NSC Receives Grant from McElhattan Foundation to Speed Adoption of Technologies to Make Workplaces Safer

The National Safety Council has received a $500,000 grant from the Pittsburgh-based McElhattan Foundation to launch the Work to Zero initiative, which will help educate employers about new technological safety advancements that promise to reduce and ultimately eliminate preventable deaths in the workplace. NSC also will develop tools and resources for employers who want to integrate potentially life-saving technology, including comprehensive reports and a training program. The grant is the largest single-payment grant in the history of the McElhattan Foundation, established last year by Kent McElhattan, co-founder and chairman at…

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NSC Launches Safety Ambassador Program to Engage the Public to Help Eliminate Preventable Deaths

The National Safety Council is pleased to announce the launch of the NSC Safety Ambassador Program, which encourages individuals to bring safety back home and into their communities by participating in activities that educate about the leading causes of preventable death and injury. With preventable deaths at an all-time high, NSC hopes to engage at the community level through grassroots efforts. The NSC Safety Ambassador Program provides information, turnkey tools and resources to help Americans teach one another how to improve the safety of those closest to them. The Council…

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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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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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