NATIONAL SAFETY DAY/ WEEK
Celebrated in India every year, the National Safety Day/Week Campaign is organized by the National Safety Council during 4th-10th March, a self-governing body (non-profit and nongovernmental organization for public service). The objective of the week is to particularly enhance the safety awareness amongst people to prevent and lessen the loss of life as well as financial loss. It also focuses on helping them avail safety, health and environment related support services. The campaign is comprehensive, general and flexible with an appeal to the participating organizations to develop specific activities as per their safety requirements. The campaign is sorted out as a national movement which is carried out on an annual basis and this year, 2015, it is to be celebrated from 4th of March, Wednesday to the 10th of March, Tuesday.
The entire week is celebrated with grandeur and great enthusiasm where numerous activities are displayed to the people as per the safety requirements. Various governmental and non-governmental organizations including the health organizations and industrial members participate in the campaign with the following objectives in view:
Survey undertaken in 2013 shows the top-ranking risks in work places in major industrial sectors in India.
|Sectors||Top ranking risks|
|IT/TES||Information and Cyber Insecurity|
|Manufacturing||Strikes, Closures and Unrest|
|Security Service Providers||Strikes, Closures and Unrest|
|Govt./ PSU||Terrorism and Insurgency|
|Financial Services||Information and Cyber Insecurity|
|Infrastructure||Corruption, Bribery and Corporate Frauds|
|Telecom||Information And Cyber Insecurity|
|Retail||Political and Govt. Instability|
Thus the campaign is mainly entitled to overcome such risk factors and ensure a safe and healthy work environment to people in workplaces. Along with the national governing bodies, private institutions, NGOs and other private organizations also play a vital role in spreading the purpose of safety week.
So let us join hands and participate in the national awareness campaign and ensure a safe working environment. Join VIVO Healthcare Safety programs to learn what to do and what not to do in case of any medical emergencies which will not only help save lives of people but also avoid deteriorating the situation till further medical assistance arrives.