International Workers’ Memorial Day

The International Workers’ Memorial Day service, held annually on 28 April, commemorates lives lost to work-related death.

This year’s ecumenical service commemorating International Workers’ Memorial Day and World Day for Safety and Health at Work in South Australia will be held at 10am on Saturday 28 April 2018 at the Pilgrim Uniting Church, 12 Flinders Street, Adelaide.

Everyone affected by a work-related death or significant trauma is welcome to attend this service and provided the opportunity to contribute a personal item or photograph for the memorial display.

The ecumenical commemorative service will feature a candle-lighting ceremony as well as the symbolic release of doves and memorial balloons. Light refreshments will be served after the service in the hall adjoining the church.

International Workers’ Memorial Day is supported by the Government of South Australia, Pilgrim Uniting Church, SA Council of Churches, SA Unions, Asbestos Victims Association, Asbestos Diseases Society of SA and Voice of Industrial Death.

For further information please call SafeWork SA Help Centre on 1300 365 255 or Voice of Industrial Death on 8524 6879.

For more information on World Day for Safety and Health at Work go here.

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