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On 28th April 2024, we commemorate World Day for Health & Safety at Work, a critical reminder of the importance of workplace safety. Each year, over 6,300 individuals lose their lives to work-related accidents or diseases, with millions more facing injuries and prolonged absences.

Aligned with the UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, this year’s theme, ‘Focus on Safety Leadership for Environmental, Social, and Governance Excellence,’ emphasizes proactive safety practices. It urges organizations to integrate safety into their operations, not only to protect employees but also to contribute to broader sustainability goals.

A national culture of safety involves active participation from governments, employers, and workers, with prevention as the top priority. By prioritizing safety leadership, companies demonstrate their commitment to employee well-being and contribute to a healthier environment and society.

As we observe this day, let’s recommit to fostering a culture of safety, managing risks proactively, and striving for continuous improvement. Together, we can create workplaces that prioritize safety, ensuring a safer, healthier, and more prosperous future for all.

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