The National safety day is observed every year on 4th March. This year 2020 will be celebrated as the 49th National Safety day organized by the National Safety Council (NSC). The National safety day is celebrated throughout the country to reiterate the importance of safety and create awareness throughout the country. The Theme of National Safety day 2020 is “Enhance Health & Safety Performance by Use of Advanced Technology“.
- Objective: To take Safety, Health and Environment(SHE) movement to different parts of the country.
- To promote use of participative approach by employers by involving their employees in SHE activities.
- To remind employers, employees and others concerned of their responsibility in making the workplace safer.
- The National Safety Day is widely celebrated by Industries, Trade Unions, Govt. Departments, Enforcing Agencies, NGOs and Institutions to reduce the rate of industrial accidents and it also focuses on the areas that have not yet been covered by any safety legislation.
National Safety week:
The National Safety Council (NSC) also observes a National Safety Week which starts from March 4 a one-week program to raise awareness for “safety”, to prevent accidents due to carelessness or recklessness.
National Safety Council (NSC):
The National Safety Council was established by the Ministry of Labour, Government of India on 4 March, 1966. The Headquarters of the National Safety Council is at Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra. National Safety Day was first campaign in 1972.