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Father Shares Advice He Wishes He'd Been Given

Father Shares Advice He Wishes He'd Been Given

​Blog – You'd think medicines – prescribed by a doctor, filled by a pharmacist – would be safe. You'd think the tablets in a carefully labeled amber bottle wouldn't turn your world upside down.

I thought that once too. Now, I know better.

Today, the National Safety Council …
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Various Voices Fuel Innovation

Various Voices Fuel Innovation

​Blog – At a company like Boeing, new aircraft products are unveiled about every 10 to 15 years or so, but when it comes to advancements in safety, we are working as fast as we can, challenging each other to be as agile as possible

This mindset is why we won the 2017 National Safe…
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Connectivity Must Take a Back Seat to Safety

Connectivity Must Take a Back Seat to Safety

​Blog – The modern automotive dashboard is a monument to convenience, offering video screens, Facebook and contact lists. But while these tools give drivers more information and a heightened sense of connectivity, they do so at the cost of safety.

For years, organizations like the…
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Time is Not the Only Change

Time is Not the Only Change

​Blog – Most of the nation gained an hour of sleep early Sunday morning, as people observed the annual "fall back" ritual, but what we lose in the months ahead may be far more significant.

With the time change, we gain an hour of daylight in the morning and lose an hour …
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A Halloween Vision

A Halloween Vision

​Blog – Here's the thing about Jenny: She's 5 years old, and when it comes to rolling her eyes, acting put-upon and using charm (or manipulation) to get what she wants, she acts about 13. But when it comes to impulse control out in the open, my daughter is 5 going on 3, which is why…
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Happy Anniversary, Road to Zero!

Happy Anniversary, Road to Zero!

​Blog – It's hard to believe that one year ago, the National Safety Council and the U.S. Department of Transportation kicked off the Road to Zero Coalition, our collaborative moonshot goal of eliminating roadway fatalities by 2050. A year after our launch, I'd like to share the three th…
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My Fears and My Son During Teen Driver Safety Week

My Fears and My Son During Teen Driver Safety Week

​Blog – Recently my professional knowledge and my personal life collided. It was something I had prepared for, but knowing what is coming doesn't make it less scary.

Here is what I knew:

One of the most dangerous things we do …
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News Outlets Misstate Facts on Shooting Deaths

News Outlets Misstate Facts on Shooting Deaths

​Blog – The Las Vegas shooting has dominated the headlines over the past week, and news outlets typically give gun-related deaths priority coverage. But, although shootings are newsworthy, that doesn't necessarily mean they have become more common.

A number of news outlets, using …
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How We Can Manufacture Safety?

How We Can Manufacture Safety?

​Blog – Manufacturing Day will be marked on Friday, Oct. 6, to promote what manufacturing is and what opportunities exist within the industry. For us at the National Safety Council, Manufacturing Day is a chance to discuss how…
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Fundamentals of Car Seat Safety Matter for Every Ride

Fundamentals of Car Seat Safety Matter for Every Ride

​Blog – The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has designated Sept. 17 – 23, 2017, as Child Passenger Safety Week, and the basics of child passenger safety are more important than ever. While great strides have been made in recent decades, motor vehicle crashes remain a lead…
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