National Safety Council

Policy Statement Listing

The National Safety Council has stood up for safety since 1913. We continue to advocate for safety with more than one hundred current policy statements.
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General Policy

#151: Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems

Supports policies aimed at reducing the use of electronic nicotine delivery systems, with a particular emphasis on policies that restrict -cigarette use by teenagers.

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#150: Tobacco

Supports efforts to reduce and eliminate tobacco consumption in the United States.

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#137: Research and Data Collection

Robust data collection systems help identify shifts in trends and patterns indicating the emergence of new injury issues and concerns. Recommends academia, government, industry, labor and other entities consider how they can further contribute to research and data collection.

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#136: Mental Health Parity

Supports mental health parity so coverage, payment and treatment for mental health conditions and substance use disorders are equal to that of other chronic and acute health conditions.

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#135: Traumatic Brain Injury

Supports the National Concussion Surveillance System, developed by the CDC, to better understand the scope and severity of traumatic brain injury and provide insight for more effective prevention and treatment methods.

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#120: Pain Clinic Regulations

Supports states' efforts to deter the operation of "pain clinics" operating outside guidelines for licensed physicians and whose primary treatment is prescribing opioids.

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#98: Safety, Health and Environmental Research, Outreach, Training and Compliance Assistance

Allows NSC to seek Congressional funding for research, outreach, training and compliance assistance.

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#88: National Safety Month Proclamation

Support for an official (presidential/Congressional) National Safety Month proclamation or resolution.

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#87: Funding for Safety Agenda for the Nation Issues

Seek funding to achieve goals of Safety Agenda for the Nation.

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#80: Acceptance and Use of Contributions

Lays out guidelines for accepting contributions, including clearly identifying funding source, assuring consistent contributor message with NSC values, reserve right for final approval of any programs or materials produced under the funding, assure no requirement to advocate or not advocate in such a way that is inconsistent with NSC policy/positions, inform and seek approval from Board of Directors for any contributions that would conflict with these or any other NSC value/policy/position.

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