2019 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

Jan. 22-27, 2019

National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week

National Institutes of Health

drugabuse.gov

February Safety Events

February

American Heart Month

American Heart Association

heart.org

Feb. 3-9, 2019

National Burn Awareness Week

American Burn Association

ameriburn.org

Feb. 19-20, 2019

Campbell Institute Symposium

The Campbell Institute

cvent.com

Feb. 19-20, 2019

Campbell Institute Symposium, Seattle

National Safety Council

campbellinstitute.org

Feb 20-22, 2019

46th annual Safety & Health Conference

North Dakota Safety Council

ndsc.org

Feb 19-21, 2019

Utah Safety Conference & Expo

Utah Safety Council

utahsafetycouncil.org

March Safety Events

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 6-8, 2019

Ohio Safety Congress & Expo

Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation

ohiosafetycongress.com

March 10-16, 2019

National Patient Safety Awareness Week

National Patient Safety Foundation

npsf.org

March 17-23, 2019

National Poison Prevention Week

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

poisonhelp.hrsa.gov

March 31-April 2, 2019

Lifesavers National Conference on Highway Safety

Community Event

lifesaversconference.org

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 1-7, 2019

National Window Safety Week

Window Safety Task Force

nsc.org

April 1-7, 2019

National Public Health Week

American Public Health Association

nphw.org

April 7, 2019

World Health Day

World Health Organization

who.int

April 3, 2019

National Walking Day

US Department of Transportation

trafficsafetymarketing.gov

April 8-12, 2019

National Work Zone Awareness Week

American Traffic Safety Services Association

atssa.com

April 15-17, 2019

Wisconsin Safety and Health Conference & Expo

Wisconsin Safety Council

wisafetycouncil.org

April 9-10, 2019

New Hampshire Safety & Health Conference

National Safety Council of Northern New England

nscnne.org

April 10-12, 2019

NSC Southern Safety Conference & Expo, New Orleans

National Safety Council

ssce.nsc.org

April 10-12, 2019

IISC Professional Conference & Expo

Iowa-Illinois Safety Council

iisc.org

April 22-26, 2019

National Playground Safety Week

National Program for Playground Safety

playgroundsafety.org

April 28, 2019

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

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 1-3, 2019

NSC Northeast Safety Conference & Expo, Pittsburgh

National Safety Council

nece.nsc.org

May 6-10, 2019

National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Workplace Falls

National Safety Council

osha.gov

May 7-8, 2019

Minnesota Safety & Health Conference

Minnesota Safety Council

minnesotasafetycouncil.org

May 8, 2019

Bike to School Day

National Center for Safe Routes to School

walkbiketoschool.org

May 12-18, 2019

National Police Week

National Peace Officers Memorial Service

policeweek.org

May 12-18, 2019

National Prevention Week

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

samhsa.gov

May 17, 2019

National Bike to Work Day

US Department of Transportation

trafficsafetymarketing.gov

May 18-24, 2019

National Safe Boating Week

National Safe Boating Council

safeboatingcampaign.com

May 19-25, 2019

EMS Week

National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians

naemt.org

May 20-26, 2019

Healthy and Safe Swimming Week

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

cdc.gov

June Safety Events

June

National Safety Month

National Safety Council

nsc.org/nsm

June 6, 2019

Secure Your Load Day

Traffic Safety Marketing

secureyourload.com

June 17, 2019

National Ride to Work Day

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

ridetowork.org

July Safety Events

July

National Fireworks Safety Month

Prevent Blindness America

preventblindness.org

July

Vehicle Theft Prevention Month

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

nhtsa.gov

July 10-12, 2019

Oklahoma Safety & Health Conference

Oklahoma Safety Council

oksafety.org

July 31, 2019

National Heatstroke Prevention Day

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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. 4-10, 2019

Stop on Red Week

National Coalition for Safer Roads

ncsrsafety.org

Aug. 12-18, 2019

Safe + Sound Week

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

osha.gov

Aug. 16-Sept. 2, 2019

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

nhtsa.gov

Aug. 31, 2019

International Overdose Awareness Day

Penington Institute

overdoseday.com

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. 7-13, 2019

NSC Congress & Expo

National Safety Council

congress.nsc.org

Sept. 15-21, 2019

National Farm Safety and Health Week

National Education Center for Agricultural Safety

necasag.org

Sept. 15-21, 2019

National Child Passenger Safety Week

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

trafficsafetymarketing.gov

Sept. 20, 2019

Concussion Awareness Day

Brain Injury Association of America

nationalconcussionawarenessday.com

Sept. 21, 2019

National Seat Check Saturday

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

nhtsa.gov

Sept. 22-28, 2019

National Child Passenger Safety Week

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

nhtsa.gov

Sept. 23, 2019

National Fall Prevention Awareness Week

National Council on Aging

ncoa.org

October Safety Events

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, 2019

National Walk to School Day

National Center for Safe Routes to School

walkbiketoschool.org

Oct. 6-12, 2019

National Fire Prevention Week

National Fire Protection Association

nfpa.org

Oct. 12, 2019

Home Fire Drill Day

National Safety Council and Multiple Partners

HomeFireDrillDay.MakeSafeHappen.com

Oct. 21-25, 2019

National School Bus Safety Week

National Association for Pupil Transportation

napt.org

Oct. 20-26, 2019

National Teen Driver Safety Week

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

trafficsafetymarketing.gov

November Safety Events

Nov. 3-10, 2019

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

Dec. 1-7, 2019

Older Driver Safety Awareness Week

American Occupational Therapy Association

aota.org