Building Wood Workers’ International (BWI) affiliates in India, Pakistan, Nepal and Bangladesh have planned a wide range of activities to mark International Workers’ Memorial Day. Those activities will include workshops, roadshows, meetings, candlelight vigils, training, press events, seminars, silicosis screening a mega health camp and a human chain.
BMS In Gujarat one-day workshop on occupational health and safety will be held in association with the employer’s association and the Government along with a Road show on construction workers safety and health issues on 28th April.
CFBWU Workers’ awareness meeting on occupational health and safety followed by a candlelight vigil.
INCWF Commemoration at the Lafarge Holcim plant in Chhattisgarh and 28 April commemoration at selected other cement plants across the country.
CLU Health and Safety Training Workshop for District-level and second line leadership in Patna, Bihar State.
AHBWU Mega Health Camp (focusing on stone quarry and construction workers) including screening for silicosis.
TKTMS Workers rally and press meeting in Dharampuri District, Tamil Nadu. Over 1,000 workers are expected to participate. Victims and affected families shall also share experiences at the press meeting.
MAMU Meeting with Workers on health and safety awareness in East Delhi.
ACEEU Awareness seminar on safety practices and possible hazards at worksites for construction workers in cooperation with selected employers.
PFBWW Occupational health and safety awareness for union members and local union leadership of the Tarbela T4 project.
NAC Unions are planning specific site level actions with details to follow.
BBWWF Workers’ rally and occupational health and safety awareness in Dhaka (including Metro workers) and the Khulna Districts.
BSBWWF Human chain in front of Dhaka Press Club followed by a press meeting on occupational health and safety.