Workers’ Memorial Day will be formally observed in Ireland on the 28th of this month.
A special event will take place involving the Irish Congress of Trade Unions, IBEC, the Construction Industry Federation and the Health and Safety Authority.
Workers’ Memorial Day Ireland remembers workers lost and injured and highlights the importance of health, safety and welfare at work. The theme of the commemorative event is: Remembering the past for a safe and healthy future.
Nationally, 308 people have been killed in workplace incidents between 2010 and 2015, 22 of them in Donegal, the highest figure in the country outside Cork and Dublin.