April 25, 2017
OSHA recognizes Workers' Memorial Day
Renews commitment to making safety a priority
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration will recognize Workers' Memorial Day by participating in various events throughout the country.
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 Missouri, OSHA will honor those who have been injured or lost their lives in the workplace, helping to support and strengthen our nation during an event with the Builders Association.
- Friday, April 28, 2017
10 a.m. CDT
- Builders' Association Education and Training Center
105 West 12th Avenue
North Kansas City, MO.
- Kim Stille, regional administrator, U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Kansas City Regional Office
Karena Lorek, area director, U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Kansas City Area Office
Don Greenwell, president of The Builders Association.
Pat "Duke" Dujakovich, president, Great Kansas City AFL-CIO
- Workers' Memorial Day Event. Representatives of the Kansas City Mayor's Office and the Missouri Governor's Office will read proclamations. A video tribute to workers who have lost their lives on the job in the past year will also be shown.
- "OSHA is committed to protecting workers on the job, and helping companies and employees develop effective safety and health programs. Together, we can ensure that all workers return home safe and healthy at the end of every shift," said Kim Stille, OSHA's regional administrator in Kansas City.
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Release Number: 17-506-KAN
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