Workers' Memorial Day April 28, 2020
Joint statement commemorating Workers' Memorial Day from U.S. Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia
and Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA), Loren Sweatt
"Workers' Memorial Day is a day for us to join together in remembering those who have lost their lives while doing their jobs," U.S. Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia said. "As we memorialize workers who have lost their lives, we are mindful of the U.S. Department of Labor's important role in working with employers and workers to create a national culture of safety. We are dedicated to working diligently every day to keep American workers safe and healthy on the job."
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health Loren Sweatt added, "As we commemorate Workers' Memorial Day this year, millions of Americans are working around-the-clock to save lives and provide critical services for those in need throughout the country. OSHA remains committed to the goal that every worker should return home at the end of each workday, safe and unharmed."