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NSC Congress and Expo Sees Increase in Safety Professional Attendees

NSC Congress and Expo Sees Increase in Safety Professional Attendees

Annual NSC conference continues to draw interest from people around the world.Itasca, IL – The National Safety Council saw an increase in the number of safety professionals attending this year’s NSC Congress and Expo, which took place in September at the San Diego Convention Center in California. NSC Congress and Expo – the world’s largest annual gathering of safety professionals...

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New Chair, Members Appointed to NSC Board of Directors

New Chair, Members Appointed to NSC Board of Directors

Andrew Johnson installed as chair; 11 new individuals join board to help with NSC mission.The National Safety Council welcomed a new chair and 11 new members to its board of directors. Andrew Johnson, executive vice president and chief risk control officer at Captive Resources LLC, is board chair. He succeeds Mark Vergnano, CEO and president of The Chemours Company. The...

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Workplace Injuries Show No Change From 2017 to 2018

Workplace Injuries Show No Change From 2017 to 2018

First time since 2012 that workplace injuries did not decline; NSC employer resources can improve safety performance.Itasca, IL - The National Safety Council is concerned with the latest data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics showing no change in the number of workplace injuries and illnesses between 2017 and 2018. This marks the first year since 2012 that the total...

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NSC Announces Amazon Sponsorship to Support Women in Safety

NSC Announces Amazon Sponsorship to Support Women in Safety

Funds will go toward helping women pursue safety careers and advancing those already in the field.Itasca, IL – The National Safety Council has received a $125,000 sponsorship from Amazon to support women in safety. The sponsorship will go toward bolstering three NSC initiatives: the Council’s Marion Martin Award, Women in Safety Scholarship program and Women’s Division. Although women make up...

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As Daylight Saving Time Ends, NSC Urges the Nation to Take Advantage of an Extra Hour of Sleep

As Daylight Saving Time Ends, NSC Urges the Nation to Take Advantage of an Extra Hour of Sleep

Nearly every working American has at least one risk factor for fatigue.Itasca, IL – The National Safety Council urges Americans to harness the opportunity to put their health and safety first by getting an extra hour of sleep as daylight saving time ends Nov. 3. An NSC probability-based survey found 70% of Americans are concerned that their sleep habits impact...

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