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National Safety Day 2023, Theme, History, Significance

National Safety Day

March 4 every year is celebrated as National Safety Day. The day is marked to raise awareness about safety measures and protocols at the workplace. The need for raising awareness about safety and workplace protective measures was felt after the number of incidents in workplaces led to the loss of many precious lives.  The article here has all the information on National Safety Day along with its theme, history, and significance.

National Safety Day History 

The day was first organized by the Ministry of Labour and Employment in Delhi on December 11-13, 1965, with President Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan in attendance. Since 1971 after the creation of the National Safety Council of India, the day is celebrated annually on 4 March.

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 National Safety Day Theme 

Here is the list of themes for National Safety Day for past years.

Year Theme
National Safety Day Theme 2023  Reducing Workplace Accidents
National Safety Day Theme 2022  Nurture Young Minds – Develop Safety Culture
National Safety Day Theme 2021 Sadak Suraksha
National Safety Day Theme 2020 Cultivate and Sustain a Safety Culture for Building Nation

National Safety Day 2023 Significance

Here is the significance of National Safety Day.

  • To take Safety, Health and Environment (SHE) movement to different parts of the country.
  • To achieve the participation of major players in different industrial sectors at different levels.
  • To promote use of a participative approach by employers by involving their employees in SHE activities.
  • To promote development of need-based activities, self-compliance with statutory requirements and professional SHE management systems at work places.
  • To bring into the fold of voluntary SHE movement sectors, which have not so far been statutorily covered.
  • To remind employers, employees and others concerned of their responsibility in making the workplace safer.
  • Develop a positive safety culture in the workplace

Activities To Be Taken On National Safety Day

Here is the list of activities that you will most likely see on National Safety Day.

  • Public Functions, Seminars, discussions, and debates, issuing appeals/messages.
  • Administration of Safety Pledge by the employees. The model text of the Safety Pledge was designed, developed, and distributed by the NSC.
  • Safety competitions – Essays, Slogans, Posters, Housekeeping, Safety Performance, etc.
  • Exhibitions.
  • Screening of safety films in units/employee colonies.
  • Practical demonstrations on PPE/Fire Fighting, etc.
  • Organizing emergency drills.
  • Display of Mobile Exhibition.
  • Holding award functions.
  • Invite eminent guest speakers.
  • Community Awareness Programmes.







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