Webinar: The hidden threats to your safety

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Many Americans worry about improbable events such as shark attacks and plane crashes, but in reality some of the things we do every day pose a bigger risk to our safety.

The National Safety Council is hosting a free webinar on June 23 that will examine the most common threats to our safety, as well as how to reduce the risk of being hurt or killed in a preventable incident.

NSC Statistics Manager Ken Kolosh, who recently was profiled in Newsweek and on the Discovery Channel, will use data from the 2015 edition of “Injury Facts” to explain:

  • The top causes of unintentional injury deaths
  • Your odds of dying from various causes
  • States with the highest and lowest rates of unintentional injury deaths
  • The scope of the “distracted walking” problem
  • Why crashes involving distracted drivers have risen for the third straight year
  • The exponential rise in falls among older adults
  • Why poisonings are up 7 percent in a single year
  • Current traffic fatality trends and why deaths likely will increase

Registration for the webinar is required. For more information, email media@nsc.org.