National Safety Council

Politics
There's no evidence to suggest "safe storage" is an effective gun violence prevention strategy.
Crime
The "textalyzer" would scan your phone for usage after a crash.
Wellness
According to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and the Sleep Research Society, adults should get seven or more hours
Business
Labor Day is a time to pay tribute to the contributions workers have made to the prosperity of our country. But you probably don't think about workplace safety much. Most of us show up to work each day and we take it for granted that we will return home safely.
Sports
Decades ago, it wasn't uncommon for coaches, players and parents to dismiss blows to the head. It was generally accepted
Parenting
According to data tracking supported by the National Safety Council, 661 children died of heatstroke between 1998 and 2015
Parenting
I am very close to all three of my sons, and they know they can ask me anything they want, whenever they want. A few weeks ago, they took me up on it. We discussed my journey as a safety professional, what it was like to grow up abroad, my biggest hopes for their future -- and even my worst Christmas present.
Wellness
The medicines we use to treat our pain are causing anguish. Because doctors prescribe opioids, we are inclined to believe
Wellness
Mason Cox was killed in a workplace incident on his first day on the job. To avoid contact with objects, it is important
Wellness
Fatigue is estimated to cost American employers $136 billion per year in health-related lost productivity, according to environmental
Tech
Causality is important, but we must stop asking who or what is at fault and start asking what else we can do to save lives. These automakers' commitment marks the start of doing things differently.
Tech
During treacherous winter driving conditions, you can stay safe by making use of vehicle technologies standard in almost everything riding on four wheels today, including rental cars.
Wellness
These are good reasons to be thoughtful, if not outright resistant to using opioid painkillers. Opioids are killing more than 18,000 people every year, so asking your doctor, nurse or pharmacist about the alternative options for pain relief and whether opioids are necessary.
Wellness
In the mid-90s, the holiday song "Grown-Up Christmas List" hit radio stations, and its lyrics were painfully close to too many homes. Within each verse were wishes for peace, friendship, forgiveness and justice. Presents under the tree seem trivial when we stop to think about it.
Politics
On Wednesday in West Virginia, President Obama called for additional private and public sector collaboration to end the country's opioid epidemic. The strategy is excellent. These additional components will save lives.
Tech
Technology continues to evolve at a breakneck speed; unfortunately safety has not kept pace. In a perfect world, hands-free car systems and smartphones are easy to use, cognitively less demanding and keep driver distraction to a bare minimum.
Politics
Last week, Carly Fiorina's call for reforming drug treatment policies garnered a strong reaction during the Republican presidential debate when she shared how she and her husband buried their child to drug addiction. Fiorina called drug addiction an "epidemic." She is right.