Category «Safe Communities»

NATIONAL SAFETY COUNCIL – Enjoy a Safe Holiday Season

Enjoy a Safe Holiday Season– Holiday safety is an issue that burns brightest from late November to mid-January, the time when families gather, parties are scheduled and travel spikes. By taking some basic precautions, you can ensure your whole family remains safe and injury-free throughout the season. Watch Out for those Fire-starters– Turkey Fryers While …

WVU-Greater Morgantown Safe Communities Seeking Funding for Crosswalk Safety System

In 2014, the West Virginia University-Greater Morgantown Safe Communities Initiative submitted an application to the National Safety Council to become the 28th accredited Safe Community in the United States. To become an accredited Safe Community the organization applying must determine what the current safety issues are in their community. Through data collection the Initiative identified …

FORMER MAYOR SHAMBERGER RECIPIENT OF NATIONAL SAFETY COUNCIL LEADER AWARD

MORGANTOWN, WV – On October 11, the West Virginia University-Greater Morgantown Safe Communities announced that the recipient of its first annual National Safety Council Community Safety Leader Award is former Mayor of Morgantown, Marti Shamberger. The award will be presented annually to an individual or organization who has demonstrated a commitment to safety and injury …

Monongalia Safety Town

The true measure of a nation’s standing is how well it attends to its children – their health and safety, their material security, their education and socialization, and their sense of being loved, valued, and included in the families and societies into which they are born.- Prevention is the best practice strategy to eliminate, reduce …