Safety First Blog


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

Why Every Parent Should Get Involved in National Teen Driver Safety Week

DriveitHOME, in partnership with Honda, is offering a free toolkit to help parents and caregivers protect their new drivers.

September 19, 2023

New Study: NSC Online Training Leads to 70% Decrease in Violation Rates

For the second consecutive year, more than 46,000 people lost their lives in traffic crashes in 2022 and millions more suffered life-altering injuries.

August 23, 2023

National Safety Month 2023

A look at research, prevention efforts from NIOSH and NSC in this year's focus areas: emergency preparedness; slips, trips, and falls; heat-related illness; and hazard recognition.

June 12, 2023

Why Driving Small Business Success Begins with Worker Safety

Investing in early MSD intervention generates twice the return or more, and for our team at Durable Surfaces, the free MSD Pledge membership has paid dividends.

Derek Cressman | May 23, 2023

How All Road Users Can Prevent Distracted Driving

Help us promote safety and distraction-free mobility during Distracted Driving Awareness Month.

Katie Mueller | April 24, 2023

Work Zones are Dangerous; Distractions Make Things Worse

Work zones are designed to keep everyone safe during road closures, but work-zone safety requires everyone’s participation.

Lauren Torres | April 13, 2023

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