Legal Resources: Safety Organizations

Children

International Center for Injury Prevention
ICIP is a U.S.-based non-profit organization that works to help local communities protect children from traffic and other hazards.

National Program for Playground Safety
Through its efforts to help address America’s playground safety issues, NPPS hopes to see a decline in the nearly 200,000 annual playground-related injuries suffered by America’s youth.

National Safe Kid’s Campaign
The National SAFE KIDS Campaign is the first and only national organization dedicated solely to the prevention of unintentional childhood injury — the number one killer of children ages 14 and under.

Safechild.net
Project of the nonprofit Consumer Federation of America Foundation features child safety tips, consumer protection information, and recall guide.

Auto / Traffic

AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety
The AAAFTS is a not-for-profit, publicly-supported, charitable educational and research organization which examines a variety of driving-related issues each year.

Air Bag and Safety Belt Campaign
Branch of the U.S. National Safety Council dedicated to improving use of these safety devices.

Mothers Against Drunk Driving
MADD’s focus is to look for effective solutions to the drunk driving and underage drinking problems, while supporting those who have already experienced the pain of these senseless crimes.

Motorcycle Safety Foundation
The Motorcycle Safety Foundation is a national, nonprofit organization sponsored by the U.S. manufacturers and distributors of BMW, Ducati, Harley-Davidson, Honda, Kawasaki, Piaggio/Vespa, Suzuki, Victory, and Yamaha motorcycles.

National Coalition for School Bus Safety
The coalition’s goal is to enhance school bus safety.

Operation Lifesaver
This non-profit organization works in the USA to reduce injuries at highway-rail grade crossings and railways.

Safety on Zones
This group is dedicated to stopping fatalities and injuries in highway construction zones.

Students Against Drunk Driving
Its mission is to provide students with the best prevention and intervention tools possible to deal with the issues of underage drinking, drunk driving, drug abuse and other destructive decisions.

Other

Aids Education and Research Trust 
AVERT is an International AIDS education and medical research charity.

Americans for Gun Safety 
Americans for Gun Safety promotes responsible gun ownership and supports stronger new laws and tougher enforcement of current laws to help keep guns out of the hands of children and criminals.

Center for Justice & Democracy 
Public interest organization that works to educate the public about the importance of the civil justice system and the dangers of so-called “tort reforms.”

Coalition of Silicone Survivors
Assists women with silicone and saline breast implants to educate themselves on facts concerning these implantable medical devices.

Homeowners Against Deficient Dwellings
A consumer protection group for homeowners and homebuyers.

National Consumer’s League
The league’s mission is to identify, protect, represent, and advance the economic and social interests of consumers and workers. The league is a private, nonprofit advocacy group representing consumers on marketplace and workplace issues

National Council on Fireworks
A non-profit organization dedicated to the safe enjoyment of fireworks in the United States.

National Electrical Safety Foundation
The NESF is the only organization exclusively devoted to electrical safety education and awareness. As a not-for-profit foundation, the NESF promotes electrical safety in the home, school and workplace through education.

National Lightning Safety Institute
An independent, non-profit consulting, education and research organization that “advocates a pro-active risk management approach to lightning hazard mitigation.”

National Safety Council
The National Safety Council is an advocate for safety and health. Its mission is “to educate and influence society to adopt safety, health and environmental policies, practices and procedures that prevent and mitigate human suffering and economic losses arising from preventable causes.”

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Division
CPSC works to save lives and keep families safe by reducing the risk of injuries and deaths associated with consumer products.