NATIONAL SAFETY DAY/WEEK [ 4 - 11 March ]
The first National Safety Day (NSD) Campaign was launched in 1972 and since last 10 years KPML has been organised every year. It has made impact on the industrial scenario at the national level by contributing to increased safety awareness and reduction in accidents. Started for a single day on 4th March as NSD, the Campaign has now been spread over a week from 4-11 March.
1. Ensure that safety and health are integrated in work culture and life style.
2. Renew the commitment of the employees towards safety and health at workplace.
3. Achieve greater participation of the employees in OHS activities.
1. Achieve the greatest participation of the employees.
2. Tap local talents in your factory for the celebration.
3. Stress on the OHS needs of the Company.
4. Identify and highlight local OHS issues.
5. Distribute OHS 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 :
1. 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 shown below.
2. Unfurling of the NSD Board.
3. Displaying Safety Day Banners at strategic locations in the units.
4. Safety message by Managing Director or Plant Head to all employees.
5. Safety competitions - Slogans, Posters, Housekeeping, Safety performance etc.
6. Safety suggestion schemes.
7. Training Programmes/Workshops/Seminars etc.
8. Practical demonstrations on use of PPEs, Fire Fighting, rescue etc.
9. Organising emergency drills.
10. Displaying of Safety Posters at prominent locations in the unit.
11. Holding award functions Safety suggestions, performance etc.
12. Holding meetings to analyse past accidents and suggested actions.
13. Safety slogan on dial tone of telephone and intercom.