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For the First Time, We’re More Likely to Die From Accidental Opioid Overdose  Than Motor Vehicle Crash
Posted on 1/14/2019

For the First Time, We’re More Likely to Die From Accidental Opioid Overdose Than Motor Vehicle Crash

NSC analysis reveals trends that worsen the odds of dying accidentally.
NSC Joins PAVE Coalition to Build Public Understanding of Automated Vehicles
Posted on 1/7/2019

NSC Joins PAVE Coalition to Build Public Understanding of Automated Vehicles

Groups aim to codify language, ease driver wariness of potentially life-saving technology.
In 2018, U.S. Tied Previous Record For Number of Kids Dying in Hot Cars
Posted on 1/2/2019

In 2018, U.S. Tied Previous Record For Number of Kids Dying in Hot Cars

Legislation is one solution, but parents and caregivers can act immediately.
National Safety Council Statement on Rise in Accidental Workplace Deaths
Posted on 12/18/2018

National Safety Council Statement on Rise in Accidental Workplace Deaths

BLS reports highest unintentional worker fatalities since 2008.
Holiday Driving May Cost 860 Americans their Lives
Posted on 12/18/2018

Holiday Driving May Cost 860 Americans their Lives

NSC urges extra caution and sober driving because the goal is zero deaths.
Road to Zero Coalition Now Accepting Applications for 2019 Safe System Innovation Grants
Posted on 12/10/2018

Road to Zero Coalition Now Accepting Applications for 2019 Safe System Innovation Grants

Funds will assist recipients in reaching the goal of zero roadway fatalities by 2050.
 NSC Receives Grant from McElhattan Foundation to Speed Adoption of Technologies to Make Workplaces Safer
Posted on 12/6/2018

NSC Receives Grant from McElhattan Foundation to Speed Adoption of Technologies to Make Workplaces Safer

With more than 5,000 workers dying on the job, the Work to Zero initiative will help employers understand and embrace life-saving safety innovations.
Accidental Deaths Hit Highest Number in Recorded U.S. History
Posted on 11/29/2018

Accidental Deaths Hit Highest Number in Recorded U.S. History

Our collective complacency costs us 466 lives every day.
NSC Statement on the Departure of President and CEO Deborah A.P. Hersman
Posted on 11/27/2018

NSC Statement on the Departure of President and CEO Deborah A.P. Hersman

The National Safety Council wishes Hersman and her family a safe and seamless transition into her new role.
433 People May be Killed on U.S. Roads this Thanksgiving Holiday
Posted on 11/13/2018

433 People May be Killed on U.S. Roads this Thanksgiving Holiday

Attentive, sober driving is critical, because the goal always is zero.
NSC Statement on Ruth Bader Ginsburg Fall
Posted on 11/8/2018

NSC Statement on Ruth Bader Ginsburg Fall

Falls affect all age groups, claiming more than 34,000 lives in 2016.
NSC Statement on Fatal Indiana Crash Involving Children Boarding a School Bus
Posted on 10/30/2018

NSC Statement on Fatal Indiana Crash Involving Children Boarding a School Bus

While deaths related to school buses are rare, 70% of them occur outside of the bus.
NSC Commends President Trump for Signing H.R. 6 – the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act
Posted on 10/24/2018

NSC Commends President Trump for Signing H.R. 6 – the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act

New law will combat the opioid crisis and save lives.
The Next Level of Workplace Safety
Posted on 10/23/2018

The Next Level of Workplace Safety

New Campbell report looks at reducing serious injuries and fatalities on the job.
OSHA’s Top 10 Violations for 2018 revealed at National Safety Council Congress and Expo
Posted on 10/23/2018

OSHA’s Top 10 Violations for 2018 revealed at National Safety Council Congress and Expo

Knowing how workers are hurt can go a long way toward keeping them safe.
More People Are Working – But Are They Safer?
Posted on 10/23/2018

More People Are Working – But Are They Safer?

NSC unveils workplace section of Injury Facts to help the public understand the greatest risks facing them on the job.
NSC Recognizes Linda F. Martin with the Marion Martin Award
Posted on 10/23/2018

NSC Recognizes Linda F. Martin with the Marion Martin Award

President of the Board of Certified Professionals, professor and corporate safety director at Bay Crane recognized as an outstanding female safety professional.
NSC Honors Outstanding Contributions to Safety
Posted on 10/22/2018

NSC Honors Outstanding Contributions to Safety

2018 National Awards Ceremony recognizes best in class individuals and organizations.
NSC Recognizes 76th Annual Distinguished Service to Safety Award Winners
Posted on 10/22/2018

NSC Recognizes 76th Annual Distinguished Service to Safety Award Winners

Six individuals honored for exceptional dedication to safety and health.
NSC Brings Opioid Memorial to Houston as Part of Nationwide Tour
Posted on 10/22/2018

NSC Brings Opioid Memorial to Houston as Part of Nationwide Tour

Prescribed to Death exhibit puts faces on the data, shows how opioid misuse impacts workplaces.
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