World Day for Safety and Health at Work is observed globally on 28 April every year. This day is observed to promote the prevention of occupational accidents and diseases globally and raise awareness to ensure health and safety at the workplace.
The World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2020 will primarily focus on addressing the outbreak of infectious diseases at work, focusing on the COVID-19 pandemic. The theme will explore in-depth various measures to prevent and control the risk of contagion, identify the psychosocial and other work-related risks associated with the pandemic.
History of World Day for Safety and Health at Work:
Important takeaways for all competitive exams:
- Headquarters of International Labour Organization: Geneva, Switzerland.
- President of International Labour Organization: Guy Ryder.
- International Labour Organization Founded: 1919.