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DOJ Reaches $8 Billion Settlement with Purdue Pharma
Posted on 10/26/2020

DOJ Reaches $8 Billion Settlement with Purdue Pharma

Funds should be directed to evidence-based countermeasures included in the NSC National Plan to Address Opioid Misuse.
NSC Presents Inaugural Lorraine Pack Memorial Scholarship to D’Andrea Prim
Posted on 10/20/2020

NSC Presents Inaugural Lorraine Pack Memorial Scholarship to D’Andrea Prim

Award will go to help Ms. Prim in her efforts to pursue a degree in safety – an industry where women are underrepresented.
NSC Renews Support of Proposed Drug Treatment and Rehabilitation Center in Itasca, Illinois
Posted on 10/14/2020

NSC Renews Support of Proposed Drug Treatment and Rehabilitation Center in Itasca, Illinois

Treatment centers and those overcoming addiction can lift up their communities.
Survey: Drivers are More Likely to Wear a Mask Than Drive Without Using a Cell Phone
Posted on 10/6/2020

Survey: Drivers are More Likely to Wear a Mask Than Drive Without Using a Cell Phone

During Distracted Driving Awareness Month, NSC and TRUCE find far too many risky behaviors – and an unwillingness to let them go.
NSC Announces 2020 Class of Rising Stars of Safety
Posted on 10/5/2020

NSC Announces 2020 Class of Rising Stars of Safety

Thirty-two young professionals awarded for outstanding dedication to safety in the workplace.
NSC Announces Winners of its Renowned Green Cross for Safety Awards
Posted on 10/2/2020

NSC Announces Winners of its Renowned Green Cross for Safety Awards

The virtual event raised $654,085 for mission-critical initiatives and had a featured keynote address from ABC Shark Tank’s Robert Herjavec.
NHTSA Estimates Track with NSC Data: Fewer Cars, Deadlier Roads
Posted on 10/1/2020

NHTSA Estimates Track with NSC Data: Fewer Cars, Deadlier Roads

Traffic fatalities are a national health crisis.
NSC Report Finds 39 States Need to Do More to Protect Residents from COVID-19
Posted on 9/29/2020

NSC Report Finds 39 States Need to Do More to Protect Residents from COVID-19

Leaders urged to prioritize safety above all else.
NSC Urges Biden and Trump Campaigns to Include Opioid Overdose Prevention as Part of COVID-19 Recovery Plans
Posted on 9/25/2020

NSC Urges Biden and Trump Campaigns to Include Opioid Overdose Prevention as Part of COVID-19 Recovery Plans

The pandemic has undone important gains, and campaigns should not ignore overdose – the leading cause of preventable death.
NSC to Observe 10th Anniversary of Distracted Driving Awareness Month this October
Posted on 9/23/2020

NSC to Observe 10th Anniversary of Distracted Driving Awareness Month this October

NSC releases new distracted driving report and calls on lawmakers, employers, manufacturers and drivers to make life-saving changes.
Child Passenger Safety Board Announces New Appointments
Posted on 9/23/2020

Child Passenger Safety Board Announces New Appointments

CPSB maintains the quality and integrity of the National Child Passenger Safety Technician Certification curriculum.
National Safety Council and Carma Project Announce Collaboration to Address Unrepaired Vehicle Recalls
Posted on 9/22/2020

National Safety Council and Carma Project Announce Collaboration to Address Unrepaired Vehicle Recalls

Carma’s “direct-to-vehicle” recall identification technology latest addition to growing NSC Check To Protect initiative.
NSC and Partners Call for U.S. House to Hold Hearings on Workplace Safety Impacts of MORE Act
Posted on 9/17/2020

NSC and Partners Call for U.S. House to Hold Hearings on Workplace Safety Impacts of MORE Act

Organizations concerned about potential effects of pending legislation on workplace health and safety.
NSC Estimates: U.S. Saw a 20% Jump in Motor Vehicle Death Rates in First Six Months of 2020, Despite Quarantines
Posted on 9/15/2020

NSC Estimates: U.S. Saw a 20% Jump in Motor Vehicle Death Rates in First Six Months of 2020, Despite Quarantines

Roads were deadlier even as the country drove less, according to preliminary data.
National Transportation Center Evaluates Commercial Driver Risk, ROI for Safety Tech
Posted on 9/14/2020

National Transportation Center Evaluates Commercial Driver Risk, ROI for Safety Tech

Safe truck drivers mean safer roads for all.
NSC Statement on New CDC Vital Signs Report
Posted on 9/8/2020

NSC Statement on New CDC Vital Signs Report

Proven interventions are needed as overdose deaths spike in first half of 2019.
NSC Statement on New CDC Testing Guidelines
Posted on 8/28/2020

NSC Statement on New CDC Testing Guidelines

Leadership is needed to expand testing, not limit it.
National Safety Council: 390 Fatalities May Occur on Roadways During Labor Day Weekend
Posted on 8/25/2020

National Safety Council: 390 Fatalities May Occur on Roadways During Labor Day Weekend

NSC reminds travelers that the goal is always zero deaths.
National Safety Council Moves its Flagship Event – NSC Congress and Expo – Virtual
Posted on 8/21/2020

National Safety Council Moves its Flagship Event – NSC Congress and Expo – Virtual

The world’s largest annual safety event will be held virtually in March rather than in person.
National Safety Council Names Mark Baker Vice President, Workplace
Posted on 8/19/2020

National Safety Council Names Mark Baker Vice President, Workplace

Hyatt exec brings over 30 years of workplace safety business leadership to advance Council’s workplace safety mission.
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