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August 13, 2018
In 2016, at least 3,450 people were killed in crashes involving distracted drivers. To combat this alarming trend, NSCN is launching “Distracted Driving Affected Me” a multi-media campaign to raise awareness of the dangers of distracted driving.
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July 18, 2018
For each new primary member who joins AAA through AAA.com/Give, using the unique code FUND NSC, the National Safety Council, Nebraska will receive a $20 donation to advance their safety programs and campaigns.
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October 24, 2017
Fatigue among workers is a hidden workplace issue affecting businesses throughout the United States. According to new research from the National Safety Council (NSC) and Brigham Health Sleep Matters Initiative, sleep disorders and sleep deficiency that result in exhausted workers costs employers millions each year in absenteeism, lost productivity, and healthcare costs—most are undiagnosed and untreated disorders.
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October 12, 2017
As the nation combats a general opioid epidemic, the needs of first responders and other workers exposed to these hazardous substances must not be forgotten. That’s the message of comments submitted by the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) to a presidential commission on combating drug addiction and the opioid crisis. According to AIHA, potentially exposed workers include first responders such as law enforcement personnel, drug enforcement agents, emergency technicians, and crime lab analysts.
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October 9, 2017
Competition for top talent is tough in today’s marketplace. And with the U.S. unemployment rate hovering at 4.4 percent, it can be hard for small companies to find individuals to fill open positions. Now, a new survey of small-business employees finds that the safety of the work environment was among top factors for employees considering a new job offer. The survey was conducted by Employers, a leading small-business insurance provider.
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