Tag: National Safety Council

DEI, Workplace Injury Prevention

NSC Report Explores DEI, Workplace Injury Prevention

Research examines why diversity, equity and inclusion should be foundational to musculoskeletal disorder prevention and provides equitable solutions to minimize worker risks.
Location Geofencing Technology, Workplace Safety

NSC Promotes Location Geofencing Technology For Workplace Safety

From increasing active worksite visibility to alerting workers of potential hazards, NSC Work to Zero white paper outlines how adopting location geofencing can prevent injuries and save lives.
workplace overdose

NSC Expands Efforts To Combat Workplace Overdoses 

Overdoses remain the leading cause of unintentional death in the U.S., and account for nearly 10% of all workplace fatalities. The National Safety Council is launching new initiatives to combat overdoses in the workplace.
Lockheed Martin, Safety Award

Lockheed Martin Wins NSC’s 2023 Networks Innovation Award

Innovation Awards recognize effective approaches to protect employees' health, safety and the environment. Tesla, Holcim are runners-up.
Most Common Workplace Injury

NSC Expands Grant Programs To Solve The Most Common Workplace Injury

National Safety Council has committed up to $535,000 in grants to foster development of methods to mitigate musculoskeletal disorders across a range of sectors and workplaces.
MSD Solutions Index Pledge Community Report

Workplace Injuries: More Focus Needed On MSD Reduction

A new National Safety Council report shows majority of companies surveyed have strong safety cultures, but more focus needed on musculoskeletal disorder risk reduction and innovation.
fleet

National Safety Council Reveals Fleet Essentials Training Program

Driving for work is the leading cause of occupational death in the U.S. The National Safety Council program aims to close the gap in training.
Workplace Overdose, opioid-related fatalities

New Program Combats Soaring Workplace Overdose Deaths

With opioid-related fatalities in the U.S. at an all-time high, a new National Safety Council initiative aims to equip workplaces with lifesaving tools and training.
EHS,

What Is The New Value Of Safety?

A new National Safety Council report takes a fresh look at interconnectedness of safety, sustainability, and societal responsibility.
Workplace Fatalities

New Research Aims To Prevent Workplace Fatalities

Despite efforts to reduce injury and death on the job, workplace fatalities increased in 2021, with more than 5,000 workers dying.
EHS Software

The Importance Of EHS Software And Mobile Applications

A new National Safety Council Work to Zero Initiative white paper shows Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) software can help organizations better understand and manage safety risks.
musculoskeletal disorders

MSD Solutions Lab Launches Safety Innovation Challenge

Safety Innovation Challenge is one of several initiatives launching this year by the MSD Solutions Lab to prevent musculoskeletal disorders.

It’s National Safety Month: Here’s How To Make Each Week Count

The National Safety Council kicked off National Safety Month by focusing on musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs), and will address other ongoing safety issues each remaining week in June.
worker depression

Workplace Safety Issues Correlate With Worker Depression, Anxiety

National Safety Council calls on employers to address psychological safety for workers, offers a variety of resources and tools as guidance
ergonomic injuries

Multi-Sector Group Formed To Help Solve Most Common Workplace Injury

Cross-industry experts in safety and health join the National Safety Council and Amazon to invent new ways to prevent ergonomic injuries.
workplace safety

Does Your Security System Enhance Workplace Safety?

Workplace safety can be a serious challenge and business expense for any organization but AI video analytics can help bridge the gap between incident and response by quickly identifying and addressing hazards before they become problems.
Green Cross Safety awards

NSC Announces 2020 Green Cross Safety Award Finalists

The prestigious honor recognizes safety leadership in three categories; the winners will be announced virtually October 1.
return to work

Physician Group Joins COVID-19 Worker Safety Task Force

The National Safety Council SAFER program guides employers through the process of safely resuming traditional work and operations now and in a post-pandemic environment.
Work-From-Home Survey

NSC Calls For Coronavirus Tests For All U.S. Businesses, Worksites

In a letter to Vice President Pence, more than 50 organizations urge federal government to make COVID-19 testing available to employers maintaining operations during the pandemic.
workplace hazards

Top 3 Workplace Hazards: Existing Technologies Can Save Lives

A new National Safety Council report identifies the most relevant workplace hazards and maps more than 100 technologies to mitigate the risks.
Facilities Management Challenges, Budget Cuts

Learn How To Solve The Top 5 Facilities Management Challenges

Join us for this free webinar and learn about the five facilities management challenges that are bleeding facilities budgets dry, and how to solve them.
Data-Driven Workplace

Did You Miss Our Future Of The Data-Driven Workplace Webinar?

In this free video webinar, we dive into recent research around collaboration, productivity and the role of the office, and share how workplace data can inform facility decisions.

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