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The National Safety Council eliminates preventable deaths at work, in homes and communities, and on the road through leadership, research, education and advocacy.
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Itasca, IL – Hanging ornaments, stringing lights and cooking holiday dinners should create fond memories. But for too many people, the holidays will be anything but merry and bright.
About 15,000 people are seriously injured and visit the emergency room during the holiday season, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission.
The National Safety Council wants to make sure you and your loved ones deck the halls safely. Tips include:
Download, share and print our 12 Days of Safety infographic and visit nsc.org to stay safe year round.
About the National Safety Council
Founded in 1913 and chartered by Congress, the National Safety Council, nsc.org , is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to end preventable 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.
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