About Us / Mission Statement

The Safety & Health Council is a nonprofit community service organization which has been serving the area since 1916. Your Council is dedicated to preventing unintentional injuries where ever they occur. Through our outreach and education programs, we are helping to make our community a safer place to live, work and play.

Founded 98 years ago on August 22, 1916

Excerpt From Kansas City Times, August 23, 1916

"At a meeting at The Hotel Baltimore yesterday representatives of twelve Kansas City Concerns elected an executive board and organized for the prevention of accidents. It will be called the Kansas City Branch of the National Safety Council."

Founding Officers:

Julian H. Harvey, President
N.N. Dalton, Vice-President
E.B. Smith, Vice-President
Cusil Lechtman, Vice-President
H.L Goodwin, Secretary and Treasurer

Office Locations Historical to Present

Real Estate Board Building
909 Baltimore
1006 Baltimore (1921)
502 New England Bldg
611 American Bank Bldg (1924)
419 Dwight Bldg
9th Floor City Hall
714 East 12th Street (Greyhound Bldg)
901 Charlotte (1988 - 1999)
University Towers (2000-2003)
5829 Troost Ave (2004-present)