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The National Safety Council was founded in 1913 and quickly developed the mission of eliminating preventable deaths in the workplace, on the road, and in homes and communities. In recognition of Presidents Day, the Council is taking a look at six U.S. leaders who were seated after the organization’s founding and asking: How did these 20th century presidents address preventable injuries and deaths?
Following is more information about each candidate and safety measures passed during each presidency.
32nd President, March 4, 1933, to April 12, 1945
During his presidency, the following passed:
33rd President, April 12, 1945, to Jan. 20, 1953
During his presidency, the following were formed:
34th President, Jan. 20, 1953, to Jan. 20, 1961
During his presidency, the following were granted, formed or passed:
36th President, Nov. 22, 1963, to Jan. 20, 1969
During his presidency, the following were formed or passed:
37th President, Jan. 20, 1969, to Aug. 9, 1974
40th President, Jan. 20, 1981, to Jan. 20, 1989
During his presidency, the following were passed or formed:
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