April 28., World Work Safety and Health Day – Day of Remembrance of workers who lost their lives in their jobs.
I took the photo unplanned, a few years ago, while we were preparing the action we celebrated Memorial Day. I don’t think I’ll ever make someone louder and more picturesque about the importance of safety and health at work. More details
BWI affiliate in Croatia, Construction Workers Union SGH, signed four Declarations on Heathy and Safe Workplaces, including one with Employers Association.
Even before the catastrophic spread of COVID-19, 7,600 people died daily because of work-related illness or injury. And during the pandemic, millions of essential workers represented by UNI Global Union and our affiliates—often migrants, women, and people of colour—have risked exposure to this deadly virus to support their communities and their families. Tragically, an untold number have died.
“This International Workers’ Memorial Day, we remember the workers who are no longer with us. We hold their loved ones in our thoughts. We recognize they did not sign up to risk their lives when they worked so bravely to keep our societies running,” said UNI Global Union General Secretary Christy Hoffman. “And we honour them today—and the many others killed or injured from working—by fighting for the living.” Read more here
Confederația Națională a Sindicatelor din Moldova
Social partners advocate to strengthen safety and health systems in work to protect workers.
On the World Day for Safety and Health at Work, marked annually around the world on April 28, the International Labour Organization organized a tripartite meeting dedicated to this event in online. This year’s generic of the day is ′′ Anticipate, prepare and respond to crises-Invest now in resident safety and occupational health systems “. Further details here
FTBB / CDT joins IBB in marking International Worker s’ Remembrance Day on April 28, calling on the ILO to recognize health and safety at work as a fundamental right of all workers. #SaveLivesAtWork #IWMD2021
Uganda Building workers union taking part in the International Workers’ Memorial Day campaign with the workers of Nileply Wood industry in Jinja. Occupational Health and Safety is a fundamental right of all workers. #SaveLivesAtWork #IWMD21