International Workers Memorial Day


International Workers’ Memorial Day: ‘Construction employers must insure workers – or be removed from sites’

Construction union Unite is demanding that leading construction clients and principal contractors ensure that all workers on their projects are fully protected by death and injury insurance – or be removed from sites. Read More

Daughter of former steel worker highlights dangers related to asbestos following father’s death

The daughter of a former steel erector is working to raise awareness of the dangers related to asbestos after her father’s death from mesothelioma. Read More

“Workers are exposed most and considered last,” SHP meets Hilda Palmer

SHP speaks to Hilda Palmer, who was named SHP’s Most Influential Individual in health & safety in December, about the health & safety system in the UK, Grenfell and building safety, COVID-19 and the importance award recognition brings to her work. Read More

Hilda Palmer named SHP’s Most Influential person in health & safety for 2020

SHP has announced the list of the most influential in health and safety voted for by you, recognising Hilda Palmer as 2020’s ‘Most Influential’ for her work as campaigner, supporting families who find themselves on the wrong side of health and safety failure. Read More

World Day for Safety and Health at Work

The ILO estimate that over 2.3 million fatalities and 300 million accidents causing injuries occur in the workplace each year. Read More

Get ready for International Workers’ Memorial Day 2017

  As with last year, International Workers’ Memorial Day (IWMD) 2017 is set to be observed on Friday the 28 Read More

Construction worker killed on Queensferry crossing

A 60-year-old construction worker has died after an incident on the Queensferry Crossing near Edinburgh in Scotland. The man is Read More

28 April: International Workers’ Memorial Day

As well as being World day for Safety and Health at Work, today also marks International Workers’ Memorial Day. It Read More

Get ready for the World Day for Safety and Health at Work

28 April 2016 is the ILO’s World Day for Safety and Health at Work promoting the prevention of occupational accidents Read More

Workers’ Memorial Day

“Remember the dead, but fight for the living” is the call from the Trade Union Congress on Workers’ Memorial Day. Read More



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