Safety First Blog


On the Last Five Years, and the Century to Come

NSC President and CEO Lorraine Martin reflects on the past five years and looks forward to the Council’s future.

Lorraine M. Martin | July 11, 2024

Address Workplace Inequities to Reduce Musculoskeletal Disorders

MSD risk factors are due to workplaces not accommodating or providing for all people. The facets of DEI and ergonomics share similar goals.

Paige DeBaylo | July 02, 2024

National Safety Month 2024

This year's National Safety Month topics are safety engagement, roadway safety, risk reduction, and slips, trips and falls.

June 05, 2024

Reducing Workplace Injuries Starts at the Top and is All About Continual Improvement

Jacobs joins growing NSC pledge community committed to transforming workplace safety and helping millions of people around the world.

Sarah Ischer, CIH, CSP | May 24, 2024

Defensive Driving: The Fun of It

The roads are far more dangerous since the COVID-19 pandemic because we've changed, and our driving behaviors have too.

Ryan Pietzsch, MS | May 24, 2024

Work to Zero, Safetytech Accelerator Share Results of Pilot Program to Advance Workplace Safety

The pilot program involved mitigating work-at-height risks through computer vision technology.

Kenna Carlsen | May 17, 2024

Give Yourself Permission

Allowing yourself time to heal and grow enables you to bring your best to all your endeavors and to those who depend on you.

Lorraine M. Martin | March 19, 2024

Speeding Makes Work Zones Dangerous for Everyone

In work zones, fatalities have increased an astounding 63% since 2010.

Lauren Torres | March 15, 2024

Bad Driving is Bad for Business

Don't let your fleet bring you down.

Ryan Pietzsch, MS | February 28, 2024

Let's Save Lives and Stop Rising Workplace Overdoses

Medications now available over the counter can help prevent increasing workplace deaths.

Lorraine M. Martin | January 29, 2024

Meet the 2023 NSC Advanced Safety Certificate Scholarship Recipients

NSC remains committed to helping safety practitioners grow.

January 05, 2024

Everyone Deserves a Second Chance at Life! Got naloxone?

Nearly 1 in 11 workers who die at work die from a drug overdose. These deaths have been rapidly increasing for years – 536% since 2011.

Janice Hartgens | October 16, 2023

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