Safety Observances 2017

May 2017

Motorcycle Safety Month
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
nhtsa.gov

National Bike Month
League of American Bicyclists
bikeleague.org

Clean Air Month
American Lung Association
lungusa.org

National Electrical Safety Month
National Electrical Safety Foundation
esfi.org

May 21-27

National Safe Boating Week
National Safe Boating Council
www.safeboatingcouncil.org/
Nebraska Games & Parks Dept.
outdoornebraska.ne.gov/boating

May 22- June 4

Click It or Ticket Campaign
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
www.nhtsa.gov/CIOT

June 2017

National Safety Month

National Fireworks Safety Month
Prevent Blindness American
www.preventblindness.org

Home Safety Month
Safe Kids
www.safekids.org

June 1-7

National CPR and AED Awareness Week
Nebraska Safety Council

July 2017

National Fireworks Safety Month
Prevent Blindness America
www.preventblindness.org

UV Safety Month
US Dept. of Health and Human Services
www.healthfinder.gov

August 2017

National Immunization Awareness Month
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
www.cdc.gov/vaccines/events/niam.html

National Stop on Red Week
National coalition for Safer Roads
www.ncsrsafety.org/stop-on-red/

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
www.nhtsa.gov/stopimpaireddriving

September 2017

National Preparedness Month
US Dept. of Homeland Security
www.ready.gov

Sept. 17-23

National Child Passenger Safety Week
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
www.nhtsa.gov

Sept. 17-23

National Farm Safety and Health Week
National Education center for Agricultural Safety
www.necasag.org

Sept. 22-28

Fall Prevention Awareness Week
Fall Prevention Center of Excellence
www.stopfalls.org/news-events/fall-prevention-awareness-week/

October 2017

Eye Injury Prevention Month
American Academy of Ophthalmology
http://www.aao.org/

Oct. 2-6

Drive Safely Work Week
Network of Employers for Traffic Safety
http://trafficsafety.org/drivesafelyworkweek/

Oct. 8-14

National Fire Prevention Week
National Fire Protection Association
www.nfpa.org/safety-information/fire-prevention-week

Oct. 15-21

National Teen Driver Safety Week
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
www.nhtsa.gov/Teen-Drivers

Oct. 16-20

School Bus Safety Week
National Association for Pupil Transportation
www.napt.org

November 2017

Nov, 1, 2017-Jan, 1, 2018

Tie One on for Safety
(Also December and January)
Mothers Against Drunk Driving
www.madd.org

December 2017

National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
www.cdc.gov/motorvehiclesafety/Impaired_Driving/index.html
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
www.nhtsa.gov/StopImpairedDriving

National Handwashing Awareness Week
Henry the Hand Foundation
www.henrythehand.com

Dec. 4-8

Older Driver Safety Awareness Week
The American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc.
www.aota.org/olderdriverweek