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What's New for NSC Members?

National Safety Council continually updates its member-exclusive content, adding new articles and resources to help your organization stay current with the latest safety best practices. Some of our most recent member benefits can be accessed below. Be sure to check back frequently to see what we've added.

Safety Posters

Member-exclusive safety posters are a simple and effective way to share important safety messages at your workplace. Download and display these visual safety reminders to increase awareness and keep each other safe. You can also email the posters to employees working from home as safety is more important now than ever, no matter where you are working

Communications Toolkit for New Members

The member communications toolkit includes everything you need to share your recent NSC membership with your stakeholders, employees and community, including a sample press release, blog and social media posts, and the official guidelines for use of the NSC member logo.

COVID-19 Resources for Members

SAFER: Safe Actions for Employee Returns Posters

SAFER is a multifaceted effort aimed at helping employers prioritize safety as they return employees to traditional work environments post-quarantine.

Get SAFER Posters:

Safety Talks, Checklists, Webinars and More

The National Safety Council is committed to sharing relevant resources, including 5-Minute Safety Talks, checklists and webinars, to help keep our members safe during the coronavirus pandemic.

Members Helping Members Address COVID-19

National Safety Council members are stepping up, generously sharing ideas and information to help navigate the challenging and rapidly developing coronavirus pandemic. See what we have collected so far.

To contribute resources you have developed to address COVID-19, please email [email protected].

Increase Employee Engagement!

These NEW resources will help overcome complacency and keep workers engaged and choosing safety each day. All of the following resources are available in English and Spanish.

A Suite of Toolkits for Employers

NSC is proud to present the Fatigue at Work Employer Toolkit and the Opioids at Work Employer Toolkit, launched at the 2019 NSC Congress and Expo in San Diego. 

These toolkits include dozens of materials to help make your workplace safer from fatigue risks and opioid misuse. You'll find sample policies, fact sheets, presentations, safety talks, posters, white papers, reports, videos and more so you can implement or enhance your workplace program. 

The Fatigue and Opioid toolkits are a helpful addition to the Safe Driving Kit, launched in 2018.

Digital Signage

We’ve added more digital signage to our member-exclusive library of materials. Get the .mp4 video, or customize the PowerPoint for your workplace. This member benefit will help keep employees engaged and thinking about safety every day.

Interactive Quizzes

Summertime is full of fun, but it also brings unique safety challenges - especially for people who work and play outdoors. Do you know what to do when the heat is on? Take this NSC quiz to find out how much you know about staying safe on hot summer days.

Stress can do a number on your health. The good news is, there are things you can do to ease stress and create a more balanced life. Take this quiz to see how much you know about managing workplace stress.

Safety Leadership Resources

From best practices and crisis communication tools, to research and education, NSC Safety Leadership resources will help you develop and enhance a culture of safety in your organization. Employers with a strong safety culture benefit from fewer workplace injuries and claims, better employee morale and lower insurance premiums.

New Spot the Hazard Videos

Hazards are all around us. Being able to spot and correct them quickly can help prevent an incident or injury. That’s why the National Safety Council has created three videos especially for our members during Member Appreciation Month. Watch these videos and see how many hazards you can spot.

New Toolkits!

NSC members have access to a wide variety of resources bundled by subject matter to help prevent injuries in the workplace. Toolkits, a one-stop shop for workplace safety, can include posters, safety talks, quizzes, checklists, webinars and much more. Take a look at what's new:

Excavation and Trenching Resources

The NSC Construction and Utilities Division has compiled an Excavation and Trenching Toolkit, an online resource available to all NSC members. The toolkit provides vital safety information for workers in the excavation field. Best-practice materials are divided into fact sheets, planning tools, and prevention and protection resources.

What are Safety Shorts?

The Young Professionals Division of the National Safety Council encourages all members to film a Safety Short video. Safety Shorts are aimed at those new to the safety profession, whether fresh from college or experienced in their professional life but new to safety. The series explores the value safety professionals find in their career, and also will provide deeper technical session on assorted safety topics across all industries.

Practical Solutions for Everyday Challenges

Find links to brand new safety videos, Safety Talks, Checklists and more in our Practical Solutions section. Engage your employees, build a safer workplace and enhance your safety culture.