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Safety training can help your company save on worker's compensation costs, avoid fines, and most importantly protect your employees. Join the over 1,000 companies in Nebraska who are members of the National Safety Council, Nebraska. Members receive discounts on online and classroom training, exclusive access to webinars, safety downloads, 5-minute safety talks, unlimited use of the video library (over 700 videos & DVDs), and much more!
“I just wanted you to know that Chris has conducted classes on respirators and SCBAs at our service center and that I have received tremendous response from his audience. I have attended all of the classes and I appreciate Chris’s message on taking charge of your personal safety and knowledge. This positive reaction is exactly what we were hoping for when we invited Chris and the program. Thank you!”
Safety Specialist, Lincoln Electric System, Lincoln, NE
“As a safety manager, I consider the National Safety Council’s Coaching the Lift Truck Operator training course to be the most comprehensive and best training available on the market today for lift truck operators. When an operator comes out of that course, they have a good understanding of how to safely operate the vehicle they are assigned. We consider this course a must in order to maintain safety in our workplaces.”
HR/Safety Manager, Sapp Bros., Inc., Omaha, NE
“C&A Industries, Inc. has been a long standing member of the National Safety Council, Nebraska chapter. We value our partnership and highly recommend that companies who are committed to providing safe working environments join, and stay active, with the excellent training programs that are available.
We have participated in events, seminars, training, and exhibitions for many years. Most recently I would recommend that the Active Shooter training be placed as a priority for every employer, not just those in retail or those who have high public exposure. Because Omaha has had two active shooter events in our history, and the cases nationally are of concern, this training benefits every employee who participates.
Thank you to the hard working staff at the Safety Council for their dedication and expertise!”
Safety & Compliance Director, C&A Industries, Inc., Omaha, NE
“The National Safety Council, Nebraska is our first choice for health and safety training. If they don’t have the answer or resource they go out of their way to help locate it! They are the source for cost effective and efficient health and safety training. Their instructors are knowledgeable and up to date on the current standards and trends that impact worker health and safety.”
HSE Group Leader, Syngenta, Omaha, NE
“As a safety professional, I need to stay up-to-date on the latest safety topics, requirements, and regulations. The National Safety Council, Nebraska provides a wide variety of topics of top notch training and instruction. From safety professionals, to front line workers, to train-the-trainers, the NSCN offers resources for everyone. Their friendly staff are willing and knowledgeable to help find the training and educational resources to fit our organization's needs on and off the job.“
Erin R Denker
ESHSQ Specialist Health & Nutrition, Evonik Corporation, Blair, NE
“When answers regarding safety issues are needed, the National Safety Council, Nebraska is the organization I contact. Their staff is absolutely top-notch and very professional. They are prompt at returning your messages and are always very courteous and knowledgeable. I do not hesitate in ranking this organization at the top of the safety profession. In the world of safety, the National Safety Council, Nebraska makes my job as a safety manager much easier. I couldn't do my job without them.”
Safety Manager, Oxbow Animal Health, Murdock, NE
As a safety professional you understand the importance of valuing safety in all areas of your organization. However, you may face some difficulty in convincing management to fully back your safety program and creating an ever-important culture of safety. Becoming a National Safety Council member is a worthwhile endeavor and here are some reasons to help you win over those above you who do not yet agree.
Safety should be viewed as an investment and not an expense
The Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety has revealed that there is a $3-$6 savings for every $1 invested in safety. NSC membership has the ability to help lower workers’ compensation costs, insurance premium rates, and indirect costs due to injury reduction. It can also increase your employee’s morale and productivity, actually saving your organization money in the long run.
NSC has multiple ways to help keep your organization in compliance with OSHA and avoid any unnecessary fines. For instance, NSC offers OSHA Compliance Certificate courses. Our monthly OSHA Up-to-Date newsletter provides members with the latest important information. NSC consultants can objectively examine your compliance programs to identify potential problem areas – before OSHA does. Finally, NSC’s professional librarians are available 5 days a week and can help you find information on OSHA regulations.
Discounted safety products and training
NSC members enjoy substantial discounts on a large selection of books, manuals, periodicals, training classes, materials and more. Members also receive a registration discount to NSC’s annual Congress & Expo, rated as one of the top 200 trade shows in the nation and one of the best safety networking events of the year.
A wealth of safety and health information
As a benefit of membership, NSC members receive a monthly copy of Safety+Health magazine, their choice of either OSHA Up-to-Date or Traffic Safety monthly newsletters, a quarterly copy of Membership Advantage newsletter, Injury Facts – an annual compilation of safety and health statistics, and News Alert – a weekly electronic newsletter bringing you the most current safety and health news.
There is no excuse not to be safe
“Any risk of serious injury or death is unreasonable and unacceptable if that risk could be eliminated or reduced through reasonable accident prevention measures…those which are economically and technologically feasible.”* NSC strives to educate and influence its members to prevent accidental injury and death from occurring. Reacting to hazardous incidents is not a safety program.
Safety provides a competitive edge
As a National Safety Council member, your organization will align itself with the leader in safety and health. Founded in 1913, NSC has grown to more than 48,000 member organizations that have realized the advantages of putting safety first.
The importance of off-the-job safety
Off-the-job injuries to workers cost the nation at least $193.6 billion in 2004 compared to $142.2 billion for workplace injuries. The average company pays $740 for every employee each year in off-the-job injuries – including costs associated with absenteeism, health care, productivity, and unscheduled work interruptions.
* Gallagher, VA. “Motivating Management When Cost-Benefit Analysis Fails.” Professional Safety. May 1999. V. 44, No. 5, P 45.
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