Looking for Safety Meeting Topics? Here’s a Whole Year of Ideas

Why reinvent the wheel when there are so many ready-made safety observances to link up to? The National Safety Council (NSC) publishes an annual list of safety meeting topics. Here are some highlights.

Here’s a list of ideas for safety meetings around observances such as these:

January National Radon Action Month
February American Heart Month
National Burn Awareness Week (February 4-10)
March National Nutrition Month
Workplace Eye Wellness Month
National Patient Safety Awareness Week (March 11-17)
National Poison Prevention Week (March 18-24)
April Distracted Driving Awareness Month
National Youth Sports Safety Month
National Public Health Week (April 2-8)
World Health Day (April 7)
National Work Zone Awareness Week (April 9-13)
Workers’ Memorial Day (April 28)
May Motorcycle Safety Month
National Bike Month
National Electrical Safety Month
Clean Air Month
Healthy Vision Month
Better Hearing Month
Building Safety Month
Global Youth Traffic Safety Month
Global Employee Health and Fitness Month
June National Safety Month
July National Fireworks Safety Month
August Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month
Safe + Sound Week (August 13-19)
Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over (August 17 – September 3)
September National Preparedness Month
National Food Safety Education Month
National Child Passenger Safety Week (September 17-23)
Fall Prevention Awareness Week (September 23-29)
October National Protect Your Hearing Month
National Fire Prevention Week (October 7-13)
Home Fire Drill Day (October 13)
National School Bus Safety Week (October 15-19)
National Teen Driver Safety Week (October 21-27)
November Drowsy Driving Prevention Week (November 4-11)
December Safe Toys and Gifts Month
Holiday Season Drunk Driving Campaign

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Join us April 16-18, 2018 for BLR’s Safety Summit!

You’ll learn proven tactics to address mission-critical areas impacting your bottom line, such as:

  • The latest OSHA enforcement initiatives and trends affecting your organization in 2018
  • New legal considerations and compliance tactics for drug and alcohol testing
  • Time- and money-saving ways to apply alternative protective measure to your lockout/tagout process
  • The latest NFPA updates you need to be aware of
  • New technologies you should consider integrating into your safety program to drive productivity
  • Important workplace violence prevention policies you need to implement right now
  • Key incident investigation steps that could help you slash risk and prevent future accidents
  • Proven management and leadership strategies to promote safety engagement
  • The most effective tools and metrics for tracking and improving safety performance
  • Insights for connecting with Generation Z and effectively transitioning them into safety leaders

For more safety meeting topics ideas, the complete and updated list of safety observances for this year can be found via NSC here.