Monthly Safety Awareness Calendar

Dates are subject to change.

Date Event Sponsor Website


January National Radon Action Month Environmental Protection Agency


February American Heart Month American Heart Association
Feb. 5-11 National Burn Awareness Week American Burn Association


March Brain Injury Awareness Month Brain Injury Association of America
March National Nutrition Month Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
March Workplace Eye Wellness Month Prevent Blindness America
March National Ladder Safety Month American Ladder Institute
March 12-18 National Patient Safety Awareness Week National Patient Safety Foundation
March 20-24 National Poison Prevention Week U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
March 20-26 National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week National Institutes of Health
March 26-April 1 National Cleaning Week ISSA – The Worldwide Cleaning Industry Association


April Distracted Driving Awareness Month National Safety Council
April National Youth Sports Safety Month Stop Sports Injuries
April 2-4 Lifesavers National Conference on Highway Safety Community Event
April 6 National Walking Day US Department of Transportation
April 2-8 National Window Safety Week Window Safety Task Force
April 3-9 National Public Health Week American Public Health Association
April 7 World Health Day World Health Organization
April 17-21 National Work Zone Awareness Week American Traffic Safety Services Association
April 24-28 National Playground Safety Week National Program for Playground Safety
April 28 Workers’ Memorial Day American Federation of Labor & Congress of Industrial Organizations
May Motorcycle Safety Month National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
May National Bike Month League of American Bicyclists
May National Electrical Safety Month Electrical Safety Foundation International
May Older Americans Month Association for Community Living
May Clean Air Month American Lung Association
May Trauma Awareness Month American Trauma Society
May National Water Safety Month Association of Pool & Spa Professionals, National Recreation & Parks Association, American Red Cross and World Waterpark Association
May National Child Passenger Safety Technician Month Safe Kids Worldwide
May Healthy Vision Month National Eye Institute
May National Physical Fitness & Sports Month President’s Council on Fitness, Sports, and Nutrition
May Mental Health Month Mental Health America
May Better Hearing Month American Academy of Audiology
May Building Safety Month International Code Council
May Global Youth Traffic Safety Month National Organizations for Youth Safety
May Global Employee Health and Fitness Month National Association for Health and Fitness
May 1 National Heatstroke Prevention Day National Highway Transportation Safety Administration
May 1-5 National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Workplace Falls National Safety Council
May 3 Bike to School Day National Center for Safe Routes to School
May 10-14 National Police Week National Peace Officers Memorial Service
May 15-21 EMS Week National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians
May 20-26 National Safe Boating Week National Safe Boating Council


June National Safety Month National Safety Council
June 4-10 National Trailer Safety Week National Association of Trailer Manufacturers
June 19 National Ride to Work Day National Highway Traffic Safety Administration


July National Fireworks Safety Month Prevent Blindness America
July Vehicle Theft Prevention Month National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
August National Immunization Awareness Month Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
August Back to School Month National Safety Council
August Children’s Eye Health & Safety Month Prevent Blindness America
August Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Aug. 6-12 Stop on Red Week National Coalition for Safer Roads
Aug. 14-20 Safe+Sound Week OSHA
Aug. 31 International Overdose Awareness Day Penington Institute
September National Alcohol & Drug Addiction Recovery Month Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
September National Preparedness Month U.S. Department of Homeland Security
September National Food Safety Education Month National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation
September Sports Eye Safety Month Prevent Blindness America
Sept. 15 Concussion Awareness Day Brain Injury Association of America
Sept. 17-23 National Farm Safety and Health Week National Education Center for Agricultural Safety
October National Substance Abuse Prevention Month The Office of National Drug Control Policy
October National Crime Prevention Month National Crime Prevention Council
October National Protect Your Hearing Month National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Oct. 16-20 National School Bus Safety Week National Association for Pupil Transportation
December Safe Toys & Gifts Month Prevent Blindness America
December Holiday Season Drunk Driving Campaign National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
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