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World Day for Safety and Health at Work

28 April All day

Every 28 April, the International Labour Organization commemorates the World Day for Safety and Health at Work, focusing on a timely theme related to occupational safety and health.

This year, the theme will focus on exploring the impacts of climate change on occupational safety and health.

Changing weather patterns have notable impacts on the world of work, particularly affecting workers safety and health. Examples of occupational risks exacerbated by climate change include heat stressUV radiationair pollutionmajor industrial accidentsextreme weather events, an increase in vector-borne diseases and increased exposure to chemicals.

The ILO will produce several materials for the World Day 2024, including a report, report at a glance and other promotional materials.