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Safety and Prevention Awareness Observances

Observance (National unless otherwise indicated)
February
Burn Awareness Week American Burn Association Shriners Hospitals for Children 1st full week of Feb.
March
Texas Severe Weather Awareness Week NOAA National Weather Service Early March
Poison Prevention Week Poison Prevention Week Council 3rd week of March
Texas Flood Safety Awareness Week NOAA National Weather Service Mid-March
April
Youth Sports Safety Month National Youth Sports Safety Foundation April
Playground Safety Week National Program for Playground Safety April
Safe Kids Day Safe Kids USA Mid-April; check website for exact date
May
Youth Traffic Safety Month National Organizations for Youth Safety May
Arson Awareness Week U.S. Fire Administration 1st full week of May
Global Wildfire Awareness Week International Association of Wildland Fire Early May
Emergency Services Week American College of Emergency Physicians 3rd week in May
Hurricane Preparedness Week National Hurricane Center, NOAA 4th full week of May
Safe Boating Week National Safe Boating Council Week prior to Memorial Day
June
Home Safety Month Safe Kids USA June
Safety Month National Safety Council June
Fireworks Safety Month Prevent Blindness America June 1-July 4
Texas Lightning Awareness Week NOAA National Weather Service Mid- to Late June
July
UV Safety Month Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion; Sponsor - American Academy of Opthalmology July
August
Back to School Safety Month Safe Kids USA August
September
Campus Fire Safety Month Campus Firewatch Sept.
Preparedness Month Ready America Sept.
Childhood Injury Prevention Week American Academy of Pediatrics Early Sept.
Child Passenger Safety Week National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 3rd week in Sept.
Falls Prevention Awareness Day National Council on Aging First day of Fall
National School Backpack Awareness Day American Occupational Therapy Association 3rd Wednesday
October
Fire Prevention Week National Fire Protection Association Week of Oct. 9
School Bus Safety Week National Association for Pupil Transportation 3rd full week of Oct.

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Last updated: 09/06/2014

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