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May 20, 2019, 08:05 ET National Safety Council Estimates 380 Roadway Deaths During Memorial Day Weekend

National Safety Council estimates indicate that 380 people may be killed on the roads during the upcoming Memorial Day holiday period. It is the...


May 16, 2019, 22:30 ET National Safety Council Announces Winners of its Prestigious Green Cross for Safety Awards

The National Safety Council presented its prestigious Green Cross for Safety Awards to organizations that have helped save lives and prevent injuries....


May 07, 2019, 10:36 ET National Safety Council Appoints Lorraine M. Martin as President and CEO

The National Safety Council is pleased to announce the appointment of Lorraine M. Martin as president and CEO of the 107-year-old nonprofit...


Apr 24, 2019, 09:00 ET National Safety Council to Bring Memorial to the Victims of the Opioid Crisis to Albany

The National Safety Council is partnering with BlueShield of Northeastern New York and other Capital Region funders to bring the Council's opioid...


Apr 18, 2019, 10:00 ET National Safety Council Encourages Americans to Pledge to Work Safely And Remember Those We've Lost in Recognition of Workers' Memorial Day

The National Safety Council is calling on Americans to recognize Workers' Memorial Day on April 28 by pledging to prioritize safety at work, as well...


Apr 10, 2019, 00:01 ET National Safety Council: 2018 was Deadliest Year on Record for Hot Car Deaths

Tragically, more children died in hot cars in the United States in 2018 than any other year on record, the National Safety Council confirmed today....


Apr 03, 2019, 10:30 ET Drivers Are More Likely to be Distracted Around Emergency Vehicles, According to Survey From National Safety Council and Emergency Responder Safety Institute

According to a survey released today by the National Safety Council and the Emergency Responder Safety Institute, 71 percent of U.S. drivers take...


Mar 18, 2019, 00:01 ET 75% of Employers Say Their Workplace Has Been Impacted by Opioid Usage, According to NSC Poll

Seventy-five percent of U.S. employers have been directly affected by opioids but – startlingly – only 17 percent feel extremely well prepared to...


Mar 12, 2019, 12:30 ET 70 Percent of Nonfatal Workplace Assault Injuries Occur to Women, Says National Safety Council Analysis

National Safety Council analysis indicates that women are disproportionately impacted by certain safety issues – most notably nonfatal workplace...


Feb 13, 2019, 00:01 ET 2018 Marks Third Straight Year that Motor Vehicle Deaths are Estimated to Have Reached 40,000

For the first time since the Great Recession, the U.S. has experienced three straight years of at least 40,000 roadway deaths, according to...


Jan 24, 2019, 09:00 ET When it Comes to Safety, There are CEOs Who "Get It"

The National Safety Council has announced the 2019 CEOs Who "Get It," an annual recognition presented to safety leaders who go above and beyond to...


Jan 23, 2019, 12:41 ET National Safety Council Receives Grant from The UPS Foundation to Promote Women in Safety

The National Safety Council has received a $25,000 grant from The UPS Foundation to promote women in safety. In the U.S., women are 47 percent of the ...


Jan 14, 2019, 00:01 ET For the First Time, We're More Likely to Die From Accidental Opioid Overdose Than Motor Vehicle Crash

For the first time in U.S. history, a person is more likely to die from an accidental opioid overdose than from a motor vehicle crash, according to...


Jan 07, 2019, 14:19 ET National Safety Council Joins PAVE Coalition to Build Public Understanding of Automated Vehicles

The National Safety Council is pleased to join a nationwide coalition of organizations dedicated to raising public awareness about automated vehicles ...


Jan 02, 2019, 15:45 ET In 2018, U.S. Tied Previous Record For Number of Kids Dying in Hot Cars

The National Safety Council is deeply concerned that – despite increased public awareness – the U.S. matched a record we hoped never to reach again....


Dec 18, 2018, 13:39 ET Holiday Driving May Cost 860 Americans their Lives

The National Safety Council urges drivers to be extra vigilant as they travel to celebrate the holidays with family and friends. NSC estimates 422...


Dec 10, 2018, 12:53 ET Road to Zero Coalition Now Accepting Applications for 2019 Safe System Innovation Grants

The Road to Zero Coalition, managed by the National Safety Council, is pleased to announce applications are now being accepted for the 2019 Safe...


Dec 06, 2018, 12:06 ET NSC Receives Grant from McElhattan Foundation to Speed Adoption of Technologies to Make Workplaces Safer

The National Safety Council has received a $500,000 grant from the Pittsburgh-based McElhattan Foundation to launch the Work to Zero initiative,...


Nov 29, 2018, 16:16 ET National Safety Council Statement on New CDC Data Showing a Rise in Accidental Death

The National Safety Council is grieving over the new CDC data showing the number of deaths from unintentional, preventable injuries – commonly known...


Nov 27, 2018, 12:35 ET NSC Statement on the Departure of President & CEO Deborah A.P. Hersman

The National Safety Council congratulates President and CEO Deborah A.P. Hersman on her new appointment as Chief Safety Officer at Waymo, a...


Nov 14, 2018, 00:01 ET National Safety Council: 433 People May be Killed on U.S. Roads this Thanksgiving Holiday

The National Safety Council estimates 433 people may be killed and another 49,400 may be seriously injured in car crashes during the upcoming...


Oct 24, 2018, 12:47 ET NSC Recognizes Linda F. Martin with the Marion Martin Award

The National Safety Council is pleased to bestow its annual Marion Martin Award to professor Linda F. Martin, CSP, full-time faculty and online M.S....


Oct 23, 2018, 16:38 ET The Campbell Institute Examines the Next Level of Workplace Safety

A new report from the Campbell Institute – released during the 2018 National Safety Council Congress & Expo, the world's largest annual gathering of...


Oct 23, 2018, 11:30 ET OSHA's Top 10 Violations for 2018 revealed at National Safety Council Congress & Expo

Today, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced the preliminary Top 10 most frequently cited workplace safety violations...


Oct 23, 2018, 10:30 ET National Safety Council: More People Are Working - But Are They Safer?

National Safety Council analysis shows workplace deaths – both intentional and preventable – rose 7.3 percent in 2016, from 4,836 to 5,190. It was...