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International commemoration day for dead and injured workers


Click here for the 2015 International Workers Memorial Day events listing from the Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC).

Additional information from the Scottish Hazards Campaign and Edinburgh IWMD commemoration

USA: Workers’ Memorial Day: Boston, 4/28/14

Petra Müller-Knöß (IG Metall)

BWI: Fiona Murie

ETUI: Aida Ponce del Castillo

UK: Unite poster ‘Unseen dangers can be deadly’



Download a high quality PDF of the poster


Hell no!

Work shouldn’t be hell, it shouldn’t hurt and it certainly shouldn’t kill. Work should be fulfilling, safe and worthwhile. Union organisation can make this happen.

Sharan Burrow, ITUC general secretary