SAFETY OBSERVANCES


January

January National Radon Action Month Environmental Protection Agency epa.gov

February

February American Heart Month American Heath Association heart.org
February 2-8 National Burn Awareness Week American Burn Association ameriburn.org

March

March Brain Injury Awareness Month Brain Injury Association of America biausa.org
March National Nutrition Month Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics eatright.org
March Workplace Eye Wellness Month Prevent Blindness America preventblindness.org
March 8-14 National Patient Safety Awareness Week National Patient Safety Foundation npsf.org
March 15-17 Lifesavers National Conference on Highway Safety Community Event lifesaversconference.org
March 16-22 National Poison Prevent Week U.S. Department   poisonhelp.hrsa.gov
March 30-April 5 National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week National Institutes of Health drugabuse.gov

April

April Distracted Driving Awareness Month National Safety Council nsc.org/justdrive
April National Youth Sports Safety Month Stop Sports Injuries stopsportsinjuries.org
April 1 National Walking Day US Department of Transportation trafficsafetymarketing.gov
April 5-11 National Window Safety Week Window Safety Task Force nsc.org
April 6-12 National Public Health Week American Public Health Association nphw.org
April 7 World Health Day World Health Organization who.int
April 20-24 National Work Zone Awareness Week American Traffic Safety Services Assocation atssa.com
April 27-May 1 National Playground Safety Week National Program for Playground Safety playgroundsafety.org
April 28 Workers' Memorial Day American Federation of Labor & Congress of Industrial Organizations aflcio.org

May

May Motorcycle Safety Month National Highway Traffic Safety Administration nhtsa.gov
May  National Bike Month League of American Bicyclists bikeleague.org
May National Electrical Safety Month Electrical Safety Foundation International esfi.org
May Older Americans Month Association for Community Living aclnys.org
May Clean Air Month American Lung Association lungusa.org
May Trauma Awareness Month American Trauma Society amtrauma.org
May National Water Safety Month Association of Pool & Spa Professionals, National Recreation & Parks Association, American Red Cross and World Waterpark Association nationalwatersafetymonth.org
May National Child Passenger Safety Technician Month Safe Kids Worldwide safekids.org
May Healthy Vision Month National Eye Institute nei.nih.gov
May National Physical Fitness & Sports Month President's Council on Fitness, Sports, and Nutrition fitness.gov
May Mental Health Month Mental Health America mentalhealthamerica.net
May Better Hearing Month American Academy of Audiology audiology.org
May Building Safety Month International Code Council icc-foundation.org
May Global Youth Traffic Safety Month National Organizations for Youth Safety noyos.org
May Global Employee Health and Fitness Month National Association for Health and Fitness healthandfitnessmonth.com
May 4-8 National Safety Stand-down to Prevent Workplace Falls National Safety Council osha.gov
May 6 Bike to School Day National Center for Safety Routes to School walkbiketoschool.org
May 11-17  National Police Week National Peace Officers Memorial Service policeweek.org
May 16-20 National Safe Boating Week National Safe Boating Council safeboatingcampaign.com
May 17-23 EMS Week National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians naemt.org

June

June National Safety Month National Safety Council nsc.org/nsm
June 7-13 National Trailer Safety Week National Association of Trailer Manufacturers trailersafetyweek.com
June 15 National Ride to Work Day National Highway Traffic Safety Administration ridetowork.org

July

July National Fireworks Safety Month Prevent Blindness America preventblindness.org
July Vehicle Theft Prevent Month National Highway Traffic Safety Administration nhtsa.gov
July 31 National Heatstroke Prevention Day National Highway Traffic Safety Administration  oksafety.org

August

August National Immunization Awareness Month Centers for Disease Control & Prevention cdc.gov
August Back to School Month National Safety Council nsc.org
August Children's Eye Health & Safety Month Prevent Blindness America preventblindness.org
August 2-8 Stop on Red Week National Coalition for Safer Roads ncsrsafety.org
August 19-23 Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over National Highway Traffic Safety Administration nhtsa.gov
August 31 International Overdose Awareness Day Penington Institute overdoseday.com

 September

September National Alcohol & Drug Addiction Recovery Month Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration recoverymonth.gov
September National Preparedness Month U.S. Department of Homeland Security ready.gov
September National Food Safety Education Month National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation foodsafetymonth.com
September Sports Eye Safety Month Prevent Blindness America preventblindness.org
September 18 Concussion Awareness Day Brain Injury Association of America nationalconcussionawarenessday.com
September 20-26 National Farm Safety and Health Week National Education Center for Agricultural Safety necasag.org

October

October National Substance Abuse Prevention Month The Office of National Drug Control Policy youth.gov
October National Crime Prevention Month National Crime Prevention Council ncpc.org
October National Protect Your Hearing Month National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health cdc.gov
October 18-24 National School Bus Safety Week National Association for Pupil Transportation napt.org

December

December Safe Toys & Gifts Month Prevent Blindness America preventblindness.org
December Holiday Season Drunk Driving Campaign National Highway Traffic Safety Administration nhtsa.gov