2018 Safety Observance and Event Calendar

Dates are subject to change.

Date Event Sponsor Website
January Safety Events

January

National Radon Action Month

Environmental Protection Agency

epa.gov

February Safety Events

February

American Heart Month

American Heart Association

heart.org

Feb. 4-10, 2018

National Burn Awareness Week

American Burn Association

ameriburn.org

Feb 21-23, 2018

45th annual Safety & Health Conference

North Dakota Safety Council

ndsc.org

Feb. 20-21, 2018

Campbell Institute Symposium, Charlotte, NC

National Safety Council

campbellinstitute.org

March Safety Events

March

National Nutrition Month

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

eatright.org

March

Workplace Eye Wellness Month

Prevent Blindness America

preventblindness.org

March 5-6, 2018

Utah Safety Conference & Expo

Utah Safety Council

utahsafetycouncil.org

March 7-9, 2018

Ohio Safety Congress & Expo

Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation

ohiosafetycongress.com

March 11-17, 2018

National Patient Safety Awareness Week

National Patient Safety Foundation

npsf.org

March 18-24, 2018

National Poison Prevention Week

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

poisonhelp.hrsa.gov

April Safety Events

April

Distracted Driving Awareness Month

National Safety Council

nsc.org/justdrive

April

National Youth Sports Safety Month

Stop Sports Injuries

stopsportsinjuries.org

April 2-8, 2018

National Public Health Week

American Public Health Association

nphw.org

April 7, 2018

World Health Day

World Health Organization

who.int

April 9-13, 2018

National Work Zone Awareness Week

American Traffic Safety Services Association

atssa.com

April 16-18, 2018

Wisconsin Safety and Health Conference & Expo

Wisconsin Safety Council

wisafetycouncil.org

April 10-11, 2018

New Hampshire Safety & Health Conference

National Safety Council of Northern New England

nscnne.org

April 11-13, 2018

Southern Safety Conference & Expo (Formerly Texas Safety Conference & Expo), New Orleans

National Safety Council

ssce.nsc.org

April 11-13, 2018

IISC Professional Conference & Expo

Iowa-Illinois Safety Council

iisc.org

April 22-24, 2018

Lifesavers National Conference on Highway Safety

Community Event

lifesaversconference.org

April 28, 2018

Workers' Memorial Day

American Federation of Labor & Congress of Industrial Organizations

aflcio.org

May Safety Events

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

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 8-10, 2018

Minnesota Safety & Health Conference

Minnesota Safety Council

minnesotasafetycouncil.org

June Safety Events

June

National Safety Month

National Safety Council

nsc.org/nsm

July Safety Events

July

National Fireworks Safety Month

Prevent Blindess America

preventblindness.org

July 18-20, 2018

Oklahoma Safety & Health Conference

Oklahoma Safety Council

oksafety.org

August Safety Events

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. 13-19, 2018

Safe + Sound Week

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

osha.gov

Aug. 17-Sept. 3, 2018

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

nhtsa.gov

September Safety Events

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. 16-22, 2018

National Farm Safety and Health Week

National Education Center for Agricultural Safety

necasag.org

Sept. 17-23, 2018

National Child Passenger Safety Week

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

nhtsa.gov

Sept. 23-29, 2018

Fall Prevention Awareness Week

Fall Prevention Center of Excellence

stopfalls.org

Oct. 20-26, 2018

NSC Congress & Expo

National Safety Council

congress.nsc.org

October Safety Events

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. 7-13, 2018

National Fire Prevention Week

National Fire Protection Association

nfpa.org

Oct. 13, 2018

Home Fire Drill Day

National Safety Council and Multiple Partners

HomeFireDrillDay.MakeSafeHappen.com

Oct. 15-19, 2018

National School Bus Safety Week

National Association for Pupil Transportation

napt.org

Oct. 21-27, 2018

National Teen Driver Safety Week

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

trafficsafetymarketing.gov

November Safety Events

Nov.4-11, 2018

Drowsy Driving Prevention Week

National Sleep Foundation

drowsydriving.org

December Safety Events

December

Safe Toys & Gifts Month

Prevent Blindness America

preventblindness.org

December

“Holiday Season Drunk Driving Campaign

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

nhtsa.gov

Last Chance to Save!

Congress and Expo

Register by Sept. 14.