Korean Confederation of Trade Unions (KCTU) staged a Workers’ Memorial Rally 11 days ahead of April 28. “Right to work without work-related death can be achieved by strengthening workers’ participation!” “End the expansion of flexible working hour system which would bring more death by over work!” ” OHS Act must be applied for all workers!” “Enact the corporate manslaughter act!”
Facebook post, 17 April 2019
Also see: Irregular outcome: Korean campaign on ‘ outsourcing of death’, wins concessions, Hazards, number 145, 2019
BWI affiliate FGBB will conduct work site visits and distribute information brochures to organise workers and improve occupational health.
On 28 April, BWI affiliate GSTU will hold a safety campaign and workshops at the Lafarge-Holcim plant at Chekka District, in Northern Lebanon, to create awareness of safety issues among workers and to pressure Lafarge-Holcim to improve occupational safety and health.
GTUBWW, affiliate of the global construction union federation Building and Wood Workers International (BWI), will be holding a conference, training sessions and worksite visits to mark International Workers’ Memorial Day. GTUBWW will stress the importance of occupational safety and health training.
UBCCEAWU, an affiliate of the global construction union federation Building and Wood Workers’ International (BWI), is holding an event at the Lafarge-Holcim Hilma cement plant on 26 April to mark International Workers’ Memorial Day. The aim is to raise safety awareness and the dangers of neglecting occupational safety and health.
Building and Woodworkers’ International (BWI) affiliates SINTICIM and SINTAF are conducting a workplace health and safety campaign to raise awareness of accidents targeting unions leaders, OHS committee members, government and the public. The campaign will pay particular attention to member recruitment.
To mark International Workers’ Memorial Day BWI affiliate NUBEGW will run an occupational health and safety awareness campaign aimed at unions, leaders, OHS committee members and workers.
Global union federation Building and Wood Workers’ International (BWI) affiliates in Zimbabwe are conducting on occupational safety and heath Awareness Campaign 29 April Harare, Zimbabwe. CLAWUZ, GAPWUZ, ZCATWU and ZEWU are targeting actions at unions leaders, OHS committee members, company management and the workers to identify all occupational hazards accidents investigating procedures and check on compliance.
El 28 de abril, Día de Conmemoración de los Trabajadores y Trabajadoras, nos organizaremos bajo el lema ““Tomar el control – eliminar sustancias peligrosas del lugar de trabajo”.
Este año nos centraremos en la campaña Cero Cáncer, publicando un nuevo póster que muestra los factores de riesgo de cáncer en el trabajo.
Infografía – Tipos de cáncer y causas relacionadas con el trabajo
On April 28th, International Workers’ Memorial Day, we will organise under the theme, Taking control – removing dangerous workplace substances from the workplace.
This year we will focus on Zero Cancer, with a new poster showing risk factors for cancers at work.
Infographic – Cancers and their work causes