About the National Safety Council

Our Mission

The nation’s leading safety advocate for more than 100 years, the National Safety Council is a nonprofit organization with the mission of eliminating preventable deaths at work, at home, and on the road.

2018 NSC Board of Directors

Our Values

  • Accountability: Ownership of our behaviors, decisions and results
  • Safety: Active prevention of injury and illness, on and off the job, to enable us and those around us to live life to the fullest
  • Service: Working from the outside in, delivering value to all we serve
  • Innovation: Transformative change that achieves positive results
  • Spirit: Exuding a positive attitude
  • Teamwork: Working together to achieve extraordinary results

In 2018, NSC employees posted zero recordable injuries and illnesses for the second year running. This represents 544,488 hours worked in 2018 without a recordable event, a 9% increase over 2017.

Our Finances

As a mission-driven nonprofit organization, we direct revenue from our programs and services right back into our advocacy work so we can eliminate preventable deaths in our lifetime.  For a breakdown of our financials, please check out the NSC 2018 Statement of Financial Position and NSC Statement of Activities and Changes in Net Assets.

Driven by Data

NSC compiles Injury Facts®the definitive guide on preventable deaths and injuries in the United States for nearly 100 years, now online!

Work Safety

Home and Community Safety

  • NSC trains nearly 500,000 First Aid responders every year
  • NSC is addressing the opioid epidemic through advocacy and education
  • The Council promotes June as National Safety Month

Road Safety

The Campbell Institute at NSC

The global center of excellence for environmental health and safety, the Campbell Institute at NSC collaborates with top performing organizations to share research and best practices widely across industries.

NSC By the Numbers

  • 280 employees
  • 15,000 members
  • 14,104 volunteers
  • 17,948 instructors
  • 7,777 training centers
  • 21 chapters

NSC Chapter Locations