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Safety and Prevention Awareness Observances

Observance (National unless otherwise indicated) 2013 2014
Burn Awareness Week  (1st full week of Feb.)  American Burn Association  Shriners Hospitals for Children Feb. 3-9 Feb. 2-8
Texas Severe Weather Awareness Week NOAA National Weather Service March 3-9 March 2-8
Poison Prevention Week (3rd week of March)  Poison Prevention Week Council  March 17-23 March 16-22
Texas Flood Safety Awareness Week  NOAA National Weather Service March March 16-22
Youth Sports Safety Month  National Youth Sports Safety Foundation    April April
Playground Safety Week  National Program for Playground Safety        April 22-26 April
Safe Kids Week  Safe Kids USA        May 29-June 2 TBA
Youth Traffic Safety Month   National Organizations for Youth Safety May May
Arson Awareness Week (1st full week of May)   U.S. Fire Administration May 5-11 May 4-10
Global Wildfire Awareness Week   International Association of Wildland Fire May 1-7 May 1-7
Emergency Services Week  American College of Emergency Physicians May 19-25 May 18-24
Hurricane Preparedness Week (4th full week of May)   National Hurricane Center, NOAA May May 22-28
Safe Boating Week (week prior to Memorial Day)  National Safe Boating Council May May 17-23
Home Safety Month  Safe Kids USA June June
Safety Month  National Safety Council June June
Fireworks Safety Month  National Fire Protection Association July June
Texas Lightning Awareness Week  NOAA National Weather Service June June 22-28
UV Safety Month  Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion; Sponsor - American Academy of Opthalmology July July
Back to School Safety Month  Safe Kids USA August August
Campus Fire Safety Month   Campus Firewatch Sept. Sept.
Preparedness Month  Ready America Sept. Sept.
Childhood Injury Prevention Week  American Academy of Pediatrics Sept. 1-7 Sept. 1-7
Child Passenger Safety Week  National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Sept. 15-21 Sept.
Falls Prevention Awareness Day Sept. 13 Sept. 14
National School Backpack Awareness Day (3rd Wednesday)  American Occupational Therapy Association Sept. 18 Sept. 17
Fire Prevention Week (week of Oct. 9)  National Fire Protection Association Oct. 6-12 Oct. 5-11
School Bus Safety Week (3rd full week of Oct.)  National Association for Pupil Transportation Oct. 21-25 Oct. 19-25


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Last updated: 07/25/2014

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