Safety and Health Week

Safety and Health Week

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Safety and Health Week is May 1-7, 2022

Safety and Health Week is an annual occupational health and safety celebration and, in Manitoba, is led by the Manitoba Safety and H​ealth (previously NAOSH) Week Planning Committee. Safety and Health Week focuses on the importance of preventing injury and illness in the workplace and raises understanding and awareness of safety and health issues.​

Manitoba Safety and Health Week 2022 Events

In Winnipeg:

  • Steps for Life - Walking for Families of Workplace Tragedy: This year's walk is once again virtual. Please visit the Steps for Life Winnipeg Facebook page for details​. ​
  • Safety and Health Week 2022 Kick Off: This year's Safety and Health Week kick off takes place on Tuesday, May 3 from 8:30 - 11 a.m. This is a hybrid event, so you can attend in-person or online via Zoom. Register to attend the event!

Workplace Safety and Health Week Event Ideas

As part of Safety and Health Week, many Manitoba employers develop safety activities in their workplace as a way to build prevention awareness with their employees and the general public. Showing your commitment to safety and health during Safety and Health Week, does not need to complicated or expensive. The events are meant as a way to revitalize workplace commitment to safety in a fun way. Event ideas have included: 

  • ​launching a recognition program to reward health and safety suggestions
  • creating a company safety calendar with reminders and tips
  • conducting workplace safety games (keeping in mind public health protocol) throughout the week.
During Safety and Health Week, share you activities on social media using the hashtag #SafetyAndHealthWeek. You can find social media images and posters for your workplace h​ere.

Visit our SAFE Store to order SAFE Work swag — a great way to reward employees during Safety and Health Week. We carry apparel, bags, water bottles, safety glasses and more!

Safety and Health (NAOSH)​ Week Awards

Stay tuned for more information.
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