World Day for Safety and Health at Work

Mr Suryaman Gurung, Honourable Minister for Labour and Employment, marking the Occupational Safety Health (OSH) week together with its social partners from 28 April to 4 May 2017.

The Ministry of Labour and Employment together with its social partners formed an Occupational Safety Health Steering Committee to celebrate National Safety and Health Week from 28 April to 4 May 2017.  

A series of activities are planned in Kathmandu and nationwide to mark World Day for Safety and Health (OSH) at Work; workshops, interaction programmes and health-camps and produced awareness raising materials such as T-shirts, leaflets with the information on importance of OSH data, Frequently asked questions (FAQ) and posters.  The ILO is a member of the OSH Steering Committee and supports the Department of Labour.

On 28 April, a mass rally starts the week-long programme.

The ILO’s campaign for the 2017 focuses on the critical need for countries to improve their capacity to collect and utilize reliable occupational safety and health (OSH) data; a contribution to the implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 8.

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.


Honourable Minister, Mr Suryaman Gurung, inaugurates the rally on 28 April 2017, Kathmandu
Richard Howard, Director, ILO Country Office for Nepal,  at the rally on 28 April 2017, Kathmandu
Rally on 28 April 2017, Kathmandu