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NSC First Aid Training Gives Student Confidence to Save a Life

NSC First Aid Training Gives Student Confidence to Save a Life

​Blog – A man in New Jersey who had a slim chance of survival is alive today because a college student used her first aid and CPR training to save him.

Yezli Nunez was on her way to visit a pregnant family friend …
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Steer Clear of the Tide Pod Challenge

Steer Clear of the Tide Pod Challenge

​Blog – Do you know where your laundry detergent is?

That may be an odd question, but if you have children, you might want to check. A new social media fad is attracting young people and drawing concern from health and safety experts.

Videos on the internet show teens puttin…
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Accidental Injury Becomes #3 Cause of Death in the U.S.

Accidental Injury Becomes #3 Cause of Death in the U.S.

​Blog  – Unintentional, preventable injuries claimed a record-high 161,374 lives in 2016 to become the third leading cause of death in the United States. In the more than 100 years the Council has been tracking unintentional deaths, we have never reached such levels. Accidental dea…
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Companies Are Not Immune to Car Crash Costs

Companies Are Not Immune to Car Crash Costs

​Blog – A serious car crash can have impacts that stretch beyond those in the passenger compartments. While individuals sustain the first and worst injuries of a collision, companies also feel the hurt, which is why they should take steps to prevent crashes.

One such crash involve…
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A Little Chat, and a Big Difference

A Little Chat, and a Big Difference

​Blog – In 2016, officials at the Cotton Bowl contacted me about helping them have a safer event. The first thing I did was look at the nature of incidents the organization had seen in the past and create a game plan with the Cotton Bowl staff and insurance company.

Before the Read More

A New Year, A Safer Year

A New Year, A Safer Year

​Blog – The end of the calendar year typically brings resolutions for change in the new year. The resolutions often are familiar; people want to im…
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What’s On Your Holiday List?

What’s On Your Holiday List?

Blog – While we're busy decking the halls and cooking holiday meals, we might not think about putting together a safety plan. Nearly half of families say they do not practice escape plans, if they have one, and report that kids do not know what to do in the event of a fire. That's bad n…
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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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