January 2016


National Radon Action Month
     - Sponsored by the Environmental Protection Agency

   


February 2016


American Heart Disease Awareness Month
     - Sponsored by the American Heart Association

National Burn Awareness Week (February 1-7)
     - Sponsored by the American Burn Association

   


March 2016


National Nutrition Month
     - Sponsored by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Workplace Eye Wellness Month
     - Sponsored by Prevent Blindness America

Save Your Vision Month
     -
Sponsored by the American Optometric Association

National Sleep Awareness Week (March 6-13)
     -
Sponsored by the National Sleep Foundation

National Patient Safety Awareness Week (March 13-19)
     - Sponsored by the National Patient Safety Foundation

National Poison Prevention Week (March 15-21)
      - Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

National Workzone Awareness Week (March 20-26)
      - Sponsored by the American Traffic Safety Services Association

   


April 2016


Alcohol Awareness Month
      - Sponsored by the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence

National Distracted Driving Awareness Month
     - Sponsored by Focus Driven - Advocates for Cell-Free Driving and National Safety Council

Injury Prevention Month
     - Sponsored by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Sports Eye Safety Month
     - Sponsored by the American Academy of Ophthalmology

National Youth Sports Safety Month
     - Sponsored by Stop Sports Injuries

Medication Safety Week (April 1-7)
     - Sponsored by the Women's Heart Foundation

National Window Safety Week (April 5-11) 
     - Sponsored by the National Public Health Week
World Health Day (April 7)
     - Sponsored by the World Health Organization

National Infant Immunization Week (April 18-25)
      - Sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

National Playground Safety Week (April 20-24)
      - Sponsored by the National Program for Playground Safety

Workers' Memorial Day (April 28)
      - Sponsored by the American Federation of Labor & Congress of Industrial Organizations

    


May 2016


National Motorcycle Safety Month
    - Sponsored by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

National Bike Month
    - Sponsored by the League of American Bicyclists

Clean Air Month
    - Sponsored by the American Lung Association

National Electric Safety Month
    - Sponsored by the Electrical Safety Foundation International

Healthy Vision Month
    - Sponsored by the National Eye Institute

Older Americans Month
    - Sponsored by the Association for Community Living

National Physical Fitness & Sports Month
     - Sponsored by the President's Council of Fitness, Sports and Nutrition

Mental Health Month
     - Sponsored by Mental Health America

Better Hearing Month
     - Sponsored by the American Academy of Audiology

Building Safety Month
     - Sponsored by the International Code Council Foundation

National Physical Fitness & Sports Week (May 1-7)
     - Sponsored by the National Association for Sport and Physical Education

North American Occupational Safety and Health Week (NAOSH) (May 3-9)
     - Sponsored by the American Society of Safety Engineers

National Safe Boating Week (May 16-22)
     - Sponsored by the National Safe Boating Council

National EMS Week (May 17-23)
     - Sponsored by the American College of Emergency Physicians

Click It or Ticket Campaign (May 19- June 1)
     - Sponsored by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

     


June 2016


National Safety Month
     - Sponsored by the National Safety Council and National Safety Council of NNE

Home Safety Month
    - Sponsored by Safe Kids Wordwide

National CPR and AED Awareness Week (June 1-7)
     - Sponsored by the American Red Cross and the National Safety Council of NNE's AED Program

Sun Safety Week (June 1-7)
     - Sponsored by the Sun Safety Alliance

   


July 2016


National Fireworks Safety Month
    - Sponsored by Prevent Blindness America

Heat Safety Awareness Month
    - Sponsored by the National Weather Service

UV Safety Month
    - Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

    


August 2016


National Immunization Awareness Month
     - Sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

National Stop on Red Week (August 2-8)
     - Sponsored by the National Coalition for Safer Roads

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over (August 19 - September 7)
     - Sponsored by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

National Back to School Month
     - Sponsored by the National Safety Council

    


September 2016


National Preparedness Month
     - Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security

National Alcohol & Drug Addiction Recovery Month
     - Sponsored by Public Information Department, National Council on Alcoholism & Drug Dependence

Campus Fire Safety Month
     - Sponsored by the Campus Firewatch

National Food Safety Education Education Month
     - Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services and the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation

National Childhood Injury Prevention Week (September 1-7)
     - Sponsored by the American Academy of Pediatrics

National Child Passenger Safety Week (September 13-19)
     - Sponsored by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

Fall Prevention Awareness Week (September 23-29)
     - Sponsored by the Fall Prevention Center of Excellence

Family Health and Fitness Day USA (September 26)
     - Sponsored by the Health Information Resource Center

      


October 2016


National Sudden Cardiac Arrest Awareness Month
     - Sponsored by the Sudden Cardiac Arrest Foundation

Eye Injury Prevention Month
     - Sponsored by the American Academy of Ophthalmology

National Save Your Vision Month
     - Sponsored by the Foundation for Fighting Blindness

Halloween Safety Month 
     - Sponsored by Prevent Blindness America

National Crime Prevention Month
    -  Sponsored by National Crime Prevention Council

Drive Safely Work Week (October 5-9)
     - Sponsored by the Network of Employers for Traffic Safety

National Fire Prevention Week (October 4-10)
     - Sponsored by the National Fire Protection Association

National Teen Driver Safety Week (October 19-25)
     - Sponsored by the National Highway Traffic Safety Association

National School Bus Safety Week (October 20-23)
     - Sponsored by the National Association for Pupil Transportation

   


November 2016


Get Smart About Antibiotics Week (November 16-22)
     - Sponsored by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention

National Teens Don't Text and Drive Week (November 16-22)
     - Sponsored by the National Safety Council

Tie One On for Safety Campaign (November 25-January 1, 2016)
     - Sponsored by Mothers Against Drunk Driving
    

December 2016


3D Month - National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month
      - Sponsored by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)

Safe Toys & Gifts Month
     - Sponsored by the National Safe Kids Campaign and Prevent Blindness America

National Handwashing Awareness Week (December 7-13, 2014)
     - Sponsored by the Henry the Hand Foundation

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