‘Safety First’: Latest posts from the NSC blog

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“Safety First” is the blog of the National Safety Council. Recent posts:

  • Ken Kolosh, manager of the statistics department at NSC, writes about the results of a recent study that estimated “there might be an additional 250,000 preventable deaths every year.”
  • Lake County (IL) State’s Attorney Michael Nerheim and Eric Guenther of the Mundelein (IL) Police Department outline a new program in Lake County that will put law enforcement “in a position to help drug users get the treatment they need.”
  • Robert Sumwalt, a member of the National Transportation Safety Board, discusses what has changed regarding distracted driving and asks, “Are we doing enough to spread the word about the danger distractions pose?”