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Safety observances happen throughout the year. Don’t miss out on an opportunity to educate your coworkers and family members on a variety of safety topics. Our Safety Observances Calendar can help you prepare.

NEW Complete 2015 Safety Calendar (PDF)


January 2014

Date Event 
1-31   National Radon Action Month


February 2014

Date Event 
1-28  American Heart Disease Awareness Month
2-8          National Burn Awareness Week


March 2014

Date Event 
1-31        National Nutrition Month
1-31 Workplace Eye Wellness Month
2-8 National Patient Safety Awareness Week
​2-9 National Sleep Awareness Week
16-22 National Poison Prevention Week


April 2014 

Date Event
1-30         Alcohol Awareness Month
1-30 National Distracted Driving Awareness Month
1-30 Injury Prevention Month
1-30 Sports Eye Safety Month
1-30 National Youth Sports Safety Month
1-7 Medication Safety Week
4-6 Alcohol Free Weekend
6-12 National Window Safety Week
7 World Health Day
7-11 National Work Zone Awareness Week
​7-13 National Public Health Week
22-26 National Playground Safety Week
​26-5/3 National Infant Immunization Week
​28 Workers' Memorial Day


May 2014

Date Event
1-31          Motorcycle Safety Month
1-31 National Bike Month
1-31 Clean Air Month
1-31 National Electrical Safety Month
1-31 Older Americans Month
1-31 Healthy Vision Month
​1-31 National Physical Fitness & Sports Month
​1-31 ​Mental Health Month
1                 Keep Kids Alive - Drive 25 Day
​1-7 National Physical Education & Sports Week
​2-8 International Building Safety Week
4-10 North American Occupational Safety & Health Week
7 Occupational Safety & Health Professionals Day
15                      National Employee Health and Fitness Day
17-23 National Safe Boating Week
18-24 National EMS Week
​19-25 National Dog Bite Prevention Week
19-6/1 Click It or Ticket Campaign
​25-31 National Hurricane Preparedness Week
Various dates by state in May & June Heat Safety Awareness Day



June 2014

Date Event
1-30       National Safety Month
1-30 National Fireworks Safety Month
1-30  Home Safety Month
1-7 National CPR & AED Awareness Week
1-7 Sun Safety Week 


July 2014

Date Event 
1-31     National Fireworks Safety Month
1-31 UV Safety Month


August 2014

Date Event 
1-31        National Immunization Awareness Month
​15-9/1 National Stop on Red Week



Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

Back to School Month


September 2014

Date Event 
1-30           Campus Fire Safety Month
1-30 National Alcohol & Drug Addiction Recovery Month
1-30      National Preparedness Month
​1-30 ​Fruit and Veggie Month
1-30 National Food Safety Education Month
1-7 National Childhood Injury Prevention Week
​14-20 National Child Passenger Safety Week
21-27 National Farm Safety & Health Week
27 ​Family Health & Fitness Day USA


October 2014

Date Event
1-31     Eye Injury Prevention Month
​1-31 Save Your Vision Month
1-31 National Crime Prevention Month
7-11 Drive Safely to Work Week
5-11 National Fire Prevention Week
19-25 National Teen Driver Safety Week
20-24 National School Bus Safety Week


November 2014

Date Event
17-23 Get Smart about Antibiotics Week
17-23 National Teens Don't Text and Drive Week
11/21-1/1 Tie One On For Safety


December 2014

Date Event
1-31 Safe Toys & Gifts Month
1-31 "3D Month" - Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention
7-13            National Handwashing Awareness Week



National Safety Month 
each June

National Safety Month is the NSC designated month for putting a spotlight on safety. It's a great time of the year to remind your employees about the importance of safety.

NSC provides posters, tip sheets and other resources to help you bring attention to critical safety issues. Participate

Learn more about NSM sponsorship opportunities.

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Safety Observance

NSC provides valuable information on the safety observances  held year-round. These sponsorship are not only a way to get your company’s name in front of our member and non-member companies but also allows us to expand the information and resources we can offer to the public as a result of your support. NSC must be contacted at least one month prior to the Safety Observance desired to be sponsored.

Learn more about Safety Observance sponsorship opportunities.


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