National Safety Day 2022: March 4| History, Theme, Significance and Quotes

National Safety Day 2022: Every year March 4th is observed as National Safety Day. The National Safety Day 2022 is celebrated on March 4th, 2022. The 4th March 2022 marks the 51st National Safety Day. National Safety day is a national event observed all over India for making people understand the importance of safety, and we all want ourselves and our family members to remain safe. To create awareness about the importance of all guidelines like safety, workplace safety, the safety of human health and environment the National Safety Day is celebrated every year on 4th March. It was initiated by the National Safety Council to shine the light on safety protocols and measures that need to be adhered to, to avoid any type of workplace accidents and preventable deaths in the workplace, home, communities, and on-road through leadership, education, and advocacy.

The National Safety Council is a non-profit organization and was established to make safety training more accessible to all and it has currently 8000 members. National Safety day has grown into a major national campaign widely celebrated by industry, trade unions, government departments, regulatory agencies, NGOs, and other institutions with the support of the Central and State Governments and media. National Safety Day, which started as a single-day campaign on 4th March, has now also become National Safety Week spreading over a week from 4 to10 March.


List of Important Days in March 2022


National Safety Day 2022: History 

  • In 1965, a decision was taken to set up national and state-level Safety Councils by the Ministry of Labour and Employment and this was approved by the Standing Labour Committee’s session in February 1966.
  • On March 4, 1966, the National Safety Council of India (NSC) was registered by the Ministry of Labour and Employment.
  • Then the council was registered under the Society Registration Act of 1860 and the idea behind this council was to create the SHE campaign. The SHE campaign stands for the safety, health, and environmental movement.
  • The foundation day of the National Safety Council was decided to observe as National Safety Day in 1972. It was also decided to celebrate it as National Safety Week (NSW) Campaign that will last for one week.


National Safety Day 2022: Theme

This year, the National Safety Council of India announced the theme for National Safety Day 2022 is “Nurture young minds - Develop safety culture”. Technology by using young minds can change the entire safety culture. Technology can create a revolution in the field of safety by this theme we can involve the young mind and save our communities from industrial accidents. 


National Safety Day 2022: Significance

The vision and mission of the National Safety Council (NSC) of India is the successful running of the safety, health and environment (SHE) campaign. National Safety Day is aimed at renewing the commitment of employees and the general public to work safely throughout the year. This day signifies the protection of society and establishing a practical mindset among people to create a wholesome surrounding.


National Safety Day 2022: Quotes

  • Teaching the world to be careful is a constructive service worthy of God's great gift of life to man.
  • Safety is always a concern and must stay like that because only then we can commit to staying safe and keeping everyone safe. Happy National Safety Day.
  • The celebrations of National Safety Day are incomplete if we do not commit ourselves that we are going to staying safe on roads.


National Safety Day 2022: FAQs

Q. Why do we celebrate safety Day?

The National Safety Day is observed to highlight the importance of Safety in all spheres of life to prevent mishaps and accidents resulting out of neglect or lack of awareness.


Q. What is the theme of safety day 2022?

The theme of National Safety Day 2022 is “Nurture young minds - Develop safety culture”. 

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