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National Safety Month Resources and Tips

June is National Safety Month. Find materials to promote on-the-job and off-the-job safety from the National Safety Council.

The themes for National Safety Month are:

  • Teen Driving
  • Fall Prevention
  • Over Exertion
  • Distracted Driver

Everyday EMS Tips for promoting safety include:

  • Make a safety briefing part of staff meetings
  • Send a short text message or tweet on a safety tip at the start of every shift
  • Post safety messages and posteres in workplace gather areas
  • Recognize and celebrate safe work practices
  • Role model use of safety equipment
  • Management and employee collaboration on a safety committee

By Greg Friese

Greg Friese, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, is an author, educator, paramedic, and marathon runner.

Greg was the co-host of the award winning EMSEduCast podcast, the only podcast by and for EMS educators. Greg has written for,, Wilderness Medical Associates, JEMS Magazine, and EMS World Magazine, and the NAEMSE Educator Newsletter.