Workers' Memorial Day

Meet at the Park Gates , Park Road, Chorley on 24 th of April 2015 , at 5:50pm A memorial service to remember workers that have lost their lives because of the world of work. Please bring your flags and banners Contact: Steve on 07838402614
26 January 2015
Today is Workers' Memorial Day – a day dedicated to ‘remembering the dead and fighting for the living’ and is commemorated across the world. In time-honoured tradition, a series of memorial events are taking place across the region to remember all those killed through work but with a clear view...
28 April 2014
The TUC is warning today (Monday) on Workers’ Memorial Day that the government’s persistent ideological attacks on key health and safety legislation threaten even more accidents, injuries and deaths at work.
28 April 2014
More than 150 people attended an event in Bristol Cathedral on Sunday (April 28th) to mark Workers' Memorial Day.....
30 April 2013
Builders and electricians who were members of trade unions were banned from taking part in the building of Cabot Circus, it has emerged....
24 April 2013
With Workers' Memorial Day just a few days away, it seems set to be the biggest commemoration ever.
19 April 2013
A government safety strategy 'built on myth and dogma' is making the UK's workplaces more deadly, unions have warned.
04 May 2012
The official decision to abandon official spot-check inspections in 'low risk' sectors including docks, agriculture, quarries and retail ignores the real dangers of the jobs and is driven by government-imposed cuts in the safety enforcement budget.
04 May 2012
Throughout the country local events took place on Saturday to commemorate Workers Memorial Day, an annual event where trade unions, safety campaigners and progressive politicians highlight workplace health and safety under the slogan ‘remember the dead, fight for the living'. Read more...
30 April 2012
Every year, two million men and women die worldwide as a result of work-related injuries and diseases.
27 April 2012