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  1. Graphic: Use this week’s animated graphic on your social media channels and in employee communications to get the word out.
  2. Off-the-Job Resources: Safety needs to be 24/7. Let the following resources help you and those you care about stay safe around the clock.

    • NEW! Being Safe Means Being Alert – All the Time tip sheet
    • Safe Selfies   
    • Avoid Medication Mishaps   
    • Avoid ‘Gamer’s Thumb’   
    • Help Prevent Clothes Dryer Fires   
    • Teen Driver Safety – Virtual Parent Night Archives
  3. Articles: The Council’s flagship publication, Safety+Health magazine, provides a wealth of knowledge. Check out articles related to this week:

    • Effective Incident Investigations   
    • Are You a ‘Safety Cop’?   
    • The Hierarchy of Controls   
    • OSHA’s Top 10   
    •  Recognizing Hidden Dangers: 25 Steps to a Safer Office              
    • Don't Touch! An Outdoor Worker’s Guide to Hazardous Plants and Animals
  4. Get the Facts: Check out the latest injury and fatality statistics from Injury Facts®. Call out this information in your NSM emails or presentations to hit home why this topic is important.

    • Odds of Dying   
    • Top Work-related Injury Causes  
  5. Safety Pro Resources: Access additional tools and resources to make a greater impact:
    • Safety is Personal – Sandra’s Story video   
    • Work to Zero: Safety Innovation Journey
    • Visual Literacy Research

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GRAPHIC: Hazard Recognition

VIDEO: Safety is Personal – Sandra’s Story video

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TIP SHEET: Being safe means being alert - all the time

Additional Resources

  1. Online Training Options: Type in or copy and paste the following titles into the platform’s search field:

    • Confined Space Hazards  
    • Hazard Communication Awareness  
    • Hazardous Chemical Information
  2. NSC Impairment: NSC promotes employer policies and procedures that define workplace impairment as anything that could impede one's ability to function normally or safely, regardless of cause. Impairment can be caused by chemical factors, such as legal or illegal substances; physical factors, like fatigue; and psychosocial factors, like mental distress and stress. Learn more about these hazards. 
  3. NSC MSD Solutions Lab: Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are pervasive, affecting nearly one-quarter of the global population, and they are complex. They can include tendonitis, carpal tunnel syndrome, ruptured or herniated discs, and sprains — just to name just a few. Learn more about these hazards.
  4. Campbell Institute: Serious injury and fatality prevention is dependent on effectively identifying and controlling risk. As organizations mature along their safety journeys, risk assessments must also take a more sophisticated form. Learn more in a three-part white paper series on serious injury and fatality prevention from the Institute.
  5. OSHA Safe+Sound Campaign

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