Our Mission is Safety
The National Safety Council eliminates preventable deaths at work, in homes and communities, and on the road through leadership, research, education and advocacy.
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Organizing an event is a great way to promote safety in your community. NSC offers guidance and resources for you to host an Overdose Awareness Day event or Surviving an Active Shooter Event training, plus there are many opportunities around National Safety Month each June.
Save lives by raising awareness and funds through an independently planned fundraising event in support of the National Safety Council. Click here to get started.
International Overdose Awareness Day is a global event held on Aug. 31 each year. There are many ways you can get involved to raise awareness of overdose and remember those who have been lost. The intended message is that overdose deaths are preventable.
Downloadable resource materials and support can be found at OverdoseDay.com.
Here's a look at how the National Safety Council marked the day in 2017.
National Safety Month focuses on reducing the leading causes of injury and death at work, on the road and in our homes and communities. NSC provides lots of downloadable resources highlighting a different safety topic for each week in June.
For 2019, the topics are:
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