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100 Years of Safety+Health: Congress & Expo

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1969 S+H booth

Every month during 2019, Safety+Health will be sharing bits of the magazine’s history from its first 100 years.

The first National Safety Congress, as it was called at its inception, took place in 1912 – years before the first issue of National Safety News was published. But since its launch in 1919, this publication has kept the safety community informed on what is now known as the National Safety Council Congress & Expo.

Safety+Health – the name we’ve had since 1987 – is proud to be the official magazine of the event, which has grown from about 200 attendees at the initial Congress (exhibitors made their first appearance in 1916) to approximately 15,000 attendees yearly. The booth pictured in the photograph is from 1969.

If you’re attending the NSC 2019 Congress & Expo, stop by Booth #4335 to meet the current S+H team as we celebrate 100 years in print.

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