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2019 Safety Observances

January
National Radon Action Month
http://www.epa.gov/radon/national-radon-action-month-information

February
3-9 Burn Awareness Week
www.ameriburn.org/preventionBurnAwareness.php

March
Brain Injury Awareness Month
https://www.biausa.org/public-affairs/public-awareness/news/march-is-brain-injury-awareness-month

Save Your Vision Month
www.aoafoundation.org/optometry-cares-supporters/save-your-vision-month/

18-24 National Poison Prevention Week
www.poisonprevention.org

National Ladder Safety Month
www.laddersafetymonth.com/

April
Distracted Driving Awareness Month
https://www.nsc.org/road-safety/get-involved/distracted-driving-awareness-month

1-7 National Public Health Week
http://www.nphw.org/

1-7 National Window Safety Week
http://www.nsc.org/learn/safety-knowledge/Pages/about-national-window-safety-week.aspx

8-12 National Work Zone Awareness Week
http://www.nwzaw.org/

22-26 Severe Weather Awareness Week
https://dps.sd.gov/emergency-services/emergency-management/preparedness

22-26 Playground Safety Week
www.playgroundsafety.org/

28 Workers' Memorial Day
www.aflcio.org/Issues/Job-Safety/WorkersMemorialDay

May
Water Safety Month
http://www.nationalwatersafetymonth.org/Professionals/Free-Resources

National Bike Month
www.bikeleague.org/content/national-bike-month

Clean Air Month
www.lungusa.org/

National Electrical Safety Month
http://www.esfi.org/program/
national-electrical-safety-month-314


Older Americans Month
https://acl.gov/oam/2019/older-americans-month-2019

18-24 National Safe Boating Week
www.safeboatingcampaign.com/

20- June 2 Click It or Ticket Campaign
www.nhtsa.gov/CIOT

June
National Safety Month
www.nsc.org/nsc_events/Nat_Safe_Month/
Pages/home.aspx


1-7 National CPR and AED Awareness Week
http://www.southdakotasafetycouncil.org/firstaid/firstaid.cfm

September
National Preparedness Month
www.ready.gov

17-23 National Farm Safety and Health Week
www.necasag.org

24-30 Child Passenger Safety Week
https://www.nhtsa.gov/equipment/car-seats-and-booster-seats

October
Eye Injury Prevention Month
http://www.aao.org/

6-12 National Fire Prevention Week
www.nfpa.org/safety-information/
fire-prevention-week


21-25 School Bus Safety Week
www.napt.org

20-26 National Teen Driver Safety Week
www.nhtsa.gov/Teen-Drivers

December
National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month
https://www.nhtsa.gov/risky-driving/drug-impaired-driving

2-6 Older Driver Safety Awareness Week
www.aota.org/olderdriverweek

Contact the South Dakota Safety Council at sdsc@southdakotasafetycouncil.org
or phone 605-361-7785 or 1-800-952-5539.