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NSC Estimates 485 Fatalities May Occur on Roadways During Thanksgiving Holiday Period

It could be deadliest Thanksgiving since 2008 – but defensive driving can save lives.

November 19, 2020

NSC Statement on President-Elect Biden’s COVID-19 Task Force

Having a workplace safety voice at the table alongside medical and health professionals is critical.

November 17, 2020

NSC Names Mark Chung VP of Roadway Safety

Former SAE International exec brings more than two decades of leadership experience in automotive business industry.

November 10, 2020

NSC Acquires ORC HSE Strategies LLC to Enhance Workplace Safety

NSC acquires ORC HSE Strategies, LLC.

November 02, 2020

DOJ Reaches $8 Billion Settlement with Purdue Pharma

Funds should be directed to evidence-based countermeasures included in the NSC National Plan to Address Opioid Misuse.

October 26, 2020

NSC Presents Inaugural Lorraine Pack Memorial Scholarship to D’Andrea Prim

Award will go to help Ms. Prim in her efforts to pursue a degree in safety – an industry where women are underrepresented.

October 20, 2020

NSC Renews Support of Proposed Drug Treatment and Rehabilitation Center in Itasca, Illinois

Treatment centers and those overcoming addiction can lift up their communities.

October 14, 2020

Survey: Drivers More Likely to Wear Mask Than Drive Without Using Cell Phone

During Distracted Driving Awareness Month, NSC and TRUCE find far too many risky behaviors – and an unwillingness to let them go.

October 06, 2020

NSC Announces 2020 Class of Rising Stars of Safety

Thirty-two young professionals awarded for outstanding dedication to safety in the workplace.

October 05, 2020
Our Impact

NSC Announces Winners of its Renowned Green Cross for Safety Awards

Robert Herjavec of Shark Tank gave keynote address at event that raised $654,085 for mission-critical initiatives.

October 02, 2020

NHTSA Estimates Track with NSC Data: Fewer Cars, Deadlier Roads

Traffic fatalities are a national health crisis.

October 01, 2020

NSC Report Finds 39 States Need to Do More to Protect Residents from COVID-19

Leaders urged to prioritize safety above all else.

September 29, 2020

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