Safe + Sound Week 2018
Aug
13
to Aug 19

Safe + Sound Week 2018

Safe Workplace - Sound Business

Safe + Sound Week is a nationwide event to raise awareness and understanding of the value of safety and health programs that include management leadership, worker participation, and a systematic approach to finding and fixing hazards in workplaces.

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Water. Rest. Shade.
May
25
7:00 AM07:00

Water. Rest. Shade.

OSHA's Campaign to Keep Workers Safe in the Heat

OSHA's Heat Illness Prevention campaign, launched in 2011, educates employers and workers on the dangers of working in the heat. Through training sessions, outreach events, informational sessions, publications, social media messaging and media appearances, millions of workers and employers have learned how to protect workers from heat. Our safety message comes down to three key words: Water. Rest. Shade.

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The Fifth Annual National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction
May
7
to May 11

The Fifth Annual National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction

Plan ahead to get the job done safely, provide the right equipment, and train all workers to prevent fatal falls.

Fatalities caused by falls from elevation continue to be a leading cause of death for construction employees, accounting for 370 of the 991 construction fatalities recorded in 2016 (BLS data). Those deaths were preventable. The National Safety Stand-Down raises fall hazard awareness across the country in an effort to stop fall fatalities and injuries.

Join OSHA and partners to prevent falls. 

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National Work Zone Awareness Week 2018
Apr
9
to Apr 13

National Work Zone Awareness Week 2018

2018 Theme: Work Zone Safety: Everybody's Responsibility

Observed Across The Country

National Work Zone Awareness Week (NWZAW) is an annual spring campaign held at the start of construction season to encourage safe driving through highway work zones. The key message is for drivers to use extra caution in work zones. Also, learn about Go Orange Day.

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April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month
Apr
1
to Apr 30

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Distracted driving is a public health issue that affects us all.

The latest statistics show motor vehicle fatalities are up 6% from 2015. More than 40,000 people were killed on our nation's roadways last year, and distracted driving is a major contributor. Each death is 100% preventable. From cell phones to dashboard infotainment systems to evolving voice command features – all pose a threat to our safety. Just one second of your attention is all takes to change a life forever.

Distracted Driving Awareness Month in April is a united effort to recognize and eliminate preventable deaths from distracted driving.

Join us to help save lives. 

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National Ladder Safety Month | March 2018
Feb
25
to Mar 31

National Ladder Safety Month | March 2018

Every step matters: From step stools to extension ladders, make sure you're putting the right foot forward.

Every year over 300 people die in ladder-related accidents, and thousands suffer disabling injuries. Mark your calendar to join the American Ladder Institute (ALI) in celebrating the first-ever National Ladder Safety Month, designed to raise awareness of ladder safety and to decrease the number of ladder-related injuries and fatalities. National Ladder Safety Month is the only movement dedicated exclusively to the promotion of ladder safety, at home and at work. During March 2018, National Ladder Safety Month will bring heightened awareness to the importance of the safe use of ladders through resources, training and a national dialogue.

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