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2013 National awareness week and safety observances calendar.


* Data provided by the National Safety Council (www.nsc.org).
Date Topic Sponsor
JANUARY
1-31 National Radon Action Month Environmental Protection Agency in participation with the National Safety Council
FEBRUARY
1-29 National Heart Month American Heart Association
3-9 National Burn Awareness Week Shriners International Headquarters
MARCH
1-31 National Nutrition Month American Dietetic Association
1-31 Workplace Eyes Health and Safety Month Prevent Blindness America
2-8 Save Your Vision Week National Safe Boating Council
16-22 National Poison Prevention Week Poison Prevention Week Council
APRIL
1-30 Alcohol Awareness Month Public Information Department, National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence
1-30 Injury Prevention Month American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
1-30 National Youth Sports Safety Month National Youth Safety Foundation
1-7 Medication Safety Week Women’s Heart Foundation
3-9 National Awareness Week Enter sponsor information
7 World Health Day World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for the Americas Pan American Health Organization
20-26 National Playground Safety Week National Program for Playground Safety
4/27 - 5/3 SAFE KIDS Worldwide Week Safe Kids Campaign
MAY
1-31 Motorcycle Safety Month National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
4-10 North American Occupational Safety and Health Week American Society of Safety Engineers
17-23 National Safe Boating Week Safe Boating Council
JUNE
1-31 National Safety Month National Safety Council
6/1 - 7/31 National Fireworks Safety Months Prevent Blindness America
1-7 Sun Safety Week Sun Safety Alliance
JULY
1-31 National Fireworks Safety Months Prevent Blindness America
AUGUST
1-31 National Immunization Awareness Month Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
SEPTEMBER
1-30 National Preparedness Month U.S. Department of Homeland Security
1-30 Campus Fire Safety Month Campus Firewatch
14-20 National Farm Safety and Health Week National Safety Council
21-27 Child Passenger Safety (CPS) Week NHTSA
OCTOBER
1-31 Halloween Safety Month Prevent Blindness America
5-11 Drive Safely to Work Week Network of Employers for Traffic Safety
5-11 National Fire Prevention Week National Fire Protection Association
19-25 National School Bus Safety Week National Association for Pupil Transportation
19-25 National Radon Action Week National Safety Council
NOVEMBER
18-24
National Teens Don't Text and Drive Week
National Safety Council
11/25 - 12/31 Tie One On for Safety Campaign Mothers Against Drunk Driving
DECEMBER
1-31 3D Month - National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
11/25 - 12/31 Tie One On for Safety Campaign Mothers Against Drunk Driving

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