Organize an Event

Organize an Event

Organizing an event is a great way to promote safety in your community. NSC offers guidance and resources for you to host an Overdose Awareness Day event or Surviving an Active Shooter Event training, plus there are many opportunities around National Safety Month each June.

Plan a Fundraiser

Save lives by raising awareness and funds through an independently planned fundraising event in support of the National Safety Council. Click here to get started.

Overdose Awareness Day

International Overdose Awareness Day is a global event held on Aug. 31 each year. There are many ways you can get involved to raise awareness of overdose and remember those who have been lost. The intended message is that overdose deaths are preventable.

Downloadable resource materials and support can be found at

Here's a look at how the National Safety Council marked the day in 2017.

Celebrate National Safety Month in June

National Safety Month focuses on reducing the leading causes of injury and death at work, on the road and in our homes and communities. NSC provides lots of downloadable resources highlighting a different safety topic for each week in June.

For 2019, the topics are:

  • Week 1: Hazard Recognition
  • Week 2: Slips, Trips and Falls
  • Week 3: Fatigue
  • Week 4: Impairment

Sign up here to get the free materials and get started sharing the safety message.