National Safety Council

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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.
SIF prevention

New Guide To Preventing Serious Injuries, Fatalities Available

A new white paper from the Campbell Institute helps employers put serious injury and fatality prevention programs in place.
safety awards

NSC Introduces Lorraine Pack Memorial Scholarship

The $2,000 tuition award will go to female student interested in pursuing a career in the environment, health and safety, or related field.
Women In Safety

Amazon Sponsorship Supports Women In Safety Programs

The National Safety Council has received a $125,000 sponsorship from Amazon, which will be used to help women pursue safety careers and advance those already in the field.
cannabis use at work

Is There A Safe Level Of Marijuana Use At Work?

According to the National Safety Council, no level of cannabis use is acceptable for those who work in safety sensitive positions.
workplace injuries

10 Tips To Avoid Workplace Injuries

To mark National Preparedness Month, a personal injury attorney shares tactics and tips for workers to protect themselves from serious on-the-job injuries.
scholarships

Scholarships Available For Those Pursuing Careers In Safety

The National Safety Council is accepting applications for four scholarships aimed at advancing the safety profession and encouraging new safety professionals.
Workplace Safety Violations

OSHA Reveals Top 10 Workplace Safety Violations For 2019

For the ninth consecutive year, Fall Protection – General Requirements topped the list of OSHA’s most cited violations on the job.
NSC Safety Award

Six Win Distinguished Service To Safety Awards

Since 1942, the National Safety Council has honored individuals for exceptional dedication to safety and health.
workplace safety

NSC Names Verdantix Workplace Safety Research Partner

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.
workplace violence healthcare

Women More Likely To Experience Workplace Assault 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.
opioid use in the workplace

75% Of Employers Say Opioid Use Impacts 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.
workplace injury

Staying Smart And Safe: A Facilities Team Guideline

Consider these simple safety habits to prevent facilities workers from experiencing workplace injury.
worker fatalities

New Report Examines Next Level Of Workplace Safety

Despite a notable reduction in total workplace injuries, worker fatalities are at an eight-year high, with 5,190 people dying in 2016.

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