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NSC Brings Opioid Memorial to D.C., Calls for Legislation to Curb Opioid Deaths
Posted on 4/11/2018

NSC Brings Opioid Memorial to D.C., Calls for Legislation to Curb Opioid Deaths

The Prescribed to Death memorial will be in the nation’s capital thanks to a partnership between the Executive Office of the President, the Department of the Interior and the National Park Service.Washington, D.C. – Today at the opening of its opioid memo
Just 13 States and D.C. Are Adequately Addressing the Opioid Crisis, Says National Safety Council
Posted on 4/10/2018

Just 13 States and D.C. Are Adequately Addressing the Opioid Crisis, Says National Safety Council

Eight states are failing to make notable progress, while 29 are lagging behind, according to alarming reportItasca, IL – In a startling report released today, National Safety Council research shows just 13 states a
NSC Statement on Heidi King’s Nomination as NHTSA Administrator
Posted on 4/6/2018

NSC Statement on Heidi King’s Nomination as NHTSA Administrator

Itasca, IL – The National Safety Council congratulates Heidi King on her nomination as administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. King’s leadership experience and commitment to safety are much needed at a time when motor vehicle
NSC, along with Executive Office of The President, will Bring Opioid Memorial to D.C.
Posted on 4/5/2018

NSC, along with Executive Office of The President, will Bring Opioid Memorial to D.C.

The memorial personalizes the opioid crisis, an issue President Trump declared a public health emergency last fall.Itasca, IL – The National Safety Council is partnering with the Executive Office of the President, the Department of the Interior and the Na
NADA Partners with National Safety Council on Vehicle Recall Campaign
Posted on 3/27/2018

NADA Partners with National Safety Council on Vehicle Recall Campaign

Automotive organization’s incoming chairman leads the first auto dealership in joining the public education effort, Check To Protect
NSC Congratulates Norfolk, NE, on Reaccreditation as a Safe Community
Posted on 3/27/2018

NSC Congratulates Norfolk, NE, on Reaccreditation as a Safe Community

City is the only active Safe Community in the state.
Road to Zero Announces 2018 Safe System Innovation Grant Recipients
Posted on 3/27/2018

Road to Zero Announces 2018 Safe System Innovation Grant Recipients

Winners share the coalition’s mission of eliminating roadway deaths by 2050.
NSC Congratulates Hammond, LA, on Reaccreditation as a Safe Community
Posted on 3/27/2018

NSC Congratulates Hammond, LA, on Reaccreditation as a Safe Community

Hammond, first accredited in 2012, has since focused on specific safety needs in the community.
NSC to Employers: Your Workers May be Especially Tired on Monday
Posted on 3/27/2018

NSC to Employers: Your Workers May be Especially Tired on Monday

As daylight saving time begins, NSC urges organizations to invest in worker sleep health.
car2go Expands Road Safety Education Courses to All U.S. Members
Posted on 3/27/2018

car2go Expands Road Safety Education Courses to All U.S. Members

car2go is first carsharing service to partner with U.S. DOT and National Safety Council-led Road to Zero Coalition, actively supporting Vision Zero goals.
National Safety Council Statement on the Rise in Opioid Overdoses
Posted on 3/27/2018

National Safety Council Statement on the Rise in Opioid Overdoses

These new numbers demonstrate that a full-court press is needed to address epidemic.
NSC Congratulates Torine Creppy on Being Named CEO of Safe Kids Worldwide
Posted on 3/27/2018

NSC Congratulates Torine Creppy on Being Named CEO of Safe Kids Worldwide

Torine is leading the way to keep kids safe.
Why Employers Often Get Worker Wellbeing Wrong
Posted on 3/27/2018

Why Employers Often Get Worker Wellbeing Wrong

Integrating health and safety can lead to greater employee wellbeing. ​Itasca, IL – a new report from the Campbell Institute indicates not all employers are getting worker wellbeing right, and it could be affecting the sustainability of their busi
Time To Refocus: Odds Of Accidentally Dying Are Getting Worse
Posted on 3/27/2018

Time To Refocus: Odds Of Accidentally Dying Are Getting Worse

NSC digitizes nearly 100 years of injury and fatality data to help Americans understand their greatest safety challenges.
NSC Statement on Reported Plateau in Pedestrian Deaths
Posted on 3/27/2018

NSC Statement on Reported Plateau in Pedestrian Deaths

Second consecutive year of record-high numbers.
Nominations Open for Four Prestigious NSC Safety Awards
Posted on 3/27/2018

Nominations Open for Four Prestigious NSC Safety Awards

Winners will have a proven commitment to safety and a track record of life-saving accomplishments.
Campbell Institute Recognizes Innovation in the Workplace
Posted on 3/27/2018

Campbell Institute Recognizes Innovation in the Workplace

Grifols Honored in 2018 Innovation Challenge
NSC Presents the Robert F. Borkenstein Award to Dr. Marilyn Huestis
Posted on 3/27/2018

NSC Presents the Robert F. Borkenstein Award to Dr. Marilyn Huestis

The award honors those who have dedicated their careers to alcohol- and drug-related traffic safety. Itasca, IL – The Alcohol, Drugs and Impairment Division of the National Safety Council named Dr. Marilyn Huestis recipient of the 2018 Robert F. Borkenste
Preliminary Estimates: Motor Vehicle Deaths Plateaued in 2017, But Still Up 6% from 2015
Posted on 3/27/2018

Preliminary Estimates: Motor Vehicle Deaths Plateaued in 2017, But Still Up 6% from 2015

NSC preliminary figures show fatalities topped 40,000 for the second straight year.
NSC Adopts Interactive Map That Memorializes Those Lost to Opioid Overdose
Posted on 3/27/2018

NSC Adopts Interactive Map That Memorializes Those Lost to Opioid Overdose

The National Safety Council has adopted the Celebrating Lost Loved Ones map, which allows family and friends of those lost to the opioid epidemic to place an image and description of their late loved one on an interactive map.
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