Each year thousands of workers are killed and millions more injured or diseased because of their jobs. Please join us on Worker Memorial Day to honor those who have died in 2022 from a work-related injury or illness in King County.
The University of Washington Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences annual Worker Memorial Day event is a special ceremony that raises awareness about how we can strengthen our commitment to make jobs safer and save lives in Washington state.
UW WORKER MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONY 2023
April 26, 2023 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Pacific Time
The event will take place via Zoom. Please register to receive the Zoom link.
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Keynote Address - Climate Justice and Worker Justice
Shemona Moreno, Executive Director, 350 Seattle
This event is a joint program provided by the University of Washington (UW) Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences (DEOHS) Northwest Center for Occupational Health & Safety, Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies, University of Washington Environmental Health and Safety (UW EHS), Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 925, Washington Federation of State Employees (WFSE), Local 1495/American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Council 28, Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW) Local 4121, UW United Students Against Sweatshops and UW DEOHS Occupational Safety and Health Continuing Education Programs.
Contact Nancy Simcox, 206-221-7107, UW DEOHS Continuing Education Programs, for more information.