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Distracted Driving Awareness Month 2023

April 3, 2023

Since 2011, 119 Nebraskan’s have been killed on our roads due to some form of distraction. In 2020 alone, Nebraska saw 13 fatalities, 1279 injuries and 2622 cases of property damage related to some sort of driver distraction. Join us this month as we highlight the many causes of distracted driving, what your organization can […]

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Safety Huddle – Parking Lots & Distractions

March 27, 2023

According to the National Safety Council, as many as 66% of drivers may be pulling into and exiting out of parking spaced while distracted. There is nothing worse than hitting something or someone in a parking lot. It’s embarrassing and unfortunately, these are 100% preventable. So that leads to the question, why is this trend […]

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Safe Driving Saves Lives

March 2, 2023

Over the past decade, Nebraska has seen too many fatalities in the workplace in many facets. In Nebraska, transportation (62%) is the #1 cause of workplace fatalities followed by contact with equipment (26%) and falls (13%). Contact Hayden at hromig@safenebraska.org or call 402.898.7368 to schedule a Free Traffic Safety Presentation for your organization.

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Winter 2023 Newsletter

February 6, 2023

Since 2011, Nebraska has seen a total of 2,232 fatality crashes of which 466 (21%) involved large trucks (>10,000lbs) (NHTSA, 2022). By the end of 2021 in Nebraska, rural highways significantly took more lives than any other roadway (see below, NDOT, 2021). These rural roads are more likely to have narrow lanes, limited shoulders, sharp […]

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Rise Up

November 14, 2022

Visibility is reduced, depth perception and peripheral vision is compromised, and the glare of headlights from oncoming vehicles can temporarily blind you. In addition, you could feel tired or sluggish because you’re not used to this change. Your circadian rhythm – or body clock – needs time to reset, according to ScienceDirect. Tired workers and […]

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Reach Down, Lift Em’ Up

September 15, 2022

Impairment is not a new safety issue in the workplace. Alcohol and the use of other drugs, including marijuana and opioids, long have been on the radar. What’s new is more employers are taking a broader look at other causes of impairment, from fatigue and stress to mental health conditions. Some telltale signs of these […]

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