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May 20, 2020, 00:01 ET Motor Vehicle Fatality Rates Jump 14% in March Despite Quarantines, Says National Safety Council

Preliminary estimates from the National Safety Council show that as Americans began driving less and covering fewer miles, the emptier roads became...


May 19, 2020, 07:01 ET Ten Universal Actions Every Employer Must Take to Help Ensure a Safer Reopening

Reopening businesses and returning employees to traditional work environments post-quarantine will be the most nuanced and complex actions American...


May 07, 2020, 16:16 ET National Safety Council Releases SAFER Framework Identifying Six Key Focus Areas for Employers During Reopening Efforts and Beyond

Today the National Safety Council released a framework summary for employers – based on recommendations from the SAFER: Safe Actions for Employee...


Apr 23, 2020, 00:01 ET National Safety Council Launches SAFER, a Nationwide Task Force of Fortune 500 Companies, Leading Safety Organizations and Public Health Entities to Ensure Employee Safety Through the Pandemic

Today the National Safety Council announced SAFER: Safe Actions for Employee Returns, a comprehensive, multifaceted effort to guide employers through ...


Apr 17, 2020, 09:10 ET National Safety Council with its Campbell Institute and ORC HSE Strategies Announce Agreement on COVID-19 Response

Two world class safety organizations – ORC HSE Strategies, LLC and National Safety Council along with its Campbell Institute – announced a joint...


Apr 15, 2020, 05:01 ET National Safety Council and Partners Call for Coronavirus Tests for all U.S. Businesses and Worksites

Today the National Safety Council and more than 50 partner organizations with employees at worksites across the country penned a letter to Vice...


Apr 02, 2020, 00:01 ET National Safety Council President & CEO: Business Leaders Must Protect America's Workers

National Safety Council President & CEO Lorraine Martin today issued the following call to business leaders across the country to take aggressive...


Mar 19, 2020, 18:00 ET National Safety Council Postpones Distracted Driving Awareness Month

The National Safety Council has postponed observing Distracted Driving Awareness Month in April amidst the growing global coronavirus pandemic. For a ...


Mar 05, 2020, 17:33 ET Updated National Safety Council Statement on Coronavirus, or COVID-19

Since our last statement on Jan. 31, the National Safety Council has continued to follow the data about the coronavirus, or COVID-19. NSC urges...


Feb 26, 2020, 20:28 ET National Safety Council Statement on Active Shooter Situation at Molson Coors Facility in Milwaukee

The National Safety Council is closely monitoring information about an active shooter situation that arose Wednesday afternoon in Milwaukee, Wis. The ...


Feb 25, 2020, 00:02 ET National Safety Council Unveils Comprehensive Plan for Presidential Candidates to Combat Opioid Misuse

Today the National Safety Council, in partnership with more than 50 organizations and companies nationwide, released a comprehensive, inclusive...


Feb 20, 2020, 00:01 ET Motor Vehicle Deaths are Estimated to Have Dropped 2% in 2019

For the second consecutive year, the U.S. experienced a small decline in roadway deaths, according to preliminary estimates released today from the...


Feb 18, 2020, 07:32 ET New National Safety Council Report Shares How Existing Technologies Can Save Employee Lives

The National Safety Council released its first Work to Zero research report, Safety Technology 2020: Mapping Technology Solutions for Reducing...


Feb 11, 2020, 10:07 ET New Campbell Institute Research Guides Employers on How to Prevent Serious Injuries and Fatalities

The Campbell Institute, the global Center of EHS Excellence at the National Safety Council, has released a new white paper, Designing Strategy for...


Feb 05, 2020, 10:05 ET National Safety Council Welcomes Six New Members to Campbell Institute

The Campbell Institute at the National Safety Council is proud to announce six new member organizations dedicated to world class environment, health...


Feb 03, 2020, 12:22 ET New Research Review on Youth Prescription Opioid Misuse Finds Important Opportunities for Additional Investment in Targeted Prevention Work

Researchers at the National Safety Council and the University of Michigan found that about 1 in 20 adolescents ages 10 to 17 and 1 in 10 young adults ...


Jan 14, 2020, 12:03 ET National Safety Council Introduces Lorraine Pack Memorial Scholarship

The National Safety Council is introducing a new scholarship program for women seeking post-secondary education to pursue a career in EHS –...


Dec 18, 2019, 09:57 ET An Estimated 278 May Be Killed on the Roads Over Christmas and New Year's Day - But Seat Belts Could Save About 245 Lives

The National Safety Council estimates that 115 people may be killed on the roadways during the one-day Christmas Day holiday driving period, and an...


Dec 17, 2019, 15:50 ET National Safety Council Statement on Increase in Workplace Fatalities

The National Safety Council is saddened to see a 2% rise in total worker deaths – 5,250 in 2018 compared to 5,147 in 2017 – according to data...


Nov 20, 2019, 08:07 ET National Safety Council Estimates 417 People May be Killed on U.S. Roads this Thanksgiving Holiday

The National Safety Council estimates 417 people may be killed and another 47,500 may be seriously injured in car crashes during the upcoming...


Nov 12, 2019, 10:07 ET New Chair, Members Appointed to National Safety Council Board of Directors

The National Safety Council has welcomed a new chair and 11 new members to its board of directors. Andrew Johnson, executive vice president and chief ...


Nov 04, 2019, 09:11 ET National Safety Council Announces Amazon Sponsorship to Support Women in Safety

The National Safety Council has received a $125,000 sponsorship from Amazon to support women in safety. The sponsorship will go toward bolstering...


Oct 21, 2019, 07:07 ET National Safety Council: No Level of Cannabis Use Acceptable for Those Who Work in Safety Sensitive Positions

Recognizing that safety concerns are paramount as decriminalization of cannabis continues in states throughout the U.S., the National Safety Council...


Oct 20, 2019, 00:01 ET During National Teen Driver Safety Week, National Safety Council urges parents to stay involved

Despite the fact that teen motor vehicle deaths are on the decline in the U.S., they still remain the No. 1 cause of death for teens1. During...


Oct 01, 2019, 16:30 ET National Safety Council Offers New Online Preparation Course for the Associate Safety Professional Certification from the Board of Certified Safety Professionals

The National Safety Council is excited to partner with the Board of Certified Safety Professionals to offer a global, state-of-the-art pre-exam...