National Safety Day 2021: Purpose, History, Theme
The day of 4th March is observed as National Safety Day in order to commemorate the foundation of the National Safety Council.
National Safety Day: Purpose
- The purpose of this day is to create awareness about safety measures that need to be undertaken to prevent accidents and mishaps.
- Also renews the commitment of employees and the public to work safely.
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National Safety Day: History
- In 1972, the National Safety Council (NSC) was established by the Ministry of Labour, Government of India.
- NSC’s role is to generate and develop a voluntary movement on Safety, Health, and Environment.
National Safety Day: Theme 2021
- The National Safety Day Theme 2021 is “Sadak Suraksha (Road Safety)”.
National Safety Day: Quotes
- “At the end of the day, the goals are simple: Safety and security.” – Jodi Rell, former Governor of Connecticut
- “Nothing is of greater importance than the conservation of human life.” – Former U.S. President Calvin Coolidge
- “Shallow men believe in luck; wise and strong men in the cause and effect.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
- “Safety work is today recognized as an economic necessity. It is the study of the right way to do things.” – Robert W. Campbell, first president of the National Safety Council