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NSC Government & Public Sector Division works diligently to end preventable deaths in our lifetime.
With 108 members and growing, the Division is a catalyst for a safety culture in government and the public sector that is equivalent to or safer than similar work performed in the private sector.
Our Mission: Facilitating the identification, evaluation and provision of safety resources and best practices through the collaboration of Division members.
Our Vision: To be recognized as the leading safety resource for government and public sector organizations. Questions? Please email Division Manager Christy Maes,
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Government & Public Sector Division members can help their safety colleagues by sharing tips on improving safety in government and the public sector. Got a problem and need a solution? Post your question to the NSC Government & Public Sector’s Facebook group. Not a Division member yet? Join the Division and reap the benefits of being part of the NSC professional safety network for free.
Welcome to the Government & Public Sector Division. By joining this division, you are getting in on the ground floor of what we believe will be a very important effort to make government and public sector workplaces much safer than they are today. Currently, injury rates for government workers are much higher than the private sector. Our division feels that this should change, and we will be working towards that goal. I welcome your participation in this very important conversation.
Public Eye on Safety is a resource for public sector administrators responsible for oversight and management of safety and health.
The Government and Public Sector Division is required to operate within the procedures described in its Protocols and Practices document.
Workplace violence, traffic crashes, falls, being hit by an object – what poses the greatest risk of injury or death for government workers? This page from Injury Facts 2016® sums it up.