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 third 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.
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The National Safety Council staff is proud of the successes we achieved in FY18, including adding 2,781 new members, launching Injury Facts online and far exceeding our public education goals with the Stop Everyday Killers campaign.
NSC is a nonprofit organization, and every dollar raised supports our mission of eliminating preventable deaths. Support from individuals, corporations and foundations is essential in tackling the most critical safety issues. As a board member, we hope you will partner with us as a philanthropy advocate, expanding our reach and helping us find solutions to keep each other safe.
Here are ways you can help:
Support NSC with a philanthropic investment to the mission initiative that is most meaningful to you.
Connect NSC with your network to discuss a potential partnership.
Sponsor and attend the Green Cross for Safety® Awards Celebration honoring the best and brightest in safety.
Join the Green Cross for Safety Awards Celebration Host Committee.
Inspire your friends, families and colleagues to learn more about how they can make a difference by planning a fundraiser to benefit NSC.
To learn more, please email Jennifer Steffus at [email protected], call (630) 775-2050 or visit nsc.org/WhyGive.
NSC invites its members, divisions, delegates and directors to nominate candidates for delegate and NSC Board positions on an annual basis. Nominations for 2019-2020 will be accepted in early 2019; online nomination forms are not yet available. Please check back for information on the nominating process.
Director expectations/commitments can be found here.
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The National Safety Council is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization.