The organisation Union Support and Memorial for Workplace Fatalities (USMWF) has taken a creative approach to marking International Workers’ Memorial Day in the time of the Covid-19 outbreak.
On April 28, 2020 at 7pm cst USMWF will host a Facebook LIVE event that you can watch from the safety of your own home.
The event will mark the USMWF’s First National Workers’ Memorial Day Ceremony.
Several organisations, including the United Support and Memorial for Workplace Fatalities, the Center for Construction Research and Training, the Massachusetts Coalition for Occupational Safety and Health, NENYCOSH, the National Council on Occupational Safety and Health and Global Worker Watch have compiled the largest open-access data set of individual workplace fatalities collected in the United States to date.
Also published is a listing of the details of 1,600 of the approximately 4,000-5,000 workers who die every year from a work-related injury in the United States.