Summer is synonymous with barbecues, parades and fireworks displays. But along with all the festivities are plenty of visits to emergency rooms – especially during July. In 2016, at least four people died and about 11,100 were injured badly enough to require medical treatment after fireworks-related incidents, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. And while the majority of these incidents were due to amateurs attempting to use professional-grade, homemade or other illegal fireworks or explosives, thousands were from less...read more
A National Safety Council poll found teen drivers are largely aware of the risks associated with driving while distracted, with more than half reporting distraction by technology almost contributed to a crash or put themselves and others at risk.read more
April is distracted driving awareness month.
Pledge to be an attentive driver
Thousands have died in car crashes because drivers are distracted by cell phone conversations, emails, text messages and social media. Do not become a statistic. Here are some tips to keep your eyes on the road, your hands on the wheel and your mind on the drive.read more
Driving Safety Tips for St. Patrick’s Day
Every year the middle of March brings a little bit of mayhem into everything — the NCAA tournament, spring fever and St. Patrick’s Day.read more
Radon gas is a hazard you should find before it finds you. by Becky Turpin, Director of Home and Community for the National Safety Council. • 1/24/2017 For decades, packs of cigarettes have had warning labels on them, such as “Cigarettes cause fatal lung disease.” But what if the same language was stamped on your own front door? That’s the danger radon gas can bring into a home. With Radon Awareness Month recognized in January, this is the perfect time to make sure this silent killer hasn’t taken root around your...read more
Happy New Year!!!
The management of NSC is pleased to offer this SAWHORSE ADVISORY This is part of our continuing effort to ensure that our workforce remains as safe as humanly possible, both on and off the NSC worksite.