The following is an announcement from the Department of Labour in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) dated February 16, 2018, regarding Amnesty 2018 offered to employers by the Office of the Premier.
NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (APRIL 27, 2015) — The following is a national address by Minister of Labour and Premier of Nevis Hon. Vance Amory on April 25, 2015, on the occasion of World Day of Safety and Health at Work observed annually on April 28th.
On the 28th of April each year, the International Labour Organization (ILO) of which St Kitts and Nevis is a member state, observes World Day for Safety and Health at Work to promote the prevention of occupational accidents and diseases globally.
It is an awareness-raising campaign, intended to focus international attention on the magnitude of the problem and on how promoting and creating a safety and health culture can help reduce the number of work-related deaths and injuries.
April 28th is also the International Commemoration Day for Dead and Injured Workers, organized worldwide by the trade union movement since 1996. Its purpose is to honour the memory of victims of occupational accidents and diseases.