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National Safety Council, Nebraska - thanks for renewing!

Wednesday, September 07, 2016   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Kelly Koepsell
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National Safety Council of Nebraska

About National Safety Council, Nebraska

The National Safety Council, Nebraska (NSCN) began in 1924 as the Omaha Safety Council, founded by a group of businessmen who concluded that 75% of workplace accidents could be prevented. Today, NSCN is led by a volunteer board of directors and a staff comprised of highly trained industry leaders and expert instructors. NSCN partners are businesses, schools, law enforcement, firefighters, hospitals, and Nebraska communities. The unique mission is to promote safety and health by providing programs, resources, and education to reduce both the personal and economic loss associated with injuries, accidents, and health hazards. 

  • Nebraska-based private, not-for-profit, 501 (c) (3) organization

  • The only National Safety Council (NSC) Chapter in Nebraska

  • Designated an OSHA Training Institute Education Center, one of only 27 in the United States

  • Nebraska’s first defensive driving trainer, serving more than 12,000 drivers annually

  • Largest private teen driver education and motorcycle safety programs in Nebraska

  • Recognized for excellence:

    • NSC top chapter recognition “Honor Recognition” (2011)

    • Numerous NSC Chapter Awards for Community Safety Campaigns, First Aid/CPR, Defensive Driving, Newsletter

    • United Way “Chair Award” (2009)

    • Honorable Mention Better Business Bureau “Integrity Award” (2009)

    • United Way of the Midlands “Disaster Preparedness Partnership Award” (2007)

    • Motorcycle Safety Foundation “Outstanding Motorcycle Safety Support” (2008)