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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.
COVID-19 on Pace to Become Third Leading Cause of Death in 2020
Posted on 8/18/2020

COVID-19 on Pace to Become Third Leading Cause of Death in 2020

Deaths surpass the total number of preventable, accidental deaths.
NSC Announces Winners of Teen Safety, Community Advancement Awards
Posted on 8/14/2020

NSC Announces Winners of Teen Safety, Community Advancement Awards

Recipients have gone above and beyond to enhance safety in their respective areas.
NSC Announces Finalists for 2020 Green Cross for Safety Awards
Posted on 8/3/2020

NSC Announces Finalists for 2020 Green Cross for Safety Awards

Prestigious honor recognizes safety leadership; winners to be announced virtually Oct. 1.
Statement from NSC President and CEO on Need for Maryland Employers to Assist with Contact Tracing
Posted on 7/31/2020

Statement from NSC President and CEO on Need for Maryland Employers to Assist with Contact Tracing

Employers can help limit COVID-19 transmission by increasing contact tracing efforts.
NSC Honors 36 Organizations with 2020 Industry Leader Awards
Posted on 7/28/2020

NSC Honors 36 Organizations with 2020 Industry Leader Awards

Winners exemplify excellence in safety performance.
NSC, Partners Call on State and Business Leaders to Collaborate on Testing, Tracing, Use of Facial Coverings
Posted on 7/24/2020

NSC, Partners Call on State and Business Leaders to Collaborate on Testing, Tracing, Use of Facial Coverings

Working directly with employers will drastically increase the speed and efficiency of these efforts.
Study: Alcohol-detection Systems Could Save 9,000 Lives a Year
Posted on 7/23/2020

Study: Alcohol-detection Systems Could Save 9,000 Lives a Year

NSC encourages automakers to install the technology in all vehicles.
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