Celebrate Hose Safety Awareness Week (HSAW)

A Week of Hose Safety to Promote Everyday Best Practices

September 10–16, 2023 

NAHAD is committed to ensuring that all hose manufacturers and distributors have the tools they need to promote hose safety with their teams and end-users. NAHAD, through the Hose Safety Institute (HSI) provides education and training through a series of prescribed best practices, educational webinars, downloadable resources, and hands-on instruction throughout the year.

In recognition of these efforts and to promote the importance of hose safety essentials, NAHAD has designated the week of September 10–16, 2023 Hose Safety Awareness Week. This is a week where members can come together in a concentrated way to highlight the actionable safety approaches implemented within their daily business operations to keep staff and customers safe.


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“In my experience, an improperly applied or mis-assembled hose can be very common reasons for a piece of equipment being down or, more importantly, for serious injuries. Unfortunately, it is all too often one of the most under scrutinized product categories on a given piece of equipment. It is a critical component for end users and NAHAD member customers to pay attention to and be sure their suppliers are qualified and ideally HSI certified.

The Hose Safety Institute has established Hose Safety Awareness Week in order to put an exclamation point on this subject and provide NAHAD members with a concrete time and reason to approach their customers with purpose and helpful messaging and have those Hose Safety conversations.”

Jason Westad, President NAHAD (2022-2023)
FORCE America


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What our Members are Doing

CEJN North America: CEJN Safety Toolkit

Continental Industrial Solutions AMERICAS:
Webinar: Safe Sips: Ensuring Food & Beverage Hose Safety, September 12, 2:00 - 2:45 PM EST
Webinar: Hose Failure Analysis, September 14, 2:00 - 2:45 PM EST

Danfoss Power Solution:
Creating Hose Safety tip posters that will be available via LinkedIn, email to distributors, creating a video of employees talking about hose safety and hosting a Hose Safety Week luncheon

Davlyn Group: Davlyn Production Products

Anti-Static Products PPT and Safety Measures that are essential in the workplace.

Hose Master:
Regular training, audits, tracking of safety record, identify hose issues prior to failure, conduct onsite hose inspections, offer a manual to distributors when conducting inspections and hose surveys and perform Positive Material Identification on critical service assemblies to ensure correct alloys were used

Hose of South Texas:
Hose Safety Awareness Open House

IVG Colbachini SpA:

Daily Facebook and LinkedIn posts during HSAW

PT Coupling:

PT has developed two training topic presentations for sales members:
1. "Proper Fitting Selection" Training
2.  "After the Fitting Selection" Training

Social Media Post: Facebook, Twitter,  and LinkedIn

Specifically designed flyers and handouts as companion pieces to the training topics, products and social media posts

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Get Involved

Getting involved in the cause is as easy as 1, 2, 3.

  1. Download the Hose Safety Awareness Week Toolkit for ideas, marketing collateral, and resources you can disseminate throughout the week demonstrate your commitment to hose assembly safety, quality, and reliability.

  2. Plan one or more events or sponsor a program during this week that highlights the importance of hose safety, quality, and reliability and tell us about them.

  3. Tag NAHAD on social media and share your activities for the week by utilizing the hashtags #HSAW2023 or #HoseSafetyAwareness.

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Let's Fill Up the Calendar

Plan in advance and submit the details of your program by completing the form below. Your company’s activities for Hose Safety Awareness Week will be added to the NAHAD Events calendar and we will highlight what members are doing to promote hose assembly safety and best practices on social media and in marketing collateral throughout this week-long event.

Submit Your HSAW Activities


HSAW 2023 Resources

Schedule of NAHAD Sponsored Events

Check back soon for a listing of webinars and association podcasts launching during Hose Safety Awareness Week.

Download the Toolkit

Hose Safety Awareness Week was created to promote everyday best practices related to hose assembly safety, quality, and reliability. Get the toolkit to discover ways in which you can get involved.

Download the HSAW Toolkit


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Become a Hose Safety Awareness Week Partner

Join us as a Hose Safety Awareness Week partner by utilizing your voice and platform to spread the importance of hose assembly safety.

The HSAW partner opportunity is open to any local and/or federal organization with a focus on safe and reliable business practices. Associations specializing in the prevention of workplace and end-user safety hazards are also welcome to partner.

Acknowledgment of your partnership will be visible on NAHAD’s social channels and in marketing collateral used to promote HSAW. Contact education@nahad.org‎ for more information or to become a partner.


Thank You to Our HSAW Partners

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