Workers Memorial Day Around the Country

Workers Memorial Day events were held around the world last weekend. Here are some articles about many of the US events. Others weren’t covered in the press.

California

Workers Memorial Day
A Toronto streetcar is painted black to mark the National Day of Mourning for workers who have died, been injured or suffered illness in the workplace.

“Worker’s Memorial Day” Celebrates California’s Fallen Providers

Gov. Brown Declares April 28 as Workers Memorial Day

Coming together for a safer Tesla on Workers’ Memorial Day

Annette Brooks, Caltrans worker killed in Rio Dell, among those honored at annual memorial

Connecticut

Groton ceremony recognizes workers who died on job

Florida

Workers Memorial Day Ceremony honors lives lost

Georgia

Workers Memorial Day gathering honors Macon County residents who have died on the job

Idaho

Illinois

Families of Decatur workers honor those who died on the job

Workers unite to memorialize people killed on-duty 

Indiana

South Bend Workers Memorial Day holds moment of silence for Dr. Graham (With Video)

USW mourns steelworker deaths: ‘No amount of steel is worth your life’

‘Workers Memorial Day’ honors Hoosier workers

Iowa
Iowa Workers Injured or Killed on the Job Honored During Statehouse Ceremony

Kentucky

Labor secretary to speak at Workers Memorial Day

Maine

Maine’s workers honored at gathering

Labor Council to host Workers Memorial Day/May Day Dinner

Louisiana

City, state officials celebrate Workers Memorial Day

Maryland

Labor leaders: ‘We’re going the wrong way’ on safety

Md. must prioritize worker health and safety

Massachusetts

Families look to put a stop to workplace deaths

Michigan

Marquette-Alger communities host annual Workers Remembrance Day

Minnesota

MnDOT observes Worker Memorial Day, honors construction worker 56 years after his death 

Speech to Text for Fallen MnDOT workers honored

MnDOT Worker Memorial Day Promotes Construction Season Safety

Labor leaders gather to remember workers

New Hampshire

Fallen NH workers commemorated amid calls for worker safety

NH COSH: Every Worker Has The Right To Go Home Safely At The End Of Their Shift

New Jersey

Middlesex County Commemorates Workers’ Memorial Day

New York

WORKERS, ELECTEDS, CLERGY & COMMUNITY COMMEMORATE WORKERS MEMORIAL DAY ON CITY COUNCIL STEPS

Three Erie-Area Workers Killed on the Job Remembered During Workers Memorial Day

Labor Department, unions commemorate on-the-job deaths

Annual Workers Memorial Day Event May 5

Advocates for Workers Rights in CNY Observe Workers Memorial Day

A solemn prayer for safety in construction: 10 years of the Hardhat Memorial Mass

Workers Memorial Day Noted Thursday In Rhinelander

North Carolina

Activists honor workplace death victims, call for more protections (With video)

Mom speaks at rally on workplace fatalities in honor of daughter who was electrocuted while working as lifeguard

Advocates call for better workplace safety oversight

North Dakota

Labor Leaders, Workers Commemorate Those Who Lost Their Lives on the Job

Ohio

Workers Memorial Day includes call for workplace safety

Steelworkers hold annual memorial service

Power to the workers

Oklahoma

Labor Department, unions commemorate on-the-job deaths

Oregon

Fallen Oregon Workers To Be Honored At Ceremony In Salem

South Carolina

SCDOT Workers Memorial honors those who died on the job

South Dakota

Families, workers, officials mark first Worker Memorial Day in Sioux Falls

South Dakota Honors Employees Killed in the Workplace

Washington

Farm workers remember laborer who died on the job

L&I Memorial Ceremony Honoring 65

West Virginia

Workers Memorial Day time to support safety

Annual memorial held for steel workers lost in Weirton

Wisconsin

The Milwaukee Area Labor Council held an event. Photos here.

Construction workers killed on the job remembered in Madison

Construction workers remember lives lost

La Crosse recognizes fallen workers with Workers’ Memorial Day

OSHA

And finally, even the Department of Labor got in on the act, issuing a Workers Memorial Day statement by Deputy Assistant Secretary Loren Sweatt.

The World

This was just a review of articles from news outlets in the United States. For worldwide Workers Memorial Day news, check out the Hazards Aprils 28 page here.

 

Workers Memorial Day

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.