Safety Observance Calendar

Safety Observance and Event Calendar

Dates are subject to change.

Date Event Sponsor Website

2019 Safety Events

November

Nov. 3-10

Drowsy Driving Prevention Week

National Sleep Foundation

drowsydriving.org

December

December

Safe Toys & Gifts Month

Prevent Blindness America

preventblindness.org

December

Holiday Season Drunk Driving Campaign

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

nhtsa.gov

Dec. 1-7

Older Driver Safety Awareness Week

American Occupational Therapy Association

aota.org

2020 Safety Events

January

January

National Radon Action Month

Environmental Protection Agency

epa.gov

February

February

American Heart Month

American Heart Association

heart.org

Feb. 2-8

National Burn Awareness Week

American Burn Association

ameriburn.org

Feb. 11-12

Campbell Institute Symposium

National Safety Council

campbellinstitute.org

March

March

Brain Injury Awareness Month

Brain Injury Association of America

biausa.org

March

National Nutrition Month

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

eatright.org

March

Workplace Eye Wellness Month

Prevent Blindness America

preventblindness.org

March 8-14

National Patient Safety Awareness Week

National Patient Safety Foundation

npsf.org

March 15-17

Lifesavers National Conference on Highway Safety

Community Event

lifesaversconference.org

March 16-22

National Poison Prevention Week

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

poisonhelp.hrsa.gov

March 30-April 5

National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week

National Institutes of Health

drugabuse.gov

April

April

Distracted Driving Awareness Month

National Safety Council

nsc.org/justdrive

April

National Youth Sports Safety Month

Stop Sports Injuries

stopsportsinjuries.org

April 1

National Walking Day

US Department of Transportation

trafficsafetymarketing.gov

April 5-11

National Window Safety Week

Window Safety Task Force

nsc.org

April 6-12

National Public Health Week

American Public Health Association

nphw.org

April 7

World Health Day

World Health Organization

who.int

April 20-24

National Work Zone Awareness Week

American Traffic Safety Services Association

atssa.com

April 27-May 1

National Playground Safety Week

National Program for Playground Safety

playgroundsafety.org

April 28

Workers' Memorial Day

American Federation of Labor & Congress of Industrial Organizations

aflcio.org

May

May

Motorcycle Safety Month

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

nhtsa.gov

May

National Bike Month

League of American Bicyclists

bikeleague.org

May

National Electrical Safety Month

Electrical Safety Foundation International

esfi.org

May

Older Americans Month

Association for Community Living

aclnys.org

May

Clean Air Month

American Lung Association

lungusa.org

May

Trauma Awareness Month

American Trauma Society

amtrauma.org

May

National Water Safety Month

Association of Pool & Spa Professionals, National Recreation & Parks Association, American Red Cross and World Waterpark Association

nationalwatersafetymonth.org

May

National Child Passenger Safety Technician Month

Safe Kids Worldwide

safekids.org

May

Healthy Vision Month

National Eye Institute

nei.nih.gov

May

National Physical Fitness & Sports Month

President’s Council on Fitness, Sports, and Nutrition

fitness.gov

May

Mental Health Month

Mental Health America

mentalhealthamerica.net

May

Better Hearing Month

American Academy of Audiology

audiology.org

May

Building Safety Month

International Code Council

icc-foundation.org

May

Global Youth Traffic Safety Month

National Organizations for Youth Safety

noyos.org

May

Global Employee Health and Fitness Month

National Association for Health and Fitness

healthandfitnessmonth.com

May 4-8

National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Workplace Falls

National Safety Council

osha.gov

May 6

Bike to School Day

National Center for Safe Routes to School

walkbiketoschool.org

May 11-17

National Police Week

National Peace Officers Memorial Service

policeweek.org

May 16-20

National Safe Boating Week

National Safe Boating Council

safeboatingcampaign.com

May 17-23

EMS Week

National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians

naemt.org

June

June

National Safety Month

National Safety Council

nsc.org/nsm

June 7-13

National Trailer Safety Week

National Association of Trailer Manufacturers

trailersafetyweek.com

June 15

National Ride to Work Day

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

ridetowork.org

July

July

National Fireworks Safety Month

Prevent Blindness America

preventblindness.org

July

Vehicle Theft Prevention Month

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

nhtsa.gov

July 31

National Heatstroke Prevention Day

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

oksafety.org

August

August

National Immunization Awareness Month

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

cdc.gov

August

Back to School Month

National Safety Council

nsc.org

August

Children's Eye Health & Safety Month

Prevent Blindness America

preventblindness.org

Aug. 2-8

Stop on Red Week

National Coalition for Safer Roads

ncsrsafety.org

Aug. 19-23

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

nhtsa.gov

Aug. 31

International Overdose Awareness Day

Penington Institute

overdoseday.com

September

September

National Alcohol & Drug Addiction Recovery Month

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

recoverymonth.gov

September

National Preparedness Month

U.S. Department of Homeland Security

ready.gov

September

National Food Safety Education Month

National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation

foodsafetymonth.com

September

Sports Eye Safety Month

Prevent Blindness America

preventblindness.org

Sept. 18

Concussion Awareness Day

Brain Injury Association of America

nationalconcussionawarenessday.com

Sept. 20-26

National Farm Safety and Health Week

National Education Center for Agricultural Safety

necasag.org

October

October

National Substance Abuse Prevention Month

The Office of National Drug Control Policy

youth.gov

October

National Crime Prevention Month

National Crime Prevention Council

ncpc.org

October

National Protect Your Hearing Month

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

cdc.gov

Oct. 2-8

NSC Congress & Expo

National Safety Council

congress.nsc.org

Oct. 18-24

National School Bus Safety Week

National Association for Pupil Transportation

napt.org

December

December

Safe Toys & Gifts Month

Prevent Blindness America

preventblindness.org

December

Holiday Season Drunk Driving Campaign

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

nhtsa.gov