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.
Have questions? Visit our FAQs or contact NSC.
Anaheim – The Campbell Institute – the National Safety Council center of excellence for environmental, health and safety management – released a white paper entitled Workplace Wellbeing: Bridging Safety and Health to demonstrate how a true culture of health and safety relies not only on a strong safety program, but one that also focuses on worker wellbeing. The white paper features real world experiences of nine Institute members, outlining the major successes and challenges they have experienced when developing and maintaining their wellbeing programs.
"Employee health and wellbeing is not just an emerging topic, but one that is gaining momentum," said John Dony, director of the Campbell Institute and director of environmental, health, safety and sustainability at NSC. "As many Campbell Institute members have known for several years and want to share, maintaining a sustainable business requires moving beyond just workplace safety to include overall employee health and wellness."
Integrated health and safety, or wellbeing, lies at the intersection of health protection – safety – and health promotion – wellness. It is the blending of health and safety programs to enhance overall worker wellbeing and prevent work-related injuries and illnesses. Wellbeing includes physical, mental, emotional, social and economic health.
The white paper provides five key takeaways to assist others in the pursuit of putting a wellbeing program in place:
Organizations contributing to the research include BNSF, Cummins, ISN, Mosaic, NASA, Norfolk Southern, Owens Corning, United Rentals and USG.
To learn more about Campbell Institute research, visit thecampbellinstitute.org/research.
About the National Safety Council
Founded in 1913 and chartered by Congress, the National Safety Council is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to save lives by preventing injuries and deaths at work, in homes and communities, and on the road through leadership, research, education and advocacy. NSC advances this mission by partnering with businesses, government agencies, elected officials and the public in areas where we can make the most impact – distracted driving, teen driving, workplace safety, prescription drug overdoses and Safe Communities. Safety+Health magazine, the Council's flagship publication, is a leading source of occupational safety and health information.
The National Safety Council has a broadcast TV and radio studio at its headquarters, with both HD and SD capabilities. We are happy to accommodate both live and taped interviews and work closely with your station’s tech team. Please direct inquiries to the above telephone number or email address.
ABC NewsWhile car crash fatalities declined slightly in 2019, NSC says numbers are 'still unacceptable'
WBBM-AMNational Safety Council works to eliminate workplace deaths
The Now OmahaNational Safety Council Work to Zero research report
The National Safety Council eliminates preventable deaths at work, in homes and communities, and on the road through leadership, research, education and advocacy. Donate to our cause.
The National Safety Council is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization.