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2017 Safety Observances

National Radon Action Month
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
National Safety Council
South Dakota Safety Council
Radon Facts
Radon Repairs and Risk Reduction

5-11 Burn Awareness Week
American Burn Association

Brain Injury Awareness Month
Brain Injury Association of America
Brain Injury Alliance of South Dakota

Save Your Vision Month
American Optometric Association

19-25 National Poison Prevention Week
Poison Prevention Week Council
South Dakota Safety Council
Poison Prevention Resources

Distracted Driving Awareness Month
National Safety Council
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)

2-8 National Window Safety Week
National Safety Council

3-7 National Work Zone Awareness Week
American Traffic Safety Services Association

3-9 National Public Health Week
American Public Health Association

17-21 Severe Weather Awareness Week
National Weather Service, Sioux Falls

24-28 Playground Safety Week
National Program for Playground Safety

28 Workers' Memorial Day
American Federation of Labor & Congress of Industrial Org. (AFLCIO)

Water Safety Month
National Water Safety Month Coalition

National Bike Month
League of American Bicyclists

Clean Air Month
American Lung Association

National Electrical Safety Month
National Electrical Safety Foundation

Older Americans Month
Administration on Aging

TBD Click It or Ticket Campaign
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

20-26 National Safe Boating Week
National Safe Boating Council

National Safety Month
National Safety Council

1-7 National CPR and AED Awareness Week
South Dakota Safety Council

National Preparedness Month
U.S. Department of Homeland Security

17-23 National Farm Safety and Health Week
National Education Center for Agricultural Safety (NECAS)

TBD Child Passenger Safety Week
National Highway Traffic Safety
Safe Kids Worldwide

Eye Injury Prevention Month
American Academy of Ophthalmology

TBD Drive Safely Work Week
Network of Employers for Traffic Safety

8-14 National Fire Prevention Week
National Fire Protection Association

TBD National Teen Driver Safety Week
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
South Dakota Safety Council

17-21 School Bus Safety Week
National Association for Pupil Transportation

National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)

4-8 Older Driver Safety Awareness Week
The American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc.

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or phone 605-361-7785 or 1-800-952-5539.