

July 18-20, 2018

Oklahoma Safety & Health Conference

Oklahoma Safety Council

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. 13-19, 2018

Safe + Sound Week

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Aug. 17-Sept. 3, 2018

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. 17-23, 2017

National Child Passenger Safety Week

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

Sept. 23-29, 2018

Fall Prevention Awareness Week

Fall Prevention Center of Excellence

Oct. 20-26, 2018

NSC Congress & Expo

National Safety Council

October Safety Events


National Crime Prevention Month

National Crime Prevention Council


National Protect Your Hearing Month

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

Oct. 7-13, 2018

National Fire Prevention Week

National Fire Protection Association

Oct. 13, 2018

Home Fire Drill Day

National Safety Council and Multiple Partners

Oct. 15-19, 2018

National School Bus Safety Week

National Association for Pupil Transportation

Oct. 21-27, 2018

National Teen Driver Safety Week

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

November Safety Events

Nov.4-11, 2018

Drowsy Driving Prevention Week

National Sleep Foundation

December Safety Events


Safe Toys & Gifts Month

Prevent Blindness America


“Holiday Season Drunk Driving Campaign

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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