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June is National Safety Month

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Join NSC and our sponsor VelocityEHS – Award-winning EHS & Sustainability Software – for the 25th anniversary of National Safety Month, an annual observance to help keep each other safe from the workplace to anyplace.

With the U.S. seeing the highest number of workplace deaths since 2007 – 5,333 fatal workplace injuries in 2019 – this observance is more important than ever.

Check out our weekly topics: 

Week 1 - Prevent Incidents Before They Start: Identifying risks and taking proactive safety measures to reduce hazard exposure on important topics from ergonomics to chemical management is crucial to creating a safe workplace.

Week 2 - Address Ongoing COVID-19 Safety Concerns: As the pandemic continues, employers play an important role in expanding operations and returning remote workers to physical workspaces, building trust around vaccines, supporting mental health and so much more.

Week 3 - It’s Vital to Feel Safe on the Job: Being able to be one’s self at work without fear of retaliation is necessary for an inclusive safety culture. Leading organizations focus not only on physical safety, but psychological safety as well.

Week 4 - Advance Your Safety Journey: Safety is all about continuous improvement. Whether organizationally or individually, NSC can help provide guidance for your path forward.

Honor Your Safety Hero

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To celebrate the 25th anniversary, we invite you to recognize a safety professional – or anyone who inspires you to be safe – with a donation to NSC. Every hero honored with a donation made now through June will be matched up to a total of $25,000, thanks to the generous support of VelocityEHS. Your support helps fuel the NSC mission to save lives from the workplace to anyplace.

Special thanks to our National Safety Month promotional partners: American Academy of Sleep Medicine, American Association of Occupational Health Nurses, American Board for Occupational Health Nurses (ABOHN), American Industrial Hygiene Association, American Ladder Institute, American Staffing Association, CPWR – The Center for Construction Research and Training, ISSA – The Worldwide Cleaning Industry Association, National Floor Safety Institute, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health and the NSC Chapter Network.