National Safety Council
Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. National Safety Council articles below.
The National Safety Council is accepting applications for four scholarships aimed at advancing the safety profession and encouraging new safety professionals.
For the ninth consecutive year, Fall Protection – General Requirements topped the list of OSHA’s most cited violations on the job.
The National Safety Council’s “Work To Zero” initiative educates safety professionals about the potential that technology has to eliminate workplace fatalities and serious injuries.
With 70 percent of nonfatal workplace assault injuries happening to women, the National Safety Council encourages employers to look at injury rates among women in their workplace.
More than a third have experienced absenteeism or impaired worker performance, and 31 percent have had an overdose, arrest, a near-miss or an injury because of employee opioid use, according to NSC survey.
Consider these simple safety habits to prevent facilities workers from experiencing workplace injury.
Despite a notable reduction in total workplace injuries, worker fatalities are at an eight-year high, with 5,190 people dying in 2016.
An employer with 1,000 employees can expect to lose more than $1 million each year due to employee fatigue, according to new NSC survey.
In a National Safety Council survey, 97 percent of respondents report at least one risk factor for fatigue — a hidden but deadly epidemic.
The free online safe driving tool from the National Safety Council aims to drive down crashes.
Iconic buildings are partnering with the National Safety Council to raise awareness of preventable deaths.
New for 2017, an award will be presented to employers dedicated to the health and safety of employees and community members on and off the job.
Nine Campbell Institute member organizations share their successes and challenges in implementing worker wellbeing programs.
Safety issues take a backseat to productivity and those in high-risk jobs are afraid to report safety issues, finds a recent National Safety Council survey.
OSHA announced the preliminary Top 10 most frequently cited workplace safety violations for FY 2015 at the recent National Safety Council Congress & Expo.
During the two-year agreement, the Alliance will develop fact sheets on the benefits of employers establishing an injury and illness prevention program, hazard identification and control topics that should be included in worker training, fall prevention and best practices for reporting near misses.