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International Workers' Memorial Day

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 105982, tabled on 6 October 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps he is taking to ensure the commemoration of Workers' Memorial Day in the UK.

Answered on

11 October 2017

The Government continues to recognise Workers’ Memorial Day. It is a poignant reminder of why it is vital to manage workplace health and safety risks in a robust and proportionate way.

The Health and Safety Executive as the national regulator will, as in previous years, work with recognised unions and other organisations to formulate appropriate commemorative activity. Typically this includes wreath laying ceremonies at key locations and observation of a minute’s silence.

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