International Workers’ Memorial Day 2022 Enough is enough: End the culture of neglect of workers’ safety and health! Recognize occupational safety and health as a fundamental right at work!

May 2, 2022

Occupational safety and health (OSH) has long been recognized as a basic human right. However, the implementation of multiple international OSH conventions and frameworks and the recognition of OSH as a key parameter for sustainable development have not translated into significant actions to protect workers across the globe. We are losing 7,500 lives daily from occupational diseases and injuries, all of which are preventable.