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CDC Data Show Overdose Deaths Reach New High During Pandemic

NSC resources to identify and combat drug misuse and impairment in the workplace will save lives.

November 18, 2021

NSC Calls on All Drivers to Practice Safe, Responsible Driving Over Thanksgiving

NSC estimates reveal this year’s holiday period may see the most traffic fatalities since 2007.

November 17, 2021

John Dony Appointed to National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health

Twelve-member committee advises Secretaries of Labor, and Health and Human Services.

November 17, 2021

NSC, Safetytech Accelerator Launch Pilot Program to Improve Workplace Safety

New collaboration advances Work to Zero mission of eliminating workplace fatalities by 2050 using technology.

November 15, 2021

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Report: Injuries Down, Illnesses Up in 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic played a unique role.

November 12, 2021

NSC Receives Funding From NHTSA for Road to Zero Community Traffic Safety Grants

Grants will support nation's largest roadway safety coalition efforts.

November 11, 2021

NSC Statement on Passage of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

The passage of this bill marks the beginning of a new chapter in our work to save lives on U.S. roads.

November 06, 2021

NSC Statement on OSHA COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Emergency Temporary Standard

With vaccines as the clear route toward the other side of the pandemic, we are pleased with the proposal today.

November 04, 2021

NSC Statement on NHTSA Motor Vehicle Fatality Data

Estimates paint a dark picture of the state of safety on U.S. roads.

October 29, 2021

NSC Statement on Confirmation of Doug Parker as Assistant Secretary for OSHA

The Council anticipates working closely with Mr. Parker toward our shared goal of zero workplace fatalities.

October 26, 2021

NSC Launches Impairment Recognition and Response Training for Supervisors

More than half of employers in a recent NSC survey said impairment is decreasing the safety of their workforce.

October 14, 2021

National Safety Council Appoints New Chair and Members to Board of Directors

The National Safety Council welcomed six new members to its Board of Directors, with Elaine S. Beitler now serving as NSC Board Chair.

October 14, 2021

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