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World day for safety and health at work 2022

The world day for safety and health happens every year. Mainly to celebrate safety and promote the prevention of occupational accidents and diseases globally.

Every 28th day of April, the world gathers to partake in this event. It’s a welcoming event for HSE professionals from all and sundry to come together no matter their locations in the world. 

However, since 2003, the World day of safety and health has been observed by the International Labour Organisation (ILO). This is mainly to promote safe, healthy and decent work. 

It’s an awareness-raising campaign to create a voice for a safety and health culture. And to reduce the number of work-related deaths and injuries. 

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Also, the trade union movement uses that 28th of April day to celebrate the commemoration of the dead and injured workers internationally. 

This year World day of safety and health theme is 

ACT TOGETHER TO BUILD A POSITIVE SAFETY AND HEALTH CULTURE.

According to the ILO, while reflecting on the events of covid 19 pandemic, said throughout the COVID 19 pandemic, they’ve seen a strong OSH system, which includes meaningful participation of governments, employers, workers, public health actors and all relevant parties at the national and enterprise level being crucial in protecting working environments and safeguarding the safety and health of workers. 

The theme of this year will further promote the involvement of all parties in the ongoing improvement of safety and health at work. 

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Most times, In a workplace with a strong OSH culture, workers feel comfortable raising concerns about possible risks. Or hazards in the workplace, the management, will help to find sustainable solutions. 

Click here to join ILO and register for the event webinar.

READ MORE ON UNITED NATIONS ABOUT THE WORLD DAY OF SAFETY AND HEALTH HERE.

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