OSHA recognizes Workers’ Memorial Day — Renews commitment to making safety a priority

April 25, 2017

OKLAHOMA CITY – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration will recognize Workers’ Memorial Day on April 28 by holding 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.

OSHA will honor those in Oklahoma who have been injured or lost their lives in the workplace, helping to support and strengthen our nation, during a Workers’ Memorial Day Candlelight Vigil at 11 a.m. inside the Oklahoma State Capitol, Second Floor Rotunda.

For more information, visit www.okworkersmemorialday.com or OSHA’s Workers’ Memorial Day webpage. All local events are free and open to the public. You can also learn more about OSHA by visiting www.osha.gov.