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April 25, 2017

OSHA Recognizes Workers' Memorial Day
Renews commitment to making safety a priority

ATLANTA - The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration will recognize Workers' Memorial Day on April 28 by participating in four separate commemorative events throughout Florida.

American workers are the backbone of our nation's prosperity and a focal point of President Trump's "America First" agenda. With the recent increased growth in manufacturing, mining and construction industries, OSHA renews its commitment to making safety a priority through education, training and collaboration with American workers, businesses and state partners.

In Florida, OSHA will honor those who have been injured or lost their lives in the workplace, helping to support and strengthen our nation, at the following locations:

Northeast Florida Safety Council
1725 Art Museum Drive
Jacksonville, Florida 32207
Begins at 10 a.m. EDT

Port of Miami Seaman's Center
ILA Monument
1265 N. Cruise Blvd.
Miami, Florida 33132
Begins at noon EDT

Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge
3600 RCA Blvd.
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida 33410
Begins at 6 p.m. EDT

Stephen P. Clark Government Center
111 NW 1st St.
Miami, Florida 33128
Begins at 10:30 a.m. EDT

For more information, visit OSHA's Workers' Memorial Day webpage. All local events are free and open to the public. You can also learn more about OSHA by visiting http://www.osha.gov.

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Media Contacts:

Eric Lucero, 678-237-0630, lucero.eric.r@dol.gov
Michael D'Aquino, 678-237-0630, daquino.michael@dol.gov

Release Number: 17-502-ATL (52)


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