Newsletter: Opiods

August 15, 2022

Do you know how to recognize the signs and symptoms of opioid use and misuse? Do you know what to do in the event of an overdose emergency? What about others on your safety team?

Join us for free online training Tuesday, July 19 (10-10:30 a.m.): Opioids and the Continuing Epidemic. Click here to reserve your virtual seat at the table.

Learn how to use Narcan in emergency-response situations with a free first aid reference guide from National Safety Council. Narcan, commonly known as Naloxone, is a prescription nasal spray used to reverse opioid overdose and treat breathing problems.

Download the NSC first aid app for your mobile device:

In the U.S., more than 100,000 people died from overdoses last year, according to provisional estimates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Impairment is a safety issue on the road and on the job.

The July 19 session will help prepare you to provide first aid in an emergency. You also can use free resources from the National Safety Council to address impairment in other ways:

Finally, share this one-minute video. You might save a life: Can You Spot an Opioid Overdose?

June 2024: National Safety Month

June 27, 2024

June is National Safety Month, and the second week focuses on Roadway Safety. Of course, there’s no reason to confine safety to a single month, but here in Nebraska, particularly, it’s crucial to continue to prioritize roadway safety issues. Preliminary data for first quarter of 2024 from the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) shows […]

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May 2024 – Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

May 23, 2024

May is National Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, and the cause couldn’t be more important. As we brought in the New Year, we not only said goodbye to 2023 but also to Nebraska’s motorcycle helmet law of over 30 years. There are still some requirements riders must meet before they can ride without a helmet, but the […]

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Safety Huddle – Holiday Driving

November 17, 2023

Free Resources or download the PDF version here!

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