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Monday, 11 May 2015 06:29

The Cost of Unsafe Work Conditions


April 28th is the National Day of Mourning in Canada. The Day honours the memory of workers who have been killed, injured or suffered an illness as a result of a work-related incident.

A recent Bulletin by the BCNU (B.C. Nurses Union) states …

In BC there were 175 fatalities in 2014, up from the 128 in 2013.  That is more than 3 people each week who lost their lives while doing their job.