National Safety Month - June
The National Safety Council (NSC) traditionally hosts National Safety Month every June to promote safety throughout the country. It focuses on reducing leading causes of injury and death at work, on the road, and in our homes and communities.
Week 1: hazard recognition
Once you train yourself to spot hazards, you’ll notice them all around you. They may not always be obvious or immediate concerns, but they can still pose a risk to you and yourcoworkers. The sooner they’re fixed, the better.
Tip Sheet: Learn to See Hazards
Week 2: Slips, trips, and falls
Though they might seem harmless, slips, trips, and falls are some of the most common hazards we face in life, and they can have serious consequences. Always following safety procedures is crucial to avoiding injury.
Tip Sheet: Prevent Slips, Trips, and Falls
Week 3: Fatigue
As our lives get ever busier, our sleep is often the first thing to go and we can quickly become fatigued. Being fatigued can have serious impacts on our health and safety, but some simple steps can help you get the rest you need.
Tip Sheet: Fight Fatigue Risks
Week 4: impairment
Impairment is a major roadblock to good health and safety, and the effects are more common than you think. The more you know about the risks of impairment and how they can arise, the better you can judge your ability to work safely.
Tip Sheet: Too Impaired to Work