Why is NSC Membership Beneficial?

The National Safety Council and its Chapter Network have what you need to know about safety issues that affect your industry and your organization. And we'll show you how to make that information work for you.

Membership offers practical solutions to the safety challenges you face everyday. Valuable information, resources, and programs can help you and your employees build and support effective safety initiatives on the job, on the road, and in your homes and communities. The majority of the benefits listed below are available to all your employees. Upon joining, share your Member ID # with your employees – it provides access into the Members-Only website where they can opt in and be included on benefit distribution.

NSC membership benefits include:


Educational Resources:


Additional Benefits:


Safety+Health® magazine (monthly)

The official magazine of the National Safety Council, Safety+Health offers comprehensive, national coverage of occupational safety news and analysis of industry trends. Regular features include statistics that benchmark safety in America, a closer look at the events and people shaping safety policy on the Hill, organizational safety culture, new products and off-the-job safety. Available to all of your employees.

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News Alert

News Alert

Produced by the editors of Safety+Health®, this weekly electronic newsletter provides the latest safety news, health tips, and access to additional resources. Available to all of your employees.

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Membership Advantage

Membership Advantage

This quarterly newsletter provides the latest information on National Safety Council news and membership benefits. The focus is on our members and how they are working to make our world safer.

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OSHA Up To Date & Traffic Safety

Choice of either OSHA Up To Date or Traffic Safety monthly newsletters

OSHA Up To Date provides a quick update on federal safety initiatives and on state-based and regional OSHA programs. Traffic Safety reports on the state of safety of U.S. roadways and is written for the professionals who impact traffic safety through design of roads or vehicles, law enforcement and driver training.

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Family Safety & Health

Family Safety & Health

This quarterly magazine, the official magazine for off-the-job safety, helps employers reduce workers' compensation benefits, medical insurance claims, absenteeism, and production downtime by educating employees on off-the-job safety. Available to organizations with 50 or more employees.

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Injury Facts 2008-2009

Injury Facts®

Injury Facts® is the Council´s annual compilation of data on fatal and nonfatal unintentional injuries that occur in the workplace, on streets and highways, and in homes and communities. No other publication provides such detailed statistics in one easy to use format. Use the statistics to benchmark your company´s performance with national average rates. The charts and graphs are great additions for your reports and presentations.

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Educational Resources

Members Only

Members-Only Website

The Members-Only website provides your employees with access to even more information to help them stay safe at work, at home, and while on the roads. You’ll find downloadable safety checklists, best practices, presentations, free monthly webinars, an online job board, and you’ll have access to NSC’s safety experts for your most pressing questions.

Additionally, members are encouraged to send in their success stories to be featured on the Members-Only website and in Membership Advantage.

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Resource Center & Library

NSC Knowledge Center & Library

Containing more than 169,000 safety documents, the NSC Knowledge Center is one of the most complete safety resources in the world. Members can access the online catalog 24/7. Professional librarians are available to assist you five days a week. Also, members can sign up for bi-monthly electronic Library Alerts which provide information on the latest documents added to the NSC collection. The Library Alerts are segmented by venue and include Traffic, Home & Community, and Work.

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 Code of Ethincs

Safety and Health Code of Ethics and Companion Resource Guide

Used as guide to model your own safety standards after, the NSC Safety and Health Code of Ethics and Companion Resource Guide provide an assortment of tools and surveys to help you implement change into your corporate culture.

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Informational Webinars

Webinars are conducted on a variety of topics, including OSHA Recordable vs. Reportable, Distracted Driving, First Aid, OSHA’s Top Ten Violations, Holiday Safety, and more. Webinars are free to NSC members. Attend live and receive answers to your questions or download recorded webinars to share with your employees.

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5-Minute Safety Talks

5-Minute Safety Talks

A year’s worth of topics for your monthly safety meetings! Containing both English and Spanish text, these fully scripted laminated cards make it easy for anyone to conduct a safety meeting on a variety of topics. Available to organizations with 11 or more employees.

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Safety Posters

Members of the National Safety Council have access to free downloadable safety posters that remind people of safety on and off the job. Posters are available in English and Spanish text.

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NSC Chapter Network

NSC membership gives you the opportunity to connect with your local Chapter. Located throughout the country, NSC´s network of chapters provide training, conferences, workshops, consultation, newsletters and valuable networking opportunities. Find a complete listing by state by clicking here.

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Idustry-Specific Networking Groups

Division Networking Groups

Division networking groups provide you and your employees with the opportunity to share best practices, participate in leadership roles, prepare technical content, and receive professional training and information, which can then effect positive change in the workplace. Learn more at network.nsc.org.

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NSC's Annual Congress & Expo

Member Pricing for NSC´s Annual Congress & Expo

Attend NSC´s annual Congress & Expo, ranked among the Top 200 tradeshows in the nation. With over 800 companies on display, Congress & Expo is the industry´s leading networking event.

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List Servs

Do you have a question you would like to ask other safety professionals? The NSC provides list servs for a variety of industries to help connect you with other professionals and advocates for safety so you can get answers to your safety and health questions.

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Additional Benefits


NSC Emergency Alert Network

This network sends critical information to NSC member companies in the event of a declared emergency to ensure the safety of the organization’s employees, customers, and business.

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Member-Exclusive Products

Enjoy exclusive items that are only available to NSC members. These materials are a great way to communicate the importance of safety to employees and customers.

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Online Job Board

NSC members can access the EHS Careers online job board, which specializes in information on current environmental, occupational health and safety career opportunities. Council members can search current job openings at no cost and receive a discount for posting jobs. Click here for more information.

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Motivation Awards

Safety Motivation and Recognition Programs

This elite, member-exclusive awards program helps organizations create a culture of safety in the workplace and on our nation’s roads. Recognize your individuals, units, and/or facilities and have your efforts benchmarked against others in your industry. Occupational, safe driver, and fleet awards are available. Learn more about this program.

This program is available to organizations with 11 or more employees.

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Discounted Member Pricing

NSC members enjoy significant savings on a large selection of books, manuals, periodicals, training classes and materials, and more. Members also receive a registration discount to NSC’s annual Congress & Expo, rated as one of the top 200 trade shows in the nation.

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Compliance Package Training Program

Programs provide the tools you need to conduct a compliance-related training session for your employees. Several compliance topics are available, facilitator guide and student manuals included. Available to organizations with 100 or more employees.

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Membership Offer

Become a new organization member by October 31, 2008 for your FREE choice of: