April 28, Memorial Day for Persons Killed or Injured in the Workplace

The International Commemoration Day for Dead and Injured Workers was established in 1984 by the Canadian Union of Public employees and in 1985, the Canadian Labour Congress has declared an annual day of remembrance on April 28th. In December of 1990, this day became a national celebration with the passage of the Workers Mourning Day Act, and as such April 28th 1991, became the official national Day of Mourning for Persons Killed or Injured in the Workplace.

The Local lodge 1751 IAMAW shares with you an awareness project among its members. You will see here 6 members who share the impacts of their accidents had in their lives. Accidents at work, it changes lives….