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Workers' Memorial Week 2016

EN ESPAÑOL

Workers Memorial Week will be observed April 23 - April 30, 2016.

HOW TO PARTICIPATE?

We invite you to organize an action or event to commemorate fallen workers and build awareness to promote healthy and safe workplaces.  

Do you want to find an event? Look here.

Have an event planned for 2016? Let us know about it.

WORKERS' MEMORIAL DAY RESOURCES AND MATERIALS

NEED IDEAS FOR AN ACTION? HERE ARE SOME TO GET YOU STARTED…

  • Hold a memorial breakfast, rally, or candlelight vigil to honor the dead and fight for the living.
  • Visit your elected officials, and tell them that safe work saves lives.
  • Hold a training, teach-in, informative talk, or discussion group at your school, workplace, or union about worker fatalities and how to make workplaces safer.
  • Write an op-ed or letter to the editor for your local paper, highlighting local workplace fatalities and prevention strategies.
  • Make a Workers' Memorial Week banner, and hang it where it can be widely seen.
  • Reach out to family members who lost loved ones; include their stories in public education programs.
  • These are just some suggestions, but feel free to be creative!

MEDIA OUTREACH TOOLS

LINK TO ARCHIVE OF MATERIALS FROM PAST YEARS.

QUESTIONS? DO YOU NEED SUPPORT ORGANIZING AN EVENT? PLEASE CONTACT:

Peter Dooley, peter@nationalcosh.org

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