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National Safety Council  The National Safety Council, founded in 1913 and chartered by the United States Congress in 1953, is the nation's leading advocate for safety and health. Join NSC now.

   

AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety  This site delivers traffic safety news, online driver polls and quizzes, and studies on the causes and prevention of traffic crashes.

  

ASSE - American Society of Safety Engineers

ASSE New Orleans Chapter

ASSE Study Workshops for ASP, CSP, OHST, CHST, CHMM

 

American Traffic Safety Services Association (ATSSA)
The American Traffic Safety Services Association is an international trade association representing over 1,800 companies and individuals dedicated to improving traffic and roadway safety.

ATV Safety Institute All terrain vehicles safety courses.

 

Awake At The Wheel.  Unique driver awareness tool.

 

Bicycle Safety Resources

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Bicycle Facilities Users Guide

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Bicycle Safety Education Resource Center

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Bicycle Safety & Laws - New Orleans 

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Bicycle Safety & Drivers Guide - Louisiana Department of Public Safety

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FHWA Course on Bicycle and Pedestrian Transportation

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FHWA Bicycle Safety Resources

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NHTSA Bicycle Safety Program

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Tulane Bike for resources, research, bike map, bike shops and more. 

 

Board of Certified Safety Professionals  Determine if you are eligible to take an the

Associated Safety Professional (ASP) or Certified Safety Professional (CSP) exam.

Brain Injury Association of Louisiana (BIALA) An affiliate of the Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA), also serving the needs of individuals with spinal cord injuries. Sponsored Youth Concussion Awareness legislation passed by LA legislators in 6/2011.

  Buckle Up America   National Highway Traffic Safety Administration advocates seat belt and child car seat use. Discover accident statistics and safety research
 

Causeway Police  The mission of the Greater New Orleans Expressway Commission's Causeway Police Department is to promote the Commission's highway safety enforcement initiatives, protect the integrity of property under the Commission's control and promote safe and efficient vehicular travel upon the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway and other highways and bridges within the jurisdiction of the department.

Certified Utility Safety Administrator (CUSA) Program
CUSA provides formal recognition to utility industry safety administrators for their experience and knowledge of safety practices. CUSA is the first industry-oriented safety certification offering individual professional recognition to those in the utility safety profession. CUSA is managed and directed by the National Safety Council and its Utilities Division.

Child Safety Seat    Locate inspection stations in Louisiana

Citizen Corps  National Safety Council is one of nine affiliate Citizen Corp members.   Contact us for emergency care courses in your area.

Council on Certification of Environmental and Safety Technologists (CCHEST) Advancing Safety and Health Practitioners Since 1985.  OHST, CHST, STS, Industrial Hygiene competency testing.
 

CraneAccidents.com The premier source for crane accident reports, photos of crane related accidents and professional commentary about crane accidents.

DaimlerChrsyler Road Ready Teens  Teen safety program launches with new video game that increases teen's awareness and understanding of driving risks. The National Safety Council is a partner organization.

Driving Safety  Links, News and Resources from the National Safety Council.

 

Drivers Guide Louisiana Department of Public Safety.

Drivers Education Louisiana DMV Expresslane.org.

Driving School Association of Louisiana Locate a state certified driving school in your city.

 

Downtown Development District - New Orleans. Learn more about the local revival projects.

 

Downtown Development District - Baton Rouge

       

Electrical Safety Foundation International  What used to be the National Electrical Safety Foundation (NESF) is now the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI), with an ever-increasing library of publications and tools to help keep you electrically safe at home, at school and on the job.

Emergencies & Disasters
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Create your own family emergency plan

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Click here for NSC articles, resources, downloads, fact sheets, and links for the workplace, home and community and first responders.

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Emergency Preparedness Parish Phone Numbers in Louisiana

 

Emergency Response Training, Inc  A premier industrial emergency services training and consulting company and an Authorized Training Center for the National Safety Council's Alive at 25 course.

 

Environmental Protection Agency

 

US Department of Transportation – Federal Highway Administration  The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is a part of the U.S. Department of Transportation, is headquartered in Washington, D.C., and has field offices across the United States. The FHWA strives to improve transportation for a strong America by making it safer and more secure, reducing traffic congestion, and preserving the environment.

  Greater New Orleans Business Roundtable  To establish performance standards for Owners and Contractors in the Construction, Maintenance and Engineering Industry.
  Kenner Police Department
 

Kids 'N Cars  Why kids should be buckled up and links to child safety organizations.

  Liberty Mutual Insurance - Community Safety  Through educational seminars and activities on safe driving, identity theft protection and other topics, Liberty Mutual brings its "helping people live safer, more secure lives" to the communities in which its employees conduct business. 

Louisiana Association of Nationally Registered Emergency Medical Technicians  LANREMT is the only state wide voice for more than 20,000 EMS personnel in Louisiana.  LANREMT works with many EMS associations in Louisiana to strengthen the EMS System and to insure quality patient care.  LANREMT is a member of the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians, NAEMT.  New Orleans River Region Chapter. NORR Membership Application.
 

Louisiana Department of Labor  Click here for 10-Point Components of a Safety Management Plan required for LA Workers Compensation.

Louisiana Department of Transportation & Development (DOTD)

Get updates on construction, road and lane closures, traffic cameras, and more.

Louisiana Highway Safety Commission 

Louisiana Mothers Against Drunk Driving MADD Visit this site to find out how the Mothers Against Drunk Driving organization in Louisiana is helping to improve the safety on our state roadways.

 

Louisiana Office of Emergency Preparedness (LOEP)

Disaster recovery, fact sheets, FEMA, homeland security, hurricanes and tropical storms, tornados and more.

Louisiana Office of Motor Vehicles Expresslane

List of 6-hour and 38-hour driving schools.

Louisiana Office of Public Safety

Louisiana Class D & E Driver's Guide

Louisiana SADD Louisiana chapter of Students Against Destructive Decisions.  New Orleans chapters include Jesuit High School and St. Mary's Dominican High School. 

Louisiana Driving School  Slidell's oldest and most respected professional driving school since 1993 offering the best driver education and best driver training for both teens and adults. Authorized Training Center for the National Safety Council's Defensive Driving Courses and Alive at 25 course.
 

Louisiana State Police

 

Louisiana Traffic Courts

List of traffic courts throughout state.

 

Mothers Against Drunk Driving
MADD is a non-profit, grass roots organization with the mission to stop drunk driving, provide support for victims, and prevent underage drinking. The site includes educational statistics, research, activities for activism, counseling, victim rights and financial and legal information.

 
 

Mississippi River Trail  The Mississippi River Trail is a 10-state cycling route in process of development. It travels over 2000 continuous miles between the headwaters of the Mississippi at Lake Itasca, Minnesota and the Gulf of Mexico. Cycling route signs featuring the "MRT" logo identify the route along those segments that are complete. Route markers eventually will serve as the unifying identity along the entire route.

 

Mississippi Safety Services Training agency of the National Safety Council providing Defensive Driving Courses throughout the state of Mississippi.

 

National Association of Women Highway Safety Leaders NAWHSL is and organization of women leaders whose objectives are devoted exclusively to traffic crash prevention.

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

  National Road Safety Foundation Inc. is a 501 (c) (3)non-profit charitable organization dedicated to reducing accidents, death and disability on our nation’s highways by promoting safe driving habits through greater public awareness.

National SAFEKIDS Campaign

Louisiana SAFE KIDS Founded in 1994 by the Louisiana Office of Public Health and Children's Hospital, Louisiana SAFE Louisiana SAFE KIDS is a coalition of public, private and voluntary organizations which focus on the prevention of unintentional childhood injury.

 

National Traffic Safety Board

 

Network of Employers for Traffic Safety (NETS)
NETS is a non-profit, public and private partnership working to help employers develop and implement comprehensive workplace highway safety programs. The site contains surveys, quizzes, employee safety resources, and information on related seminars and e-seminars.

New Orleans
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City Planning Commission

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Department of Public Works

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Regional Planning Commission 

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Safety & Permits Including Ground Transportation Bureau (taxi)

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Traffic Court

 

New Orleans Regional Traffic Safety Coalition Meets on the 3rd Wednesday monthly at the Regional Transportation Management Center, #10 Veterans, NOLA, to plan and conduct activities to reduce impaired driving, increase safety belt and child safety seat usage and reduce teen crashed.

  Operation Lifesaver Since 1986 the non-profit national Operation Lifesaver office was created to help support the efforts of state OL programs and raise national awareness on highway-rail grade crossing issues. Louisiana Chapter

OSHA

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OSHA  The mission of the OSHA is to save lives, prevent injuries and protect the health of America's workers. To accomplish this, federal and state governments must work in partnership with the more than 100 million working men and women and their six and a half million employers who are covered by the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970.

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OSHA Safety Links  Links to important resources.  

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Inside OSHA

Pedestrian Safety Resources
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FWHA pedestrian safety resources

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Pedestrian Facilities Users Guide

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Review of Pedestrian Safety Research in USA and Abroad

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Pedestrian Safety Roadshow

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Walk Florida - Pedestrian Safety Resource Center

 

Railroad Crossings
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Operation Lifesaver - safety information on highway-rail grade crossings

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Polar Express Lesson Plan - lesson plan for elementary students

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Polar Express Bell - cartoon display for kids

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Safe Crossings - railroad crossing gate safety quadrant system

 

Road Ready Teens   Teen safety program launches with new video game that increases teen's awareness and understanding of driving risks.  The National Safety Council is a partner organization. 

 

Road Safety Audits

Safe Roads For America  Discover ways to improve roadway safety.  Safe Roads For America is a diverse coalition representing citizens, consumer safety groups, transportation industry representatives and others concerned about improving roadway safety for all Americans. 

  Safe Sitter® prepares young adolescents for the profound responsibilities of nurturing and protecting children. 
 

Southeast Louisiana DWI Taskforce (SELA)

Generally meets on second Friday each month at Troop B in Kenner.

SOUTHEASTERN

LOUISIANA UNIVERSITY

Southeastern Louisiana University

Bachelor of Science degree in Occupational Safety, Health and Environmental program holding classes in the Greater New Orleans area.

 

Traffic Cameras - New Orleans and Baton Rouge.

Traffic Issues Guide to Enforcement Resources

 

Traffic Safety Committee of Southeast Louisiana

 

Traffic Safety Legislation - Proposed Highway Safety Legislation in Louisiana (under construction)

Traffic Records Data (formerly TIGER)

TWIC Universal Enrollment Services
 

Workzone Safety
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National work zone efforts and info: http://www.atssa.com/pubinfo/default.htm

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Work Zone clearing house: http://wzsafety.tamu.edu/

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FHWA WZ website: http://safety.fhwa.dot.gov/programs/wsz.htm

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Additional WZ safety information & links: http://safety.fhwa.dot.gov/fourthlevel/pro_res_wzs_links.htm

UL is the leading third-party certification organization in the United States and the largest in North America. As a not-for-profit product safety testing and certification organization, UL has been evaluating products in the interest of public safety since 1894.

 
 

 

 

 

 

National Safety Council, South Louisiana Chapter

A Membership Organization Dedicated to Protecting Life and Promoting Health

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