Our Mission is Safety
The National Safety Council eliminates preventable deaths at work, in homes and communities, and on the road through leadership, research, education and advocacy. Donate to our cause.
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Preventable injuries are the fourth leading cause of death in America. As the nation's leading safety advocate, we engage businesses, government agencies, elected officials and the public to spotlight and address the main causes of preventable injuries and death every day.
Please take a few minutes to learn about our Strategic Initiatives to save lives at work, in homes and communities, and on the roads.
Read our 2016 Annual Report
The National Safety Council staff is proud of the successes we achieved in FY17, including establishing the Road to Zero Coalition, winning the Cook County DDC program, publishing the State of Safety Report and creating an opioid cost calculator for business leaders. Here is our FY17 year-end update. Please read our
2016 Annual Report for more information.
Get a snapshot of our fiscal year 2018 goals.
NSC invites its members, divisions, delegates and directors to nominate candidates for delegate and NSC Board positions. Nominations open in spring 2018.
The Campbell Institute at NSC is the global center of excellence for environment, health and safety. Member organizations serve as benchmarks in their industries and share best practices, tools and leadership strategies.