Workers Memorial Day
Wolverhampton Workers' Memorial Day
Saturday 28th April 2018
12.30pm at the Workers' Memorial Day Tree, Cenotaph, St Peters Square, Wolverhampton WV1 1TS
Andrew Scattergood Fire Brigades Union Brigade Chair
Eleanor Smith MP Wolverhampton South West
Chris Cooper UNISON Safety Rep of the Year
Marie Taylor Wolverhampton TUC President
Industrial chaplain Black Country Urban Industrial Mission
In 2018 the theme for the day is Unionised workplaces are safer workplaces and will focus the huge difference that unions make in preventing deaths in the workplace.
It is 40 years since the Safety Representatives and Safety Committees Regulations came into force.
West Midlands employers asked to make safety resolution
Workers' Memorial Day consultation
What is Workers' Memorial Day?
Every year more people are killed at work than in wars. Most don`t die of mystery ailments, or in tragic `accidents`. They die because an employer decided their safety just wasn`t that important a priority.
Worker`s Memorial Day takes place every April 28th - as an international day of remembrance and action for workers killed, disabled, injured or made unwell by their work.