28 APRIL 2003
INTERNATIONAL WORKERS' MEMORIAL DAY
NATIONAL LISTINGS 2003
China Hong Kong
New Zealand Peru
United Kingdom USA
día internacional de los trabajadores fallecidos en su trabajo, Ministry
of Labour, Argentina.
Queensland Council of Unions
WMD news release.
Australian union federation's Workers' Memorial Day briefing
Workers' Memorial Day
report and flyer
AMWU calls for memorial
to workers killed at work on the eve of the International Day of Mourning.
BFTUC Events in
Bangladesh to commemorate Workers' Memorial Day
and brief report of events.
Bermuda Industrial Union
is to observe the international commemoration day for dead and injured
April is to commemorated for the first time in Brazil this year.
Brazilian asbestos victims
demonstrate on Workers' Memorial Day.
April in Bulgaria.
Ontario federation of labour
April 28 - Why we need a day of
of Mourning: April 28
China Labour Bulletin Details
of the International Workers' Memorial Day initiative.
Also see: Risks
102, 19 April 2003
CMKOS 28 April
in Czech Republic.
Workers' Memorial Day activities in Hungary.
for a larger image of the Hong Kong Association
for the Rights of Industrial Accident Victims poster.
FKTU holds various
events to commemorate the 113th Mayday and the Workers Memorial Day.
report on WMD activities from the Lithuanian Trade Union Confederation.
An average of one thousand deaths occur
every year in Malaysian workplaces, according to the Malaysian Trades
Union Congress (Penang Division).
stop and remember the dead.
Memorial Day briefing
Memorial Day activities.
RMU Trains halt
to honour killed workers.
Sindicato Unitario de Trabajadores De Telefónica
del Perú Hoy 28 de abril dia mundial
de la seguridad y salud en el trabajo.
El 28 de Abril, día internacional de la Seguridad y Salud de los trabajadores
y de recuerdo a la víctimas.
LO Sweden Workers'
Memorial Day briefing and resources.
Taiwan Association for Victims of Occupational
is to use the image of the kapok flower as the 28 April logo.
OHSEI The Asian
Workers Occupational Health, safety and environment institute has compiled
a list of activities in Thailand for WMD.
Remembering what happened on Workers' Memorial
Day TUC has published a detailed online
report on UK activities on Workers' Memorial Day 2003. The 28 April 2003
event was marked by a record number of national and local events. The
report was prepared by TUC WMD 2003 coordinator Hilda Palmer, of Greater
Manchester Hazards Centre.
Deadly business webpage
Including TUC/Hazards guide for WMD 2003
Workers' Memorial Day poster from issue 78
Memorial Day 2003, Risks 104, 3 May 2003.
Memorial Day: Book of Remembrance.
TUC General secretary elect Personal
WMD message from Brendan Barber.
TUC Updated events
Briefing A Workers' Memorial Day 2003
briefing from British union federation TUC for unions and safety activists.
briefing, 22 December 2003 and
Press release TUC wants global employers
held accountable for two million work-related deaths a year
a postcard to Tony Blair to ask where
is the corporate manslaughter law he promised Britain five years ago?
responsibility The TUC wants real corporate
accountability and responsibility for workers health and safety
to be the theme for Workers Memorial Day 2003.
Hazards Centre Briefing document
with examples of past action and further
web based memorial of construction workers killed in the City of London.
TUC proposals for Workers' Memorial Day 2003
Briefing document calling for real corporate social responsibility for
workers' health and safety
TUC A list of
the most recently posted documents on International Workers'Memorial Day
including news, resources, action alerts and briefings.
International Workers Memorial Day 28th April 2003 briefing from West
Lothian Trade Union Council.
WMD call on 'corporate killing'.
GPMU briefing Background,
union demands for WMD and a call for action.
hard day's work never killed anyone - negligent bosses did. WMD
TUC Article for
journals and newsletters.
factsheet for UK unions,
& Safety Bulletin briefing
GMB is calling
time on corporate crime
Hazards Campaign Campaign
poster and links
Memorial Day purple ribbons
or visit the Hazards
for further details.
AFL-CIO resources Briefing, clip art,
posters and materials order form.
A list of memorials that have been dedicated to workers. Many of these
memorials have been erected in response to and dedicated on Workers Memorial
AFL-CIO WMD 2003
news release and resources.
You can order WMD materials and report events
Huck/Konopacki WMD labor cartoons
Memorial Day sticker
Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craft Workers advice and information.
A feature honouring UAW workers killed on the
and a Workers Memorial Day animated tribute.
28 de abril.
GLOBAL The fight
for safer work: Trade unions in over 100 countries are organising 28 April
events to mark Workers’ Memorial Day.
Memorial Day statement
Workers' Memorial Day report from Fiona Murie, of the construction, forestry
and building global union federation IFBWW.
Memorial Day background document.
ICFTU Workers' Memorial
Day briefing 2003
and news release
ICFTU Workers' Memorial
Day press release 2003.
Memorial Day ceremony, Brussels, 28 April 2003.
ILO world day
for safety and health at work page.
book of remembrance.
Memorial Day: Book of Remembrance for UK workers.
Las Américas Según
cifras globales, en las Américas ocurren 36 accidentes de trabajo por
injuries affect 36 people each minute, figures in the Americas show.