World Day for Safety and Health at Work

April 2019

  1. Event

    World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2019 - Safety and health and the future of work

    28 April 2019

April 2018

  1. Improving the Safety and Health of Young Workers

    World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2018 - Generation Safe & Healthy

    28 April 2018

    This year, the World Day for Safety and Health at Work (SafeDay) and the World Day Against Child Labour (WDACL) are coming together in a joint campaign to improve the safety and health of young workers and end child labour.

April 2017

  1. Collection and use of OSH data

    World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2017 - Optimize the collection and use of OSH data

    28 April 2017

    This year, “Workplace Stress: a collective challenge” is the theme of the campaign of The ILO’s campaign for the 2017 World Day for Safety and Health at Work focuses on the critical need for countries to improve their capacity to collect and utilize reliable occupational safety and health (OSH) data. The ILO welcomes the opportunity to work with member States, social partners and other interested parties to face this OSH data challenge and meet their commitment on the implementation of the objectives of the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda and their obligations under ILO conventions.

April 2016

  1. Work place stress

    World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2016 - Workplace Stress: a collective challenge

    28 April 2016

    This year, “Workplace Stress: a collective challenge” is the theme of the campaign of the World Day for Safety and Health at Work. The report will draw attention to current global trends on work-related stress and its impact.

April 2015

  1. Join in building a culture of prevention on OSH

    World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2015 – Join in building a culture of prevention on OSH

    28 April 2015

    A national occupational safety and health culture is one in which the right to a safe and healthy working environment is respected at all levels, where governments, employers and workers actively participate in securing a safe and healthy working environment through a system of defined rights, responsibilities and duties, and where the highest priority is accorded to the principle of prevention.

April 2014

  1. Safety and health in the use of chemicals at work

    28 April - World Day for Safety and Health at Work

    28 April 2014

    “Safety and health in the use of chemicals at work“ is the theme for the 2014 World Day for Safety and Health at Work. Marking the day, an ILO report shows that while chemicals can be useful, necessary steps should be taken to prevent and control potential risks for workers, workplaces, communities and the environment.

April 2013

  1. Campaign

    World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2013

    28 April 2013

    The World Day for Safety and Health at Work in 2013 focuses on the prevention of occupational diseases.

April 2012

  1. Event

    World Day for Safety and Health at Work in 2012: Promoting safety and health in a green economy

    28 April 2012

    The 2012 World Day for Safety and Health at Work focuses on the promotion of occupational safety and health (OSH) in a green economy. There is a shift in the world to a greener and more sustainable economy. However, even if certain jobs are considered to be “green”, the technologies used may protect the environment but not be safe at all.