Worldwide events will be taking place to commemorate those who have lost their lives through workplace accidents or die through occupational diseases.
For listings of events by country plus links, background information, images, archives and much more.
International Labour Office
“Optimize the collection and use of OSH data” is the theme for the 2017 World Day for Safety and Health at Work campaign.
The ILO celebrates the World Day for Safety and Health at Work on the 28 April to promote the prevention of occupational accidents and diseases globally. It is an awareness-raising campaign intended to focus international attention on emerging trends in the field of occupational safety and health and on the magnitude of work-related injuries, diseases and fatalities worldwide.
Find out more: www.ilo.org/safework/events/safeday/lang--en/index.htm
In 2017, the TUC theme for the day is “Good health and safety for all workers whoever they are” and will focus on inequalities in occupational health and the role unions play in narrowing the inequalities gap.
The TUC has a list of of events that are happening up and down the country. Most will also feature a minute’s silence at noon, or a suitable time. All are on 28th April unless indicated otherwise.