Help Put an End to Preventable Deaths During National Safety Month 2017

The majority of people who die from preventable injuries are in the prime of their lives – raising families and enjoying their careers and active lifestyles. It’s National Safety Month, an opportunity to help prevent these unnecessary injuries and deaths at work, on the roads, and in our homes and communities. This year, the theme Keep Each Other Safe highlights the important roles we all have, not only in our own safety but the safety of our colleagues, friends and family. Spread the word about National Safety Month to your family, friends and co-workers. Week 1: Stand Up to Falls: Falls in the workplace are a persistent, but preventable problem. Recent data analysis from three surveillanc

June is National Safety Month

Injuries are a leading cause of disability for people of all ages – and they are the leading cause of death for Americans ages 1 to 44. But there are many things people can do to stay safe and prevent injuries. Make a difference: Spread the word about ways to reduce the risk of injuries. Encourage communities, workplaces, families, and individuals to identify and report safety hazards. How can National Safety Month make a difference? We can all use this month to raise awareness about important safety issues like: Medication safety and prescription painkiller abuse Driving, biking, and working safely First aid and emergency preparedness Preventing slips, trips, and falls Everyone can get invo