U.S. advocacy organization for safety and health. The National Safety Council's Mission is “to educate and influence society to adopt safety, health and environmental policies, practices and procedures that prevent and mitigate human suffering and economic losses arising from preventable causes”.
An association chartered by Congress to carry out a national program for reducing accidents of all kinds. The council disseminates information on accident prevention, offers a public information and publicity program for newspapers, radio, television, etc., cooperates with public officials at federal, state and local levels, and, in general, provides national leadership in the field of safety. Headquarters: Chicago, IL.