National Day of Mourning is a time to remember and honour the lives lost and those who were injured due to a workplace tragedy. We can collectively renew our commitment to improve health and safety in the workplace and prevent further injuries, illnesses, or deaths from occurring.
The COVID-19 pandemic has made it difficult for us to gather and pay our respects. As Manitobans, we can be resilient and rise above these challenges and still remember our fellow workers. We encourage everyone to participate in a virtual eventto honour those lost or by pausing at 11:00 a.m. on April 28 for a moment of silence. These acts of remembrance help honour the lives lost or those injured due to workplace tragedy, while also acknowledging the sacrifices of essential and frontline workers who passed away or are suffering from an illness while serving our communities during the pandemic.
Organizations, managers, supervisors, and workers can all re-commit their support to a safe workplace by promoting the social media cards and messages (see link below). By sharing these messages, you are reminding more people to put health and safety at the forefront of their work and helping to prevent further work-related injuries and loss of life. Day of Morning Events