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Workplace

CDC Data Shows Largest Annual Increase in Overdose Deaths in at Least 50 Years

Nearly 21 million Americans are living with a substance use disorder; employers have an enormous opportunity and responsibility to help.

July 14, 2021
Workplace

New Award Recognizes Prevention Through Design

Longtime safety expert Fred A. Manuele has greatly advanced the field of design safety.

July 14, 2021
Transportation

NSC Urges Drivers to be Safe Over Independence Day Weekend

Analysis shows 400-580 people may die on U.S. roadways July 2-5.

June 29, 2021
Workplace

NSC Statement on OSHA’s Issuance of Emergency Temporary Standard

Standard is an important action to protect the most vulnerable workers.

June 10, 2021
Workplace

Amazon, NSC Create First-of-its-kind Partnership to Solve Most Common Workplace Injury

Five-year partnership will work to invent new ways to prevent common musculoskeletal injuries, like sprains and strains.

June 10, 2021
Workplace

NSC Celebrates 25 Years of National Safety Month

Exclusive sponsor VelocityEHS to honor safety heroes with $25,000 donation match to safety nonprofit.

June 02, 2021
Workplace

NSC, McElhattan Advance Challenge to Eliminate Workplace Deaths Through Emerging Technology

$3 million grant helps fuel the NSC mission to save lives from the workplace to anyplace.

May 27, 2021
Workplace

NSC to Turn Chicago Green for 25th Anniversary of National Safety Month

NSC encourages Chicago buildings to turn their lights 'safety green' in observance June 21-27.

May 27, 2021
Transportation

Five Safety Tips for Drivers this Memorial Day Weekend

Analysis shows an estimated 415 people may die on U.S. roadways May 28-31.

May 25, 2021
Workplace

NSC Statement on Updated CDC Mask Guidance for Fully Vaccinated Individuals

Employers should take a risk-based approach based on their specific work environment

May 14, 2021
Workplace

New Mental Health Cost Calculator Shows Why Investing in Mental Health is Good for Business

Analysis by NSC and NORC at University of Chicago reveals organizations that support mental health see a return of $4 for every dollar invested.

May 13, 2021
Workplace

NSC Calls on Employers to Lead Vaccine Promotion and Uptake

Vaccines are clearest route to safe, productive return; recommended actions for increasing vaccine uptake include paid time off and on-site vaccination.

May 11, 2021

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