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June is National Safety Month

June 9, 2014

children going to school

June is National Safety Month – a time to bring attention to key safety issues. The 2014 campaign theme, “Safety: It takes all of us,” was inspired by the idea of continued risk reduction, according to the National Safety Council. (

This year, the council will break up the month of June into four distinct safety categories:

Week 1: Prevent prescription drug abuse

Week 2: Stop slips trips and falls

Week 3: Be aware of your surroundings

Week 4: Put an end to distracted driving

Bonus Week: Summer Safety