THEME FOR NATIONAL SAFETY DAY/WEEK CAMPAIGN – 2014
MANAGE STRESS AT WORKPLACE AND CONTROL HAZARDS
ACTIVITIES RECOMMENDED BY NATIONAL SAFETY COUNCIL
• Ensure that safety and health are integrated in work culture and life style.
• Renew the commitment of the employees towards safety and health at workplace.
• Achieve greater participation of the employees in OSH activities.
• Achieve the greatest participation of the employees.
• Tap local talents in your factory for the celebration.
• Stress on the OSH needs of your unit.
• Identify and highlight local OSH issues.
• Distribute OSH promotional material amongst the employees.
In order to make the celebration a success, the preparations are required to be started quite in
advance. Some of the suggested activities during the NSD/W are :
• Administration of Safety & Health Pledge by the employees led by the topmost executive. The
model text of the Safety & Health Pledge designed, developed and distributed by the NSC is
printed on the back side.
• Unfurling of the NSD Flag.
• Pinning of the NSD Badge on employees.
• Displaying Safety Day Banners at strategic locations in the units.
• Safety message by Managing Director or Chief Executive Officer to all employees.
• Safety competitions – Essay, Slogans, Posters, Housekeeping, Safety performance etc.
• Safety suggestion schemes.
• Safety exhibitions.
• One-act play/drama, songs, quawalis etc.
• Training Programmes/Workshops/Seminars etc.
• Screening of Safety films in unit/employee colonies.
• Practical demonstrations on use of PPEs, Fire Fighting, rescue etc.
• Organising emergency drills.
• Displaying of Safety Posters at prominent locations in the unit.
• Holding award functions Safety suggestions, performance etc.
• Lecture sessions by eminent guest speakers in the field.
• Community Awareness Programmes.
• Printing safety slogans on company stationary, say, pay slip.
• Holding meetings to analyse past accidents and suggested actions.
• Safety slogan on dial tone of telephone and intercom.
• Safety Procession within the unit.
• Art competitions by families of employees such as Rangoli Competition.
Outside Workplace :
• Pinning Safety Badges on VIPs.
• Advertisement of Safety on local T.V. channel and local newspapers.
• Writing articles on importance of safety in local newspapers.
• Display of banners at strategic locations in the city/town.
• Contractor Safety Programmes
• Consumer/Customer product safety awareness programmes.
About The Day
The National Safety Day in India was observed on 4 March 1972. 4 March is the foundation day of National Safety Council.
SAFETY AND HEALTH PLEDGE
“On this Day, I solemnly affirm that I will rededicate myself to the cause of
safety, health and protection of environment and will do my best to observe
rules, regulations and procedures and develop attitudes and habits
conducive for achieving these objectives.
I fully realise that accidents and diseases are a drain on the national
economy and may lead to disablements deaths, harm to health and damage
to property, social suffering and general degradation of environment.
I will do everything possible for the prevention of accidents and
occupational diseases and protection of environment in the interest of self,
family, community, organisation and the nation at large.”