Monthly Safety Observances

June 2019

 

June | National Safety Month

Join NSC and thousands of organizations nationwide in celebrating National Safety Month.

Observed annually in June, National Safety Month focuses on reducing leading causes of injury and death at work, on the road and in our homes and communities. We provide downloadable resources highlighting a different safety topic for each week in June. Topics for 2019 are Hazard Recognition, Slips, Trips and Falls, Fatigue and Impairment.

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2-8 | National Trailer Safety Week

June is prime time for hauling trailers, which makes it the perfect month for this awareness campaign. This year, the Trailer Safety Week team is excited to announce an expansion in programming to include an educational webinar for trailer manufacturers and dealers for those who are unable to attend an event in person.

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6 | Secure Your Load Day

"Secure your load as if everyone you love is driving in the car behind you."

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17 | National Ride to Work Day

National Ride to Work Day advocates and supports the use of motorcycles and scooters for transportation, and provies information about everyday utility riding to the public.

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July 2019

 

July | National Fireworks Safety Month

Activities during this period will alert parents and children to the dangers of playing with fireworks. Prevent Blindness America will offer safer ways to celebrate the Fourth of July.

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July | Vehicle Theft Prevention Month

Motor vehicles are the primary mode of transportation for most of us, and often an indispensable part of our lives. But what would happen if your vehicle suddenly disappeared? Over 770,000 drivers fall victim to this costly crime each year.

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4 | Fourth of July

Primary Message: Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over
Secondary Message: Buzzed Driving Is Drunk Driving. If You Feel Different, You Drive Different

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31 | National Heatstroke Prevention Day

These are the current stats as of June 4, 2019:

  • Child heatstroke fatalities this year: 10
  • Child heatstroke fatalities in 2018: 52 
  • Child heatstroke fatalities in 2017: 43 
  • National average of child heatstroke fatalities per year since 1998: 38
  • Total number of child heatstroke fatalities from 1998 - present: 805

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2019 Safety Observances

 

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