System1 Agency Releases PSA Film to Fight Texting & Driving

A powerful, two-minute film to help change people’s attitudes and behaviors around the global issue of texting and driving was released by System1 Agency. The National Safety Council reports that cell phone use while driving leads to 1.6 million collisions in the U.S. alone each year. To help address this continuing problem, System1 Agency wanted to use its knowledge of and expertise in behavioral science to create an emotional film with the aim of changing people’s attitudes and behaviors around this issue. The film, created in partnership with production company,…

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NSC Partners with National Auto Auction Association on Vehicle Recall Campaign

The National Safety Council is pleased to welcome an automobile industry partner in support of its Check To Protect campaign, which seeks to reduce the number of vehicles on the road with open recalls. The National Auto Auction Association has joined forces with the Council to promote the campaign. Nearly 1 in 4 vehicles on the road today has an unrepaired recall, and many of those recalls may pose risks to occupants. In the campaign’s first year, much of the work undertaken by the Council has focused on encouraging drivers…

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MobileHelp® Joins National Safety Council to Put Spotlight on Fall Prevention during National Safety Month

To address the fact that falls remain the No. 1 cause of preventable death for adults age 65 and older, MobileHelp®, a leader in mobile Personal Emergency Response Systems (mPERS) and health management solutions, has joined with the National Safety Council (NSC) to promote fall prevention through safer environments at home and on the go. During National Safety Month, MobileHelp will work with NSC to highlight fall prevention through a special series of broadcast interviews on Thursday, June 14, designed to educate people on the scope of the problem and…

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NSC Alerts Employers to 6 Areas of Safety Concern for Employees

In recognition of Workers’ Memorial Day last month, the National Safety Council has drawn attention to six areas of safety concern for U.S. employees. “Workers’ Memorial Day is a time to remember those who lost their lives on the job, to reflect on lessons learned and to bolster our commitment to worker safety,” said Mark P. Vergnano, chairman of the National Safety Council Board and president and CEO of The Chemours Company. “We believe every injury is preventable, and by drawing attention to these critical areas we can improve employee…

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NADA Partners with National Safety Council on Vehicle Recall Campaign

The National Safety Council is pleased to have a new partner in support of its Check To Protect campaign, which educates the public about the importance of addressing open vehicle recalls. The National Automobile Dealers Association announced its support of Check To Protect at its annual show in Las Vegas. Wes Lutz, the incoming NADA chairman, will be the first automobile dealer to join forces with the campaign by promoting CheckToProtect.org on his website and during interactions with customers. In addition, Lutz – whose Extreme Dodge-Chrysler-Jeep-Ram dealership is located in…

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