Safety First Blog


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

NSC Teams with Human Factors and Ergonomics Society to Advance Workplace, Roadway Safety

Global collaboration drives safety innovation; NSC is proud to join forces with HFES to advance workplace and roadway safety for all.

Lorraine M. Martin | March 21, 2023

Top 10 Hottest Workplace Safety Articles of 2022

Find out which 10 Safety+Health articles were most popular among your fellow safety pros this year.

Melissa J. Ruminski | January 20, 2023

Opening Our Eyes to the Truth of Mobility Safety

Tom Flood will join the March 2 Countersteer as we tackle ways to shift perspective on who and what to prioritize in transportation systems.

January 12, 2023

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