Workers' Memorial Day Event Planned at Montana Tech

Workers' Memorial Day Event Planned at Montana Tech


Workers' Memorial Day 2015 will be commemorated by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration Billings Area Office with an event to remember those who have been injured or have died on the job.

"Twenty people went to work in Montana in the past five years and never came home," said Jeff Funke, OSHA's area director in Billings, Montana. "We are committed to safety and health through enforcement of common-sense standards, and the education of employers and workers on how to prevent injuries and illnesses to keep workers safe on the job."

WHO:  Jeff Funke, OSHA   Mike Wacker President of the Big Sky Chapter of ASSE, Laura Hall Worker Protection Advocate, and Marisa Morgan, Safety and Health Consultant with the Department of Labor and Industry Safety Bureau  

WHAT:  A tribute to workers who have died on the job, and the reading of the names of individuals who have lost their lives in the workplace in the state of Montana over the past five years.

WHERE:  Montana Tech, Student Union Building Copper Lounge, 1300 W Park St, Butte, Montana

WHEN: Tuesday, April 28, at 11:30 a.m.